4 Ways Shake Shack Is Not Like a Tech IPO (Despite Its Price)

Hot off the grill, Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) shares more than doubled in their first day of trading, serving up a whopping $1.7 billion valuation for the New York-based burger joint. That price action is even better than some of the hottest recent tech IPOs. Online storage provider Box (NYSE:BOX) went public in January and jumped […] Read more

Assembly Speaker Silver's arrest marks stunning career turn

Assembly Speaker Silver's arrest marks stunning career turn ALBANY – The arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver marked a stunning turn in the career of one of New York's most powerful and secretive figures. The consummate political power broker and deal maker rose from the tenements of Manhattan's Lower … Read more Read more

CFTC member calls for tougher retail forex broker oversight

CFTC member calls for tougher retail forex broker oversight WASHINGTON Jan 21 (Reuters) – Forex brokers selling products to retail clients should be subject to the same tough rules as operators in derivative markets, a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday, as the industry … Read more on Reuters Read more

Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debut

NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors seem to be craving burgers and crinkle-cut fries. Shares of Shake Shack Inc. more than doubled in their stock market debut Friday. The burger chain, which started as a New York City hot dog cart, raised $105 million, selling 5 million shares at $21 per share, more than had been […] Read more

S&P 500 tests 2000 again, don’t let emotions trade for you

Futures are lower on news we will have completely forgotten by 10am. It’s lousy early follow-through after a pretty constructive day yesterday. You can see in this 5-day chart that the S&P 500 (^GSPC) probed the same old boring support just under 2000. As usual, just when all seemed lost buyers came charging in and […] Read more

Drive Wheaton highlights hybrid efficiency in new model research

EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Toyota brand is well known for being an industry leader in terms of fuel efficiency. It was the first manufacturer to mass-produce a hybrid vehicle, and has since sold millions of Prius and other hybrid models around the world. Edmonton, Alberta automotive group Drive Wheaton offers Read more

Euro zone prices fall at record-equalling pace in January

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone consumer prices fell at a record-equalling pace in January, more steeply than expected and supporting the backers of the European Central Bank’s money-printing plan to combat sustained deflation. The European statistics office said in a first estimate on Friday that prices in the 19 Read more

Have daughter help with decorating her room

Have daughter help with decorating her room Q: What would be the best way to decorate a room for a 16-year-old girl? My daughter wants to paint it black and orange . . . How can I help make her room her own, but not waste money redoing things later? She'll be leaving for college […] Read more

Kuwait's Gulf Bank Q4 Net Profit Climbs 10.7%, Proposes Stock Dividend

Kuwait's Gulf Bank Q4 Net Profit Climbs 10.7%, Proposes Stock Dividend Kuwait's Gulf Bank, the country's fourth-largest lender by assets, reported a 10.7 per cent rise in fourth-quarter net profit on Tuesday, and said it had recovered from the global financial crisis. The bank received a KD375 million ($ 1.27 billion … Read more Read more

Bruce Lee Quotes – Wrong Again

Bruce Lee Quoted Out of Context A lot of martial artists quote Bruce Lee. Some don’t even realize that they are doing so. Other martial artists use Bruce-Lee quotes incorrectly. Most of the time that these sayings are taken out of context is when martial artists use the words to defend their particular style. Often […] Read more