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More Tech and Finance Executives Back Away from Saudi Ties

More Tech and Finance Executives Back Away from Saudi Ties

Saudi money, including its Public Investment Fund, is a force in Silicon Valley and beyond. But the alleged murder of a prominent Saudi journalist is putting some leaders in an uncomfortable spot, as more top executives back away from a planned conference in Saudi Arabia.

What Is Leverage in Finance and What Is the Formula?

What Is Leverage in Finance and What Is the Formula?

Financial leverage brings great risk, but also brings great reward for companies.

What Is Shorting a Stock? Definition, Risks and Examples

What Is Shorting a Stock? Definition, Risks and Examples

Short-selling a stock is how some investors try to take advantage of a declining company stock price. But it's risky, to say the least. Here's what you need to know.

Jim Cramer: There is Too Much Life Support to Declare the Bull Market Dead

Jim Cramer: There is Too Much Life Support to Declare the Bull Market Dead

Ever-increasing demand from index funds makes it hard to imagine a truly bear market.

Wednesday Wrap-Up: You Gotta Invest

Wednesday Wrap-Up: You Gotta Invest

Here are the top stories from TheStreet on Wednesday.

What Is a Hedge Fund and How Do They Work?

What Is a Hedge Fund and How Do They Work?

A hedge fund is a pool of money contributed by investors and run by a fund manager whose goal is to maximize returns and eliminate risk.

Nelson Peltz Hints GE Is Seriously Considering a Breakup

Nelson Peltz Hints GE Is Seriously Considering a Breakup

Jim Cramer sits down with Nelson Peltz, the CEO of Trian Fund Management.

Whitney Tilson: Warren Buffett Is Here to Stay

Whitney Tilson: Warren Buffett Is Here to Stay

Former hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson says legendary investor Warren Buffett won't be retiring for at least five more years.

Wall Street is Migrating to Florida for Low Taxes, Better Weather

Wall Street is Migrating to Florida for Low Taxes, Better Weather

New York's gloomy weather isn't the only reason Wall Street money managers are escaping to south Florida.

How Elliott Management's Paul Singer Took Activist Investing Global

How Elliott Management's Paul Singer Took Activist Investing Global

The insurgent investor behind Elliott Management by far has the most campaigns outstanding in the most countries and the most offices of any activist fund, plus transformative wins at Hyunda and Telecom Italia.