NYSE

Here's how the most elite growth investors pick stocks

Investing can be extremely psychologically demanding.<p>Not only are you up against the world's best investors, but you're also up against yourself. It's easy to get caught making irrational decisions based on your own personal blindspots or cognitive biases, and these mistakes can lead to buying when …

Investing

What does it mean when my broker says that shares are for auction?

Investing<p>Knowing how the primary and secondary markets work is key to understanding how stocks, bonds and other securities are traded.<p>Insights<p>Here …

Personal Finance

Aegis, StarTek complete merger; Lance Rosenzweig appointed as global CEO

BPO firms Aegis and StarTek on Sunday announced completion of their merger, with the combined entity having revenue of over $700 million and …

Employment

A 28-year-old med student started a beverage company—and it's so successful he deferred residency to sell water

During his second year of medical school at the University of Louisville, John Mittel found himself hitting a wall while studying late one night. But …

Flavors

A Timeline of Sergio Marchionne's Transformative Fiat Chrysler Tenure

Over 14 years at the helm of what’s now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne transformed a middling European …

Fiat Chrysler

Motor Racing: Marchionne's exit shakes up the Formula One landscape

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Sergio Marchionne's replacement at Ferrari removes from Formula One a combative key player who had threatened to lead the oldest and most glamorous team out of the sport unless he got what he wanted.<p>Ferrari announced on Saturday that 66-year-old Marchionne, who is …

Motor Racing

Kevin O'Leary's 'Wonderful' World of ETFs: 3 Great Ways to Follow the Shark

Kevin O'Leary may be best known for his role on TV's Shark Tank, but he is increasingly known for his O'Shares series of exchange-traded-funds. …

Wall Street

CME Bitcoin Futures Daily Volume Spikes 93% in Q2 2018

Advertisement<p>CME Group’s bitcoin futures average daily volume spiked 93% in the second quarter over the previous quarter, while open interest posted …

Cryptocurrency

Wall Street braces for tariff fallout as S&P 500 companies report

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tariffs are starting to bite big manufacturers and Wall Street could get another bout of caution and uncertainty from major industrial companies when a swath of reports comes in over the next week.<p>Investors are worried about the impact on earnings should the United States' …

S&P 500

Five top priorities for new Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley

In the long term, Mike Manley will likely look to maintain, if not grow, what Sergio Marchionne has orchestrated.<p><i>Photo credit: Bloomberg</i><p>Related …

Wall Street

Stocks To Watch: FANGs Out In Tech

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to …

Investing

Why You're Thinking About Your Social Media Marketing All Wrong

Every other week there seems to be a new marketing revolution. Search engine optimization. Social media. Inbound. Automation. Targeting. Whatever the latest high-tech trend, the basic storyline is always the same. If you don’t master the newest platform, methodology, technology, or system, you and …

Social Media Marketing

Canadian marijuana company has first US marijuana IPO

<b>By Gene Johnson | Associated Press</b><p>A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock …

Cannabis

Bonds vs. Stocks: What's the Difference?

Ah, stocks and bonds - the heartbeat of Wall Street (and arguably the economy). But whether you trade on the New York Stock Exchange, financial terms …

Investing

The 'world's biggest legal-pot dealer' talks about taking his company public and the future of weed

Bruce Linton says he's the "world's biggest legal-weed dealer."<p>Drop one very important word — "legal" — from the chief executive's title and that meaning changes drastically.<p>A longtime technology entrepreneur, Linton made his first foray into the marijuana industry as part of a process known as …

Cannabis

The long and short of Skechers ETF exposure

ETFs with the highest exposure to Skechers (SKX -22.7%) are the Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Pure Growth ETF (NYSE:RFG), iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF …

Business

Markets Right Now: Microsoft leads gains for tech stocks

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):<p>11:45 a.m.<p>Stock indexes are edging higher on Wall Street as Microsoft leads gains for the technology sector.<p>Microsoft rose 2.5 percent Friday after reporting a strong quarter for its cloud computing division.<p>Industrial …

Stock Markets

The Strong Dollar

For decades, the U.S. stood out as the one nation that traditionally preferred its money superpower-strong. Investors flocked to it, enabling the U.S. to borrow lots of money at low interest rates. American consumers feasted on it, buying imported goodies for less. U.S. politicians touted it as …

Economics

Did General Electric's Earnings Truly Silence the Critics?

Earnings are coming in hot and I am pressed for time, so here's what's catching my attention.<p>Microsoft's (MSFT) quarter was a slam dunk. Key comments …

General Electric

What To Watch As AT&T Publishes Its Q2 Results

AT&T is expected to publish its Q2 2018 results on July 24, reporting on a quarter that saw the company close its $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner (though the DoJ is appealing). We will be looking for updates on the performance of the company’s postpaid and prepaid wireless business and its …

Pay-TV

Platform Specialty Products to Sell Agriculture-Chemicals Unit for $4.2 Billion

Platform, which will change its name Element Solutions, expects to use proceeds from the sale to pay down debt<p>By<p>Aisha Al-Muslim<p>Aisha Al-Muslim<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AishaAlMuslim<p>aisha.al-muslim@wsj.com<p>Platform Specialty Products Corp. PAH -7.26% has agreed to sell its …

Wall Street

Investors buy big in bonds, flee gold in large numbers: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors ploughed $5 billion into bonds and withdrew money from gold and European equities in the past week, as fears of a trade war encourage investors to seek safety in fixed income, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said on Friday.<p>The bank's data, which tracks fund …

Stock Markets

Tilray Shares Maintain Momentum From Strong Debut

Tilray Inc. (TLRY) shares were up another 12% in morning trading Friday, July 20, after rising 31.71% following its debut on the Nasdaq on …

Trading

How Commodities Became Mainstream Investment Assets

How have commodities entered the class of mainstream investment assets? A few decades ago the raw material market was a highly specialized …

Trading

U.S. custodian bank State Street to buy investment firm Charles River

(Reuters) - U.S. custodian bank State Street Corp (STT.N) said on Friday it would buy Charles River Development, a privately held investment management firm, for $2.6 billion in cash.<p>The acquisition gives State Street a service platform through which clients would be able to get in and out of funds …

Business

General Electric's profit plunges 28% amid weakness in its power and renewable businesses

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co reported a 28 percent drop in quarterly profit on Friday, as weakness in its power and renewables businesses offset gains in its aviation, oil and gas and healthcare units.<p>Earnings from continuing operations attributable to GE …

General Electric

Stocks edge down as traders shrug off Trump comments

U.S. stocks inched down Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Trump said China is manipulating its currency.<p>Companies such as Microsoft and Honeywell rose as investors were pleased with their quarterly …

Business

FCC will now take your comments on whether to allow T-Mobile/Sprint merger

FCC starts public interest review—petitions to deny merger must be in by Aug. 27.<p>The Federal Communications Commission will accept petitions from now …

Net Neutrality

NYSE Trader Expects Blowout Earnings From Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook

NYSE trader Kenny Polcari said tech earnings will "blow the roof off the house."<p>The tech parade begins Monday with Alphabet (GOOGL) and continues on …

General Electric

AMREP reports FY results

AMREP (NYSE:AXR): FY EPS of $0.03<p>Revenue of $40.18M (-5.2% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>A Global Real Estate L.P. That Yields 6.4% »</b><p><b>Subscribe for full</b> …

Business