Navigating Bad Financial Advice
Jack Waymire 6/15/2012 11 comments
Every year, millions of investors turn their assets over to advisors who should rather be tellers at small, rural banks, if that. Why do we give them control of our retirement assets?
Tapping the Power of Crowds
Sherri Cruz 6/14/2012 9 comments
With the April passage of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, equity-based crowdfunding is getting ready to take center stage.
Ed Leefeldt 6/11/2012 51 comments
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are both panhandling in the hope of raising $1 billion, which not only demeans them but demeans us, too.
Corn Syrup Struggles to Stay Sweet
Kevin Carter 6/4/2012 79 comments
High-fructose corn syrup, blamed for the nation's obesity and diabetes epidemics, just lost a bid to rename itself corn sugar -- and faces potential new limits in NYC.
Taxes, Red Tape, & Legislation: Oh, My!
Lenore Elle Hawkins 5/28/2012 20 comments
Forget about business growth as long as the future of tax rates remains unclear, regulation continues to expand in unpredictable ways, and legislation keeps creating increasingly onerous burdens.
Value in NetApp
Tech-Stock Prospector 5/25/2012 11 comments
NetApp shares fell almost 13% yesterday. Maybe it's time for management to rein in expenses.
Going Big With Teradata
Tech-Stock Prospector 5/17/2012 11 comments
Teradata operates in a $20 billion market and has a strong product portfolio across all price points, along with more than 1,000 customers in multiple industries.
And the Bridges (& Roads) All Fall Down...
John Jordan 5/15/2012 8 comments
The nation's infrastructure is crumbling. And because of the lack of leadership in Washington, state and municipal officials have been forced to come up with funding solutions on their own.
Who's in Charge at My Bank?
Marvin Kitman 5/14/2012 56 comments
Chase CEO Jamie Dimon revealed last week that the bank had managed to create a massive $2 billion trading loss. That was the good news.
The Good Host: Rackspace
Tech-Stock Prospector 5/11/2012 8 comments
Rackspace stock fell by as much as 14% this week after Q1 earnings came in a cent shy of the consensus estimate. But the company has longer-term growth prospects.
Mail Today, Gone Tomorrow
Joey's Journal 5/11/2012 28 comments
The US Postal Service is losing billions of dollars a year. But are we really prepared to say goodbye to mail delivery?
Interop Notes From Citrix to Zynga
R. Scott Raynovich 5/10/2012 23 comments
The Interop enterprise technology conference brings together some of the world's most powerful tech companies. They made it clear that today's big trends are here to stay.
Telecom-equipment maker Ciena is a stock traders dream, as long as the timing is correct.
The FTC is offering a $50,000 cash prize to the person or group that can come up with a solution to those annoying robocalls.
Akamai is in the middle of four significant tech trends.
John Malone of Liberty Media will be taking over Sirius XM satellite radio when the existing CEO Mel Karmazin steps down. What's it mean?
Demand for students of the humanities exists, despite widespread aspersions on the discipline.
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