• 10 things in tech you need to know today

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
    1. Music streaming startup Spotify has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. The company has filed for a direct public offering, is privately valued at about $19 billion , and will appear under the ticker "SPOT." 2. Spotify's founders, Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzen, have engineered a class of "super-shares" that ensure they remain in control of the firm when it goes public. It means the pair will decide on matters like picking directors - provided they decide together.
    3. YouTube accidentally took down entire...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. The Dow Jones industrial average tanked 382 points on Wednesday, closing at 25,027 to end its worst month since 2016. The Dow saw triple-digit moves for 15 of February's 19 trading days, according to a tweet from Bespoke Investment, in a market that has been marked with significantly more volatility than investors were used to in 2017.
    2. Asian stocks skidded on Thursday after comments from the Federal Reserve's new chief rekindled fears about the pace of US monetary tightening this year, sending Wall Street tumbling for...
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