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Meituan shares tank 9% after Tencent reportedly plans to divest stake

Meituan is one of China’s largest food delivery companies. Delivery drivers can be seen zipping around Chinese cities. Tencent first backed rival Dianping in 2014 which merged with Meituan to form the current company. Jade Gao | AFP | Getty Images Shares of Chinese food delivery giant Meituan plunged 9% …

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New York Times stock jumps on ValueAct 6.7% stake

The New York Times building Jonathan Torgovnik | Getty Images Activist investor ValueAct has built a 6.7% stake in the New York Times, according to an SEC filing out Thursday, sending shares of the media company up around 10% in afternoon trading. “We are aware that ValueAct has made an …

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‘Forget the past three years’

Eugene Zhang, founding partner of Silicon Valley VC firm TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy: TSVC Eugene Zhang, a veteran Silicon Valley investor, recalls the exact moment the market for young startups peaked this year. The firehose of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds and wealthy families …

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BlackRock launches a private trust to give clients exposure to spot bitcoin

Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc., gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Banking Summit in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images BlackRock has launched a private trust offering institutional clients in the U.S. direct exposure to bitcoin. The largest asset …

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Apple Card growth, vendors blamed for mishaps in Goldman card business

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces Apple Card during a launch event at Apple headquarters on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California. Noah Berger | AFP | Getty Images When it was unveiled in 2019, Apple touted its new credit card as a gamechanger with unheard-of levels of simplicity and …

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Coinbase shares soar 40% in boost from meme traders, BlackRock crypto deal

The logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron and others at Times Square in New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Shares of Coinbase soared as much as 40% on Thursday after the crypto exchange announced a …

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Robinhood’s Tenev says the retail brokerage firm is not interested in selling itself despite struggles

Vlad Tenev, CEO and co-founder Robinhood Markets, Inc., is displayed on a screen during his company’s IPO at the Nasdaq Market site in Times Square in New York City, U.S., July 29, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev said Wednesday that the retail brokerage is not looking …

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Bitcoin (BTC) climbs above $23,000

The world’s largest cryptocurrency is down roughly 50% since the start of 2021. CFOTO | Future Publishing | Getty Images Bitcoin broke the $23,000 threshold for the first time in more than a month, as hopes of a rate hike less aggressive than feared from the Federal Reserve triggered a …

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What happens to my funds if a crypto exchange goes bankrupt?

Bankruptcy filings from Celsius and Voyager have raised questions about what happens to investors’ crypto when a platform fails. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Traders hoping to recoup their funds from failed cryptocurrency exchanges anytime soon are likely to end up disappointed, legal experts tell …

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