Companies Aren’t Going Public Anymore

Tyler Comrie One week this summer, the Nasdaq stock market listed five recent initial public offerings, including Sonos, the home-audio company, and Vaccinex, which makes a promising cancer drug. That same week, an investor looking at Nasdaq’s Listing Center would have seen the names of 16 stocks set to disappear. The reasons for the delistings […]

Vision Problems? Ford CEO Says There Aren’t Any

Analysts and investors are quick to point out a key similarity between Ford Motor Company’s stock and the terrain between the Appalachians and Outer Banks, viewed from west to east. Unlike Tesla’s recent share price plunge(s), Ford’s decline has been gradual, remaining stubbornly unaffected by the automaker’s attempts to turn it all around. While he’s […]

E-cig makers have 60 days to show they aren’t targeting minors

The Food And Drug Administration may force several e-cigarette brands to stop selling flavored products if they can’t prove they can keep their products out of minors’ hands. The brands — Juul, Vuse, MarkTen, blu and Logic — have 60 days to convince the agency they have adequate plans to stop kids from vaping with […]

Argentina launched a sweeping new austerity program to try to solve its economic crisis — but investors aren’t buying it

Marcos Brindicci/Reuters Argentina reveals new austerity measures aimed at reducing the country’s huge budget deficit. New measures will include an increase in export tariffs for grains such as soybeans, and a halving of the number of government agencies. The new measures were not well received by investors, with the peso falling after their announcement. Argentina […]

The Top 5 Anime Film Directors Working Today Who Aren’t Hayao Miyazaki

(Welcome to Let’s Get Animated!, a column that spotlights the best of film animation. In this edition: the best modern anime film directors to keep an eye on.) Ask any animation buff and they can list off a handful of great Western animation directors, and one Japanese one. Despite anime’s place on the global stage […]

“Aren’t you a little too old for that?” Two decades of playing Pokémon

Enlarge / You’ve probably caught at least one of these, right? (credit: Andrew Cunningham) On August 27, 1998, Topeka, Kansas became Topikachu for one day—a ceremonial renaming to celebrate the US arrival of a new video game franchise, Pokémon. While popular previously in Japan, the franchise’s impact has been felt in the US ever since. […]

We tried out 4 phone lenses that let you take photos that aren’t possible with your stock iPhone camera — take a look

Sean Wolfe/Business Insider Mobile phone cameras are incredibly powerful now, and although they still aren’t as powerful as modern DSLR cameras, you shouldn’t let your phone’s photo capabilities go to waste. However, there are still certain things mobile cameras can’t do on their own. One of the advantages of having a standalone, DSLR camera is […]

Why Aren’t There More Indra Nooyis?

When the PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi’s younger daughter, Tara, was a child, she would call her mother’s office to ask for permission to play Nintendo. The receptionist would answer the phone and run down a list of questions Nooyi had prepared—“Have you finished your homework?” and so on. “She goes through the questions and she […]