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There Was Another Telstra Network Outage Today (And It Came At The Worst Time Possible)

This morning, Telstra chief operations officer Kate McKenzie announced the company is investing $50 million to prevent outages across its telecommunications services after several embarrassing incidents in the past few weeks where its mobile network went down. Show More Summary

Nigeria's LNG Export Falls

Babs Omotowa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), has raised alarm over Nigeria’s dwindling investments in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG),

Your Chief Design Officer Is Not A Savior

And more insights from Artefact's first survey of more than 300 organizations on "design maturity." Doubts about the business value of design are evaporating. Look at investments companies ranging from Google to GE have sunk into design. Show More Summary

Google's key ad metric stumbles

Richard Kramer, managing director at Arete Research, and James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, discuss the tech sector including Alphabet.        

Alphabet stock slips after results but brokerages stay bullish

(Reuters) - Ruth Porat couldn't have been clearer: Alphabet Inc's chief financial officer said on Thursday that Google's parent needed to step up investment to boost traffic. Analysts agreed. Investors weren't so sure. Alphabet's shares...Show More Summary

Two Soros Portfolio Managers Reportedly Exiting Firm

Trouble is brewing at George Soros‘ $28 billion family office. Bloomberg’s Katia Porzecanski and Katherine Burton report that two portfolio managers are leaving Soros Fund Management “over disagreements with its new chief investmentShow More Summary

Mashable chief content officer: We’re still investing in journalism our “audience loves and values”

I profiled Mashable in July 2014 as the company was in the process of ramping up its news coverage. At the time, Jim Roberts, the New York Times veteran who’d been hired to lead Mashable’s news operations, told me that his goal was to build on the site’s origins as a site covering technology and...

Yale Advances in Shaping Portfolio to Address Climate Change

Yale’s chief investment officer says overseers of its endowment have taken steps to assess companies’ steps in reducing greenhouse emissions.

Glenn Schiffman, Veteran Media Investment Banker, Joins IAC

Mr. Schiffman, a former co-head of media banking at Lehman Brothers, will be the Internet conglomerate’s chief financial officer.

States and Muni Finance 

States and Muni Finance April 5, 2016 David R. Kotok Chairman and Chief Investment Officer     “From a credit perspective, Illinois is considered to be the most troubled state in the Union. The state has a $110 bn pension funding hole,...Show More Summary

Goldman Sachs-backed CompareAsiaGroup gets new CEO ahead of its second round of funding

CompareAsiaGroup, a consumer finance startup backed by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, has appointed Sam Allen as its new chief executive officer. Allen previously worked at KKR, where he was a director on the private equity investment firm’s portfolio operations team. Read More

Groupon gets $250 million investment from Comcast-backed Atairos

Groupon has received a $250 million investment from Comcast-backed Atairos Management. Atairos is a $4 billion independent fund launched this year by Comcast and headed by former Comcast Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis, who will join Chicago-based Groupon's board of directors. He plans...

FUND MANAGER: Here's why President Trump would be an economic disaster

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants America to win economically again. Create jobs, produce more, grow the country's GDP. According to Ricardo Bekin, CEO and Chief Investment Officer for Ativo Capital Management, none of that would happen if Trump were elected. Show More Summary

Former NYC chief investment officer departs private equity fund Angelo, Gordon

Larry Schloss, hired in 2013 by Angelo, Gordon & Co. as its president and a prospective future leader, has left the alternative asset manager, according to a person familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Here's the big economic risk the Federal Reserve is willing to take

The Federal Reserve sent a clear message to markets on Wednesday: we're going to run this thing hot. Speaking at a roundtable on Thursday, BlackRock's Rick Rieder — chief investment officer of global fixed income for the world's largest...Show More Summary

Strategist that Warned of Market Peak in 2007 Says to Get Defensive

Chris Puplava, Chief Investment Officer at PFS Group, regularly warned Financial Sense readers that the market was peaking in 2007, comparing the situation to the tech bubble of 2000 and telling readers to Watch Out Below! Currently, he believes the best of US economic growth...

Yahoo adds 2 new board members

The new members are Catherine Friedman, a former managing director at investment bank Morgan Stanley, and Eric Brandt, the former chief financial officer at chipmaker Broadcom. The Sunnyvale, California, company is also considering spinning off its Internet business into a new company and leaving behind a valuable stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.

The real economy and markets are so far apart they look like 'two parallel realities'

Depending on where you look the outlook for the economy is either serene or a total disaster. That is according to Ken Leech, chief investment officer at Western Asset Management. Leech wrote in a recent market commentary that the real...Show More Summary

Citigroup in 'tough' first quarter for markets, investment banking, says CFO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc first-quarter markets revenue is running 15 percent lower than a year earlier and its investment banking revenue is off by 25 percent, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Tuesday. "It has been a tough quarter," Gerspach said at an investor conference. Show More Summary

Emerging markets are still too dangerous to be the 'trade of the decade' (EEM)

Investors searching for value have begun to look to emerging markets as the next great trade. But buying the stocks because they're discounted may be a misstep, according to Omar Aguilar, Chief Investment Officer of Equities at Charles...Show More Summary

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