Market Extra: Facebook results show that FAANG stocks still have bite

Market Extra: Facebook results show that FAANG stocks still have bite

Over the past several weeks, one of the biggest questions in the U.S. stock market was whether major internet and technology companies were at the end of a major multiyear rally, one that single-handedly lifted the broader market over the course of 2017. While the stocks — known by the acronym FAANG, which stands for → Read More

Ford’s sedan-killing move is a bet on the future of driving

Ford’s sedan-killing move is a bet on the future of driving

Ford Motor Co.’s move to drop sedans from its lineup is equal parts turnaround bid and a calculated bet on the future of driving. Ford F, +2.88%  late Wednesday surprised markets by saying it will stop making sedans for the North American market, killing such cars as the Fiesta and the Taurus. Surviving the cut → Read More

numberFire: What to watch in the NFL Draft

numberFire: What to watch in the NFL Draft

Getty Images Quarterback Josh Allen #17 of the Wyoming Cowboys throws against the UNLV Rebels during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2018, building consensus is seemingly akin to finding Atlantis. There is comfort and passion in divisiveness. So it should come as no surprise that, → Read More

Capitol Report: AGs want new hearing on DOL fiduciary rule to protect retirees

Capitol Report: AGs want new hearing on DOL fiduciary rule to protect retirees

The attorneys general from California, New York, and Oregon filed a motion at an appeals court Thursday, seeking to protect the interests of millions of their current and future retirees after the court vacated the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule on March. The AGs say that the Department of Labor “appears ready to abandon its → Read More

New movie asks why ’90s smartphone pioneer General Magic failed

New movie asks why ’90s smartphone pioneer General Magic failed

In 1993 Sarah Kerruish was part of a filmmaking crew commissioned by tech start-up General Magic to visually capture the creation of their handheld wireless communications device, which enabled the user to download information and receive messages. Or as is it’s called today, a smartphone. “They were totally evangelized and passionate in the belief that → Read More

One way for colleges to be less elitist: Don’t fixate on SAT scores

One way for colleges to be less elitist: Don’t fixate on SAT scores

Every year, millions of high school students across the country recall vocabulary words, work through math problems and fill out bubble sheets under time pressure with the hope of getting into their dream school. But new evidence suggests that there may be a benefit to curbing that anxiety-ridden ritual. When colleges allow students to apply → Read More

Project Syndicate: 5 thorniest questions about regulating big tech

Project Syndicate: 5 thorniest questions about regulating big tech

STANFORD, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — Technology and the largest tech firms are becoming increasingly controversial. Today, there are growing concerns about third parties accessing and manipulating Facebook user data; and before that, there was a raging debate about whether the government should be able to unlock devices belonging to suspects of terrorism or other crimes. → Read More

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