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A trader works behind a computer screen in Lisbon, Portugal. Government bonds in countries such as the U.S. and Japan have hit new highs this year.

Why bond yields are rising across the world

Jun 10, 2015
An improving economy means investors are selling and prices are falling.
Posted In: government bonds, liquidity, investors
Host Anthony Bourdain speaks on stage during the DC Central Kitchen's Capital Food Fight event in November, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Drunken email wins over Anthony Bourdain

May 28, 2015
How to win over a potential investor? One man got drunk.
Posted In: Final Note, investors, Anthony Bourdain, cooking
View of almond orchards planted on former cattle rangeland in California's Central Valley.

Cattle ranchers lock horns with almond investors

May 19, 2015
Amid California's drought, not everyone is happy with the boom in almonds.
Posted In: california, almonds, investors
Social networking app Secret has announced plans to return its investors' funds.

Investors in Secret to get some money back

Apr 30, 2015
The social networking app Secret, which keeps users anonymous, has just shut down. Investors will get some money back.
Posted In: social networking, apps, investors
Etsy, the online store known for handmade trinkets from around the world, has filed to go public with a $100 million IPO.

A crafty IPO

Apr 13, 2015
Etsy plans to target small investors and keep big ones at a minimum.
Posted In: Etsy, investors, socially responsible investments
Latest investors value the teen-fad social media company Snapchat at $19 billion.

Here's why Snapchat has doubled in value

Feb 18, 2015
The app's value went from $10 billion to $19 billion in a year. What changed?
Posted In: Snapchat, investors, social media
Microsoft

Microsoft sells over $10 billion in bonds

Feb 10, 2015
It now has a pile of cash for things like stock buybacks or to pay off other debt.
Posted In: Microsoft, debt, investors, bonds
Traders work on the floor of the Hong Kong Exchange in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Shangai exchanges link up in big reform

Nov 17, 2014
It’s a big deal for investors, for whom it's now a lot easier to invest in China.
Posted In: stock exchange, hong kong, China, investors
Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pa.

Low oil prices could hurt drillers carrying high debt

Nov 4, 2014
Energy companies that need to borrow to keep drilling could be hurt by low prices
Posted In: big oil, fracking, investors, oil industry
The Twitter Inc. logo is seen at the reception area inside the company's headquarters in San Francisco, Calif.

Should Twitter have to measure up to Facebook?

Oct 28, 2014
Twitter takes a hit because of slow growth in what counts to investors: users.
Posted In: Twitter, ad sales, investors, social media

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