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Giant Pension Sold Marijuana Stocks Canopy, Aurora, and Cronos. Two Stocks It Bought.

British Columbia Investment Management slashed positions in Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis, and Cronos Group in the first quarter, and bought up Mastercard and Visa stock.

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Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he's betting against dogecoin and is urging investors in one of the hottest trades in 2021 to convert their doge holdings into bitcoin.

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Cryptos and stocks like NIO and Tilray are crucially linked. Here’s what you need to watch, says strategist.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is set to outpace other stock market indexes at the open on Thursday, ready to recover from a more than 2% slide since the beginning of this week.

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As dogecoin extends record rise, Galaxy’s Novogratz says ‘it’s dangerous being a speculator’ in the crypto

Wealthy investor Mike Novogratz says that the run-up in dogecoin is a reflection of the disenchantment of younger investors in the current state of financial markets and the economy and cautioned that trying to bet on the ...

Weak jobs report belies U.S. recovery under way — but are international stock markets a better bet now?

A possibly unsteady economic recovery for the U.S. underscores the utility of diversification in investors' portfolios that goes outside their home countries.

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How Crisis-Prone Markets Shaped the Past 50 Years

From the Penn Central bankruptcy to the financial crisis and the Covid pandemic, America has used its great strengths to buy its way out of its problems.

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Investors are less worried about a stock market crash — and that’s not good

Fewer investors fear a catastrophic loss today than they did last summer. Complacency has typically led to lower investment gains.

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‘I love this setup’ — star stock-picker Cathie Wood keeps cool over ARK Innovation ETF’s dismal May start

Tech investor Cathie Wood tells CNBC she isn't unsettled by the popular ARK Innovation ETF's rough start to May.

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Here’s why the Dow and S&P 500 hit records despite a weak April jobs report

It may take more than a much-weaker-than-expected April jobs report to kill the stock market rally, though the popular reflation trade is seeing a modest setback.

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A $25 billion dogecoin whale lurks, but Robinhood CEO says ‘we don’t have significant positions in any of the coins we keep’

Vlad Tenev, CEO of Robinhood Markets, speaking at a “fireside chat” on Thursday, attempts to dispel any lingering speculation that the brokerage may be a so-called dogecoin whale, maintaining a massive stockpile of the cry...

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Dogecoin price’s ‘make-or-break’ moment looms with Elon Musk set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

Elon Musk is a rallying point for dogecoin holders on sites like Reddit, and his coming appearance on 'SNL' is a hotly anticipated moment inside and outside crypto markets, which had previously centered on bitcoin and Ethe...

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PepsiCo, Cardinal Health, and 3 Other Companies That Raised Their Dividends

PepsiCo, Cardinal Health, and Baxter were among the large companies that declared dividend increases this week.

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A Large Asset Manager Bets Big on Apple and Alibaba. Here Are Two Stocks It Sold.

Flossbach von Storch of Germany bought Apple and Alibaba shares in the first quarter, while slashing positions in videogame publishers Electronic Arts and Activision.

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Dropbox Shares Inch Higher After Earnings Top Estimates

The online document storage company has added new capabilities in secure document sharing and tracking, and electronic signatures.

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Dow Surged to a Record Because the Bad News Wasn’t So Bad

April’s jobs report was a massive disappointment. The market gained anyway.

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6 Agricultural Stocks Poised to Ride Food Prices Higher

Prices of corn, wheat, and other agricultural commodities have been soaring. Yet some agricultural stocks have not been keeping pace. That’s created a buying opportunity.

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April’s Jobs Report Was Awful. Why the Message Is Misleading

The seasonal-adjustment process made the month’s job gains look far worse than they are. Plus, investment-newsletter commentary about infrastructure funds, China’s tech stocks, the Dow Transports, and inflation.

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A Chat With the New CEO of Qualcomm— 5G’s Biggest Fan

Qualcomm’s incoming CEO Cristiano Amon is incredibly bullish on the future. Here’s how he thinks 5G could change the world.

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Imagining the Next 100 Years in Business, Science, and Investing

From synthetic biology to space travel to cryptocurrencies, our investment experts scope out the near and distant future. How investors can prepare for the changes ahead.

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U.S. Markets

S&P 500 and Dow Jones finish at records to book weekly gains

U.S. stocks climbed on Friday to clinch weekly gains for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average following a weaker-than-expected jobs report...

10-year Treasury yield slides below 1.50% after weaker-than-expected jobs report

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell sharply on Friday after the Labor Department reported the economy had added 266,000 jobs in April, falling wel...

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Elon Musk’s Starbase Mission Meets Resistance in Texas Border Town

Stocks open higher after ADP jobs report

U.S. stocks opened higher at the start of Wednesday as investors sifted through a private-sector payrolls report showing significant job gains last...

Walmart's long-awaited sale of Asda set to be waved through by regulator

Walmart's long-awaited sale of its U.K. supermarket chain Asda looks likely to complete within days after the consortium purchasing it put out a s...

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Treasury Secretary Yellen Doesn't Anticipate Inflation to Be a Problem

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average 34777.76 229.23 0.66%
SPX S&P 500 Index 4232.60 30.98 0.74%
COMP NASDAQ Composite Index 13752.24 119.39 0.88%
GDOW Global Dow Realtime USD 4058.88 45.48 1.13%
TMUBMUSD10Y U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note 1.58 0.00

Europe Markets

U.K. consumer confidence more guarded in April

Consumer confidence in the UK increased for the third straight month in April but to a much lesser degree than the previous months, signalling that Britons remain cautious about the pandemic and its economic consequences.

U.K. consumer confidence rises in March

Consumer confidence in the U.K. increased sharply in March as the continued decline in Covid-19 cases, a swift vaccine rollout and the extension of...

AstraZeneca's Vaccine Is Deemed Safe by Europe. Will People Want It?

U.K. consumer confidence rises

Consumer Confidence in the U.K. increased in February, driven by a sharp rise in economic expectations over the next year amid a swift Covid-19 vac...

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Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
UKX FTSE 100 Index 7129.71 53.54 0.76%
DAX Global X DAX Germany ETF 34.56 0.64 1.90%
PX1 CAC 40 Index 6385.51 28.42 0.45%
I945 FTSE MIB Index 24612.04 116.97 0.48%
IBEX IBEX 35 Index 9059.20 77.00 0.86%
SXXP STOXX Europe 600 Index 444.93 3.91 0.89%

Asia Markets

China's exports, imports grew faster in April

BEIJING--China's exports and imports grew faster than expected in April, official data showed Friday, as global demand stayed strong while commodit...

China private services-sector gauge rises in April

A private gauge of China's services sector rose to its highest level since December, thanks to stronger consumer demand after Beijing's success in ...

South Korea's April inflation nears 4-year high

South Korea's headline inflation neared a four-year high in April, as consumer prices shot up on a lower comparison base a year earlier and higher ...

China manufacturing surged in April, Caixin says

China's manufacturing activity rebounded in April, marking the strongest growth so far this year, as overseas demand remained solid and the job mar...

China's March industrial profit nearly doubled

BEIJING--China's industrial profit continued to soar in March as both production and sales grew rapidly, official data showed Tuesday. Profits of i...

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Ant, Alibaba Show How China Reins in Big Tech Faster Than Other Countries

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Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
ADOW The Asia Dow Index USD 4035.80 26.68 0.67%
NIK NIKKEI 225 Index 29357.82 26.45 0.09%
HSI Hang Seng Index 28610.65 -26.81 -0.09%
SHCOMP Shanghai Composite Index 3418.87 -22.41 -0.65%
1 S&P BSE Sensex Index 49206.47 256.71 0.52%
STI FTSE Straits Times Index 3200.26 27.26 0.86%