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Twitter warns investors of possible fine from FTC consent order probe 

Twitter has disclosed it’s facing a potential fine of more than a hundred million dollars as a result of a probe by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which believes the company violated a 2011 consent order by using data provided by users for a security purpose to target them with ads. In an SEC filing, […]

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Microsoft talks to buy TikTok’s US operations spark ire in China 

A potential shotgun wedding to Microsoft Corp for TikTok’s US operations provoked an outcry on Chinese social media as well as criticism from a prominent Chinese investor in TikTok owner ByteDance. The US tech giant formally declared its interest on Sunday after President Donald Trump, who has cited national security risks posed by the Chinese-owned short vi […]

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Stock Market Crash: Is The End Game Here? 

A full-blown U. S. stock market crash may not happen anytime soon or not for a few months as investors and traders are comfortable that the Federal Reserve supports the stock rally.

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How to Do a Mid-Year Portfolio Checkup 

It’s been a nerve-racking year for investors. Almost four months ago, experts declared the end of the bull market after a series of drops. Yet after the stock market plunged almost 35%, investors saw a speedy recovery. The second quarter finished strong, nearly erasing the damage from February and March. Now that the…Read more…

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Here’s how investing with a conscience can reap rewards 

Superior returns are being enjoyed by investors who back ethical funds, according to new data from Moneyfarm. We take a look at how to back the good guys without sacrificing a decent return.

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Rating agencies owe the market more transparency 

In a crisis, investors want information about relative strengths and weaknesses not just downgrades

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Italian government bonds stage sharp rally on recovery fund hopes 

Borrowing costs fall most since early June as investors bet on breakthrough in EU talks

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Investors need to decide whether the risk of inflation is real 

Hedges find favour but previous predictions of price rises have been wide of the mark

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Can Tesla justify a $300bn valuation? 

Elon Musk’s company is the world’s most valuable carmaker, but it has never made a profitWhen Elon Musk tweeted in May that the share price of Tesla was “too high” at $780 (£622), it caused a brief moment of panicked selling by investors in the electric carmaker. Yet two months later Tesla had overtaken Toyota as the world’s most valuable carmaker in a remar […]

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Fraud detection startup Ravelin secures $20M Series C 

Ravelin, the London-based company using machine learning to help companies fight fraud when accepting online payments, has raised $20 million in new funding. The Series C round is led by Draper Esprit, with participation from existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, BlackFin Tech, and Passion Capital. Ravelin disclosed $10 million in Series B funding in […]

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Investors yank $500m from super-leveraged US tech fund 

Record weekly outflow from ETF known as ‘TQQQ’ suggests wariness after momentous rally

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A reading guide to Reliance Jio, the most important tech company in the world 

Over the past few months, COVID-19 has brought much of the fundraising community to a standstill. However, amidst it all India’s hyper0growth telco Reliance Jio Platforms has put its fundraising efforts into full gear. Over the past three months, Jio has raised over $15.5 billion from a cohort of investors that include prominent financial institutions […] […]

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We grow money a million times faster than Warren Buffett’: The SEC brought fraud charges against a pair of over-70s running a $30 million scheme that promised ridiculous returns to investors 

Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Two men in their 70s told investors their sports-betting system could deliver far better returns than Warren Buffett, when in fact they were running a $30 million fraud, the SEC alleged last August. “The King – Warren Buffett – takes more than six years to triple an investor’s funds,” Thomas Becker told one investo […]

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London Markets: London stocks climb, lifted by gains for oil stocks

London stocks were set to end the week on a high note on Friday, as appetite for risk among investors helped boost global equities and oil prices, which in turn triggered gains for heavily-weighed energy companies.

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What stocks to watch as markets shift amid coronavirus recovery June 18, 2020

As markets begin to regain confidence, some companies that have taken some lumps from the coronavirus have started to recover. Managing Partner at Polaris Greystone Financial Group Jeff Powell joins The Final Round panel to break down why investors should shift to value stocks and move away from growth stocks

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