Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York University professor and author Jerome Favre | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nicholas Nassim Taleb has reversed his stance on bitcoin. The “Black Swan” author said in a recent paper that the largest cryptocurrency by market cap has failed to satisfy the notions of it as a currency without government, a
David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs & Co., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said that China’s recent moves boosting oversight of its technology
A Falcon 9 rocket booster lands after launching the company’s Transporter-2 rideshare mission on June 30, 2021. SpaceX Private investment in space companies hit $4.5 billion in the second quarter, a record for the sector, according to a report on Wednesday by New York-based firm Space Capital. “This was the largest quarter on record for
The chairman and CEO of the world’s largest asset manager told CNBC on Wednesday that he worries about a “silent crisis of retirement,” citing global monetary policies that create disincentives for savers. “Unquestionably, as central banks keep rates low, or negative in Europe, the savers are getting slammed,” BlackRock co-founder Larry Fink said on “Squawk
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, June 25, 2021. Source: NYSE Second-quarter earnings reporting season gets underway in the week ahead and eye-popping results could validate a market that continues to easily shake off any concerns on its steady march to record high after record high. The second quarter’s profits for
In this article SPCE JWN CAKE Virgin Galactic Founder Sir Richard Branson demonstrates a spacewear system, designed for Virgin Galactic astronauts, at an event October 16, 2019 in Yonkers, New York. Don Emmert | AFP | Getty Images Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket. Virgin Galactic — Shares of
In this article COF TROW RCL CCL GS CAKE Pedestrians wearing protective masks wait to enter a Disney store in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Virgin Galactic — Shares of Virgin Galactic were down 14%
In this article MS AMC Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Morgan Stanley (MS) – Morgan Stanley beat estimates by 20 cents with second-quarter earnings of $1.85 per share, while revenue topped forecasts as well, helped by an acceleration in investment banking activity. Despite the beat, Morgan Stanley shares fell 1.6% in
In the coming years, quantum computing stocks are likely to become very lucrative. If you’re unfamiliar with the technology, these computers use quantum mechanics to create multidimensional spaces and solve complex problems. As a result, quantum computers are significantly faster than traditional computers. Quantum computing is a relatively nascent technology, but it holds a lot