3 Profitable Penny Stocks of 2014
22 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

3 Profitable Penny Stocks of 2014 »

Some penny stocks have been quite profitable this year with up to 877% gains for GreenGro Technologies (OCT:GRNH), a provider of eco-friendly green technologies. GreenGro made its market debut at just...

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The Appeal of Ello, the Ad-Free Social Network
21 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

The Appeal of Ello, the Ad-Free Social Network »

Ello is becoming increasingly popular with a reported 31,000-40,000 sign-ups per hour in the previous weeks. It's not too difficult to deduce that Ello's popularity is fueled mainly by the site's self-advertised lack of advertisements.

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Venture Capital Investment Drops for Q3 2014
17 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Venture Capital Investment Drops for Q3 2014 »

Venture capital investment has dropped 29% over the previous quarter with a sharp decrease in investments for tech companies. This year’s second quarter saw a total of 13.9 billion dollars invested in initial public offers, compared to this quarter’s 9.8 billion. In total, there are 18 IPOs backed by venture capitalists this quarter compared to [...]

Google’s Third Quarter: More Traffic, Less Revenue from Mobile Adverts
16 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Google’s Third Quarter: More Traffic, Less Revenue from Mobile Adverts »

Google's advertising rates recovered slightly by 20% year-to-year. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) reported a 20% increase in revenues of up to $16.52 billion for Q3 2014, versus $13.75 billion for last year's period. GAAP earnings per share totaled $4.09 on 678 million diluted shares outstanding, a 6.7% earnings decrease for shareholders.

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Kickstarter Founder Creates Dollar a Day, a Nonprofit Crowdfunder
15 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Kickstarter Founder Creates Dollar a Day, a Nonprofit Crowdfunder »

Kickstarter founder Perry Chen found his next online venture with Dollar A Day.com, a website dedicated to crowdfunding donations for nonprofit organizations. Dollar A Day is also aimed at educating people about the importance of...

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Slim Chooses Underwriters for Elementia’s IPO
15 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Slim Chooses Underwriters for Elementia’s IPO »

The Mexican cement maker Elementia is planning its public offer for Mexico and Latin America according to preliminary reports sent to the stock market. The company is backed partly by multi-billionaires Carlos Slim and...

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Whatsapp’s Final Price Tag Rises to 22 Billion
14 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Whatsapp’s Final Price Tag Rises to 22 Billion »

Facebook acquired Whatsapp on October 6 2014. The deal originally involved a 19 billion dollar payment to WhatsApp founders Brian Acton and Jan Koum...

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GT Advanced Technologies Goes Bankrupt after Deal with Apple
10 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

GT Advanced Technologies Goes Bankrupt after Deal with Apple »

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:GTAT) stated on a press release on October 6 that the company and its subsidiaries would be filing for bankruptcy while it "devotes renewed efforts to resolve its current issues and develops a reorganization plan."

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Is a Market Crash Truly Imminent?
9 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Is a Market Crash Truly Imminent? »

Wall Street, Dow Jones and S&P500 have been on the rise since the recession and the markets have hit historically high stock prices. The market is one year past the five-year bull market average, so a snap back is highly possible as the markets have become overvalued.

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Japanese Yen and TOPIX Index Drop, Will the World Follow Suit?
7 Oct
2014
By Financier.com Staff

Japanese Yen and TOPIX Index Drop, Will the World Follow Suit? »

The S&P Topix Yen Index dropped recently along with the Japanese Yen after a six-year high. The Yen has dropped to 108 to a dollar and the S&P Topix has slightly recuperated after losing 3% on October first, following a similar trend to the North American stock exchanges which are all below the profit line. S&P [...]