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Why everyone's so hung up on the recession red flag called 'the yield curve'

WHY EVERYONE'S SO HUNG UP ON THE RECESSION RED FLAG CALLED 'THE YIELD CURVE'

The spread between three-month and 10-year US Treasury yields has inverted for the first time since 2007. When that happens, it's a...

Bolt Founder Ben Einstein Leaves Hardware Tech VC Firm

BOLT FOUNDER BEN EINSTEIN LEAVES HARDWARE TECH VC FIRM

Ben Einstein, co-founder and general partner of hardware-focused investor Bolt, says he has left the venture capital firm he started...

 
 
 
Inside the Lyft roadshow in NYC where investors packed the penthouse of a $1,000 a night hotel

INSIDE THE LYFT ROADSHOW IN NYC WHERE INVESTORS PACKED THE PENTHOUSE OF A $1,000 A NIGHT HOTEL

Lyft executives met with 400 investors at New York's St. Regis hotel on Thursday for its pre-IPO roadshow. The company would not provide...

A Wall Street strategist who called the last stock plunge says investors are foolishly ignoring one thriving corner of the market

A WALL STREET STRATEGIST WHO CALLED THE LAST STOCK PLUNGE SAYS INVESTORS ARE FOOLISHLY IGNORING ONE THRIVING CORNER OF THE MARKET

Large- and small-cap stocks capture all the attention in the market, but one market expert says there's an overlooked middle class...

 
 
 
After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates

AFTER THE FALL: HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOWER RATES

NEW YORK - So much for those worries about rising interest rates. Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone...

 
 
 
Bank of America says these are the 3 triggers that should prompt investors to sell stocks immediately

BANK OF AMERICA SAYS THESE ARE THE 3 TRIGGERS THAT SHOULD PROMPT INVESTORS TO SELL STOCKS IMMEDIATELY

A burst of inflows into equity exchange-traded funds last week was a sign that the lengthy bull market remains resilient, according...

 
 
 
A startup that scrapes the web just raised money from Visa's former CEO in a sign of the growing importance of the $2 billion industry

A STARTUP THAT SCRAPES THE WEB JUST RAISED MONEY FROM VISA'S FORMER CEO IN A SIGN OF THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF THE $2 BILLION INDUSTRY

Alternative data startup Thinknum raised $12 million in a series A round from investors including Green Visor Capital, which counts...

South Africa's FlexClub raises $1.2M, partners with Uber Mexico

SOUTH AFRICA'S FLEXCLUB RAISES $1.2M, PARTNERS WITH UBER MEXICO

FlexClub , a South African startup that matches investors and drivers to cars for ride-hailing services, closed a $1.2 million seed...

 
 
 
Lyft is seeking a $23 billion valuation as it officially launches its IPO - here's where its executives are headed to court investors

LYFT IS SEEKING A $23 BILLION VALUATION AS IT OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES ITS IPO - HERE'S WHERE ITS EXECUTIVES ARE HEADED TO COURT INVESTORS

Lyft filed an update to its IPO prospectus on Monday , targeting a $21 billion-$23 billion valuation when shares price as early next...

Asian shares advance as investors watch US-China trade talks

ASIAN SHARES ADVANCE AS INVESTORS WATCH US-CHINA TRADE TALKS

TOKYO - Shares rose in Asia on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving...

 
 
 
Here's how Airtable raised $160 million last year - and got a valuation of around $1 billion - without a pitch deck

HERE'S HOW AIRTABLE RAISED $160 MILLION LAST YEAR - AND GOT A VALUATION OF AROUND $1 BILLION - WITHOUT A PITCH DECK

Airtable , the maker of an up-and-coming cloud spreadsheet app, raised $160 million last year without having to rely on a pitch deck,...

Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

TESLA MODEL Y: 5 THINGS TO KNOW AS THE UNVEIL DUST SETTLES

Excited fans, disappointed investors, and big promises by Elon Musk: the Tesla Model Y unveil had it all. Set to be the fourth car...

 
 
 
A 'tug-of-war' is pulling the stock market in 2 distinct directions - and how investors combat it will determine whether they survive the next meltdown

A 'TUG-OF-WAR' IS PULLING THE STOCK MARKET IN 2 DISTINCT DIRECTIONS - AND HOW INVESTORS COMBAT IT WILL DETERMINE WHETHER THEY SURVIVE THE NEXT MELTDOWN

Several Wall Street strategists have identified a so-called "flowless" rally in the stock market this year. Even though stocks are...

Report: College bribery scandal tip stemmed from pharma pump-and-dump investigation

REPORT: COLLEGE BRIBERY SCANDAL TIP STEMMED FROM PHARMA PUMP-AND-DUMP INVESTIGATION

The Wall Street Journal reported that Morrie Tobin tipped off investigators about the college bribery scheme, which ensnared a biotech...

 
 
 
SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with defrauding investors

SEC CHARGES VOLKSWAGEN, FORMER CEO WITH DEFRAUDING INVESTORS

WASHINGTON - The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding American...

Private-equity giant TPG says it fired a top executive after he was caught in the college-admissions scandal, and it's letting investors pull money

PRIVATE-EQUITY GIANT TPG SAYS IT FIRED A TOP EXECUTIVE AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT IN THE COLLEGE-ADMISSIONS SCANDAL, AND IT'S LETTING INVESTORS PULL MONEY

Private equity firm TPG said it fired William 'Bill' McGlashan, an executive caught in the college admissions scandal. TPG said he...

 
 
 
$10 trillion in corporate debt has become a ticking time bomb for the next credit crisis - but one group of stocks is best positioned to escape it

$10 TRILLION IN CORPORATE DEBT HAS BECOME A TICKING TIME BOMB FOR THE NEXT CREDIT CRISIS - BUT ONE GROUP OF STOCKS IS BEST POSITIONED TO ESCAPE IT

Investors are closely watching the credit market for signs of strain, especially as a growing share of debt is amassed by companies...

Gene Therapy Boom, Cracking Alzheimer's: What's Hot on May 21

GENE THERAPY BOOM, CRACKING ALZHEIMER'S: WHAT'S HOT ON MAY 21

Our annual half-day life sciences variety show, “ What's Hot in Biotech ,” is back. Join Xconomy on May 21 at Bristol-Myers Squibb's...