List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

NewsWatch: Why the American Dream is unraveling, in 4 charts

NewsWatch: Why the American Dream is unraveling, in 4 charts

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The upper-middle-class families author Robert Putnam profiles separate themselves into affluent suburbs, with their own public schools and social spheres. As a result, poorer children not only… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Brennan warns Islamic State threatens U.S.

The Wall Street Journal: Brennan warns Islamic State threatens U.S.

CIA Director John Brennan warns Islamic State is a threat to the U.S. CIA Director John Brennan warned Sunday the threat of Islamic State that is destabilizing the Middle East… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Intel nears agreement to buy Altera for about $54 a share

The Wall Street Journal: Intel nears agreement to buy Altera for about $54 a share

Intel Corp.’s logo. Intel Corp.’s on-again-off-again attempt to buy Altera Corp. is on the cusp of succeeding, as the chip maker prepares to announce the roughly $17 billion acquisition Monday,… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Is Uber a friend or foe of Carnegie Mellon in robotics?

The Wall Street Journal: Is Uber a friend or foe of Carnegie Mellon in robotics?

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University is scrambling to recover after Uber Technologies Inc. poached at least 40 of its researchers and scientists earlier this year, a raid that has left one of… Read more »

Economic Preview: Steady jobs growth best thing going for up-and-down U.S. economy

Economic Preview: Steady jobs growth best thing going for up-and-down U.S. economy

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The one thing the U.S. economy unabashedly has in its favor is a boom in hiring. So long as companies continue to hire at a steady clip… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: John Kerry cuts short Europe trip after bike accident

The Wall Street Journal: John Kerry cuts short Europe trip after bike accident

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry canceled the remainder of an overseas trip after breaking his leg Sunday in a cycling accident near Geneva. Kerry plans to return to the… Read more »

27 million watched this video game tournament — matching NCAA final audience

27 million watched this video game tournament — matching NCAA final audience

If you think videogames are a nerdy pastime for out-of-shape boys gathered around laptops in their parents’ basements sipping on cola, you are sorely mistaken. Competitive gaming, known as electronic… Read more »

Paul B. Farrell: Why investors are helpless against Wall Street’s secret brainwashing machine

Paul B. Farrell: Why investors are helpless against Wall Street’s secret brainwashing machine

Yes, the new behavioral economics is Wall Street’s secret mind-control brainwashing machine. Call it behavioral economics, psychology of investing, the new science of irrationality, it is Wall Street’s most powerful… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Show us the money: Wage data in jobs report to come under scrutiny

Market Snapshot: Show us the money: Wage data in jobs report to come under scrutiny

Wage growth, or the lack of it, will be one of the most important pieces of data to come out this week in Friday’s May jobs report as investors scan… Read more »

Merger Activity Is A Bullish Indicator – Cramer's Mad Money (5/28/15)

Merger Activity Is A Bullish Indicator – Cramer's Mad Money (5/28/15)

Summary Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Southwest Airlines CEO interview. IPO investing is about caution and homework. Cyber-security and organic food are the 2 hottest trends. Stocks discussed on the in-depth… Read more »

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