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Aluminum Leaps to $2000 a Ton

In today's "Futures in Focus," Brian Battle of Performance Trust Capital Partners discusses a bounce in aluminum and the outlook for oil. He speaks …

Bloomberg Markets

Why MeetMe, Inc. Stock Jumped 21.9% in March

Shares of <b>MeetMe Inc.</b>(NASDAQ: MEET)jumped 21.9% in the month of March,according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence, after the budding social media technologist announced strong fourth-quarter 2016 results.<p>Shares climbed 14% in the first trading day following MeetMe's quarterly …

Investing

Breaking Into Startups: How a 16-year-old dropout became a senior engineer at Slack

Ruben Harris Contributor<p>Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads partnerships in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup focused on seniors. He is also a founder of the Breaking Into Startups podcast.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How the …

20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017

VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.<p>1 of 21<p><i>Image Source: Adobe Stock</i><p>In spite …

Apple's massive spaceship campus will open in April

Apple's biggest new product is almost here -- and no, it's not a device with a screen.<p>Apple (AAPL)'s massive new headquarters will open to employees in April, nearly six years after its late founder and CEO Steve Jobs publicly unveiled plans for the building's "spaceship" design.<p>The 175-acre …

Time Warner

Here Are the 11 Phoenix Startups You Need to Watch

The Valley of the Sun is well known for its tourist attractions, golf courses, nightlife and celebrity chefs. This metropolitan area is also …

Investors are worried about Wall Street rollbacks by Trump

Well, it’s done.<p>President Trump issued an executive order that could weaken consumer protections for your retirement funds.<p>Last week, Trump signed a “presidential memorandum to delay the Labor Department’s rules that would require financial professionals to put their clients’ interests ahead of …

Retirement

Are MBAs Still Hungry For Startups?

Late night client work, preparing tomorrow’s presentation, running business models for the boss. So when do busy consultants and bankers find the time to eat? Luckily they can rely on the increasing array of food delivery startups to keep them well fed into the small hours.<p>Perhaps it was this …

Startups

This giant offshore wind farm will be the largest in the U.S.

The largest offshore wind farm in the United States is one step closer to becoming a reality.<p>The 90-megawatt project planned near Long Island, New …

Who’s New? 5 Hottest Blockchain Startups of Adam Draper’s Boost VC

Boost VC is indeed the most powerful network in the technology industry uniting the best professionals, thought leaders, investors and simply the …

Blockchain

Flipping hell! New Zealand property frenzy as two houses sold five times in four days

An investigation has been launched into how two Auckland homes were sold five times in four days as the practice of “flipping” continues to boom in New Zealand’s largest city and hottest property market.<p>The two houses are located side by side in the suburb of Mangere Bridge in south Auckland, where …

Real Estate

Japanese toilet industry agrees to standardize complex bidet controls

The Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association, a consortium of companies producing plumbing products including Toto, Panasonic, and Toshiba, has agreed to unify the iconography used on the often baffling control panels for Japanese toilets. The decision was made in response to foreign tourists …

Facebook to open Startup Garage at Station F in Paris

Station F is better known as the world’s biggest startup campus. Based in Paris, the huge historical monument is going to have 3,000 desks for tech companies of all kinds. This morning, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came to Paris to announce that Facebook is going to be one of Station F’s launch …

These Emerging Trends Will Have Real Implications for Startups and Investors | Inc.com

Before investing, one of the first questions we ask any potential portfolio company is "Who are your natural predators?" In our case, we're looking at regulatory threats and the answer has historically been the entrenched interest in whatever industry they're disrupting.<p>Taxi medallion owners for …

Startups

Sony Entertainment's CEO is stepping down to go all in as Snap's chairman ahead of IPO

Lynton has been a trusted adviser to Snap's Evan Spiegel and on the board of Snapchat's parent company since 2013. He's now been recognized officially as chairman of the board at Snap, according to The New York Times.<p>In a memo to staffers, published in the Hollywood Reporter, Lynton said he was …

Facebook's Newest Billion-Dollar Product

Last August, Instagram introduced a new feature called Stories that directly copied one of the core features of Snapchat. It took just five months for <b>Facebook</b>'s (NASDAQ: FB) Snapchat clone to reach 150 million daily active users. That's the same number as Snapchat's most recently published …

Social Media

Apple Cuts CEO Tim Cook's Pay, Citing Performance

Apple Inc. said Chief Executive Tim Cook and other leaders received less total compensation in 2016 as the company missed its revenue and profit goals for the year.<p>According to a regulatory filing on Friday, Apple said its annual sales of $215.6 billion were 3.7% below its target of $223.6 billion, …

Tim Cook

These Startups Are Bringing Commercial Real Estate Into 2017

Commercial real estate is behind the times.<p>That might come as a surprise, especially since the industry is valued at $12.6 trillion. Thankfully, a growing community of tech startups is beginning to address common issues that plague the industry.<p>Just weeks ago, Hightower and VTS, software solutions …

Real Estate

Amazon is in talks to buy bankrupt American Apparel

The bankruptcy auction of Los Angeles-based American Apparel, which made its branding theme "Made in the U.S.A", will determine the future of a major clothing manufacturing plant in California, one of the most expensive U.S. states in terms of labor costs.<p>Keeping jobs in the United States has …

Here Are the Top IPO Prospects for 2017 | Inc.com

2016 saw a dry spell for tech IPOs, but investors are already counting on 2017 to turn the tides.<p>Already, startups like AppDynamics and Snapchat have filed to go public in the new year. And our sources tell us there are many more in the pipeline.<p>Here's a look at which tech startups are IPO …

Venture Capital

Big Newspapers Are Booming: 'Washington Post' To Add 60 Newsroom Jobs

<i>The Washington Post</i> expects to hire more than 60 journalists in the coming months — a sign of remarkable growth for a newspaper in the digital age.<p>After a year of record traffic and digital advertising revenue, the <i>Post</i> newsroom will grow by more than 8 percent, to more than 750 people. The extent …

Journalism

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

The ultrasound market is currently valued at $6 billion globally.<p>Contrary to popular perception, the use of ultrasounds for women’s health and pregnancy follow-ups represents less than 20% of their overall use for healthcare. For example, a diagnostic ultrasound is routinely used to diagnose a wide …

Medical Technology

3 Stocks to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

My favorite stocks to build retirement wealth are those with a great combination of income and growth potential. The idea is to produce excellent total returns that can compound into a big nest egg before I retire, and then have income to cover living expenses after retirement.<p>With that in mind, …

Investing

BP Is Buying This Australian Supermarket Chain's Gas Stations for $1.3 Billion

Australia’s top grocer Woolworths (wolwf) said on Wednesday it will sell its chain of petrol stations to BP plc (bp) for A$1.8 billion ($1.3 …

The 27 best startups that launched this year

While 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, life-saving drones, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify …

10 Young CEO's of Silicon Valley startups you can't afford to ignore

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+1<p>Shares 67<p>Tales of enormous fortunes created by the technology industry brought a gold rush in recent years that has gripped San …

Startups

Amazon Is Opening Distribution Centers in Michigan and Illinois

Amazon.com plans to open distribution centers in Livonia, Mich. and Aurora, Ill. the e-commerce giant said Tuesday.<p>In Livonia, the Michigan Strategic …

A VC Explains Why It Takes So Long for Startups to Raise Money

<i>This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

11 Best Free Mobile Apps for Startups

Startups have a unique technological challenge: they've got to run their businesses by using enterprise-level tools without being able to spend …

Apps