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Peloton Plans to Raise $1.2 Billion from IPO Priced at $29 Per Share

Peloton Interactive Inc., a fitness company popular for its engaging workout routines run on its exercise equipment, has announced on Wednesday, its decision to fix its share price at $29 each, for its initial public offering (IPO). The company’s press release announces that the public offering will begin today September 26 with the “PTON” ticker code and will offer 40 million shares of its Class A common stock.Peloton is looking to raise $1.16 billion with a minimum of $8 billion as the...

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Amazon’s Hardware Event Comes with All the Right Updates and New Stuff

Photo: The Amazon blogAmazon yesterday unveiled quite a lot of new updates to the Echo and a few new addons as well. A few new commands to Alexa were also featured and the new option of having a celebrity voice came on as well.Amazon outdid themselves this time with more versions of Echo than you’d expect. Another interesting feature is the echo show which functions as more like a glowing orb which changes colors according to the beat of any music playing in the background. This among other...

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Stock Market Unaffected by Trump Impeachment as It Jumps to Possible U.S.-China Deal

As we reported on Wednesday, proceedings for an official impeachment enquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, was announced by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shocking the entire country and the world at large. When this news spread, a lot of people considered what possible effects the situation could have both for the U.S. Stock Market as well as the prolonged trade tensions with China. Now, it would seem that fears have been allayed a bit, as the stock market...

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Trump Impeachment Proceedings Announced, Will the Stock Market Suffer?

On the evening of Tuesday the 24th of September, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, made a formal announcement of an official impeachment enquiry, opened against U.S. President Donald Trump. If the proceedings are successful and Trump gets impeached, he’ll be the third president impeached after Bill Clinton who was impeached in 1998 and Andrew Johnson, impeached in 1868. However, away from the politics and inner workings of the government, what could this...

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Alibaba Group (BABA) Now Owns 33% of Jack Ma’s Ant Financial

After the close of a successful deal, a third of Jack Ma’s online financial services provider, Ant Financial, is now owned and controlled by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA). The deal is more than a few years in the making as it was first proposed that both giant companies initiate much stronger collaborative efforts more than five years ago. Both companies were started by Ma.Originally starting as Alipay, Ant Financial was founded back in 2004 and by 2013, it had overtaken PayPal as the...

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Amazon Set to Introduce New Alexa-Powered Earbuds

Global retail giant Amazon (AMZN) had indicated its plans to improve its audio range of devices with a few moves which will see it be at par with the product lines of major competitors. For start, the retail giant plans to introduce earbuds which will be powered by virtual voice assistant Alexa.Codenamed “Puget” the earbuds will have an inbuilt accelerometer for motion detection, pace speed and the approximate amount of calories burned during a run.Separately, Amazon is expected to also to...

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WeWork’s Largest Investor is Plotting to Remove Adam Neumann as CEO

WeWork is less than a decade old but is already enmeshed in more than its own fair share of troubles. The company which was founded back in 2010 has already had a large number of its most senior officials exiting. WeWork executives are very unhappy because of all the uncertainty about the company’s corporate governance methods, as well as all the obscurity about the company’s initial public offering (IPO) until it has been recently canceled.Furthermore, there is a lot of distrust and...

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5 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks Since 2000

The S&P 500 is the most widely used stock market index as it takes into account 500 of the largest stocks by market capitalization. This position atop other indexes has remained constant for a long time, probably because the index captures the big stocks without taking the specific sectors into consideration.Back in July, the S&P 500 hit its all-time high of about 3,025 and even though its currently not too far from that mark (at 2,992), Fundstrat’s co-founder and managing director,...

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Ping An’s OneConnect Plans for Mid-November IPO in the U.S. Market

Recently, people familiar with the matter, shared information that OneConnect, which is the fintech and blockchain unit of the Chinese insurance giant Ping An, is planning to debut in New York with an IPO. The company plans to launch the IPO in mid-November this year. Also, Japan’s SoftBank Corp. is one of the largest investors in the company.Previously, the company had marked the listing venue in Hong Kong. However, a few months ago, it changed it to New York in order to achieve a more...

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Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne Just Sold All His Equity Holdings to Buy Crypto and Gold

Patrick Byrne shared the letter on his personal website. Within the letter he reveals that he had dumped all his Overstock equity holdings over the past week and blames the deep state and the government for this action:“The riff-raff will tell you that my departure and sale were from a lack of confidence in what I left behind in Peace Coliseum: they are wrong, and I would like to tell you all the actual reasons before the yuck-yucks spin the truth.”Patrick Byrne resigned from the role of CEO...

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