Greenville man offered his tech firm, now performs saxophone on streets

John Sterling of Greenville, plays his saxaphone around downtown Greenville, Tuesday, November 16 2021.

Under the yellowing fall leaves of Christmas-light-wrapped trees, John Sterling is playing his saxophone as darkness falls in downtown Greenville. He plays the blues — the notes light and swinging, then deeper, more melancholy. His black-and-white Boston terrier, Poppy, settles down at his feet as a small group of women and a little girl approach. Some … Read more

Can Wall Avenue’s advert tech love affair final?

Can Wall Street's ad tech love affair last?

In an echo of the early-to-mid 2010s, 2021 saw an abundance of public ad tech listings, in part fueled by special purpose acquisition companies. According to an index from investment bank LUMA Partners, there are now 23 publicly-listed ad tech companies with much of them disclosing their quarterly earnings in recent weeks. However, as stocks … Read more

After Wall Avenue’s dump, Asian tech and property shares really feel the jitters

After Wall Street's sell off, Asian tech and property stocks feel the jitters

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei (N225) slid as much as 3.5%, taking the drop from recent record highs to 10%, which put the market briefly in a correction. It later pared losses to 2.5%. Fast Retailing (FRCOF) sank 6.6%. Z Holdings, which owns Yahoo Japan (YAHOF), lost 5.8%. South Korea’s Kospi (KOSPI) fell 1.7%, and is set … Read more

Evaluation: How Wall Avenue’s hottest dealmaking development fizzled

Analysis: How Wall Street's hottest dealmaking trend fizzled

Sept 16 (Reuters) – Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly made a lucrative offer last March that Sportradar Group AG (SRAD.O) founder and CEO Carsten Koerl could not pass up. He proposed a merger with his special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Horizon Acquisition Corp II that would have valued Sportradar at $10 billion. That was … Read more

Listed below are Wall Avenue’s favourite large tech shares because the Nasdaq closes in on one other milestone

Here are Wall Street’s favorite big tech stocks as the Nasdaq closes in on another milestone

All three of the major U.S. stock indexes hit records Friday, and the Nasdaq Composite Index might reach its next milestone — 15,000 — next week. Below is a list of stocks whose gains have powered the Nasdaq Composite Index’s COMP gains this year, along with another list of analysts’ favorite stocks among the Nasdaq-100 … Read more

China’s Tech Crackdown May Hit Wall Avenue’s Pockets

China's Tech Crackdown Could Hit Wall Street's Wallet

Counting the cost China’s I.P.O. crackdown is quickly zooming beyond Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing giant that government officials banned from app stores just days after it sold shares in the U.S. Now, Beijing is imposing new regulatory requirements for all tech companies planning to list their shares abroad and erecting barriers around fintech firms, … Read more