Short Selling Is Vice Described As Virtue, Says Elon Musk

There’s a perniciously false effective markets argument made for shorting says Tesla CEO Elon Musk. It is vice disguised as virtue.

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…

Wall Street Ends 5 Day Skid; Stocks are Up

The stock market saw a surprise surge last Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced that it would continue its bond-buying program. That up-swing did not last long, though; The stocks dipped drastically on Thursday, and Wall Street has seen a…

Bonds Continue to Rise, Making Investment Wise

There has been much talk lately of a government shutdown, and for good reason. Politicians in Washington are still debating what to do about the looming debt-ceiling crisis, with Republicans still pushing for the defunding of Obamacare in order to…

Stock Market Dips Drastically After Wednesday’s High

On Wednesday, September 18, the Dow set an all-time high at closing, as did the S&P. The boom came shortly after the Federal Reserve announced that it would continue its economic stimulus program. However, the investment-high did not last long.…

NASDAQ Fined $10 Million For Botched Facebook IPO

To say the Facebook IPO was a disaster might be a bit of an understatement. A few days after the social network went public, reports emerged that a technical issue prevented trading and many investors lost money as the stock’s…

Twitter Unveils Clickable Stock Tags (e.g. $FB)

Starting today, when you’re talking about a publicly-traded company on Twitter, make sure you remember to use their new clickable stock tag. It’s also being called a “Cashtag,” by some Twitter users. Whatever you call it, Twitter’s new hashtag functionality…

Zynga Now Under Investigation For Cashing Out Before Shares Slumped

Well, that didn’t take long. We brought you word this morning that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus and other insiders including Google cashed out on Zynga stock back in April before the company’s shares fell to the abysmal depths that they’re…

Zynga Insiders Knew They Were Crashing And Cashed Out

This week has not been good for Zynga. After posting decent results for Q2, the company’s shares took a dive into previously unknown depths. The shares dropped to trading around $3 each and haven’t really recovered since. To add insult…

Zynga Shares Hit All-Time Low

Zynga has not had the best of performance the past few weeks on the stock market after the Facebook IPO opened to disaster and an investigation from the SEC and Congress. It looked like it was maybe getting better for…

Stock Market: Spain Bailout May Only Bring Temporary Relief

Stock markets across Europe increased on news that Spain had accepted the equivalent of €100 billion ($125 billion) in bailout funds, though some seem to view this as only a temporary solution to much bigger problems on the continent. The…