Ilan Shriki

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Is This The Technology Bubble 2.0?

It’s not quite the giddy days of the Dotcom, but technology stocks have enjoyed punchy growth for much of this year. Tech giants such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook have supported growth in the U.S. indices. However, the lustre is fading and technology stocks have seen a sell-off in recent weeks.<p>The …

Stock Markets

Cramer Remix: Why the stock market is the most effective way to make money long term

Unless you are born with a silver spoon in your mouth, accruing wealth does not come easily, which is why Jim Cramer is so passionate about helping …

Investing

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's how to clean up in the market through the end of the year

The average year-end forecast across 20 Wall Street strategists calls for the S&P 500 to remain largely unchanged from current levels after rising roughly 8% in the first half of the year.<p>And even the most bullish strategist, Jonathan Golub from RBC Capital Markets, has a year-end price target of …

Midfielder Niguez signs new nine-year deal at Atletico | Reuters

(Reuters) - Midfielder Saul Niguez has signed a new nine-year contract with Atletico Madrid that will keep him at the La Liga club until June 2026.<p>FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Atletico Madrid v Eibar - Spanish La Liga Santander - Vicente Calderon stadium, Madrid, Spain - 6/05/17 Atletico Madrid's …

Soccer

Let the light in: no ordinary Victorian terrace

Radical refurbishment of a former squat in east London has created an award-winning family home<p>A dramatic, interlocking plywood staircase, engraved with email exchanges between architect and client; worn external window frames repurposed inside; and a glass floor in the hallway. This is no ordinary …

Architecture

Electric cars will 'suffer' from cheap oil, Elon Musk says

Plunging oil prices are set to hit the electric car industry hard, but Tesla vehicles won't be the worst affected, says CEO Elon Musk.<p>"[The] industry as a whole, I think, will definitely suffer from lower oil prices," Musk told CNN's Kristie Lu Stout on Monday. "It just makes economic sense."<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

Goldman Sachs thinks a new 'commodity deflation cycle' is just beginning and Caterpillar is going to get crushed

And on Monday, Goldman Sachs analysts downgraded the industrial behemoth as the company continues to bear the brunt of the slowdown.<p>In a note, they bumped down their rating to "Sell" from "Neutral" with a $51 price target, indicating that they expect the stock to tank 61% this year.<p>And this …

Markets

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

DHL positions itself for India e-commerce boom

Print this page<p>Deutsche Post DHL, which makes money by shipping parcels around the world, plans to invest at least €100m in India over the next two …

Why Amazon has no profit—and why it works

Amazon has a tendency to polarize people. On one hand, there is the ruthless, relentless, ferociously efficient company that’s building the Sears Roebuck of the 21st century. But on the other, there is the fact that almost 20 years after it was launched, it has yet to report a meaningful profit. …

eCommerce

Twitter announces major executive shakeup

Twitter announced a major shakeup late Sunday, as several top executives are leaving the company: senior vice president of engineering Alex Roetter, vice president of human resources Skip Schipper, vice president of global media Katie Stanton, senior vice president of product Kevin Weil and Vine …

Mobile Development

Russian economy has worst year since global financial crisis

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled …

Economics

China says to expand reforms, replace business tax with VAT | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will expand tax reforms to replace a business tax with a value-added tax (VAT) this year, state radio quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying, in the latest step to bolster slowing growth.<p>Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks during the Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Governors …

China

Super Bowl tickets heading for a record

Super Bowl tickets are being sold for a super price.<p>The average resale price of a ticket to the Feb. 7 game between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos is $5,178, according to ticket price tracker SeatGeek.<p>That's far above past Super Bowl ticket prices immediately following the conference …

NFL

Twitter’s top management just announced a massive exodus—on Twitter

Several top Twitter executives left the company on Sunday (Jan. 24) evening Pacific Coast time, part of a broader management shake-up that was first reported by Re/code. They and founder Jack Dorsey used Twitter to let the world know all about it:<p>Product head Kevin Weil, who has been with the …

Social Media

The 11 most important charts of the week

Sure, it’s Jobs Friday, but lots of other chartable things happened in the global economy this week, too.<p>US payrolls are on a tear<p>Oil prices actually rose a bit this week…<p>…even though US oil supplies keep climbing<p>So all eyes are on US auto sales, where growth is falling but still strong<p>US Federal …

Economics

3 Ways To Avoid Going Off A Stock Market Cliff With The Buy-And-Hold Herd

The stock market is teetering right now. The S&P 500 fell below its 200-day moving average on October 13. I think more investors — especially older ones — should sell equities if we are still below this mark on Halloween.<p>That advice is probably going to upset some respectable people. In a Bloomberg …

Amazon is eating Best Buy's lunch

Best Buy just can't compete with Amazon.<p>The electronics retailer reported quarterly sales Tuesday morning that were lower than a year ago and below Wall Street's expectations. The main culprit? Tough competition from online retailers.<p>"We continued to see a shift in consumer behavior: consumers are …