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No TikTok deal is no problem for Oracle
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Oracle in partnership with Walmart planned to buy the US assets of the Chinese-owned viral video app, TikTok. With the exit of Donald Trump from the White House, this plan is now in the dumps. However, investors are seemingly unbothered by the turn of events. They’re still very much treating Oracle like it is a […]

20 Jun 2021
Bill Ackman’s SPAC deal is rewriting the rules for SPACs
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management has made a move that could change how SPACs operate. This has been dubbed SPAC 2.0 by some. Ackman’s newly established SPAC, Pershing Square Tontine Holdings (PSTH), based in New York, was incorporated in 2020 with a current market value of $4.57 billion. Ackman is […]

14 Jun 2021
The Week’s Big Event Is the Jobs Report for May
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Author: Michael Stern

As the market enters the often weak month of June, the big event in the world of finance is the U.S. jobs report for May. May was anything but a stellar month, finishing with mixed performance. Both the Dow and Standard and Poor ticked up, with the Dow going up by 1.9 percent. The tech-heavy […]

1 Jun 2021
Wall Street Drifts as U.S. Stocks Slip
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Stocks on Wall Street slipped earlier this week. There was a marked slide in oil and other energy companies, and the slide weighed on a market that has been drifting sideways since establishing a record earlier in the month. On Tuesday, the Dow lost 1.4 percent, slipping 474 points on the day. This drop is […]

20 May 2021
Nasdaq Drops 1.9%, Tech Stocks Sell-Off
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Author: Michael Stern

Tuesday (May 4) saw stocks move slightly lower. Tech stocks led the way down as investors considered recent comments from Treasury Secretary Yellen where she spoke of the possibility of higher interest rates. The S&P 500 dropped more than one percent, trading off the all-time high. By the close of the trading day, the DOW […]

8 May 2021
Should You Be Buying Coinbase Stock?
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Coinbase finally released its initial IPO and sent the investing world into a frenzy. This is the first major mix of traditional Wall Street investing and cryptocurrency, so a lot of people are eager to learn whether or not they should be investing. It’s hard to say how Coinbase is going to perform over time. […]

24 Apr 2021
US Stocks are Flat Ahead of Earnings Season
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Author: Maria Andretti

US stock futures were flat in the early hours of Wednesday morning trading on April 14th. Investors are holding off in anticipation of Q1 earnings reports from various companies, at which point the markets should see an increase in volume and volatility.  The Dow Jones industrial average futures only had a 6-point gain when the […]

14 Apr 2021
Biden Spending Plan Sees Massive Records on Stock Market
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Author: Maria Andretti

Friday saw Asian markets rise after Wall Street went through a record-breaking session. During this period, the S&P managed to break through the 4000-point barrier for the first time. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq and Dow Jones were also green, following on what is becoming a wave of economic optimism.  This widespread increase in the stock market […]

2 Apr 2021
Tech Stocks Rally as Stock Futures Dip
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Author: Michael Stern

Early trading on Tuesday morning saw U.S. stock index futures slightly lower than Monday after all three major averages reported having gains during the day prior.  In particular, future contracts that are tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 107 points on Tuesday. The S&P 500and Nasdaq 100 futures also saw losses, although those […]

23 Mar 2021