Tag: Internet Search Engines

The rational bubble is turning irrational — and the next few weeks are critical, strategist says

The action this week has been centered on the bond market, not the stock market, as Treasury yields have climbed in reaction to the progress...

Google Pays News Platforms In Australia as Crackdown Looms

Photo: Tolga Akmen (Getty Images) Australians suffering through anxiety caused by the looming threat of having to switch to Bing for their search results received...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls Robinhood CEO ‘Vlad the Stock Impaler’ and grills him over the GameStop saga

“ ‘The people demand an answer, and they want to know the truth.’ ” That was Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of electric-car maker...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

Opinion: These ‘lucky seven’ ETFs have left the S&P 500 in the dust

Late last year, I did a deep dive into how sector funds had done, and I stumbled upon the astonishing outperformance of four sector ETFs...

Opinion: After Capitol insurrection and fallout, it is time for new laws for social media

The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has led to the biggest reckoning in the history of the internet, and will likely be a tipping point...

‘We’re asking that people be patient’: Booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is a shot in the dark for many

Linda Briggs’ husband was born in 1943, which meant that she had to click more than 930 times to enter her husband’s date of birth...

Google’s new advertising technology is under investigation over competition concerns from U.K. regulator

Google’s proposed digital advertising tool is being investigated over competition concerns, adding a new weight to the burden of antitrust issues facing the technology giant...

Twitter and Facebook temporarily lock Trump’s accounts following Capitol siege

Social media companies condemned a video posted by President Donald Trump during a withering assault on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, prompting Twitter to lock his...

Dow rises, but tech stocks slip as ‘reflation trade’ grips Wall Street after Democrats flip Senate seat

U.S. stocks mostly shook off early losses to trade higher Wednesday, though technology sector stocks remained lower, after Democrats scored at least one U.S. Senate...

Tentative sign of sentiment shift? Here’s the buzzy part of the market that didn’t join the race to records after the stimulus bill signing

While the S&P 500 SPX, +0.87% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.74% set new records on Monday with the $908 billion U.S. stimulus bill finally signed...

These 10 clunkers are my worst calls from a decade’s worth of investment advice

For those of us in the opinion writers’ trade, ‘tis the season to pound our chests for our prescience and don sackcloth and ashes for...

States sue Google, adding to antitrust woes for search giant

The antitrust heat on Google is increasing. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Twitter that his office expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against...

Why Amazon ‘was invented for the pandemic,’ and how AWS could be the most valuable company in the world

New York University Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway previously believed Amazon.com Inc. would outlive the other biggest companies in tech. The COVID-19 pandemic...

What to know about Parler, the social-media platform that is now attracting millions of Trump supporters

Since the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Parler has caught on among right-wing politicians and “influencers” — people with large online followings — as a social-media platform where...

Blink Charging’s stock more than doubles in a week amid a ‘great deal of market interest’ in the EV sector

Blink Charging Co. Shares of Blink Charging Co. zoomed higher again on heavy volume Friday, to more than double in a week, as the electric-vehicle...

A strong year-end rally lies ahead. It’s time to ‘rotate within the tech sector’ — away from FAANG stocks, strategist says

It may be time to rotate away from the ‘megacap’ tech names, Millet Tabak says. damien meyer/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A strong year-end rally lies ahead...

Big business spent millions to sway Californians’ votes, and received billions in return

California voted on a dozen propositions in Tuesday’s election, with two receiving large corporate financial commitments. Getty Images Large public companies proved Wednesday that spending...

Promise of transparency on Google Cloud results cheers Wall Street, Alphabet stock climbs

Google parent Alphabet Inc. shares broke with the broader market Friday, closing higher after the tech giant blew past Wall Street estimates with a return...

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google all produce record sales amid Big Tech backlash

Federal antitrust charges against Alphabet Inc.’s Google; advertiser and user boycotts of Facebook Inc.; increasing scrutiny of Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. by the news...

‘Every recession, there’s a massive bailout given to corporations and CEOs’: Stockton mayor Michael Tubbs says basic income payments can help bail out Americans

A Google GOOG, +1.58% GOOGL, +1.63% search of Stockton, Calif., a city located east of San Francisco, suggests that people also ask the following three...

Google investors: Unsure about what to do amid antitrust charges? Well, better get used to it

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Associated Press Alphabet Inc. investors have been through government investigations before and not suffered too much damage, but now...

Value stocks “worst for 100 years”

If you have any old-fashioned “value” or “equity income” funds in your 401(k), IRA or other retirement accounts, right about now you may be asking...

PC demand hits biggest growth in more than a decade thanks to the pandemic

MarketWatch illustration/iStockphoto The demands of at-home schooling and work amid the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the personal-computer market to its strongest growth in more than a...

Why the U.S. economy could approach ‘stall speed’ after stimulus talks collapse

Another tweet sent the markets into upheaval. This time it was the announcement from President Donald Trump that his side will end negotiations on fiscal...