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Apptio Sells to PE Firm Vista Equity for $1.94B Two Years After IPO

APPTIO SELLS TO PE FIRM VISTA EQUITY FOR $1.94B TWO YEARS AFTER IPO

Apptio is being taken private by investment firm Vista Equity Partners in a $1.94 billion acquisition. Founded in Bellevue, WA, in...

Good news, Wall Streeters: You're probably going to get a bigger bonus this year

GOOD NEWS, WALL STREETERS: YOU'RE PROBABLY GOING TO GET A BIGGER BONUS THIS YEAR

Wall Street workers from almost all sectors are poised to receive higher incentive payouts this year, and equity traders may see their...

 
 
 
Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a $73 million first close on its latest fund

MEXICAN VENTURE FIRM ALL VP HAS A $73 MILLION FIRST CLOSE ON ITS LATEST FUND

Buoyed by international attention from U.S. and Chinese investors and technology companies, new financing keeps flowing into the coffers...

Bank analysts are getting crushed in Europe - and smaller firms are getting hit the worst

BANK ANALYSTS ARE GETTING CRUSHED IN EUROPE - AND SMALLER FIRMS ARE GETTING HIT THE WORST

Revenues for banks from European equity research are plummeting in the aftermath of the introduction of MiFID II. Banks will be earning...

 
 
 
Economy adds robust 250,000 jobs in October in latest employment report

ECONOMY ADDS ROBUST 250,000 JOBS IN OCTOBER IN LATEST EMPLOYMENT REPORT

From Tyler Durden : With a number that many warned would be impacted by not one by two hurricanes and as such the forecast range was...

Papa John's spikes after a report says private equity firms are fighting for a stake in the pizza chain

PAPA JOHN'S SPIKES AFTER A REPORT SAYS PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS ARE FIGHTING FOR A STAKE IN THE PIZZA CHAIN

Private equity firms are fighting to acquire a 30% stake in Papa John's that is controlled by its founder John Schnatter, according...

 
 
 
This U.S. Bank Lost 50% Of Its Value This Year

THIS U.S. BANK LOST 50% OF ITS VALUE THIS YEAR

From Adem Tumerkan : Last week, news broke that new home sales plunged nearly 6% in September. This was the worst month since December...

World's first craft beer airline by BrewDog

WORLD'S FIRST CRAFT BEER AIRLINE BY BREWDOG

BrewDog will fly beer aficionados from London Stansted to Columbus, U.S. in February 2019, in a Boeing 767. BrewDog Airlines is for...

 
 
 
Cuida Health Launches Voice-Based ‘Social Wellness' App for Seniors

CUIDA HEALTH LAUNCHES VOICE-BASED ‘SOCIAL WELLNESS' APP FOR SENIORS

Lisa doesn't interrupt. She doesn't mind long pauses between responses. And she has a sense of humor. Oh - and, she's virtual. San...

A $27 billion private-equity investor identifies a budding team of experts that will determine who wins the biggest deals in the future

A $27 BILLION PRIVATE-EQUITY INVESTOR IDENTIFIES A BUDDING TEAM OF EXPERTS THAT WILL DETERMINE WHO WINS THE BIGGEST DEALS IN THE FUTURE

A few private equity teams already employ data scientist teams, and more will do so in the future. Firms could win having the best...

 
 
 
Airport Authority Acquires Rights and Equity Interest in AsiaWorld-Expo

AIRPORT AUTHORITY ACQUIRES RIGHTS AND EQUITY INTEREST IN ASIAWORLD-EXPO

Airport Authority Hong Kong today announced that it has acquired the rights and equity interest held by IEC Investments Limited, and...

6 Reasons Why Texas Trumps All Other U.S. Economies

6 REASONS WHY TEXAS TRUMPS ALL OTHER U.S. ECONOMIES

As many of you reading this know, I'm what you would call a Tex-Can. I was born and raised in Canada, but I've called Texas home for...

 
 
 
Time To Reconsider Emerging Markets

TIME TO RECONSIDER EMERGING MARKETS

From Invesco : The numbers don't lie - emerging equity markets have dramatically lagged US equities in 2018 as shown in the table below. The...

Is A 1987-Like Crash Imminent?

IS A 1987-LIKE CRASH IMMINENT?

From Chris Ciovacco : The 1987 stock market crash occurred on Monday, October 19. The week before was marked by high fear and heavy...

 
 
 
Great tit and blue tit go to war over favoured position on top of a mushroom 

GREAT TIT AND BLUE TIT GO TO WAR OVER FAVOURED POSITION ON TOP OF A MUSHROOM 

In a dramatic duel for one morsel of food, two tit birds come face-to-face like gladiators as they try to force one another off a mushroom...

Big Dividends For Uncertain Markets

BIG DIVIDENDS FOR UNCERTAIN MARKETS

From Contrarian Outlook : Dividends or growth? Why choose? There's a widespread belief that stocks and funds can deliver red-hot capital...

 
 
 
A Wall Street expert who recently fled the stock market says these 3 signals need to flash before he gets back in

A WALL STREET EXPERT WHO RECENTLY FLED THE STOCK MARKET SAYS THESE 3 SIGNALS NEED TO FLASH BEFORE HE GETS BACK IN

Vincent Deluard, a macro strategist at INTL FCStone, made a very prescient call when he forecasted the most recent equity sell-off...

Shark Tank Deal: Shed Defender Accepts $250,000 From Lori Greiner

SHARK TANK DEAL: SHED DEFENDER ACCEPTS $250,000 FROM LORI GREINER

Alexas Fotos / Pixabay Shed Defender, a company owned by brothers Tyson and Miles Walters of California, came into the Shark Tank seeking...

 
 
 
Shark Tank Deal: Ta-Ta Towel Accepts $200,000 From Lori Greiner

SHARK TANK DEAL: TA-TA TOWEL ACCEPTS $200,000 FROM LORI GREINER

Tookapic / Pixabay Erin Robertson came to The Shark Tank seeking $200,000 for 10% equity in her company, Ta-ta Towel. Erin invented...

'We just didn't do as good a job': Citi's stock-trading business is slowing down after a stellar start to 2018

'WE JUST DIDN'T DO AS GOOD A JOB': CITI'S STOCK-TRADING BUSINESS IS SLOWING DOWN AFTER A STELLAR START TO 2018

Citigroup reported strong third-quarter earnings Friday, beating analyst expectations and growing profit by 12% . Trading revenues...