Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget

Recent Stories By Henry Blodget:

  • Why Robots May Not Ruin the Job MarketJuly 19, 2013

    With the U.S. unemployment rate still over 7%, Americans are understandably concerned about anything that might cause an additional loss of jobs. And one of the favorite targets for employment...

  • California Slams Silicon Valley with Retroactive Tax January 18, 2013

    As a way of encouraging entrepreneurs and investors to start companies in California, the state has long offered a tax deduction for those who start, invest in, and eventually sell companies. This...

  • Has Romney Changed His Tax and Deficit Cutting Plan?August 26, 2012

    Mitt Romney has been remarkably successful in not committing himself to specific policy proposals that might offend certain voters, especially with respect to the economy. As a result,  until now, he...

  • A Brand New House for $1,500?January 26, 2012

    One of the latest projects for Bill Gross and idealab, an incubator run by Gross and his wife Marcia Goodstein, is affordable housing. As in $1,500 per house. The new Idealab company is called...

  • Why is AMZN is Still a BuyOctober 26, 2011

    Amazon just reported its third quarter results. The company missed Wall Street's estimates for both revenue and earnings and said it would have lower profit margins next quarter. This resulted in...

  • Yahoo Is for Sale after CEO Gets the BootSeptember 7, 2011

    In addition to firing CEO Carol Bartz, Yahoo's board has now put the company up for sale. The person who briefed the Wall Street Journal on the Bartz firing also told the paper that "Yahoo is open...

  • The Biggest Break of All – Zero Federal Income TaxAugust 27, 2011

    Amid the yelling back and forth about how America should deal with its debt and deficit problem, two major debates have emerged. The first is whether the problem should be addressed via spending cuts...

  • Google’s Motorola Deal: Proof That Apple’s Model Is Better?August 15, 2011

    A very interesting move by Google this morning, buying handset hardware maker Motorola for $12.5 billion. Google deserves credit for a big, bold move. But let's be real: This deal could end up...

  • The Most Powerful Man On The WebMay 16, 2011

    Google is the No. 1 source of referral traffic to major news sites in the United States. The search giant provides approximately 30% of the traffic to these sites. So what's the No. 2 source?...

  • Look, Ma, No Taxes: GE Pays NothingMarch 26, 2011

    It turns out that the $13,000 of taxes that Business Insider paid last year to the state and city of New York was more than the amount GE paid. Yes, that GE. The one with a $600 billion of...

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