Fake Twitter Buyout Article Fools Everyone, Sends Stock Soaring

Hoax articles – fooling everyone from your racist uncle on Facebook to top Wall Street investors. An article suggesting that Twitter had received a $31 billion offer sent the company’s stock prices soaring earlier this afternoon. The article, called Twitter…

Retirement Planning: 3 Reasons To Start As Soon As Possible

Retirement planning is typically something that individuals and couples engage in once they hit their late forties and early fifties. The conventional wisdom has been that once you hit a certain age, you should be looking to prepare to retire.…

Stock Market Crash Said To Be Inevitable. So Why Have Baby Boomers Poured Everything Into It?

There is an ongoing debate as to what the current state of the stock market means. For some, what we’re witnessing is a natural aspect of the market, known as a “correction”. The correction part of the cycle is said…

Facebook Stock Opens at All Time High

On the heels of a strong earnings report, Facebook stock soared in after hours trading and has carried that momentum into pre-market trading, hitting an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon, Facebook released its Q2 earnings, reporting revenue of $2.91 billion –…

GoDaddy Files for a $100 Million IPO

In 2006, web hosting company GoDaddy.com decided it was time to file for an initial public offering (IPO). However, it quickly changed its mind after learning that it would have to take a 50 percent haircut (a loss on the…

Rite Aid Stock Down on Poor Earnings Update

Stock in Rite Aid Corporation is tumbling today following a dismal earnings update by the company. On Thursday Rite Aid released sales results for May and updated its quarterly and yearly earnings estimates, previewing a year of worse-than-expected earnings. Rite…

Stock Market Distrust Shown for Third Straight Year

As it currently stands, the stock market is in a fairly good spot. Interest rates on fixed income and cash are low, market returns in 2013 exceeded 30 percent, and the market itself is setting record highs. Despite all of…

‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

The maker of Candy Crush Saga filed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to $500 million today. King Digital Entertainment undoubtedly hopes to follow in the footsteps of Zynga, who filed their IPO in late 2011 and has become…

Twitter Stock Makes Co-Founder Jack Dorsey a Billionaire

Everyone knew that there was a lot of money to be made when Twitter went public, but what Twitter opened at on the New York Stock Exchange far exceeded the company’s expectations. So what does this mean for Twitter co-founder…

Twitter IPO: 7 Things You Might Not Know

Twitter will go public on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning. On the eve of the company’s much talked about IPO, here are seven things you might now know: 1. If Twitter’s stock skyrockets tomorrow, it’s actually a…