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Disney, Coinbase, BioNTech, Rivian, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Disney, Coinbase, BioNTech, Rivian, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Second-quarter earnings season continues this week, while a pair of July inflation figures and consumer sentiment surveys will be the highlights on the economic-data calendar. On Monday, Tyson Foods , BioNTech , AIG, and Take-Two Interactive Software will report. Coinbase Global, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings , Sysco , and Ralph Lauren go on …

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Era of steady growth has ended, but here's how to prepare

Era of steady growth has ended, but here’s how to prepare

BlackRock says world markets have become more volatile, and they’re going to stay that way for a while. The world’s biggest asset manager says that the era of steady growth and low inflation has ended: “Traditional portfolios, hedges and risk models won’t work anymore, we think.” “The Great Moderation, a long period of steady growth …

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Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted …

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How Bitcoin whales make a splash in markets and move prices

How Bitcoin whales make a splash in markets and move prices

Deriving their names from the size of the massive mammals swimming around the earth’s oceans, cryptocurrency whales refer to individuals or entities that hold large amounts of cryptocurrency.  In the case of Bitcoin (BTC), someone can be considered a whale if they hold over 1,000 BTC, and there are less than 2,500 of them out …

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GE Is Building the Electricity Grid of the Future. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

GE Is Building the Electricity Grid of the Future. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

Text size GE wants to be a player in the electricity grid of the future. That will benefit its coming Vernova business. Brandon Bell/Getty Images NISKAYUNA, N. Y–In General Electric ’s sprawling research center here, you will find two Nobel Prizes won by GE scientists, Thomas Edison’s desk, and current research that could help create …

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Private equity units at buyout firms contract as financial markets tumble

Private equity units at buyout firms contract as financial markets tumble

The private equity businesses at some of the buyout industry’s most prominent firms are beginning to contract as a sharp slide in financial markets and a slowing of new investment from institutional investors lead to declining assets under management. Most publicly traded US buyout firms, including KKR, Carlyle Group and Apollo Global, reported declining assets …

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Bond markets complicate Fed moves after blowout jobs report

Bond markets complicate Fed moves after blowout jobs report

Bond yields ripped higher after new employment data showed the U.S. economy adding a breakneck 528,000 jobs in the month of July. Emily Roland, co-chief investment strategist at John Hancock Investment Management, told Yahoo Finance the strong July jobs report shows that the economy is “not there yet” when it comes to recession. Michael Pearce, …

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