• FTC chief says willing to break up companies amid big tech probe

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    NEW YORK - The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers as his agency investigates whether companies including Facebook Inc. are harming competition. FTC...
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  • Analysis: Atlanta adding million-dollar businesses faster than NYC

    Analysis: Atlanta adding million-dollar businesses faster than NYC

    5 days ago - By Biz Journals

    The number of million-dollar companies in Atlanta is growing at a faster rate than in New York, Dallas, Kansas City and St. Louis.
    Atlanta is No. 21 in a new LendingTree analysis of U.S. cities that looks at the largest gain in businesses with at least $1 million in revenue from 2014 to 2016.
    In Atlanta, the percent change over the timeframe came in at 6.7%. That represented the addition of 1,953 firms with at least $1 million in revenue.
    Austin took the No. 1 spot across the U.S., adding million-dollar...
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  • U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors

    U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-called proxy advisors.
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