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Strong earnings fuel a great week for stocks

Friday's solid rise for all three major indexes caps the best weekly showing on Wall Street in nearly two years

The Single Most Important Concept In Making More Money (Finish)

Bill Gates. Warren Buffett. Steve Jobs. The Google Guys. What do they all have in common? Ok, they are all rich. We know that. What else? They're all smart? Also true, but less important than you might think. Plus, they are all smart in different ways. So what is it? It's simple: they all understand [...]

Evening Roundup: KKR Sees Buying Opportunities; S&P 500 Nearly Erases October Losses

Here’s some suggested reading for the commute home: KKR & Co. (KKR) signaled buying opportunities ahead, as choppy markets create conditions that can scare off other investors – Mike Spector, WSJ By acquiring VelocityShares and hiring Bill Gross, Janus Capital (JNS) says it’s laying the groundwork for a bigger future in ETFs — Cinthia Murphy, [...]

Streaming-Music Service Deezer Acquires Stitcher, Prepares U.S. Launch

Stitcher said it isn't profitable, and had the acquisition not happened it would need to raise more funding.

Apple Pay has landed, but its effects on mobile marketing are still up in the air

The consensus of the experts we consulted is that it will have an impact -- but there are wide differences of opinion about the size of the impact and the advantages vis a vis credit cards.

Roku, Video Streaming Service, Is Said to Consider I.P.O.

If it files for an I.P.O., Roku would likely keep its preliminary paperwork secret as per the provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which lets companies with less than $1 billion in annual revenue file confidentiall...

CBS All Access and HBO Go Aren't Good Reasons to Cut Your Cable Cord

If HBO and CBS are of any indication, you should be skipping to the mailbox to pay your cable provider. Here's what needs to happen to make cable companies go away.

Ted Cruz’s Deputy Chief Nick Muzin Blamed Ebola on Obamacare. Really

Chris Caesar: [Ted Cruz’s Deputy Chief Blamed Ebola on Obamacare. Really](http://www.boston.com/2014/10/23/ted-cruz-deputy-chief-blamed-ebola-obamacare-really/rU0cT35jbDyCcWJfrHdkxI/story.html)

Construction Watch: A Sneak Peek Inside 100 Van Ness's Partially Finished Rentals

On Thursday Curbed tagged along on a site tour with the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition. Photos via William Weber. 100 Van Ness, the former AAA headquarters that's currently undergoing a transformation from drab 1970s office high-rise to sleek apartment...

New York, New Jersey Consider Mandatory Quarantines In Ebola Response

Despite the constant confirmation that New York "is prepared, and has been prepared for months" for an Ebola outbreak, it appears Governor Cuomo and NJ's Christie are more concerned than they are letting on. Having earlier admitted that...Show More Summary

U.S. Crude Oil Futures Fall for Fourth Week

Concerns about high global supply continued to weigh on crude oil prices and sent global oil futures falling for yet another week. Brent, the global benchmark, fell 70 cents, or 0.8%, to $86.13 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe. Prices lost 3 cents on the week. In the U.S., West Texas Intermediate for December delivery [...]

Steal This Secret for Online Business Success

Creating genuine value-add content is the avenue to a meaningful online presence, and it's also the greatest pathway to strong SEO. Here's how.

Read This Before Buying IBM Stock

IBM had a horrible quarter, and it continues to dump underperforming businesses. Investors tempted by IBM on a valuation basis now need to consider the lack of visibility regarding future earnings.

Market Volatility Is No Reason To Freak Out

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisers. Don't Freak Out, The Recent Volatility Is Normal (Charles Schwab) Everyone's been talking about the recent spike in market volatility. Show More Summary

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