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SoFi Buys Galileo For $1.2B to Accelerate Digital Financial Transition

SoFi Buys Galileo For $1.2B to Accelerate Digital Financial Transition

San Francisco based online personal finance company SoFi has acquired Utah payment software company Galileo in a deal worthy of $1.2 billion in cash and stock, according to a press release and a blog post published by the company on Tuesday.... Read more.

COVID-19 Pushes Trading Platforms to Cut Leverage And Adjust Margins

COVID-19 Pushes Trading Platforms to Cut Leverage And Adjust Margins

Uncertain times require bold moves. The economic panic caused by the COVID-19 has caused extreme volatility in investment markets such as Forex, futur... Read more.

Oil Prices Down on Monday, Agreement Between Russia And Saudi Arabia Close

Oil Prices Down on Monday, Agreement Between Russia And Saudi Arabia Close

Oil prices are trading down on Monday as investors didn't welcome the news about the postponement of the long awaited OPEC meeting between Russia and ... Read more.

3M Under Pressure as Trump Invokes Defense Production Act

3M Under Pressure as Trump Invokes Defense Production Act

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company 3M is trading under pressure on Friday as investors are watching closely the implications of the Defense Pr... Read more.

SoftBank Will Not Honor $3B Tender Offer For WeWork Shares

SoftBank Will Not Honor $3B Tender Offer For WeWork Shares

Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group announced the termination of its $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares agreed last year. Accord... Read more.

JPMorgan Launches FX Trading And Price Engine in Singapore - JPM Analysis

JPMorgan Launches FX Trading And Price Engine in Singapore - JPM Analysis

New York based investment bank JPMorgan is launching a foreign exchange trading and pricing engine in Singapore, as a way to fight latency in the FX m... Read more.

Binance Ready to Buy CoinMarketCap in a $400M Deal - Market Dominance?

Binance Ready to Buy CoinMarketCap in a $400M Deal - Market Dominance?

Crypto exchange champion Binance is hungry for traffic and to feed that necessity, the Malta-based organization is planning to buy popular crypto data... Read more.

Microsoft Sees 775% Spike in Cloud Demand on COVID-19; MSFT Ready to Jump

Microsoft Sees 775% Spike in Cloud Demand on COVID-19; MSFT Ready to Jump

Microsoft cloud computing service, including Azure, OneDrive, Teams, Xbox Live, and Office 365, among others, have experienced a 775% increase in clou... Read more.

Tesla to Reduce Staff by 75% at Gigafactory 1; TSLA Analysis

Tesla to Reduce Staff by 75% at Gigafactory 1; TSLA Analysis

Tesla is reportedly cutting its staff by 75% in its Gigafactory in Nevada. This facility produces electric motors and battery packs for the popular Mo... Read more.

Neobank Revolut Arrives in The US

Neobank Revolut Arrives in The US

Digital bank Revolut announced the launching of a set of basic services into the United States starting this week. Any person living in the United Sta... Read more.

Congress And White House Reach Agreement on Anti-Coronavirus Stimulus Plan

Congress And White House Reach Agreement on Anti-Coronavirus Stimulus Plan

US Senate leaders and the White House announced a deal on the massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. The Senate is expected to vote and pass t... Read more.

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