Alphabet’s quantum tech group Sandbox spins off into an independent company

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images Sandbox, Alphabet’s quantum technology group, is spinning off into an independent company, it announced Tuesday. Alphabet has been relatively quiet about Sandbox, which was launched in … Read more

The Nasdaq is down more than 10% this year. Here are Wall Street's top picks to buy the dip

As tech stocks endure a broad sell-off this year, Wall Street analysts name some of their top stocks to buy right now.

How older workers can push back against the reality of ageism

Eakgrunge | Istock | Getty Images Ageism is one of the most unfair paradoxes in the labor market: People put in decades of hard work and then find themselves penalized for having done so. And the problem is only worsening: Nearly 80% of older workers say they’ve seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace, … Read more

BlocPower gets big infusion from Microsoft to convert old buildings to green energy

In a four-story apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, a very small company is implementing a very big idea: Electrify every building in the United States by leasing landlords the necessary equipment to make the transition. BlocPower is a Brooklyn-based start-up that has “greened” more than 1,200 buildings in New York City and has similar … Read more

These are the Dow winners and losers when the Fed hikes rates, history shows

Investors expect the Fed to raise rates by a quarter percentage point and to announce the hike at the end of its two-day policy meeting Wednesday.

Oracle's earnings report flashes warning sign for tech sector as equity investments take a hit

Oracle said the "widespread downturn in equity markets last quarter" pulled down its earnings, because of two particular investments.

Wunderlist co-founder felt ‘really unhappy’ after selling to Microsoft

Wunderlist co-founder Christian Reber Pitch In 2015, Microsoft bought Christian Reber’s to-do list app, Wunderlist, for a sum that was reported to be between $ 100 million and $ 200 million. It was a significant amount of money and a huge moment in Reber’s life but it did not leave him feeling like one might … Read more

Top Wall Street analysts say buy stocks like Apple & Airbnb

Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the premiere of season two of the television series “Ted Lasso” at Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California, US July 15, 2021. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters The last week has been nothing but turmoil for not only the stock market, but the world. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shaken … Read more

Nordstrom, Salesforce, Ford and more

Pedestrians walk past a Nordstrom Inc. store. Ben Nelms | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Nordstrom – Shares of the department store rallied a whopping 39% after the company reported better-than-expected profits and sales for the holiday quarter. The strong results also prompted Nordstrom to offer an … Read more

Here are Wednesday's biggest analyst calls of the day: Peloton, Meta, Target, Chevron & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on