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Markets drop sharply as China implements new tariffs against US

Who would have thought a potential trade war would cause investors to sell? U.S. markets plunged today as China announced that it was implementing tariffs on $3 billion worth of American goods, mostly

Winklevoss-led Gemini announces a self-regulatory group for crypto

Gemini, run by the Winklevoss twins, is one of the most Wall Street-oriented exchanges on the crypto markets. Originally envisioned as “bitcoin in a suit,” it is now leading the way in sel

Stressing aptitude over achievement, Strive Talent pitches a new way to hire

A number of startups are rethinking how hiring should work, because while many employers require a college degree for a job, the fact is that most of the skills needed to perform those jobs aren't tau

The US-based tech company that just went public in London

Boku, a U.S.-based carrier billing company, listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market recently, selling £45 million in stock. Only about one-third of those shares were

Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion

Lyft raises $1 billion at an $11 billion valuation, Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy acquires August Home, MongoDB up 34% on stock market debut and Facebook is testing paywalls for Instant Articles. All

Investors can now make trades on Yahoo Finance

It’s no longer just a place to look up stock market data and company news. Yahoo Finance is now introducing trading directly via its app. With 75 million monthly active users, Yahoo Finance (our

Southeast Asia games firm Sea, formerly Garena, files for $1 billion US IPO

Southeast Asia-based games and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has officially filed for its much-anticipated U.S. IPO. The company, which is valued at over $3.75 billion, will list on t

Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

Cooking kit delivery company Blue Apron traded up 3.5% on the stock market Monday, erasing some of the losses from its first two days as a public company. Shares closed at $9.67, which was still benea

Tencent’s online publishing arm files for IPO in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has secured its second high-profile tech IPO inside a week. Following on from gaming firm Razer, which filed its prospectus on Friday, Tencent’s online publishing service has followed

Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

It’s been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have had a rough two days on Wall Street. A

How to price your IPO

If pops are hard to vet, and IPO pricing remains an art-science hybrid, what measuring stick can we use to decide when an IPO did well, versus gains so steep that it probably could have raised a bit m

Surging tech stocks have pushed Nasdaq over 6000 for the first time ever

The Nasdaq composite just passed 6000 for the first time, hitting an all-time intraday high in the process. Over the past 12 months the composite is up nearly 32%. The majority of this strong perform

MuleSoft prices IPO above expected range at $17 per share

Enterprise software company MuleSoft will go public tomorrow and just priced their IPO at $17 – slightly above the proposed $14-16 range. The company will start trading on the New York Stock E

Snap has already tumbled 11% on day four

Snap, the parent of Snapchat, had a great first two days on the stock market, only to be followed by two terrible ones. Shares quickly tumbled to beneath $22, a more than 11 percent drop in morning tr

Snap tumbles 12% on day three, erases gains

Snapchat parent Snap Inc . debuted on the stock market Thursday and immediately saw substantial gains on its first two days. But the excitement has already worn off, with shares tumbling more than

The price of Bitcoin just hit an all-time high

Wow -- Bitcoin just hit an all-time high. The digital currency is currently trading at around $1,186 -- which is about $20 more than its previous all-time high of ~$1,165, which it hit in November 201

Few startups IPOed this year, but the ones that did soared

There weren’t many tech IPOs this year, but they performed well. Just 14 venture-backed tech companies went public, according to Dealogic. This compares to 25 last year and the 40+ we saw in each of

The price of bitcoin is creeping back toward its 3-year high of $1,000

Does it feel like the only time you hear about Bitcoin is when the price is either abruptly soaring or sinking? Us too! This time it’s soaring. Bitcoin is up about 30% over the last month, and

GoPro shows its vulnerability after horrific Q3 earnings

Expectations were already incredibly low for GoPro this go around and yet somehow the company managed to eclipse even the worst fears of analysts. The company’s stock trading was halted prior

Coupa is the latest unicorn to file for an IPO

It has been a slow year for tech IPOs, but cloud software maker Coupa has publicly filed. This is generally an indication that the company will debut on the stock market in a matter of weeks. The unic
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