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Fluctuating currency exchange rates and shifting accounting rules helped make first quarter results at Alphabet, Google’s parent, appear a little better than they really were on Monday. That fooled some investors for a few minutes, causing a momentary surge in

  Aluminum stocks are plunging after the United States said it would consider relaxing sanctions against a Russian company. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions earlier this month on Rusal, the second-largest aluminum producer in the world, as part of a

Billionaire fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach, who famously shorted Apple stock before it crashed in 2012, has a new tech investment nemesis: Facebook. Increasing regulation is likely to derail Facebook’s stock price, Gundlach, chief investment officer at DoubleLine Capital, said in

The nine-year bull market might be on its last legs. Fifty-eight percent of global money managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch think the stock market has already peaked or will later this year. Despite the market mayhem of

Netflix stock price hit a new all-time high of $ 338.62 a share on Tuesday, putting the internet video giant’s stock market value within a hair’s breadth of much larger competitor Walt Disney. With the stock up 10% on the

Growth at big companies chasing mature markets is supposed to slow down. Think about wireless phones or cable TV. But that rule doesn’t seem to apply to Netflix, at least not yet. Even after more than 20 years in business,

In 2013’s Big Data, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, professor of digital governance at Oxford, described the necessity of using digital information to better connect with customers and train automated systems. In the new Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data, Mayer-­Schönberger,

1. Maxing out the credit card: House Speaker Paul Ryan, who built his career on the promise of fiscal responsibility, is leaving behind a looming $ 1 trillion budget deficit. In the short run, Ryan’s signature achievement of tax cuts

Most technology companies are nothing like Facebook Inc. So why are their stocks being influenced so strongly by a social network firm? The question is posed by Goldman Sachs. Strategists led by David Kostin have observed elevated correlations between Facebook

London Stock Exchange Group hired Goldman Sachs Group’s David Schwimmer to run the 217-year-old bourse, ending a months-long search for a CEO by appointing another investment banker. He will join the group on Aug. 1 following a 20-year career at