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E-scooter Biz Could be First Moscow IPO Since Ukraine Invasion

It’s not exactly a victory parade on Red Square, but on Monday an electric scooter company announced it’s considering listing on the Moscow Exchange, which would make it the country’s first initial public offering since President Vladimir Putin launched his…

Roblox Hits a Roadblock

Roblox Hits a Roadblock

The IPO has never been hotter. But some companies have decided to delay their offerings. Roblox, the high-growth video game company, has decided to delay its IPO. Roblox Backdrop Roblox operates a free-to-use online gaming platform and “game creation system”…

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Morgan Stanley Didn’t Forget Its Coffee Guy

Morgan Stanley Didn’t Forget Its Coffee Guy

It’s hard to sell a soft pretzel and coffee when everybody is working from home. So as New York City’s office buildings stay empty, Morgan Stanley and Robin Hood are contributing $2 million to the street vendors they once counted…

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The SPAC Boom Is Booming

The SPAC Boom Is Booming

Accidents happen, they’re a reality of life. For most people, they involve a broken dish or a bounced check. Yesterday Jeremy Grantham described to the Financial Times how he made $200 million+ “by accident.” Safe to call that a happy…

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Apple Vies For Audiophile Ears With New AirPods Max

Apple Vies For Audiophile Ears With New AirPods Max

You can expect a number of last-minute holiday wish list revisions. Yesterday, Apple introduced its first wireless over-the-ear headphones: the AirPods Max. Headphones For The Holidays With noise-canceling capabilities, advanced acoustics, and up to 20 hours of battery life, the…

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Is Goldman Headed To Florida?

Is Goldman Headed To Florida?

Goldman Sachs is looking around New York City and finding its surrounding digs aren’t quite as familiar— or alluring— as they used to be. All the best restaurants seem to be closing, the winters feel like they’re getting worse, and…

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A Financial Product You Can’t Live Without

A Financial Product You Can’t Live Without

This story brings new meaning to the term: swimming in money. Wall Street, tapping into its ability to put a price tag on anything, has launched a way to bet on the price of water. Water World Yesterday the Chicago-based…

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Private Equity Passes The Baton

Private Equity Passes The Baton

Talk about robbing Peter to pay Paul. BC Partners, a large London-based private equity firm, has identified an unusual buyer for one of its largest portfolio companies: itself. The Story The private equity playbook is not overly-complex: raise capital from…

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Goldman Sachs’ Former President Hangs On Tight

Goldman Sachs’ Former President Hangs On Tight

Nothing like some good-old-fashioned hardball. According to a report by Bloomberg, Goldman has failed to convince its former president Gary Cohn to return $10 million in past compensation as restitution for the 1MDB corruption scandal. The Story For a full…

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Pedal To The Metal

Pedal To The Metal

Last week it was reported that thousands of dollars of copper wires were stolen from NYC subways. The thieves must have had a beat on the commodity market – copper prices rallied to a seven-year high Tuesday on strong economic…

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Bitcoin Bull Run

Bitcoin Bull Run

In times of economic uncertainty, people often pour cash into gold, government bonds, and extra rolls of toilet paper. Increasingly, prominent investors are adding bitcoin to that list. An impressive rally has the flagship cryptocurrency flirting with record levels after…

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