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HP Sales Rise, but Fall Short of Estimates

WSJ - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:50
HP’s sales missed Wall Street targets in the most recent quarter, but the company maintained its full-year outlook on adjusted profit.

And the Winner Is...

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:05
Our 18th annual forecasting challenge attracted over 4,000 entrants. The winner, Tom Kaempfer, led the pack but once again, perfection was nowhere to be seen.

Why Bristol-Myers Squibb Can Be a Sweet Pill for Investors

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:03
Wall Street has soured on the deal for Celgene, but Bristol-Myers has one of the lowest valuations in the drug sector and could itself become a takeover target

What I Saw at the Consumer Electronics Show

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:01
Smart homes and AI spoke to the future. But Delta’s biometric ID is happening now. And then there’s this year’s report on driverless cars.

The Best Stock Funds for Risky Markets

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 04:58
These funds may not shine in the headiest of bull markets, but their managers excel at picking stocks when the markets are volatile and risks abound. It’s time to give them a look.

TikTok Settles With FTC Over Data Collection From Children

WSJ - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 03:39
The popular short-video and social-media app TikTok agreed to a $5.7 million settlement with federal regulators over allegations that it illegally collected personal information from children.

Where China Dominates in 5G Technology

WSJ - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 03:01
Chinese companies are leaders in 5G patents and standards proposals. That means big royalties ahead.

EBay Is Expected to Give Activist Shareholders at Least 2 Board Seats

WSJ - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 02:30
The agreement eBay is nearing with shareholders Elliott Management and Starboard Value would give each one a board seat, with possible input on another seat.

How 5G Will Change So Much More Than Your Phone

WSJ - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 01:43
New wireless technology promises to make everything connected. Here’s a sample of what that could mean.

A Tribute to Jack Bogle

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 01:38
The inventor of the index fund and founder of Vanguard Group made investing possible for ordinary Americans

Office REITs at Bargain Prices

Barron's - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 01:08
Real estate investment trusts that specialize in office properties have badly lagged the overall REIT market. But be careful: Not every region is equally attractive.

Five Small 5G-Related Companies That Investors Should Watch

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 23:53
These companies are trying to get a jump on offering 5G applications as the networks are built out.

How the U.S. Can Catch Up in the 5G Race

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 23:30
Government collaboration is much more important in building out the network than it was for 4G.

New York City Tries to Even Out Access to Wireless Networks

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 22:51
Municipalities across the country grapple with uneven access to faster wireless service as 5G approaches.

U.S. Takes Huawei Fight Directly to Telecom Industry

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:49
U.S. officials came to the world’s largest telecom trade fair to press allies to exclude Huawei equipment from next-generation cellular networks, calling the Chinese company’s gear a security risk.

How Much 5G Could Cost Users

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:43
Wireless carriers are still grappling with how much to charge consumers and businesses for this faster, next-generation service.

Tesla's Elon Musk Strains at SEC Leash With Tweets

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 08:01
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has until March 11 to answer federal regulators’ claims that tweets he issued last week violated an enforcement settlement he reached last year, a federal judge decided Tuesday.

Activist Investors, eBay Nearing Settlement That Sets Stage for Possible Change

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:49
Online marketplace eBay and activist investors Elliott Management and Starboard Value are nearing a settlement deal that would give the activists board seats and could open the door to the company breaking itself up.

Apple, Facebook Fight Global Encryption Battle

WSJ - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 04:25
International governments are passing laws that allow authorities to pressure tech companies such as Apple and Facebook for access to digital secrets.

Outbrain to Acquire Native-Ad Specialist

WSJ - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 22:49
Outbrain, a company that puts ads on publishers’ websites that recommend content elsewhere, is acquiring Ligatus, a subsidiary of German media giant Bertelsmann that specializes in native advertising.