Crowdfunding has enabled millions of people to donate money to make prototype products a reality and support artistic projects, among other proposals. In exchange, supporters have received free gifts, verbal thanks, even hugs. Now the stakes are about to increase dramatically thanks to a law paving the way for direct investment in …
With guaranteed income emerging as the great retirement issue of our long-lived days, a once-ignored annuity gains traction.
Microsoft announced that it will buy back $40 billion worth of its own shares and increase its quarterly dividend to 28 cents per share in an effort to reward investors amid ongoing challenges.
The social network is the most prominent company yet to use a controversial provision in the JOBS Act.
The cost of borrowing is likely to go up. Companies are taking taking advantage now. Some consumers may want to consider doing the same.
Consumers tend to associate 7-Eleven mainly with Slurpees, Big Gulps, and hot dogs left under the heat lamp too long. So what is the real world’s Kwik-E-Mart doing by jumping into the sophisticated world of venture capitalism?
Global stock markets plummeted and the price of oil rose Wednesday with the increasing likelihood of Western military intervention in the Syrian conflict.
Concerns over a strike on Damascus pushed markets down. Across …
Should the companies managing your 401(k) be allowed to sell you products that they know will actually make your retirement less secure? That’s the question being debated in Washington, as regulators mull rules that would require …
Correction appended: July 24, 2013, 11:03 p.m. E.T.
The rich don’t really think they’re rich. In a new survey, the vast majority of investors with $1 million in assets don’t consider themselves wealthy. Which brings up the question: What do the terms rich and wealthy really mean?
A culture shift is still needed to reconnect finance with the real economy.
One in four bankers would cheat to make $10 million. This is one of many unsettling findings in a new survey of Wall Streeters. As always, you’re on your own out there.
The University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index is one of the most trusted gauges of consumer sentiment, and its monthly release is followed closely by investors all over the globe.
Any single piece of information that …