Sotheby’s to Sell Banksy's 'Show Me the Monet'

The remix of the French impressionist’s famous water lilies speaks to environmental degradation and consumerism | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Transforming GM into an EV Supplier

General Motors unveiled its “Ultium Drive” on Wednesday. It sounds high-tech, but it isn’t science fiction. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

The SEC Changed Its Rules. Not Only the Rich Can Invest in Private Markets

People who can show they are knowledgeable are now allowed to buy into products such as hedge funds and venture capital. Until Wednesday, a certain level of wealth was required. | Continue reading | 26 days ago

Cord-Cutting Accelerates. Many Traditional Cable Networks Won’t Survive

In the first quarter, subscriber counts for the cable, telco, and satellite-TV services fell at about an 8% annualized rate, accelerating from declines of 5.4% last year and 3.3% in 2018. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Robinhood Has Mastered the Stock Market Game. Its Next Act Will Be Tougher

The trading app has attracted millions of new investors, but some critics say it encourages risky trading. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Human Rights Watch Eyes Treaty Banning 'Killer Robots'

Human Rights Watch said Monday it was seeking a new international treaty to halt the race towards fully autonomous weapons, claiming a growing number of countries wanted an outright ban. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

New Developments Throw in Free Parking, Maintenance Fees as Sales Concessions

With high-end buyers focused on second-home markets, developers in major U.S. cities get creative to close details | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Trade Wars and Rising Inequality

RBC Capital’s Mark Mahaney notes that Uber is seeing a slower-than-expected recovery in its ride-sharing business. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Zoox's Deal made Amazon a serious long-term threat to Uber and Lyft

The deal makes Amazon a serious long-term threat to Uber and Lyft—and possibly to the auto makers as well. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Lemonade, the Insurance Startup Backed by SoftBank, Files to Go Public

Lemonade has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, with plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Apple Should Buy a Search Engine, Analyst Says

Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi says Apple ought to take a look at privately held DuckDuckGo. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Pension Plans Continue to Fade Away. Why That Brings New Worries

If workers didn’t already have enough to worry about with rising coronavirus-related unemployment, changes are coming to defined benefit pension plans. The changes can be good for investors but concerning for retirees. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Day Trading Has Replaced Sports Betting as America’s Pastime

Shares in Aston Martin rose by more than a third on Tuesday morning as the luxury car maker announced it is replacing its chief executive. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Amazon with Zoox could enter the Uber/Lyft space rideshare and food delivery

What if decided to enter the ride-sharing market? Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak floated that idea in response to a report undefinedthat Amazon is in “advanced talks:” to acquire Zoox, a company working on autonomous vehicles. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Elon Musk Wins. Tesla Can Reopen Its Factory

California’s Alameda County will let Tesla reopen its plant in Fremont, handing CEO Elon Musk a victory. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Two Dutch Mink Farms Infected with Coronavirus

Dutch authorities Sunday cordoned off two mink farms in the southern Netherlands after tests showed the animals had been infected with the coronavirus, most likely from human contact. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Netflix Stock Surges to Record Highs as Market Cap Tops Disney

Shares are on track to close at an record high Wednesday as Wall Street ratchets up estimates and price targets ahead of the company’s first-quarter earnings announcement next week. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Market Is Made for Warren Buffett. Why Has He Gone Quiet?

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak to navigate the markets. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

The Covid-19 Recession May Not Be as Bad for Landlords and Owners as 2009

Goldman Sachs analysts say there are key differences in the housing market relative to the 2008-09 downturn. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Stocks Suffer Worst Week Since Financial Crisis

Losses in the three major U.S. stock indexes increased as crude oil renewed its slide. The S&P 500 tumbled more than 100 points, closing below its Dec. 2018 low–a sign that a bigger drop could be ahead. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Honeywell Signs Up JPMorgan Chase for a Breakthrough Quantum Computer

Honeywell signed a deal with JPMorgan to employ what it says is the world’s fastest quantum computer. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

How stock market circuit breakers work

The S&P 500 has three circuit-breaker levels that halt trading in an indiscriminate selloff. The first is down 7%. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Not Everyone Is Following San Francisco Coronavirus Response

San Francisco officials have advised people to stay away from large gatherings. Local pro sports teams are holding their events anyway. | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Antitrust Authorities Have Been Busy. The Public Needs to Get Involved Too

Decisions like the Sprint and T-Mobile merger aren't arcane technical matters. They're about what kinds of competition are fair in today's economy—and they're too important to delegate to judges and regulators. | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Grubhub Denies That It’s for Sale. The Stock Is Falling

Shares of the food-delivery firm were lower in Friday morning trading after Grubhub, said it has “no plans” to sell itself. Grubhub stock had rallied on a report the company was looking into strategic options, including a possible sale. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Tesla Is the Most Valuable Car Company in America Ever

Tesla stock hit another all-time high on Tuesday. The shares’ persistent rise has made the electric vehicle pioneer the most valuable U.S. car company in history. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Clinton, who joined IAC/InterActiveCorp’s board in 2011, has seen the value of her shares surge. The stock of the Internet-brands firm has trounced the S&P 500. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Even Bulldozer Maker Caterpillar Has an App

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar is expanding its digital footprint to improve machine reliability. Management hopes digital service offerings will lead to better customer outcomes and, ultimately, more stable earnings by growing the company’s service business. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

The Age of Moonshots

How Schmidt Futures’ catalog of “daunting but doable” ideas could transform philanthropy | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Tech’s Pioneers Have Been Left Behind. Their Stocks Are Cheap–and Complicated

As Xerox makes a daring bid for HP Inc., old-line tech struggles for relevance. Weighing the future of tech pioneers like Cisco, IBM, Intel, and Oracle. | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Grubhub Stock Just Lost a Fifth of Its Value. Yes, It’s Earnings Were That Bad

Grubhub shares are getting battered in late trading Monday, after the food delivery company posted lighter-than-expected Q3 revenues — and more disturbingly — Q4 guidance that was dramatically below Wall Street’s expectations. | Continue reading | 11 months ago

HP Plans to offer “unlocked” printers

HP announced a broad restructuring to fix its troubled printer-supply business, but the plan carries considerable risk and analysts are skeptical. | Continue reading | 11 months ago

How to Fix Germany’s Ailing Economy

The contraction of Germany’s export markets presents the country with a valuable opportunity to overhaul its economic model by having Germans spend more on themselves. | Continue reading | 12 months ago

The AI Art Boom

Will the market for artificial intelligence-created artwork live up to the hype? | Continue reading | 12 months ago

Oracle’s Larry Ellison Calls Uber and WeWork ‘Almost Worthless’ – Barron's

Uber sports a market valuation of more than $57 billion. while WeWork has raised more than $12 billion in venture capital. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Accuweather’s Chief Talks About Wildfires, Corn Output and More – Barron's

Joel Myers, CEO and founder of the forecasting company, says the corn and soybean crops could be even smaller than expected. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Why Hybrid Vehicles Could Drive the Auto Industry’s Next Decade

The all-electric future may be further down the road than you think. In the meantime, investors should look at auto suppliers that have diversified into electric content | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Sky-High Software Stocks Are Beginning to Look Like They’re Forming a Bubble

Wall Street loves companies like Workday, Okta, and ServiceNow because of their powerful revenue growth. But where are the profits? | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Ten Market Bubbles Just Waiting to Pop

Another round of global easing would likely fuel existing asset bubbles and create new ones that could turn a “run-of-the-mill recession into a full-blown financial crisis,” one strategist says. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Kleiner Perkins Has 11 Big Ideas for the Future of Technology

The storied VC firm has returned to its early-stage roots, with new bets in space, health, and software. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Amazon, Grubhub, and the Turf War over My Meatball Hero

First there were restaurant-food delivery services like Grubhub. Then there were meal-kit services like Blue Apron. Now Walmart is loading up your refrigerator. Where is all this leading? | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Today’s IPO Market Is Not the Next Dot-Com Bubble

The resurgence of IPOs reflects a shift in the way investors and entrepreneurs approach company creation, the rich supply of mature companies that have yet to come public, and investors’ insatiable hunger for growth stories. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Fiverr IPO's at $700M valuation showcasing 10x Revenue with -50% Net Margins

Fiverr stock, which priced its IPO at $21 a share, was up 38% to $29.74 Thursday morning after opening at $26. The IPO price means Fiverr will raise in the neighborhood of $100 million. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Cisco Makes Networks Smarter with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Cisco unveiled a new version of its flagship Cisco DNA corporate networking software, adding new artificial intelligence and machine learning capability to managing networks. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Breaking Up Google and Facebook Won’t Solve the Real Issues Facing Tech

Last week’s selloff in technology stocks felt more like regret about how we’ve allowed tech to dominate our lives. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

The VC Bubble Is Putting Established Companies at Risk

Startups with money to burn spend that money on companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon. What happens when the money dries up? | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Pivotal Stock Craters and Takes Dell Down with It

Shares of the provider of software-development tools are getting crushed Wednesday, after Pivotal issued sharply reduced revenue guidance for its January 2020 fiscal year. Dell Technologies owns a 65% stake in the company, with about 95% voting control. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

A Norwegian Tech Company Is Solving the Plastic Recycling Crisis

The world has a plastic problem, and one Norwegian company is offering a solution. TOMRA is the largest producer of reverse vending machines and sensor-based machines for sorting and recycling. | Continue reading | 1 year ago