Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the social media giant gave access to the data of up to 87 million users to an app partnered with an ultra-sketchy election data firm, still isn’t totally resolved, with news breaking this week investigators from four agencies are looking into Facebook’s conduct. But…
Understanding and making money in the stock market is no easy task (especially given how nonsensical the ebbs and flows of a stock can be). But a recently released working paper suggests—not for the first time—that you could do pretty well for yourself by ignoring everything so-called experts say. It found that over…
Tesla Motors shares have surged more than 40 percent since December as Bloomberg notes in a new report. The price of Tesla stock isn’t the only thing looking dandy for Elon Musk under the Trump presidency.
Yesterday the stock market did exceptionally well. But tech stocks weren’t so lucky. And it looks like the impending Donald Trump presidency is continuing to spook investors about Silicon Valley, as tech stocks continue to plunge today.
Twitter’s new CEO Jack Dorsey has enough cash to go round. So much so, in fact, that he’s announced that he’s giving one-third of his stock holdings in the social media company to his employees.
The new Star Wars teaser trailer is so awesome, it’s already given Disney’s stock a $2 billion boost, indicating the excitement among investors (nerds) over the upcoming movie.
The Nasdaq stock market shut down trading today following a technical problem. The exact nature of the problem isn't known. Given the huge percentage of automated high-frequency trading that happens a technical glitch can be a huge problem.
The days of traders shouting orders on the New York Stock Exchange's floor may soon be over. A new breed of investing, known as High Frequency Trading, has taken hold of the equities market—one that relies on computerization and automation to exploit momentary price changes for an investor's financial gain. And where…
Knight Capital lost $440 million in a flash on Wednesday when newly installed trading software went haywire. That's nearly double the company's second quarter revenue, and could be enough to sink Knight for good.
If you've been too lazy to figure out the stock market or have been wary of fees and brokers that come with trading, you will love this: coming this summer, you'll be able to buy a company's stock directly on Facebook. It's like Likes but like uh, real.
According to California's Legislative Analyst's Office, Facebook going public could be very good to more than just investors and longtime employees. Their estimates have the IPO netting the state in the neighborhood of $2.45 billion from income taxes.
On the heels of the iPhone 4S release, Apple's stock rose 3.3 percent today to close at $422 a share. The Cupertino company is now worth $391 billion, passing once again Exxon as the world's most valuable public company.
For the first time since 1996, IBM's market value now exceeds that of Microsoft. IBM jumped past Microsoft to become the world's second most valuable tech company behind #1 Apple.
The market's down 400 points today, continuing this terrorific scream-ride we've been on. EVERYBODY PANIC. Right? Actually, here's how—and when—the NYSE prevents one-stop-drop financial Armaggedon.
Following initial revelations last week, NASDAQ has today confirmed reports that one of its systems has been accessed by outsiders.
More and more businesses and businesspeople are switching from BlackBerry to iPhone or Android. Why? Because of apps like these.
If you own one of Apple's tablets and happen to follow the stock market, I can't imagine you'd ever need anything more than CNBC's Real Time for iPad, a luxuriously large version of the much-loved iPhone and iPod Touch app.
A lot of the biggest stock moves of the global economy are made by a bunch of dudes yelling at each other in a huge room, right? Wrong. Computers are in charge, battling for the speediest connections. Fastest gets richest.