YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is a social platform in China that features live broadcasting. The overall company can be broken into the following sub-businesses: YY Live (56%), Online Dating (14%), Game Broadcasting (9%), Online Games (8%), Online Education (2%) and Others (11%). Having the most market share and the most comprehensive products on a single platform amongst players in the Chinese live broadcast....More>>>
Currencies, commodities, different stock sectors, and bonds… For the last few days, they've been all over the place. Investors and traders are digesting the news. They're trying to figure out what "President Trump" means for the world. They're trying to figure out where their money is safest… and where they'll make the biggest profits. Today,....More>>>
Treasury yields edged lower Thursday to extend their weeklong slide, with the 10-year government bond ending at its lowest level in about seven weeks.
But yields were higher across the board in the first quarter of the year, with short-dated rates seeing the brunt of the rise. Concerns that a flare-up in inflation would push the Federal Reserve to raise rates faster than expected led to the....More>>>
Shares of Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) fell more than 7% at one point on October 31st after news broke from the company that it would be merging its operations with the Oil & Gas segment of General Electric (NYSE:GE), an announcement that left shares of the latter virtually unchanged. In what follows, I will look at this deal and give my thoughts on what it should mean for investors moving forward....More>>>
In a CNBC interview this week, Warren Buffett was asked if he would still consider investing in gun companies after the school shooting in Florida and calls for corporate America to stop supporting the NRA and gun manufacturers.
This was his response:
“I think what the kids are doing there is very admirable, but I don’t think that Berkshire should say, ‘We’re....More>>>
Upset with family conflict
Millions of Boomers are becoming senior citizens with 10,000 a day of us turning 65. A lot of us still have aging parents, now in their 80s, 90s and more. And by that age, a lot of these elders need some kind of help. Will it come from us, their aging adult children? All over this country, Boomer-aged adults are offering help whether physical or financial....More>>>
Congress usually reserves words like “tyranny,” “destructive,” and “dangerous” for condemning intolerant regimes in the Middle East and elsewhere.
But now those same terms are being used to call for the elimination of the federal consumer protection agency that has cracked down on big banks and shady payday lenders.
Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling....More>>>
March has brought madness to airline stocks, including United Continental Holdings (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and American Airlines (AAL). But the recent pullbacks aren’t a buying opportunity, say Imperial Michael Derchin and Adam Hackel.
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I recommended United Continental on Nov. 19, the week that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
If you have the choice between making a major purchase on a credit card or a personal loan, your first choice should be neither.
Your first choice – if you will not be able to pay back the purchase by the end of the month – should be cash. If you do not have the cash, then you should consider skipping the purchase until you have saved enough money.
New research on money-stealing hackers shows they are expanding their reach — and looking more like an international mafia.
The cybersecurity experts at Dell SecureWorks track banking botnets, the massive networks of infected computers that steal victims’ bank logins and empty their checking accounts.
In 2015, the most vicious viruses expanded to also target warehouses....More>>>