Financial Economics


MasterCard Will Soon Accept Payments Through Selfies

MasterCard Will Soon Accept Payments Through Selfies

To avoid theft through credit card MasterCard is launching a facial recognition pilot program....

Jul 3 2015, 7:32am CDT

Multi-billionaire Business Tycoon Kirk Kerkorian Dies at 98

Multi-billionaire Business Tycoon Kirk Kerkorian Dies at 98

Kerkorian was born poor but went to become one of the richest people of the world using gambling instinct...

Jun 17 2015, 2:56am CDT

Warren tells Dimon: 'I fully understand' how global banking system works

Warren tells Dimon: 'I fully understand' how global banking system works

Earlier this week, JPMorgan Chase CEO questioned Senator Elizabeth Warren's knowledge of global banking. In a very swift,...

Jun 14 2015, 6:25pm CDT

Bloomberg Terminals go down affecting Traders Worldwide

Bloomberg Terminals go down affecting Traders Worldwide

Bloomberg terminals went down in London and affected the traders dealing on the terminal worldwide....

Apr 17 2015, 9:31am CDT

Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat will become Google CFO

Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat will become Google CFO

Morgan Stanley Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Ruth Porat joins Google as CFO....

Mar 24 2015, 8:55am CDT

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

The Dot-Com force is back at the NASDAQ. It took Silicon Valley 15 years to bring back the NASDAQ to the Dot-Com Bubble Levels....

Mar 3 2015, 1:33am CST

Super Bowl XLIX Cancellation Possible With Expiry of TRIA

Super Bowl XLIX Cancellation Possible With Expiry of TRIA

Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. in February 2015 can be possibly canceled due to the expiry of an insurance law known as TRI...

Dec 16 2014, 8:06pm CST

Investors drooling over Uber

Investors drooling over Uber

There appears to be enough attraction for the investors in the company's growth rate and profit margins...

Nov 17 2014, 5:33am CST

Duracell acquired by Berkshire Hathaway

Duracell acquired by Berkshire Hathaway

P&G will receive $4.7 billion worth of P&G shares currently owned by Berkshire Hathaway...

Nov 13 2014, 12:44pm CST

Rocket Internet IPO Starts Weak

Rocket Internet IPO Starts Weak

The German Rocket Internet IPO is off to a slow start, trading below the initial share price of 42.50 Euro.F...

Oct 2 2014, 2:57am CDT

Clone of Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36%

Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36%

The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68, but BABA shares started to trade at 36% higher at NYSE....

Sep 19 2014, 1:15pm CDT

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68

The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68. Alibaba IPO is today....

Sep 19 2014, 1:50am CDT

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow

Finally it is here. The Alibaba IPO shares will be priced today and start trading tomorrow....

Sep 18 2014, 9:17am CDT

New York Times: Apple Secretly Met with Banks for Apple Pay

New York Times: Apple Secretly Met with Banks for Apple Pay

According to a new report from the New York Times, Apple held top-secret meetings with JPMorgan Chase and other banks for Apple...

Sep 13 2014, 12:57am CDT

Flight 370 Theft: Couple Arrested For Stealing $30,000 From Victims' Bank Accoun

Flight 370 Theft: Couple Arrested For Stealing $30,000 From Victims' Bank Accounts

Malaysian authorities arrested a couple last week for stealing nearly $30,000 from the bank accounts of four victims....

Aug 19 2014, 12:34am CDT

Box Gets $150 Million Investment From TPG Growth and Coatue

Box Gets $150 Million Investment From TPG Growth and Coatue

The new funding, which is rare for a company that already filed for an IPO, puts Box at $2.4 billion in valuation....

Jul 8 2014, 3:54am CDT

Tech Stock Picks: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Juniper Networks

Tech Stock Picks: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Juniper Networks

Disclosure: I have no positions in Cognizant Technology Solutions, Juniper Networks, Cliffs Natural or IBM. The Dow Industrial...

Jun 16 2014, 9:09am CDT

Surfer Kelly Slater Looks to Cash a $1.1 Million In GoPro IPO

Surfer Kelly Slater Looks to Cash a $1.1 Million In GoPro IPO

Action camera maker GoPro has set terms for its initial public offering later that could value the company at nearly $3 billion...

Jun 12 2014, 6:11am CDT

Apple Split Brings Stock Price To $100

Apple Split Brings Stock Price To $100

This week shares in Apple are the hottest product that they have...

Jun 12 2014, 12:21am CDT

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

What a difference a month and a half makes. In April, Apple announced it would undergo a 7-to-1 stock split that would bring it...

Jun 9 2014, 10:40am CDT

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological w...

Jun 9 2014, 3:03am CDT

GoPro files for IPO

GoPro files for IPO

It's official, GoPro is going public....

May 20 2014, 2:40am CDT

Retirement Planning: Tips for Selecting the Right Retirement Plan

Retirement Planning: Tips for Selecting the Right Retirement Plan

Retirement planning is not that easy. But it is a necessity for those who prefer to live large well into their years of ripenes...

May 16 2014, 4:52am CDT

Mutual Funds: Tips to Prevent Your Funds from Sinking

Mutual Funds: Tips to Prevent Your Funds from Sinking

It is not easy to manage mutual funds. What you invest in may not pay back. Read below the tips to prevent your mutual funds fr...

May 15 2014, 6:01am CDT

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

The news that Apple is nearing a $3.2 billion acquisition to buy Beats Electronics is one of the biggest business stories in th...

May 12 2014, 9:56am CDT

Debt Consolidation Tips for Credit Cards

Debt Consolidation: Credit Card Debt Consolidation Tips

Credit card debt consolidation is not that hard and you could manage it provided you follow these steps....

May 8 2014, 5:16am CDT

Which Investors Will Cash In On Massive Alibaba IPO

Which Investors Will Cash In On Massive Alibaba IPO

Alibaba filed its long-awaited public offering Tuesday, seeking to raise as much as $1 billion (a placeholder total) at a still...

May 7 2014, 4:29am CDT

Student Loans: Tips to Avoid Loan Consolidation Scams

Student Loans: Ways to Avoid Loan Consolidation Scams

Are into paying back the student loans you borrowed once upon a time? Then remember that there are many debt consolidation scam...

Apr 28 2014, 3:13pm CDT

Apple Splitting Stock To Increase Investors

Apple Splitting Stock To Increase Investors

Apple is bringing many new investors into the fold by dramatically making it more affordable...

Apr 26 2014, 11:38pm CDT

Apple's stock split might attract the wrong investors

Apple stock split might attract the wrong investors

The company on Wednesday announced a stock split of seven to one which will not only bring in casual investors but also increas...

Apr 24 2014, 2:35am CDT

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1

Talk about burying the lede. Apple announced a 7-for-1 stock split Wednesday, but not until the last sentence of a press releas...

Apr 24 2014, 1:12am CDT

Retirement Plans that get translated into Reality

Retirement Plans: How to Choose a Retirement Plan?

When a middle aged couple makes retirement plans, they want to make sure that they get translated into reality. That is exactly...

Apr 21 2014, 5:45am CDT

I4U news

Things Are Not Looking For Family Dollar

Can a dollar store do badly...

Apr 14 2014, 4:10pm CDT

I4U news

New States Study Data Breach Involving Experian Unit

Iowa and North Carolina join the others...

Apr 9 2014, 3:37pm CDT

401 (k) Plans: How to Manage Them

401 (k) Plans: How to Manage Them

You must know how to manage your 401 (k) plans. This is so that your retirement dreams can smoothly enter the realm of reality....

Mar 31 2014, 6:55am CDT

Roth IRA Conversion is a Delicate Matter

Roth IRA Conversion is a Delicate Matter

When many people consider their Roth IRA conversion what they don’t know is that the decision is a delicate matter indeed. In o...

Mar 27 2014, 6:04am CDT

Auto Insurance Money Saving Tips

Auto Insurance: Tips to Save Money

The auto insurance rate is increasing each year. But there are several ways you can begin saving money on auto insurance....

Mar 26 2014, 9:37am CDT

Inside Sequoia Capital

Inside Sequoia Capital

When Doug Leone arrived in Mount Vernon, N.Y. in 1968, the 11-year-old Italian immigrant didn’t have a clue. He flunked a math...

Mar 26 2014, 8:55am CDT