The staple of New York’s skyline will soon be open to shareholders
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.
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 …
The market craziness continues, with stocks down, commodities crashing, and bond yields rising. As usual during such periods, wild theories about what’s happening abound: The U.S. recovery is a mirage; China is having a Lehman Brothers-style meltdown; etc.
Big tech companies like Google and Facebook have made their fortunes by putting the power of the Internet in the hands of ordinary people. But when it comes to empowering their own shareholders, these companies are a lot less willing to relinquish control.
When these firms went public in 2004 and 2012 respectively, they each issued …
An arcane stock market indicator is flashing high alert. Should you pay attention?
It could be risky for the Fed to continue its easy-money policy – and dangerous to stop.
It’s hard to know what to make of this week’s record Dow performance except to say, “Don’t fight the Fed.” More than four years after the peak of the financial crisis, quantitative easing—the Federal Reserve strategy …
By trying to compensate for poor fiscal policies, the Fed is making it easier for the President and Congress to evade their responsibilities.
Gold and other commodities seem to be signaling that the U.S. economy is sluggish and will get weaker still.
Unless the Boston Marathon bombings are part of a much larger plot, it seems unlikely that their effects on the stock market will last more than another day.