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Activist Urges ‘Fix’ for Silicon Valley

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Could Paying Employees to Quit Save Amazon?

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How Facebook May Fade to Background

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Quantitative Analyst – PSEG – Newark, NJ

Title: Quantitative Analyst – ER&T Location: Corporate Headquarters – Newark NJ (0014) Job Function: Energy Trading Job Description: The successful candidate will work closely with marketers, traders, risk managers, project developers, and quantitative analysts to analyze complex market structures, develop new high margin products, design viable hedging strategies for portfolio management, perform financial analysis required … Continue reading »

Facebook Acquires WhatsApp for $16 Billion – A Desperate Move?

Facebook’s staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp is a sign of sheer “desperation”, according to one industry watcher, who argues that the social networking giant has overpaid for the mobile-messaging start-up. “This is crazy money. I think they massively overpaid for this, they’ve done it because they are desperate,” Rob Enderle principal analyst at Enderle … Continue reading »

Markets adjusting to new world of less easy money

Markets are calibrating to the new world of a less easy Fed. Traders will be watching for those types of Fed-related moves Friday, amid the activity generated by the quadruple expiration of futures and options, and re-balancing of the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. Facebook will join the S&P on Friday afternoon. There is also third-quarter … Continue reading »

Quantitative Equity Research Analyst – New York Life – NYC

Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities The quantitative equity research analyst at Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC will play a role in the development and implementation of quantitatively managed products as part of Cornerstone Capital Management (CCM)’s Global Quantitative Portfolio Management Team. The job requirements include: Improve CCM’s stock selection models by identifying and … Continue reading »

Facebook to join the S&P 500

Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday said Facebook will join its S&P 500 stock index after the close of trading on Dec. 20, cementing the social media network’s rise into one of the biggest, most powerful U.S. companies. Facebook shares rose 4.1 percent in after-hours trading. The decision follows Facebook reporting its fourth straight profitable quarter … Continue reading »

Apple blows bubbles with Carl Icahn’s money

Carl Icahn wants Apple to spend $50 billion of its cash hoard on a buyback. No sign from Apple this past week that it would comply with the activist investor’s request, but it did spend $200 million to acquire social media analysis company Topsy. At the $200 million price tag, Apple could make 250 acquisitions … Continue reading »

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