• Imran Khan is leaving his role as strategy head at Snap to start his own investment firm

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Earlier today, Snap made some waves when it announced that Imran Khan, its chief strategy officer, was stepping down from his role to pursue other opportunities. We have now confirmed with sources close to the matter that he's leaving the company to start his own investment fund.
    Khan, who had been an early investor in Alibaba when still at J.P. Morgan & Chase, wants to put together a firm that will span the range of funding opportunities in the tech sector, with a focus on startups and other companies that are disrupting non-tech areas. Targets will include both private and public...
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  • Snap chief strategy officer leaves in latest executive departure

    15 days ago - By Reuters

    Snap Inc , the parent of Snapchat messaging, said on Monday Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan will step down, the latest top-level exit amid pressure to stem user declines following a controversial redesign of the app.
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  • The Fed has completely distorted the stock market - here's how its next few decisions could trigger the next meltdown

    The Fed has completely distorted the stock market - here's how its next few decisions could trigger the next meltdown

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Federal Reserve has underpinned stock market gains throughout the 9-1/2-year bull market by keeping lending conditions highly accommodative.
    Barry Bannister, the chief equity strategist at Stifel, sees this becoming problematic for stocks as the Fed adopts a tighter monetary policy.
    He lays out a scenario where future Fed rate hike decisions create the next big equity meltdown.
    When it comes to the 9-1/2-year bull market , stock enthusiasts are quick to highlight the strong corporate profit growth that's led the way higher.
    But what helped catalyze such impressive earnings expansion?...
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  • Snap shares drop in pre-market trading on news of departing strategy chief, Imran Khan

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Another day, and another departure at Snapchat's parent, Snap. The company has announced in an SEC filing that Imran Khan will be stepping down as chief strategy officer, a role he has held since 2014. This is the latest in a series of executive moves at the company since it went public last year. The latest news has sent Snap's stock down in pre-market trading to as low as $9.75 - around one-third of the value of the stock when it first listed in March 2017.
    The company said that Khan informed Snap on September 6, and he did not give a specific reason except to pursue other opportunities...
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  • Snap's stock falls in premarket as company's chief strategy officer quits 'to pursue other opportunities'

    15 days ago - By Chron

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    Snap Inc's chief strategy officer, Imran Khan, is leaving after three years with the company.
    Snap's share price was down 1.8% in premarket trade Monday on the back of the news.
    You can follow Snap's live share price on Markets Insider.
    Snap's chief strategy officer is leaving the company "to pursue other opportunities," the company said Monday.
    Imran Khan told Snap Inc., the parent company of the messaging app Snapchat, last week that he wanted to leave, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. His final day on the job has not been...
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  • A Deeper Look At Portfolio Construction

    15 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From WisdomTree : My most recent “Behind the Markets” podcast guest was Corey Hoffstein, chief investment officer of Newfound Research, fellow blogger, investor and podcast host. Hoffstein's podcast, “Flirting with Models,” was offered in a bulk download for its first season, with all episodes released together.
    Hoffstein has been soliciting feedback for the second season, and there seems to be high interest in a look at portfolio construction. We were lucky to preview some of Hoffstein's beliefs on that topic ahead of a new round of guests.
    Newfound's Core Beliefs
    Many investors focus on...
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  • Snap just lost its chief strategy officer

    15 days ago - By Fast Company

    Khan, who has been CSO since 2015, is leaving to pursue “other opportunities.”
    In an SEC filing, the company said its chief strategy officer, Imran Khan, will be stepping down. On the Form 8-K , Snap revealed:
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  • Snap's chief strategy officer is quitting 'to pursue other opportunities'

    Snap's chief strategy officer is quitting 'to pursue other opportunities'

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Snap Inc's chief strategy officer Imran Khan is leaving after three years with the company.
    Snap's share price is down 1.8% in pre-market trade on the back of the news.
    You can follow Snap's live share price on Markets Insider.
    Snap's chief strategy officer is leaving the company "to pursue other opportunities", the company said Monday.
    Imran Khan told Snap Inc, the parent company of messaging app Snapchat, he wanted to leave last week, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. His final day on the job has not yet been set and he will help "assist with an...
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