How one entrepreneur jettisoned one successful business model--and succeeded with another. Now that's risk.
By Brad Kenagy: In this article, I will be examining actively managed, ultra short-term bond ETFs and assessing which one is the best "money market equivalent" ETF. To get my list of ETFs to research, I conducted a screen using the Fidelity ETF Screener with the following screener criteria. Show More Summary
It is well-known that World War I was expensive for Britain. The indirect economic costs were also huge. This column argues that the adverse implications of the Great War for post-war unemployment and trade – together with the legacy...Show More Summary
If history has taught us anything, it is that we should pay attention when European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi goes off script. The first time, of course, came when the euro was about to disintegrate in 2012. Back then, speculators were betting that the crisis countries would have to leave the euro zone, which actually […]
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Scientists at China's Harbin Institute of Technology are "a step closer to creating a supersonic submarine that could travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in less than two hours," reports The South China Morning Post. The scientists...Show More Summary
ECB President Mario Draghi is recognizing that the recovery in the Euro area remains uniformly weak.
Bloomberg: Putin Holds Poroshenko Talks as Ukraine Tension Grows. Russian President Vladimir Putin began talks with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, as tensions flared on the two nations’ border. Putin said he’s ready for an exchange of opinions on Ukraine as he addressed a summit of the Russian-led Customs Union in Minsk, Belarus. Show More Summary
If you haven’t nominated business owners, applications, journalists, leaders, or corporations that you feel represent the small business community for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards, time’s running out – nominations will close on August 29, 2014 at 3PM EST. Show More Summary
Have you ever made a bad decision as an entrepreneur, one you wish you could take back? You're not alone.
By Options Calling: Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) cloud service Windows Azure has played second fiddle to Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) cloud AWS for what seems like an eternity. AWS revenue has always stood head and shoulders above Azure revenue. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion worth of preferred equity financing for Burger King's merger with Tim Hortons. Buffett's return on that cash will be 9%. On a conference call regarding the merger, Burger King...Show More Summary
The Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most commonly used representation of the stock market, made history Tuesday as it crossed over the 2,000 mark and closed at 2,000.02.
Netflix: "Unsurprisingly, given their dominance in the cable television marketplace, the proposed merger would give Applicants the ability to turn a consumer's Internet experience into something that more closely resembles cable television."
Makaan.com has revamped its mobile site with a new photo view feature that gives the user a feel of the property along with its important details. The current revamp has enabled the company to improve key user engagement metrics like time spent on site and conversion rate.
Joe Weisenthal notes Lorcan Roche Kelly of Agenda Research on an [extended ad-lib] in Mario Draghi's Jackson Hole speech. Ad lib emphasized; things in the text not mentioned struck through: : http://www.businessinsider.com/the-key-part-of-mario-draghis-jackson-hole-speech-2014-8...Show More Summary
By WestEnd511: Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced that it will acquire Twitch Interactive, a leading video game streaming platform, for $970m in cash. The specifics of the deal were not disclosed and it seems that Twitch shareholders have...Show More Summary
Real estate is notorious for its inefficiencies when purchasing and selling a home. Technology has helped, to some degree, to streamline the housing search and transaction, but in general real estate often lags when it comes to adopting new tech...
Although President Obama has yet to decide on a course of action in dealing with ISIS' advance into Syria, one thing seems clear: He doesn't think he needs to seek congressional approval, said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Monday. Show More Summary
Jason Kottke: The 2017 total solar eclipse awarded to the United States: