An app called Yo is being pegged as the latest example of a technology bubble forming in Silicon Valley. Yo, which lets users send and receive messages that contain only the word "yo," says it has funding commitments of $1 million from investors.
What’s ambitious about Jay Dweck’s bathroom isn’t the television by his whirlpool tub or the screen that will face his toilet and bidet. It isn’t the wide nook in his shower for a third TV and one more across from the sink, or his plan to have each turn on automatically when he’s nearby.
At the “Wolf of Wall Street” premiere last night, the stars on the red carpet were hotter than the investment tips. Considering the movie tells the story of a convicted stock swindler, that was a good thing.
Jordan Belfort, whose memoir “The Wolf of Wall Street” was turned into a film by Martin Scorsese, expects to earn more this year than he made at his peak as a stockbroker, allowing him to repay the victims of his fraud.
Christie’s sold $134.6 million of contemporary art in New York in an hour as international buyers from 26 countries chased after works including Andy Warhol’s electric chair silkscreen and Martin Kippenberger’s slouching man in his underwear.