Microsoft briefly dethrones Apple as the most valuable US company (AAPL, MSFT)

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Microsoft briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable US company. It passed Apple on Monday with a market value of about $ 812 billion. Watch Microsoft and Apple trade live. Microsoft on Monday briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the US, with a market capitalization of about $ 812 billion. […]

The 25 most valuable US startups that failed this year

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Having millions of dollars in backing from venture capitalists doesn’t guarantee the longevity of a startup. Even well-established private companies are at constant risk of failure, as evidenced by some of the startups that went out of business this year. PitchBook compiled data on the 25 most valuable startups that failed in […]

The 25 most valuable US startups that failed this year

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Having millions of dollars in backing from venture capitalists doesn’t guarantee the longevity of a startup. Even well-established private companies are at constant risk of failure, as evidenced by some of the startups that went out of business this year. PitchBook compiled data on the 25 most valuable startups that failed in […]

Vintage ‘The Mummy’ Poster Could Become the Most Valuable Movie Poster in the World

The Mummy and Dracula have been waging a decades-long battle, but not in Universal’s Dark Universe. The two classic monster films have been hashing it out over the title for most expensive movie poster in the world, and The Mummy may be coming back from the dead to reclaim that title. The rare 1932 lithographic poster for the 1932 […]

eBay: Rare uncirculated 50p coin worth £2,500 – do you have one of these valuable pieces?

Ebay is a fantastic resource for buying and selling rare coin types, but would you know one if you saw one? A rare 50p coin listed for a whopping sum on eBay is an example of what might reach a high sum. The rare coin, which has a 2017 Isaac Newton design on it, is […]

The most valuable venture-backed startups in all 50 states

Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Venture capital-backed companies based out of California are usually recognizable. But what can get lost in the mix are the companies based throughout the rest of the country. VC research firm Pitchbook compiled every state’s most valuable VC-backed startup into an interactive graphic.  We assembled all 50 […]

The US military is facing a ‘real war for talent’ — but some valuable recruits could be scared away

The US military is facing a ‘real war for talent’ — but some valuable recruits could be scared away   NOW WATCH: 7 things the CIA looks for when recruiting people See Also: Boeing’s struggling Air Force tanker program now has more problems The US military is facing a ‘real war for talent’ — but […]

Ripple rockets past ethereum to become 2nd most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 14:11 Ripple has now gained almost 35,000% this year, overtaking ethereum on Saturday to become the world’s second-biggest virtual currency. Ripple has had the biggest growth in value among notable digital tokens this year. It went from less than a cent ($ 0.006523) in January to $ 2.24 on Saturday, […]

Ripple's 30,000% surge briefly overtakes ethereum as second most valuable cryptocurrency

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:28 Ripple has surged another 33 percent on Friday and is very close to becoming the second-largest cryptocurrency. It is up 30,000 percent in 2017. After the Friday’s price jump, ripple’s market cap hit $ 73.6 billion at 11:04 GMT, briefly leaving ethereum $ 3 billion behind. Read more While […]

Here are Warren Buffett’s most valuable investments (WFC, AAPL, KO, BAC, AXP, PSX, IBM, USB, MCO)

Paul Morigi / Stringer / Getty Images Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $ 2 billion on its investment in Apple. The conglomerate bought more in the third quarter just as the stock, with the rest of the tech sector, continued to hit new highs.  Many of his other investments aren’t doing too badly either, to […]