The company’s financial results are inflated because its expenses on original content are deemed an investment in assets rather than ongoing expenses
In 1999, the Oracle of Omaha predicted that the average annual return over the next 17 years would be 6 percent. It’s all part of the story of increasingly volatile markets.
Bitcoin's value has been swinging madly, but who are we to complain, given that out leaders have been behaving like speculators on speed.
Most of the value Mellanox created over the past year went to top employees with stock options. Other shareholders are less fortunate.
Some 40% of the utility’s wage costs were listed as capital spending on fixed assets.
When it comes to economic growth, we're more or less at the mercy of technology.
It's time to re-evaluate whether or not compensating employees with stock options is really the best idea. Investors, for their part, need to weigh how outstanding options will affect the value of their investments.
Like cooking with chocolate, regulating the Israeli economy requires applying just the right amount of heat.
Economist Paul Krugman's recent column idealizes the American glory days of Twinkies and Buicks, ignoring the global forces that made them possible.
Natural selection in the auto industry makes it a graveyard for investors. There's little reason to believe the joint venture between Israel Corp and Chery Automobile will prove any different.
Recent layoffs at Israel's ECI telecommunication equipment manufacturer are a result of the arrogance the high-tech industry once had toward Chinese competitors. Now it's the West that can't compete.
Analysts and regulators should take a hint from the market and look past Alcoa's dressed-up quarterly profits.
The New York tunnel and bridge, rather, and how their construction was financed by a state agency.
Channel 10 offers viewers more variety, but the market is too small and too heterogeneous for it to ever make money from advertising.
Predictions of falling prices were based on the fact that people expected them to, but this model sees only one side of the equation.
While there is increasing public support for Robin Hood-style tax policies, there is a limit to how much the rich can be taxed with creating counterproductive results.
An article by Pimco executive Bill Gross erred in many ways, but one thing he got entirely right: The investment class is taking more and more of the economic pie from U.S. workers.
Raising the retirement age might sound like a good idea, but unemployment, especially for the young, will rise in tandem.
The froth in the corporate bond market in the U.S. and parts of Western Europe is due to the lack of investment alternatives and is causing investors to fail to accurately price risk.
"Operation Twist" is meant to boost the U.S. economy, but it ignores the real source of household wealth
'Operation Twist' is meant to boost the U.S. economy, but it won't do much for the American family.
Changes in the currents of the global economy, far more serious than the debt crisis in Greece and Spain, are afoot. Their impact on Southeast Asia may be much more severe than any damage caused in Europe and North America.
Leaders have become vote-driven sheep, not shepherds, but rejecting the need to lower living standards is merely to wait for the next crisis.
Yields in the long-term bond market are too low to justify current prices. Just look at AT&T's 30-year bond.
Rising housing prices have sparked a construction boom, rescuing Tel Aviv from urban blight. Let's hope it happens in Haifa's lower city, too.
Mark Twain was wrong. Turns out there are lies, damned lies, and financial statements.
Israeli investors are like fruit flies, zigging in and out of different kinds of investment strategies, thinking they can time the market. Unfortunately, they are completely wrong
Unless you're banking on the apocalypse, decisions need making.
Most meteors burn up on the way to earth. The same is true for 'meteor companies'
Investing in the mobile also-ran is a risky venture to be sure; but the possible payoff would be something to dial home about.