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Uber Says It’s Creating 20,000 Jobs Per Month

Jun. 8, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Uber's recent announcement of a $1.2 billion fundraising included a note saying it creates 20,000 jobs per month, and the company says UberX drivers make more than taxi drivers. More 

Wall Street Traders Are About to Be in a World of Pain

Jun. 7, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Demand for Wall Street traders' skills is on a precipitous decline, and when they're cut, there are few places for them to go. More 

Why Facebook REALLY Bought WhatsApp

Jun. 2, 2014, 8:09 am EDT – Here's a hint -- It's not about the 450 million users. More 

3 Things Urban Outfitters Must Fix to Save URBN Stock

May. 29, 2014, 1:40 pm EDT – Once-mighty Urban Outfitters has hit a rough patch. Here's what the company needs to fix to get URBN stock back on track. More 

Gold Prices Are Tumbling to 3-Month Lows

May. 27, 2014, 2:09 pm EDT – Gold prices are down 2% to $1,266.50 per ounce, and were at their lowest level since February 10. More 

Why I Just Bought $1,000 Of Twitter Stock (TWTR)

May. 21, 2014, 7:09 am EDT – Twitter stock has been battered in 2014, but here's why it's worth taking a (small) dive into TWTR stock after the decline. More 

Why The Housing Market Isn’t Doomed

May. 21, 2014, 6:52 am EDT – Housing data has been very weak in recent months, reeling from the impact of the cold winter and because of elevated mortgage rates. Supply and affordability ha... More 

Cisco CEO John Chambers: ‘Brutal’ Times Ahead for Tech Stocks

May. 21, 2014, 5:18 am EDT – Cisco CEO John Chambers admitted that "brutal" times are ahead for tech stocks thanks to a slowdown in enterprise spending. More 

McDonald’s Shutting Media out of Shareholders Meeting

May. 19, 2014, 4:17 pm EDT – McDonald's is facing more challenges -- and scrutiny -- than ever before, but it won't be facing any microphones at its annual shareholder meeting, where it has banned the media. More 

Twitter Is Mulling Plan to Buy SoundCloud, ‘The YouTube of Music’

May. 19, 2014, 3:16 pm EDT – Twitter (TWTR) is considering a plan to buy SoundCloud, a Berlin-based music company that lets people upload and share audio files, and that boasts nearly as many MAUs as Twitter. More