Tag Archives: Technology

Still very hot, despite isolated layoffs

A ‘We’re Hiring!’ sign is displayed at a Starbucks Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Last week, senior product manager for Coinbase David Hong wrote on LinkedIn that he was up at 4am to prepare for a meeting when his company MacBook abruptly shut down. He later …

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Join Barron’s Investing in Tech Summit on June 23

Text size IBM CEO Arvind Krishna is one of many tech leaders joining Barron’s Investing in Tech virtual summit this Thursday, June 23. Benedict Evans It’s been a difficult year for tech investors, with the Nasdaq Composite down close to 30%, and many household stocks suffering declines of 50% or …

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Investors Coping With Cryptocurrency Plunge 

NEW ORLEANS —  “I’m in a cryptocurrency chat group at work,” software engineer Adam Hickey of San Diego, California told VOA. Over the last few days, Hickey said, members of the group have been writing things like, “Bloodbath” and, “Are we still good?” “It shook me, honestly,” he admitted. “I …

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The Crypto Party Is Over

On Super Bowl Sunday, a Crypto.com ad featuring billionaire NBA star LeBron James lit up millions of Americans’ TVs. “If you want to make history, you gotta call your own shots,” Mr. James said in the 30-second spot for the popular cryptocurrency-trading platform. The words that splashed across the screen …

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The Unraveling of Robinhood’s Fairy Tale

Few companies embodied the market mania of the past two years quite like Robinhood HOOD 4.35% Markets Inc. The flashy online brokerage ushered in an investing revolution at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic that, for the first time in decades, made trading cool. Robinhood’s easy-to-use interface hooked millions of …

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