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The space race is heating up, with Richard Branson's space tourism business, Virgin Galactic, revealing its plans to go public by the end of 2019. Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is reportedly preparing to...
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The rule is thumb in the high-tech world is this: When Apple enters any space, the competition is watching it closely and looking for its own entry point.  That’s exactly what will happen in the wake...
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Apple stock right now is trading almost at its 52-week high, and those who saw the tech giant for what it was--not a phone--are being vindicated.  There may be even more lucrative vindication on the way...
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Goldman Sachs is set to acquire the California-based United Capital Financial Partners Inc for up to $750 million. According to the Wall Street Journal report, the acquisition is going to be one of the biggest deals...
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When Robinhood first came out with its free stock-trading app, we didn’t really think it would take too long to put pressure on the market to fight back. After all, this wasn’t just a neat...
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Ousted Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick sold more than half a billion dollars’ worth of stock last week, and many expect he will be redirecting that cash windfall to his new startup.  Kalanick co-founded Uber in 2009...
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There’s a school of thought within financial circles that says that bull markets do not die of old age but rather due to extraneous factors such as overconfidence, overspending and over-leverage. Unfortunately, this raging bull...
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In the throes of a vaping panic that has the FDA and the CDC running in frantic circles, tobacco giant Altria has seen its shares tumble almost 20 percent this year, after making a multi-billion-dollar...
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The trade war is officially back on, with the United States and China both refusing to give even an inch, causing investors worldwide to lose big as markets face their worst May in nearly 50...
In March 2020, the novel coronavirus swept through the U.S., forcing stay-at-home orders and business closures across the country—including all but two of the country’s nearly 1,000 casinos. That same month, New Jersey, Delaware, Nevada, and...