The CIA has become the preeminent hacking operation, sneaking into high-tech phones and televisions to spy on people worldwide, according to an explosive WikiLeaks publication of purported internal CIA documents on Tuesday.
To hide its operations, the CIA routinely adopted hacking techniques that enabled them to appear as if they were hackers in Russia, WikiLeaks said.
Ensco (NYSE:ESV) has made an excellent decision to merge with Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW). The merger results in creating an entity with a superb geographic diversification and a wide base of customers, best in its class and possessing a healthy mix of quality assets. As the oil market recovers and the investments in offshore projects increase, Ensco will benefit considerably from this strong strategic....More>>>
Wall Street on Monday didn’t just cash in on one winner, or a daily double, or even a trifecta. It notched a stock market-style superfecta, with all four major U.S. stock indexes — representing blue chip names, technology stocks, small caps and large-company stocks — all closing at record highs on the same day for the first time in 17 years.
BlackBerry (BBRY) has solidified a strong base for its turnaround narrative. After the cash payment received from Qualcomm (QCOM), equity investors have found a cushion to extend more bullish bets as the case to lower risk premiums becomes more convincing.
This is a classic prisoner’s dilemma with the option to extend more capital needed to invest in ROIC-improving projects, the....More>>>
Investors can add all sorts of investments to an IRA, but many financial advisors will suggest sticking with conservative dividend stocks. The reason is simple — blue chip income generators generally bounce back from big market crashes, and the compounding effect of reinvested dividends can deliver massive returns over several decades.
At first glance, tobacco giant Altria (NYSE:MO)....More>>>
Warren Buffett warned students about the perils of using debt and leverage decades ago using Donald Trump as a negative case study.
Buffett was asked by a Notre Dame student about Trump’s business troubles during a question and answer session in 1991. Trump’s Atlantic City Taj Mahal casino filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection later that year.
The management of regulatory affairs essentially contributes to the overall success of new drug development – both at early pre-marketing stages and at all times post-marketing. This means that a biotech or pharma company’s regulatory affairs personnel will be heavily involved in all stages of new drug development both prior to and after an FDA approval.
The Conference Board has released its reading on consumer confidence for February. The 130.8 figure was up 6.5 points 124.3 in January. Consensus estimates had been 127.0 from Dow Jones (Wall Street Journal) and 126.4 from Bloomberg.
What stands out about this report is that the cutoff date for the preliminary results was February 15. That means the people surveyed had already seen the panic....More>>>
Shopko will liquidate its assets and close all of its remaining locations by mid-June.
The company was unable to find a buyer for the retail business and will begin winding down its operations beginning this week, the company said in statement released Monday. The decision to liquidate will b
Michael Aminov-Tobin almost forgot a car insurance company was tracking his driving. He wasn’t paying extra attention to how fast he drove or how hard he hit his brakes. So he was astonished when the company offered to insure his 2016 Hyundai Veloster Turbo for $100 a month less than he’d been