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Chime CEO Chris Britt Source: Chime The fintech world has a new heavyweight. Chime, the start-up that delivers banking services through mobile phones, has closed a fundraising that values the company at $14.5 billion, CNBC has learned exclusively. That lofty figure makes Chime the most valuable American fintech start-up serving retail consumers. Robinhood, the popular
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Herman Miller Aeron chair Source: Herman Miller Shares of office furniture retailer Herman Miller are surging after a blowout earnings report that showed the company is benefiting from the work-from-home trend.  Herman Miller jumped more than 35% in midday trading on Thursday, while the broader market was under pressure.  As the coronavirus pandemic forces millions
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The entrance from the elevators, designed to resemble a tunnel entering a stadium, is pictured at the new DraftKings office in Boston on March 25, 2019. David L. Ryan | The Boston Globe via Getty Images Shares of DraftKings rose sharply on Monday after the sports gaming company announced an agreement with sports entertainment giant
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Interior Design area of the Restoration Hardware store in the Meatpacking District of New York.  Source: RH How can you pinpoint compelling investing opportunities in the current environment? Stocks tumbled for the week in a tech-led selloff after reaching record highs. However, even after the pullback, the S&P 500 has still surged almost 15% on
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The Hyliion Hypertruck ERX Source: Hyliion Inc. Special purpose acquisition company Tortoise Acquisition Corp. and electric truck company Hylioon will vote on their merger on September 28, meaning there will likely soon be another EV player on the market, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The companies announced their intention to
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An antenna for a satellite ground station Amazon Microsoft is looking to challenge Amazon in offering a service that connects satellites directly to the company’s cloud computing network, according to documents the company filed with the Federal Communications Commission last month The effort shows how the two largest providers of cloud infrastructure — data centers in
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday praised the appointment of Jane Fraser as the next chief executive office of Citigroup, making her the first woman to lead a U.S. megabank.  “The glass ceiling in banking maybe is finally cracking,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” Citi is the third-largest U.S. bank by assets.  Fraser is set to
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You knew this was coming. The market internals had been flashing warning signs for a couple weeks: very few new highs, very sloppy advance/decline line, low short interest, and a lot of talk about FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and TINA (There Is No Alternative). All signs of frothiness. So what is this? Is this
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SpaceX deploys 60 Starlink satellites in orbit. SpaceX SpaceX gave an update on early tests of its Starlink satellite internet network, which showed speeds capable of playing online video games and streaming movies. Starlink is the ambitious plan by Elon Musk’s company to build an interconnected network of about 12,000 small satellites in low Earth orbit.
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Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Yuriko Nakao | Bloomberg | Getty Images Baillie Gifford, Tesla’s largest outside shareholder, has reduced its position in the electric auto maker after the company’s rapid share appreciation made it an outsized influence on the firm’s holdings. A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission
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