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Uber investors finally see the costs of treating drivers as employees, and the stock is falling

After seeing Uber Technologies Inc. fight over the past few years to keep drivers from becoming employees instead of contractors, investors finally got a glimpse of some of the impact to its financial results.

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Honest Co. CEO ready to face big-name competition like P&G and Revlon with ‘clean’ brand strength

Honest Co. shares soared in their Nasdaq debut, even as the company acknowledged it will face challenges while competing with some of the biggest consumer products companies in the world.

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Visa vs. Mastercard — should you buy either stock now?

Both Visa and Mastercard trade at high valuations, but they're expected to continue to post brisk earnings growth.

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Home Depot vs. Lowe’s — should you buy either stock now?

Lowe's has grown more quickly during the pandemic but Home Depot has better margins and has been generous with dividend increases.

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Homebuilder stocks are in a sweet spot, and they’re getting cheaper as earnings and sales estimates rise

Investors may be looking at a remarkable opportunity in the stock market, as homebuilders are trading low compared with the broad indexes.

Stocks

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These 3 alternative income streams may boost portfolio returns

As traditional income strategies, like bonds and dividend stocks, got challenged by the pandemic, some investors turned to pass-through securities ...

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GameStop Saga Spurs Debate Over Payment for Order Flow Practice

Following the GameStop trading frenzy, the SEC is expected to take a fresh look at payment for order flow, a decades-old practice that’s at the hea...

Mutual Funds

Chicago fund manager and philanthropist Richard Driehaus is dead at 78

CHICAGO (eLesor) -- Legendary Chicago investment and fund manager Richard Driehaus died late Tuesday of natural causes at 78, his firm, Drieha...

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Futures

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Gold settles at a nearly 3-month high after a weaker-than-expected U.S. April jobs report

Gold futures climbed Friday to log their highest finish in almost three months after a closely watched reading of labor conditions in the U.S. for the month was much weaker than forecast.

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Oil scores weekly gains as reopening optimism outweighs COVID worries

Oil futures rise on Friday and scored weekly gains on growing optimism over the economic reopening in the U.S. and Europe, though concerns remain about the surge in COVID-19 cases in India.

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Gold trades near a 3-month high after a weaker-than-expected U.S. April jobs report

Gold futures climbed to their highest level in almost three months Friday after a closely watched reading of labor conditions in the U.S. for the month was much weaker than forecast.

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Oil on track for weekly gains as reopening optimism outweighs COVID worries

Oil futures move up on Friday, on track for weekly gains on growing optimism over the economic reopening in the U.S. and Europe, though concerns remain about the surge in COVID-19 cases in India.

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Copper looks to set fresh record Friday as economic recovery, electric-cars drive rise in metal’s price

Copper futures trade at records Friday morning, putting the industrial metal on track to deepen its ascent to new heights as economic reopening from COVID lockdowns helped to spur a surge in the red metal.

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Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 56530.48 -2,484 -4.21%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 3088.20 -83.26 -2.63%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 1.45 -0.1220 -7.77%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 1285.18 -88.92 -6.47%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 368.17 22.24 6.43%
XMRUSD Monero USD 448.87 -16.11 -3.46%