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How CEO Behavior Like Elon Musk's Influences Stock Price
Lifehacker.com

Things haven’t been going great for Elon Musk the past few months. Read more... more…

How to Prepare for a Recession as a Freelancer
Lifehacker.com

There are lots of arguments for the respective benefits to freelancing versus full-time employment. It still seems like there are more freelancers every year, and fewer people get to choose. And in any case, one of the notable downsides of freelancing is the … more…

On stock prices and Nvidia
TechCrunch

Yesterday’s analysis of Nvidia’s challneges triggered a surge of mail from readers. The company has lost about half of its value over the past two months, and has mostly blamed a “crypto hangover” for the problem. But as I pointed yesterday, it’s really the t… more…

Robinhood’s 3% interest checking & savings may not be properly insured
TechCrunch

Robinhood’s new high-interest, zero-fee checking and savings feature seems to be too good to be true. Users’ money may not be fully protected. The CEO of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, a non-profit membership corporation that insures stock br… more…

Report: Morgan Stanley lands coveted Uber IPO role
TechCrunch

The investment bank is said to be leading Uber's IPO, expected in the first quarter of 2019. JPMorgan, meanwhile, has reportedly been hired to lead Lyft's offering. more…

Nvidia’s limited China connections
TechCrunch

Another round of followups on Nvidia, and then some short news analysis. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to the author (Danny at danny@techcrunch.com) if you like or h… more…

Farfetch bets on sneakers with $250M Stadium Goods acquisition
TechCrunch

Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch will tap into the sneaker resale economy with its latest transaction. more…

China’s second-largest gaming company to sell comics assets to rival
TechCrunch

China’s online youth entertainment platform Bilibili said it has agreed to buy major assets from the comics arm of gaming giant NetEase, which helped introduce Marvel’s first batch of Chinese superheroes in May. The deal announced on Wednesday will see Bilibi… more…

Uber files confidentially for IPO
TechCrunch

The ride-hailing giant is expected to go public in early 2019. more…

After losing half its value, Nvidia faces reckoning
TechCrunch

Nvidia is a company that has reached the highest highs and the lowest lows, all in the span of a couple of weeks. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to the author (Danny … more…

Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies
TechCrunch

Coinbase is the most conservative exchange in cryptoland, largely because it operates in the U.S. under the watchful eye of the SEC. The $8 billion-valued company trades fewer than ten cryptocurrencies to consumers but on Friday announced it announced a major… more…

Disney invests $15M in educational gaming app Kahoot at a $360M valuation
TechCrunch

When Kahoot, the startup that operates a popular platform for user-generated educational gaming, raised $15 million in October of this year, we mentioned that Disney might take a larger stake in the company, beyond the small investment it took after Kahoot pa… more…

The Biggest Tech Lies of 2018
Gizmodo.com

The tech world told a lot of lies in 2018, and it was caught in those lies at what feels like an unprecedented rate. Some Silicon Valley players even began to wake up to the lies they told themselves over the years. With such a flurry of falsehoods, it’s wort… more…

Uber Is Said to File for I.P.O. in 2019
The New York Times

The offering, which is expected to be a hotly anticipated debut, puts the ride-hailing service neck and neck with its rival Lyft in a race to the public markets. more…

Elon Musk in 60 Minutes interview: 'I do not respect the SEC’
Mashable

Everyone's favorite billionaire is back in the news. Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk appeared in a 60 Minutes interview this weekend covering a wide range of topics including recent labor complaints at Tesla and his replacement for chairman of the board. S… more…

Art Basel Miami Beach: Cracks in the Glittering Facade
The New York Times

Against the backdrop of a skidding stock market, declining endowments and a cooling of luxury real-estate values, another private museum announced its birth. more…

Dow slides on Brexit drama
CNN

Brexit chaos and sinking bank stocks are combining to deal the stock market another blow. more…

What Dictionary.com's words of the year say about us
CNN

Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2018 is misinformation. Its word last year was complicit. The year before that? Xenophobia. Clearly, we're not doing well. more…

The next worry for U.S. stocks: shrinking profit forecasts
Reuters

The growing ranks of stock market Eeyores now have another reason to stay glum: Next year's profit picture is darkening fast. more…

Almost half of S&P 500 stocks in a bear market
Reuters

The S&P 500 is not yet in a bear market, but nearly half of its components are. more…