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Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Can Afford a ‘Spend to Win’ Strategy for Facebook

Facebook reported successful quarterly earnings, but like many large companies, it might have to keep spending to win. After growth companies pass the first phase of a meteoric rise in stock price and popularity, More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Spotify Expected to Seek $500 Million in Financing Before Going Public

Music streaming service Spotify has hired Goldman Sachs for a new round of financing in an effort to raise about $500 million and boost the startup’s value to as much as $8 billion, according to anonymous sources. The More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Bill Gross Predicts 25 Basis Point Interest Rate Rise by June

A policy statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates a “patient” approach to raising interest rates; Janus manager Bill Gross thinks the rise will be 25 basis points by June 2015. The FOMC said More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein : The Eurozone Needs More Than QE

Although the European Central Bank has launched a larger-than-expected program of quantitative easing (QE), even its advocates fear that it may not be enough to boost real incomes, reduce unemployment,  More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Facebook May Hijack Television’s Advertising Dollars

Video ads are likely to take Facebook by storm, with the number of companies using video advertising on the social media site rising steadily, according to Financial Times. The trend could result in advertising More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Sunrise IPO Casting Shadow Over Competition

Sunrise, a Swiss mobile telecom company, may have the biggest IPO for Switzerland since 2006, and comes amid the lifting of the cap off of the Swiss Franc and increased competition in the telecom sector. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Drew Barrymore Kvells at Daughter’s First ‘Oy Vey’

Drew Barrymore, the child star from a celebrated acting dynasty who has been warming up to Judaism since her third marriage to Will Koppelman, kvelled over her 2 year old daughter Olive’s first “Oy More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

International Man of Mystery Howard Marks Stricken With Terminal Cancer

Howard Marks, a Welsh drug smuggler-turned-celebrity author, has said in an interview that he has been diagnosed with inoperable bowel cancer. The 69-year-old, who spent seven years in a high-security U.S. More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Playoffs Possible for Wilpon’s NY Mets, but Fans Still Riddled With Angst

The New York Mets hope to be a contender this season for the first time since 2008, but the prevalent feeling among fans is one of negativity due to the ownership’s continuing payroll problems and the team’s More...

Lilach Weissman On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Topless Women Return to Page 3 of the Sun

So was The Sun mulling it over, or was it a publicity stunt? Or rather, publicity smut, depending on your attitude toward the British Sun’s traditional bare-chested Page Three girl.  The news buzzing More...

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