Matt is a finance reporter covering venture capital and private equity.
L.A.’s oldest investment firm decides time’s ripe to tap ‘young’ CEO.
Firm founded in 1922 looks to age gracefully with a “youth” hiring movement for CEO and advisers.
Metals: Dealers see rise in silver sales while once-high-flying gold brought low by stock market’s recovery.
Dealers have taken a shine to silver as gold’s investment luster has waned.
INTERNET: ExpressCoin sees real returns from virtual currency.
Brokerage ExpressCoin seeks to make real money by handling digital trades for bitcoins.
Quick rundown on the controversial cryptocurrency.
CLOTHING: Shares of American Apparel plunge amid restructuring talk.
CLOTHING – American Apparel stock tumbles as the company reportedly looks to button up a restructuring plan.
INVESTMENT: Market experience trumps M.B.A.s in company board picks.
INVESTMENT: Private equity firms increasingly place stock in industry vets over M.B.A.s when naming board members.
Biotech: Arrowhead shares get healthy boost from positive test results.
Biotech: Positive preclinical tests on hepatitis B treatment provide a shot in the arm to shares of Arrowhead Research.
INVESTMENT: Legion aims to avoid repeat of conflict in proxy battle with RCM.
Investment: Legion Partners wants to be a benevolent investor, but that plan didn’t last long.
Iron Neck exercises muscles to help protect head in collisions.
Sports: Mission Competition’s Iron Neck exercise device looks to head off football injuries.
Technology: Shares of Mandalay Digital surge after deal with Verizon.
Investors ring up stock of Mandalay Digital after Verizon signs up for its products.