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Aug 21, 2014

Hormel Foods Takes Over #318 Spot From AMETEK

In the latest look at the underlying components of the S&P 500 ordered by largest market capitalization, Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE: HRL) has taken over the #318 spot from AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME), according to The Online Investor. Click here to find o... #NYSE #Hormel Foods

Aug 21, 2014

Raymond James Financial Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Sealed Air

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Raymond James Financial Incorporated (NYSE: RJF) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Sealed Air Co... #NYSE #Raymond James Financial, Inc. #Sealed Air

Aug 21, 2014

Banks Can't Keep Up As FinTech Upstarts Innovate At A Breakneck Pace

The incumbents of the traditional financial services world—banks and VCs, for example—do some things well. Unfortunately, for them, a wave of upstarts is taking advantage of what many traditionalists don’t do well: move at the speed of today’s econom... #NYSE #Raymond James Financial, Inc. #Sealed Air

Aug 22, 2014

Two Birds To Watch At Jackson Hole: Will It Be Hawks Or Doves?

The U.S. dollar softened against several currencies on Friday as investors await speeches from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi in Jackson Hole, Wyo. It's no surprise to see capital markets rel... #European Central Bank #Mario Draghi #Federal Reserve

Aug 20, 2014

Pakistan Protest Leaders Hold Talks With Government

Leaders of the protests demanding the resignation of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held their first talks with the government late Wednesday, as a tense standoff continued in the capital... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif

Aug 20, 2014

DealBook: Thumbtack, an Online Market for Services, Raises $100 Million

The online marketplace for hiring workers for complete tasks has raised $150 million of financing to date, including from Google Capital and Sequoia Capital... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif

Aug 21, 2014

Chilean police employ tear gas, water cannons at student protest interrupted by masked people

Student protesters have fled a tear gas truck and police water cannons during a march through the Chilean capital, but no injuries or arrests have been reported... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif

Aug 21, 2014

Botox Maker Allergan’s Suit Against Valeant Won’t Delay Special Meeting

A federal judge in California ruled against Allergan, which was hoping its lawsuit against Valeant and Pershing Square Capital Management might prevent its shareholders from calling a special meeting until the case was resolved... #California #Allergan, Inc. #Pershing Square Capital Management

Aug 21, 2014

Albemarle Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Leggett & Platt

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Albemarle Corp. (NYSE: ALB) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE: LEG),... #NYSE #Leggett & Platt

Aug 21, 2014

Here's How BuzzFeed and HuffPost Really Stack Up

BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post make for an easy comparison, sharing, as they do, some co-founders and a viral content strategy built around a high-low mix, among other commonalities. But in the days since Buzzfeed raised $50 million in venture capi... #Huffington Post #Andreessen Horowitz