Microsoft (MSFT) reportedly is taking part in a ~70 million funding round in Cyanogen, a company that is developing a free alternate version of the Android mobile operating system.
A 25% increase in revenues from Surface tablets contributed to the success of Microsoft’s Devices and Consumer division.
Though he said the Fed’s approach would be data-driven, Jeffrey Lacker is also confident that the US economy has strengthened enough for liftoff.
Global equity markets rallied on reduced fears from Russia and the energy rebound as the S&P approaches new highs.
Job creation remains elevated. The economy added 257,000 non-farm payroll jobs in January. At least 200,000 jobs were added in the last 11 months.
Today, a number of US-based casino companies have operations in foreign markets—like Macau. Also, they’re developing new properties in Macau.
Two crashes within a decade have caused investors to have poor impressions of the market.
Recently, there’s been a surge in Chinese equities. Is it a change in fundamentals or pure speculation that has caused this recent upswing?
Residing in Canada is expensive. With home prices on cloud nine, could the Canadian economy be giving signals of bubble similar to the US housing bubble?
Aluminum plays had a solid 2014 on Wall Street. The aluminum industry was a standout among commodity plays, unlike other metals like steel and iron ore.
After the U.S. Energy Information Administration released its crude oil inventory report on February 11, WTI crude oil dropped ~3% to $48.20 per barrel.
Since the first quarter of 2012, Marcato Capital has been accumulating positions in the automotive parts supplier Lear (LEA).
Enterprise Products Partners is a leading midstream service provider in natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products.
Fannie Mae puts out a monthly National Housing Survey that measures consumers’ attitudes about housing and the economy.
Sandell Asset Management believes Brookdale Senior Living’s shares could have a value of $49 after a spin-off of its real estate business into an REIT.
Insurance premiums have grown at a modest pace after a dip in 2009 due to the financial crisis, which the industry was able to navigate.
Gold (GLD)(IAU) prices moved up when real interest rates remained low. However, gold underperforms when real interest rates rise.
Currently, the coal industry is going through heightened volatility. As a result, it makes even more sense for us to cover the short-term indicators.
The principal objective of Silver Bay Realty Trust, or SBY, is to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns for its stockholders over the long term.
Facebook Inc. (FB) announced its 4Q14 earnings on January 28. The company’s revenue grew at an impressive year-over-year rate of 53%.