Stories tagged: investors
Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Investor group cancels deal to buy Weinstein Co.
A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Investors big winners as companies allocate tax savings
The biggest tax rewrite in three decades was sold by its Republican backers as a way to help American workers, and there have been plenty of announcements about bonuses and …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Jim Carrey says users should yank their Facebook accounts
Jim Carrey is encouraging Facebook users and investors to delete their account.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Twitter makes money for first time ever, but problems remain
Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company’s broader problems any …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Investors reacquaint themselves with turmoil in the markets
What should investors do? Here are a few answers to common questions.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction
Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6 a.m.
Another milestone for stocks: Most boring market in decades
The last time stocks sailed through such an uneventful first seven months was when a group of burglars was arrested for breaking into the Watergate complex in 1972. Broaden the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Netflix still piling up viewers and big programming bills
Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Founder of disastrous Fyre Festival arrested, charged with fraud
One of the organizers of the disastrous Fyre Festival has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Many women think men are the better investors; they’re not
After checking how 8 million of its customers did during 2016, Fidelity Investments found that women earned 6.4 percent on their portfolios. Its male customers made slightly less: 6 percent.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
‘America First’ doesn’t have to mean ‘American Only’ 401k
“America First” is President Trump’s economic policy. But that doesn’t mean investors should set their 401(k) accounts to “America Only.”
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Investors proving bullish on Trump
Investors are pushing U.S. stock markets to new heights in what some are calling the “Trump rally,” anticipating that the president-elect will work with the Republican-led Congress to lower taxes …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Silver ETF investors exit as bear market looms on rate concerns; others drop gold
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
Investors flee emerging markets after Trump victory
Investing in Mexico, China and other emerging markets has never been for the fainthearted. Big swings have been a hallmark, caused by everything from the 1994 “tequila crisis” where Mexico …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Stocks fade as nervous investors watch 2016 election
Stocks closed broadly lower on Tuesday, as nervous investors continued to monitor the run-up to the 2016 election, which is turning out to be closer than previously expected.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
U.S. stocks barely budge ahead of monthly jobs report
U.S. stocks wavered Thursday and finished barely higher as an interest rate cut by the Bank of England, a move intended to shore up the British economy, wasn’t enough to …
Sat., June 4, 2016
Froma Harrop: Suckers for Trump need to believe
The skilled con artist knows how to identify chumps and work their emotions.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Wal-Mart’s earnings test investor patience
Wal-Mart is spending billions of dollars to pay its hourly workers more and spruce up its stores and online services. But its fourth-quarter results show that it’ll take time to …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Stocks rise for second straight trading day
Stocks rose Tuesday as the market notched its second sizable gain in a row. Retail and industrial stocks made the biggest gains as they were lifted by company earnings, some …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Warren Buffett’s chosen index fund still beating hedge funds in bet
Warren Buffett continues to hold the lead in his bet that most investors are better off in a stock index fund than in a sophisticated hedge fund that charges hefty …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappoints
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 211.75 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.83. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 35.43 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,880.02 and the Nasdaq …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
What’s ahead for volatile stocks?
If the No. 2 officer of the U.S. central bank isn’t sure what’s around the corner with regard to the factors buffeting stock prices – namely sharply lower oil prices, …
Wed., May 1, 2013
Valley man denies SEC fraud charge
A Spokane Valley businessman is fighting aggressively against federal accusations that he duped investors with claims of huge financial gains and instead spent thousands on vacations, gifts and gambling. Daniel …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Indictment alleges Jeffreys’ dark side
People describe Greg Jeffreys as one of the smartest men they know. A persuasive salesman. A tireless worker. An aggressive negotiator and sophisticated dealmaker of uncommon boldness. He was also …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2010
Out-of-state investors bring suit alleging fraud
A group of California investors has accused a pair of Spokane real estate developers of using a sophisticated scheme that tricked them out of tens of thousands of dollars and …
Thu., April 2, 2009, 12:31 p.m.
Wall Street extends four-week rally
Investors dove into stocks on Thursday as global efforts to end the financial crisis fed the market’s newfound optimism that the economy is on the mend.