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BIG TECH STOCKS FLEX MUSCLES AGAIN AFTER A ROUGH WINTER
Big Tech stocks are flexing their enormous strength again, after getting knocked around a bit earlier this year.
BEFRIEND YOUR MONEY AND REAP THE BENEFITS
What’s your relationship with money? Maybe your personal finances are like a distant cousin you barely think about — or an unsettling stranger you avoid. Or perhaps money feels like your enemy, frustrating you and rarely doing what you want.
NASCAR'S FUTURE IS HERE: NEXT GEN CAR FINALLY ARRIVES
NASCAR’s next-generation race car is finally here after two years of hype and hope that it will revolutionize the stock car series.
AIRTAGS: NEXT-GENERATION TRACKING TECHNOLOGY HAS ARRIVED
Two years after they were first rumored, Apple finally lifted the lid on its tracking device AirTag at its Spring Loaded event in April, designed to help consumers keep track of items that matter most.
VERIZON SELLS INTERNET TRAILBLAZERS YAHOO AND AOL FOR $5B
AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm.
MEREDITH TO SELL TV STATION DIVISION TO GRAY TELEVISION
Magazine publisher and multimedia company Meredith Corp. said this week it will sell its Local Media Group consisting of 17 television stations to Gray Television Inc. for $2.7 billion in cash and will focus on expanding its print and digital magazines business.
LATIN AMERICA LOOKS TO SPACE, DESPITE LIMITATIONS ON GROUND
Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space Station, China’s increasingly ambitious space program. Space-related news is flowing, and not just from the world’s richest, biggest nations. Take Latin America.
BAIDU ROLLS OUT PAID DRIVERLESS TAXI SERVICE IN BEIJING
Chinese tech giant Baidu rolled out its paid driverless taxi service last Sunday, making it the first company to commercialize autonomous driving operations in China.
GOOGLE SIGNS DEAL WITH WNBA TO HELP CHAMPION WOMEN'S SPORTS
The WNBA signed a multi-year deal with Google this week to be the presenting partner for the league’s playoffs, part of the technology giant’s efforts to help champion women’s sports.
60 YEARS SINCE 1ST AMERICAN IN SPACE: TOURISTS LINING UP
Sixty years after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, everyday people are on the verge of following in his cosmic footsteps.
It's Not Just the Confetti
How Robinhood made stock trading easy, approachable— and maybe too hard to resist
BidenBucks Is Beeple Is Bitcoin
In a system rigged by the rich, outsiders have to make their own volatility.
SAFETY LAST: RISKY INVESTMENTS SOARED AT START OF 2021
Who needs safety when the world’s about to get back to normal?
How the SPAC Era Will End
A fever has swept Wall Street, and it’s stretching all the limits
The Sheriff Wants a Word With Robinhood
Massachusetts regulator William Galvin says the free app is encouraging novice investors to trade themselves into trouble
A Word About Short Selling: Don't
The fracas in January over a company called GameStop suddenly brought the practice of shorting stocks back into the public spotlight. GameStop sells video games via a network of thousands of retail outlets that have the anachronistic feel of Blockbuster stores. Business has soured, mainly because of online competition. GameStop scratched out a profit in fiscal 2017 (ending January 31, 2018), then lost money in the next two years and is estimated to have lost $680 million in the past 12 months.
What Robinhood and Apple Have in Common
There’s a curious thread connecting Robinhood, Facebook, Twitter, and Apple this year: The technology companies are starting to take active responsibility for what happens on their platforms.
Well, That Was Weird
Tendies. GameStop. Silver. SPACs. What. The. Hell. A sane person’s guide to a bonkers stonks market
The Battle of GameStop
IRL, the video game retailer has no profits. But its shares became part of a showdown between online stock pumpers and short sellers
IN DUEL WITH SMALL INVESTORS OVER GAMESTOP, BIG FUNDS BLINK
Across most of America, GameStop is just a place to buy a video game. On Wall Street, though, it’s become a battleground where swarms of smaller investors see themselves making an epic stand against the 1%.