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'I Hate That Oil's Dropping': Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.

Beware of 'Alarmist' Journalism During Times of National Crisis

Laura Wellington | Posted 10.28.2014 | Media
Laura Wellington

The fact is -- given a bit of clear thinking unencumbered by all of the noise -- none of the issues perpetuating our current national crisis are going to be solved by the screaming children in the room so why join them as it will only serve to hamper much needed solution.

Alibaba: Fast as a Rabbit, Patient as a Turtle

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
St. Gallen Symposium

If you want to understand the shift in global business, watch out carefully what is happening these days in New York. Alibaba Group is in for an unprecedented bonanza, launching the biggest IPO in history on Nasdaq.

Stock Market Sees Worst 1-Day Drop In Months

AP | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of econ...

Michael McAuliff

Elizabeth Warren's Trust Question Poses Problem For Wall Street Exec

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It seems like a simple question. With only 15 percent of Americans trusting the stock market and a declining percentage who invest in it...

The Worst President Since World War II? Uh, Guess Again

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

Oh, Americans have such short memories -- made only worse by how pathetically poor many choose to be informed.

How the One Percent Is Stealing Your Money in the Stock Market

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

You think that the broker has your best interest at heart. They are, after all, working for you. You are paying them a commission. And you are living in America, the land of "everyday low prices." But you have been misled.

Washington Post Raises Price Surreptitiously

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media
Peter D. Rosenstein

The cost of the Washington Post goes up on a regular basis and unfortunately the quality of the paper hasn't kept pace. Now they have found a way to i...

The Bond Market Disagrees With The Fed: So What's New About That?

Terry Connelly | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Bond traders seem to have seen Steve Martin's The Man With Two Brains so often they have forgotten it was a comedy. And these are the folks the equity markets are supposed to pay attention to?

Nasdaq Closes Below 4,000 As Tech Stocks Drop Again

AP | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology stocks are dropping for a second day in a row as investors flee highflying Internet and biotechnology companies. T...

Nasdaq Just Plummeted And Everyone's Asking The Same Question

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

The stock market got completely kerslammered on Thursday, and the kerslammering might not be done. The punishment started on the Nasdaq, which sank...

High-Profile Stocks Come Crashing Back To Earth

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

By Angela Moon NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - After their worst week in several years, high-flying stocks that defied gravity throughou...

Women's History Month, Luan Cox, Crowd Finance and the Future

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Cliff Schecter

During a month when we celebrate the historical achievements of women, only a few days after International Women's Day, after a year in which we've wa...

Sketchy Wall St. Practice Under Scrutiny

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business

March 18 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative tradi...

Whether or Not It's the Weather

Michael Pento | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Michael Pento

Growth in the U.S. is slowing, along with Asia and emerging market economies. This is occurring under the context of a continued reduction of Fed asset purchases. Meanwhile, U.S. market strategist are busy looking at the weather charts trying to find excuses.

Is the Market Oversold?

David Bergstein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

The NASDAQ, DOW Jones and S&P 500 are all experiencing record highs. But does this mean that the market is oversold and we should expect declines? Not necessarily.

Stock Market Has Worst Day In More Than 7 Months

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market had its worst day in more than seven months, and the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 320 points...

Rating Watch Negative, Credit, Credibility and Debt

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The four-letter word in the economy today is debt. Debt lies at the heart of the Fitch Negative Credit Watch and pretty much every other challenge that is going on in the developed world today.

2014: The Year of Results

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

Portfolio company CEOs and VCs are feeling as good about the future as they ever have, with a stunning 86 percent of CEOs who plan to raise capital, saying it will be the same or easier to do so as compared to last year.

Stocks Close At Record Highs

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

* HP, Apple lead tech sector's rally * U.S. jobless claims fall; Chicago PMI data tops forecasts * U.S. stock market clo...

Stocks Surge To Record Highs On Holiday Shopping Hopes

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday after Macy's strong results relieved anxiety about how reta...

Yet Another Stock-Market Glitch

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

Nasdaq indexes were frozen Tuesday morning while stocks on the indexes continued to trade normally, CNBC reported. Shortly after the first reports...

Stocks Surge On News Of Debt Deal

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are surging on Wall Street after Senate leaders reached a deal that would avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government afte...

Twitter Won't Make One Of Facebook's Biggest Mistakes

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih and Olivia Oran SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc revealed on Tuesday a tripling in quarter...

Shutterstock CEO Jon Oringer on Scaling to IPO in New York City

Fueled | Posted 12.15.2013 | Technology
Fueled

Shutterstock, the world's largest photo marketplace went public on NYSE this time last year, making Oringer "the first billionaire to come out of Silicon Alley."