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Tuesday September 2, 2014

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Crain’s Takes a Look at the New TheStreet.com

Crain's Takes a Look at the New TheStreet.com

Financial and investment news site, TheStreet.com, has what others want: subscribers. The publication receives two thirds of its revenue from subscriptions and only one third from advertising. Over the past year, CEO Daryl Otte has downsized the presence of prominent figure and co-founder Jim [Full Story…]

Goldman Sachs, Oppenheimer Jump In To Tablet Ads

Goldman Sachs, Oppenheimer Jump In To Tablet Ads

Investment banking giants Goldman Sachs and Oppenheimer have jumped right into the tablet advertising space by being among the first to advertise on the new Bloomberg Businessweek iPad app, which was released to the public earlier this week. The advertising units, several of which are rich media [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Should Focus on Nook, Says Fortune

Barnes & Noble Should Focus on Nook, Says Fortune

Fortune recently detailed the reasons why NY-based Barnes & Noble should move more solidly behind its e-reader, the Nook, and leave paper behind. The article cites a Goldman Sachs analyst report in stating that the Nook business is on a  "hockey-stick growth curve", with sales estimated to hit [Full Story…]

JP Morgan Raises $1.2 Billion For New Digital Growth Fund

JP Morgan Raises $1.2 Billion For New Digital Growth Fund

Confirming recent speculation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has rounded up $1.2 billion for a new digital-growth fund to push for stakes in fast-growing private tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter. The amount reported has doubled since last week when they stated to raise $500 to $750 million [Full Story…]

Goldman Sachs Takes $70 Million Stake in NY’s AppSense

Goldman Sachs Takes $70 Million Stake in NY’s AppSense

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. invested $70 million in New York-based AppSense Ltd., a 12-year-old company allowing users access to their corporate computers remotely from laptops, tablets and smartphones.  The funding is the first outside capital AppSense has received since it was founded. AppSense [Full Story…]

Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer on Trial in NYC

Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer on Trial in NYC

An ex-Goldman Sachs programmer, Sergey Aleynikov of North Caldwell, New Jersey, went on trial this week  for allegedly stealing secret computer code that enables high-speed trading so he could develop the same kind of software at a startup financial company. Aleynikov's lawyer did not deny that [Full Story…]

Goldman Sachs Employees Restricted from Using Electronic Profanity

Goldman Sachs Employees Restricted from Using Electronic Profanity

New York's Goldman Sachs has told its employees that using profanity in electronic messages is no longer tolerated, which applies to all of its 34,000 traders, investment bankers and other employees. According to an article on in The Wall Street Journal, there is no written report spelling out [Full Story…]

Fashion Startups to Receive VC Feedback at Meetup

Fashion Startups to Receive VC Feedback at Meetup

The Fashion 2.0 Meetup and FashInvest are hosting a meeting on Tuesday, January 19, at 6 PM where technology startups involved in fashion will each be making five-minute presentations and receive five minutes of feedback from a panel of fashion-focused venture capitalists, [Full Story…]

Who Are New York’s Prominent Financial Bloggers?

Who Are New York's Prominent Financial Bloggers?

New York magazine profiles three of Wall Street's New-York based "digital underground" in this week's issue: Naked Capitalism’s Yves Smith, formerly of Goldman Sachs, who started blogging in 2006. Felix Salmon, who formerly blogged for NYU economist Nouriel Roubini, and is now at [Full Story…]

Rivals Take a Bite Out of Zagats’ Business

Rivals Take a Bite Out of Zagats' Business

Free restaurant reviews at Web sites such as Chowhound and Yelp have led to a decrease in sales of Zagat's guidebooks and the number of unique visitors a month is trending downward according to The New York Post.  Zagat's Web site site, which charges $25 a month for access only had [Full Story…]

The Highs and Lows of Ultrafast Stock Trading

The Highs and Lows of Ultrafast Stock Trading

Lately there has been a rise in both civil and criminal suits surrounding the world of ultrafast computerized stock trading, something that has become very profitable to financial firms on Wall Street.  The trading is done through programs developed at firms such as Goldman Sachs that allow [Full Story…]