Articles by NYSE

  • Proofpoint CEO: Cloud-Based Security Software Is Meeting Threats To Major EnterprisesProofpoint CEO: Cloud-Based Security Software Is Meeting Threats To Major Enterprises

    September 10 2012 3:31 PM

    Proofpoint Inc. (Nasdaq: PFPT), the security software developer that conducted an April IPO, is confident it can beat bigger rivals like Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) in the market because it uses the cloud, offers lower cost of ownership and is spending cash to devise new products. So far, none of its accounts has been successfully cyberattacked, said CEO Gary Steele.

  • Seth Rogen, Chloe Moretz And Nicolas Cage Join DreamWorks Dream Team: Massive 4-Year Slate Unveiled

    September 10 2012 1:20 PM

    DreamWorks Animation's ambitious 12-movie slate, the largest ever for an animation studio, includes a combination of sequels, spinoffs, adaptations and, yes, even a few original concepts.

  • Lonmin, Gold Fields Miners Escalate Strikes In South Africa, Endangering ProductionLonmin, Gold Fields Miners Escalate Strikes In South Africa, Endangering Production

    September 10 2012 1:15 PM

    Strikes at South African mines controlled by Lonmin PLC (London: LMI), the world's third-largest platinum producer, and Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI), the fourth-largest gold miner, escalated Monday, further endangering production of the metals.

  • Why GM Actually Is Getting Its Money's Worth From The Chevy VoltWhy GM Actually Is Getting Its Money's Worth From The Chevy Volt

    September 10 2012 12:18 PM

    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) may be losing money on the Chevy Volt at present, but the long-term benefits of early R&D in electric vehicles, improvements to brand image and improving sales volumes should ultimately make it a wise decision for the company.

  • Facebook Shares Fall Again As Co-Founder Moskovitz Sells MoreFacebook Shares Fall Again As Co-Founder Moskovitz Sells More

    September 10 2012 11:08 AM

    Shares of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, fell more than 2 percent in early Monday trading after co-founder Dustin Moskovitz disclosed he’s dumped more shares, a week after the Menlo Park, Calif., company tried to erect a firewall by announcing buybacks and other measures. The latest sales came after Moskovitz dumped about a million shares in August.

  • Silver at Multi-Month High

    September 10 2012 11:02 AM

    The price of silver reached a 5-month high this past week as investor interest seems to have been rekindled in both gold and silver as belief in financial markets increases that the latest round of monetary easing from the Federal Reserve - QE3 - will soon be on its way. Many investors had largely stayed away from silver in recent months after some had got caught up in its volatility. Silver had touched a 30-year high in April 2011 before plunging 35 percent in a few short weeks.

  • Toys 'R' Us Takes On Amazon With 'Tabeo' - Tablet For Kids

    September 10 2012 11:00 AM

    Toys ''R'' Us is introducing a tablet for children, and the new product will not be available online. The Tabeo, as the new tablet is called, can be pre-ordered over the Internet but it is only available in Toys "R" Us stores.

  • The Surprising Success of Pat Kiernan And NY1, Time Warner Cable's Unlikely News Leader

    September 09 2012 11:58 AM

    NY1 turns 20 this week and the unexpectedly successful New York news channel's star anchor Pat Kiernan is restless, ready to move on to bigger venues. Still, he says, he knows how lucky he's been: "I have landed in absolutely the best spot as far as the changing economics and patterns of the news business."

  • Technology Focus: Amazon’s Bezos Disrupts Again, Devises Apple Challenge

    September 09 2012 10:17 AM

    Chances are there few personalities as creative, disruptive and rich in the technology sector as Jeff Bezos, the founding CEO of Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), the No. 1 e-retailer. He's put Borders Books out of business and could even put Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) in its place.

  • Money's Winners And Losers: Automakers, Best Buy, AMR, Changi Airport, Nokia, General Motors

    September 07 2012 8:39 PM

    Each week, the IBTimes Money team picks the six biggest, most dramatic, or most compelling winners and losers in business. For the week of Sept. 3-7, the former include global automakers such as the Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC), and the latter include the Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK).

  • Electric Cars Drive Demand For Lithium; FMC, Rio Tinto, Rockwood Stand To Gain

    September 07 2012 4:55 PM

    Growing global demand for electric cars could drive demand for lithium up by as much as 20 percent per year, benefiting chemical and mining companies such as the FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC), Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) and Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ROC), according to Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.

  • News Corp And Disney Stocks Reach 52-Week HighsNews Corp And Disney Stocks Reach 52-Week Highs

    September 07 2012 4:19 PM

    News Corp.'s stock climbed to a 52-week high of $24.69 before closing at $24.50 on Thursday. The jump came two days after Anthony DiClemente, an analyst for Barclays Capital, upgraded News Corp.'s stock rating to "overweight."

  • Sony Faces Piracy Concerns Following PS Vita, Mobile Hacks

    September 07 2012 2:21 PM

    Following reports earlier this week of Apple allowing hackers into its iCloud service, Sony Corportation is facing similar concerns over the security of its data across everything from its mobile-phone business to its new mobile gaming console, the Playstation Vita. In addition to piracy concerns, the new hacks highlight the relative weakness of the PS Vita's performance so far in the gaming market.

  • Former General Motors Colombia Employee Brings Hunger Strike to CEO Akerson's Detroit Doorstep

    September 07 2012 2:12 PM

    The president of the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-Workers of General Motors Colombia, or Asotrecol, traveled to Detroit to continue the group's hunger strike and push for direct negotiation with General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) corporate management.

  • Pandora Media Shares Plunge 21% On Rumored Apple Rivalry

    September 07 2012 2:02 PM

    Shares of online radio broadcaster Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) plunged nearly 21 percent on reports that Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, would launch a competitive service as early as next quarter.

  • Coke, GE Step In As Ex-Pariah Myanmar Opens To Foreign InvestmentCoke, GE Step In As Ex-Pariah Myanmar Opens To Foreign Investment

    September 07 2012 12:45 PM

    After breaking from decades of military rule, Myanmar's parliament ratified legislation promoting foreign investment on Friday, opening the southeast Asian country to investment from companies like MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA), the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) and General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE).

  • Bing vs. Google -- Microsoft’s Pepsi Challenge BackfiresBing vs. Google -- Microsoft’s Pepsi Challenge Backfires

    September 07 2012 12:32 PM

    Microsoft on Thursday evoked the famous Pepsi Challenge marketing campaign when it launched the "Bing It On" challenge, an online blind comparison test in which its Bing search engine goes head to head with Google

  • Apple Shares Set Record Highs Ahead Of iPhone Intro

    September 07 2012 10:47 AM

    Shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, set new record highs Friday ahead of next Wednesday’s announcement of a new member of the iPhone family, perhaps the iPhone 5.

  • Google Shares Hit $700 For 5-Year High [HOLD for David Z…don’t move]

    September 07 2012 9:50 AM

    Shares of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine and maker of Motorola phones, set an all-time record high of $700, slightly more than eight years after the Mountain View, Calif.’s initial public offering that raised $1.67 billion.

  • Top After-Market NYSE Movers (Cooper Co, Sturm, Cedar Realty, Lloyds Banking, Barnes & Noble, Infoblox, Pandora, ExactTarget, Calpine)

    September 07 2012 2:29 AM

    The top after-market NYSE gainers Thursday were Cooper Companies, Sturm, Ruger & Co, Cedar Realty Trust, Lloyds Banking Group and Barnes & Noble, Inc. The top after-market NYSE losers were Infoblox Inc, Pandora Media, Resource Capital Corp, ExactTarget and Calpine Corp.