Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.
Knight Capital, down 32 percent, has lost about $300 million in market value in one trading session. What is the market saying?
"This algorithmic trading is kind of out of control," says one market pro. "It seriously hurts investor confidence."
This is a story you’ll think about the next time you get a loaner car from a dealership.
Electronic Arts, which reported slightly better-than-expected earnings Tuesday, is radically shifting its strategy for “Star Wars: The Old Republic” as a part of its big bet on free and digital gaming.
With the Jubilee followed by the Olympics it is good to be British this year. So does that must mean its good to be a retailer in the U.K. this year? Not exactly.
The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday to discuss interest rates, amid calls for the base rate to be cut from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent. Moorad Choudhry tells us why further rate cuts or quantitative easing won't help turn around the U.K. economy.
Housing has never been more affordable, and yet home ownership is still falling and more Americans are renting. The supply of homes for sale is down 24 percent from a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors, but that still doesn’t explain why so few buyers are jumping in. The answer lies in the immobile move-up buyer.
We've long believed that you have to be popular to be successful...but many successful brands are now finding that if you want to dominate your field, being unpopular truly pays off, according to this author.
Friday, forecasters expect the Labor Department to report the economy added 100,000 jobs in July, not enough to keep pace with growth in the working age population.
China reported slower manufacturing activity in July, though "official" Chinese PMI is still showing expansion, at 50.1, down from 50.2 in June. The trend has been down for months. So why did the Chinese stock market rally almost one percent, its best showing since July 6?
Facebook is still the world’s most successful start-ups, despite ongoing market concerns about its growth prospects, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor told CNBC.com on Tuesday.
Worries about the global economy have hammered the vehicle sector, but options are turning bullish this week.
Public opinion is of value to governing politicians only when it is in line with their prevailing decision making. But the public's opinion was never asked for in the first place, when the EU decided to proceed with the great euro project. Why should it matter now?
A setback for Google; MGM buys out Icahn; tough times for EA and Take Two and Facebook hits new post-IPO lows.
Everyone is looking for bargains in today’s risky economy. Jim Grant, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, is confident that money-making opportunities exist. He said that bargain hunters just need to know where to look.
The cable industry faces some big issues: rising content costs, rising competition challenging ratings, and the looming threat of blackouts as content and distribution companies negotiate new deals. This week we’ll see how the industry is faring.
Despite strong pressure from the Obama administration, a federal regulator will not allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage principal.
Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.
Marijuana in California is seemingly coming full circle. It gone from being a banned substance to legal under state law for medical uses to being banned again in many cities. Now it turns out that pot is also bad for the animals.