Three Goldman Sachs bankers have left the company to join transportation tech company Uber Technologies Inc this week. Unfortunately for many Wall Street firms, the news likely comes as no surprise as talent continues to flow from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.
NXP Semiconductors has announced that the company has gained final approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce for NXP’s proposed merger with Freescale Semiconductor. Chinese approval was the last hurdle to fall, and the merged company will soon take its spot as the top automotive semiconductor supplier in the world.
Alphabet is officially in the mortgage business. This week, Google launched a mortgage shopping tool for California homebuyers. The company says that platforms will soon be available for buyers in other states as well.
It’s that time of year again. And of course, I’m talking about the time of year when people start opening up their wallets to make a slew of holiday purchases ranging from exotic food to gifts to winter clothing to travel accommodations. While holiday spending often becomes quite expensive, most people are happy to dig…
In a recent interview with Yahoo Finance, iconic investor Warren Buffett discussed a range of topics including sources of optimism, the state of U.S. education, U.S. wealth distribution and the Chinese economy. Here are several key quotes from the Oracle of Omaha.
People can use any number of adjectives to describe global online retail giant Amazon, but timid is not one of them. After creating major disruptions in the retail and data management space, Amazon may soon be creating major disruption in another area: transportation and logistics.
While many traders turn their attention from bulls and bears to turkeys this week, U.S. markets keep right on ticking. The NASDAQ and the NYSE close down completely on Thanksgiving and only operate until 1:00 p.m. Friday. However, traders that take the day off have historically missed some solid trading opportunities.
Retail giants Wal-Mart and Target are making an aggressive push to challenge Amazon and other online retailers this Cyber Monday.
Credit Suisse just released its list of 10 things investors are watching during this holiday-shortened trading week. Here’s a breakdown of the list.
It’s an exciting time for small business owners, and modern technology and innovation has created an unprecedented number of opportunities for small businesses to compete head-to-head for market share with larger rivals. However, innovation has also led to a number of new challenges for small businesses, and leaders are forced to constantly adapt to the…