Cowen & Company Headlines

  • Companies moving out as Brexit looms

    As Britain's March 29 departure from the European Union looms, several major companies have announced they are downsizing their operations in the UK or completely shipping out. A panorama:

    phys.org
  • When companies fight back against hackers

    The deluge of cyberattacks sweeping across the world has governments and companies thinking about new ways to protect their digital systems.

    @mybroadband
  • The 100 Best Companies To Work For

    The President's new restriction on travel brought protests to airports and clarity to boardrooms.

    Fortune
  • The Best Big Companies To Work For

    Size can be detrimental when it comes to creating a great place to work. But these seven standouts aren't just huge - they're tops for taking care of employees.

    Fortune
  • Tyler Cowen's Gospel of Prosperity

    Over the past 20 years, arguably no libertarian thinker has cut a broader or deeper intellectual swath across American public policy and culture than Tyler Cowen. The 56-year-old New Jersey native holds the Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and acts as chairman and general director of the Mercatus Center, a think tank based at the school. Cowen also co-founded the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution and is a regular contributor to Bloomberg. He is the host of...

    Reason.com
  • Fire rips through excavating company

    A fire tore through an excavating company in Wellfleet.

    WCVB
  • PopSockets Creator Could Put Company Up For IPO

    The popular smartphone accessories were created by a University of Colorado Boulder professor.

    /CBSdenver
  • Companies Roll Out Gunshot Detectors at the Office...

    Corporate executives worried about workplace shootings are quietly installing gunfire-detection systems in U.S. offices and factories.

    WSJ
  • Think about death when you start your next company

    Back in high school, my favorite teacher said to me: ”Jonathan. Remember to die a little every day.” Back then, I thought it was a strange thing to say. Both him and I were and are generally optimistic people, so why even bother thinking about such a sad thing as death? And why did he mention it to me, when I shared my passion for starting new projects with him? Today, I understand what he meant. Hans Oluf, which was the name of my high school teacher, officially taught Danish literature to me,...

    The Next Web
  • How delivery company DoorDash is pitching retailers

    DoorDash pitches itself to retailers as a last-mile delivery solution and a platform to better understand customers. The post How delivery company DoorDash is pitching retailers appeared first on Digiday.

    Digiday
  • Could These Companies Be the Next $1 Billion Unicorns?

    A new study looks ahead at which businesses could be the latest members of the nine-figure club.

    Entrepreneur
  • Apple is once again the most valuable public company in the world

    Apple's show of strength in its services business in its latest earnings report has helped its stock price recover.

    CNBC
  • Apple Once Again the Most Valuable Public Company in the World

    Apple has once again reclaimed the title of most valuable publicly traded company marking the first time the Cupertino company has held that title since December. As noted by CNBC, Apple surpassed Microsoft and Amazon this afternoon with a closing price of $174.24, for a market capitalization of $821.59 billion. That beats out Microsoft's market value of $813.48 billion and Amazon's market value of $805.70 billion. Earlier this week, Apple also briefly surpassed the other two companies,...

    @macrumors
  • Apple is once again the most valuable company in the world (AAPL)

    Apple surpassed Microsoft in market value at the close of trading Wednesday. It means that Apple is currently the most valuable publicly traded company.  Watch Apple trade in real-time here. Apple has retaken the crown. Apple surpassed Microsoft as the world's most valuable publicly traded company at the close of trading on Wednesday after a hot streak stemming from better-than-expected earnings last week.  Apple was flat on Wednesday, giving it a market capitalization of $821 billion, ahead of...

    Business Insider
  • Earnings Are Up At Google's Parent Company But So Is Spending

    Alphabet, parent company of Google, reported strong revenue in the last quarter — mostly from advertising. Analysts weren't totally satisfied with the results. They say the company is spending more.

    NPR.org
  • Tesla buys battery technology company

    Tesla is buying the battery company Maxwell Technologies Inc. about $218 million in stock. The deal gives Tesla a boost in battery technology as it tries to cut costs and mass produce electric cars. Those improvements involve improving battery capacity and cutting down on recharging time.

    ABC News
  • Tesla buys battery technology company

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla is buying the battery company Maxwell Technologies Inc. about $218 million in stock. The deal gives Tesla a boost in battery technology as it tries to cut costs and mass produce

    WTOP
  • DNA testing company has been working with the FBI

    At-home DNA testing kits were once little more than a fun distraction that might reveal something about your family history that had been long forgotten. These days, however, the battle over who has access to your genetic testing results is hotter than ever and a new report alleges that one of the largest private DNA

    New York Post