Hulu is considering raising up to $300 million in an IPO next year to add more shows to its subscription service, Reuters reported Friday. Will that be enough capital to keep Hulu competitive with Netflix, as well as services from companies such as Apple, Amazon and Wal-Mart?
Tony Bates, the incoming CEO of Skype, is a serious player aiming to crack the corporate market. But solving the many problems of wild child Skype won't be easy for the ex-Cisco exec.
If you had $20,000 to invest where would you put it? The bank? Stocks? Bonds? Maybe even gold? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital, says that even though he thinks stocks are going up, there are better ways to invest your money.
Shortsightedness, overconfidence and failing to have a plan are more likely to hurt investors' long-term results than the inevitable ups and downs of stocks and bonds, says Jonathan Satovsky, chairman and chief executive of Satovsky Asset Management.