I left my six-figure job to start a non-profit

I left my six-figure job to start a non-profit

Jessica Santana with New York On Tech co-founder Evin Robinson. Two years ago, Jessica Santana left her six-figure, management track job at a top global accounting firm to teach New York City teenagers how to code. After graduating from college with degrees in business and technology, Santana had jumped right into the accounting and technology → Read More

Wells Fargo Further Consolidates Control Under COO Tim Sloan

Wells Fargo Further Consolidates Control Under COO Tim Sloan

Last November, Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) announced a sweeping overhaul of its C-suite, shifting power away from chairman and CEO John Stumpf and toward his heir apparent, president and chief operating officer Tim Sloan. And on Monday of this week, the bank further consolidated control under Sloan’s leadership. If you get the chance, I encourage you → Read More

Wells Fargo Strips CEO John Stumpf of Direct Control Over Most Operations

Wells Fargo Strips CEO John Stumpf of Direct Control Over Most Operations

Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) announced a sweeping overhaul of its C-suite on Monday, shifting power away from chairman and CEO John Stumpf and toward his heir apparent, president and chief operating officer Tim Sloan. If you get the chance, I encourage you to read the press release issued by Wells Fargo. It’s a textbook example of → Read More

Why Finisar Corp. Stock Skyrocketed 40.7% in September

Why Finisar Corp. Stock Skyrocketed 40.7% in September

What happened Shares of Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) jumped 40.7% in the month of September, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, on the heels of the optical communication component specialist’s strong quarterly report and multiple subsequent analyst upgrades. So what First, Finisar jumped more than 13% on Sept. 9, 2016, after the company announced stronger-than-expected fiscal first-quarter → Read More

Is Smith & Wesson's Sporting-Goods Strategy Already a Big Mistake?

Is Smith & Wesson's Sporting-Goods Strategy Already a Big Mistake?

Firearms demand shows no sign of letting up for Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC) — the FBI reported background checks for gun buyers hit record levels for the 17th straight month — but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been a few holes shot in the gunmaker’s growth plans. One just might be its goal of becoming → Read More

What Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton want to do to your tax bill

What Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton want to do to your tax bill

Trump says he used $916M loss to avoid federal taxes Much like the candidates themselves, the tax plans put out by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could hardly be more different. “In every meaningful respect these plans are mirror images,” said Len Burman, director the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, which put out its updated analyses → Read More

Why Illumina, Inc. Is Plunging Today

Why Illumina, Inc. Is Plunging Today

What happened Shares of Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), a leading provider of genetic testing equipment, fell more than 24% as of 12:22 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, after the company announced preliminary results for the third quarter. So what Illumina issued a press release after the market closed on Monday, stating that its third-quarter revenue will be approximately $607 million. While that → Read More

Comcast hit with FCC's biggest cable fine ever

Comcast hit with FCC's biggest cable fine ever

Time Warner buys 10% stake in Hulu Comcast is being forced to pay the largest fine the FCC has ever levied against a cable operator. Its offense: Charging customers for services and equipment they didn’t ask for. The company agreed to pay a $2.3 million civil penalty and to submit to a “compliance plan,” in → Read More

GoPro Inc's Cloud Business Might Matter Less Than You Think

GoPro Inc's Cloud Business Might Matter Less Than You Think

GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) recently unveiled GoPro Plus, its long-awaited cloud backup platform, as a new feature for its Hero 5 cameras. The cameras will automatically upload the photos and videos to the platform when they are charging and connected to a Wi-Fi network. The backed up content then appears in a user’s GoPro Plus account, which can → Read More

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