David McDonough, founder and CEO of Commonstock Commonstock A new social network is betting that enthusiastic retail traders are here to stay and that they want more transparency than what’s offered on Reddit. Commonstock is a social media platform for talking about trades and financial markets. It features a Twitter-like news feed, with users ranking
In this article SWX Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Carl Icahn on Tuesday announced a sizeable stake in Southwest Gas, and the activist investor is pushing the Las Vegas-based utility company to drop its rumored acquisition of natural gas company Questar Pipeline.
William Shatner Anjali Sundaram | CNBC Science fiction will soon become reality, as William Shatner is scheduled to launch on the next crewed spaceflight of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. Blue Origin plans to fly the Canadian actor, who famously played Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek television series, as one of the passengers on
In this article ATVI DELL OTMO Dell CEO Michael Dell speaks during an interview with CNBC on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, July 2, 2018 Brendan McDermid | Reuters The fourth quarter has just begun, and Wall Street analysts are picking out the companies they believe have potential for the long run.
Monty Rakusen | Image Source | Getty Images Company: Huntsman Corp. (HUN) Business: Huntsman Corp. is a global manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products. The company operates in four segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, and Textile Effects. The Performance Products segment manufactures amines and maleic anhydrides, including ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, glycols, ethylene dichloride,
Billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos walks with Blue Origin’s President and CEO Bob Smith after Bezos flew on the company’s inaugural flight to the edge of space, in the nearby town of Van Horn, Texas, U.S. July 20, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is suffering from an elevated turnover rate, CNBC
Jeff Bezos, left, and Elon Musk Getty Images; Reuters Elon Musk repeated prior criticisms of fellow billionaire space mogul Jeff Bezos, as their respective companies continue to battle in federal court and in front of regulators. “I think I’ve expressed my thoughts on that front – I think he should put more of his energy
In this article NTRS Yie-Hsin Hung, New York Life Investment Management CEO CNBC Inflation will persist and add risk to the market, but one asset class could be a long-term ride, Yie-Hsin Hung, chief executive of New York Life Investment Management, said Wednesday. “Interest rates and inflation are going to persist at levels above what
Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, introduces a new lunar landing module called Blue Moon during an event at the Washington Convention Center, May 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images Twenty-one current and former employees of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin claim the space company is a “toxic” workplace, according to an
CNBC Brad Gerstner, Altimeter Capital Chairman and CEO, said his hedge fund sold stakes in United Airlines and Expedia, adding that easy gains from the rebound in travel stocks have been realized. “On July 1 this year after a big run-up in United and Expedia, we distributed those returns to investors…. I still think the
Chamath Palihapitiya revealed that he sold his Tesla position for capital to invest in other investment ideas. The Social Capital Founder and CEO said that he exited his bet on the Elon Musk-led electric vehicle company “in the last year or so” as the high prices allowed him to generate cash to fund his other
ESG investing, or when a company’s environmental, social and governance factors are evaluated, is booming, and a panel of sustainability-focused investors said the trend is only going to accelerate from here. Climate change “is a mega-trend that if you take advantage of it, and get ahead of it, it’s going to be an alpha generator
In this article MA The MasterCard logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mastercard is jumping into the competitive installment loan space by allowing banks and start-ups to ramp up their own “buy now, pay later” offers. The credit card giant announced a new program
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, with Blend signage, July 16, 2021. Source: NYSE Strategists see more selling ahead after stocks sold off Tuesday, led downward by tech and large cap growth names. A sharp jump in interest rates over the last several sessions stung the market, particularly the growth names.
In this article OMEG Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images SPACs are getting a much-needed reality check after investors and regulators grow wary of the Wall Street craze, and the majority of deals could
Jeff Bezos pops champagne after emerging from the New Shepard capsule after his spaceflight on July 20, 2021. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos has called Blue Origin his life’s most important work – and the hours he is devoting to the space company are growing accordingly. Historically, Bezos had dedicated Wednesday afternoons to either updates and
In this article WFC Charles Scharf, chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co., listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wells Fargo paid $37 million to settle a government lawsuit accusing the bank of defrauding hundreds of
Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s Gigafactory in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, August 13, 2021. Patrick Pleul | Reuters Though the market has been volatile, analysts are spotting opportunities for upside among select companies. Tipranks is able to cut through the market noise by aggregating data to show
A bitcoin sign with a graph pictured in the background. STR | NurPhoto via Getty Images I’ve noted in past commentaries that sovereign nations have the power to regulate and eliminate any competitor to their own currencies. One country took that step on Friday. China’s central bank has just made all cryptocurrency-related activities illegal. The
Vlad Tenev, CEO and Co-Founder of Robinhood, in his office on July 15, 2021 in Menlo Park, California. Kimberly White | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Robinhood executives had a lot to talk about the week Reddit users were driving a historic short squeeze in GameStop. New documents in a lawsuit allegedly show internal