Wall Street's virus plays: disinfecting wipes, work at home

Wall Street’s virus plays: disinfecting wipes, work at home

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Stay indoors and stay clean. That’s what Wall Street is betting people around the world will do given all the fears about the rapidly spreading coronavirus. As stock markets tumble on worries about how much COVID-19 will harm people and slow the global economy, more than a handful of companies have nevertheless been rising to […]

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Ledecky still 400 free favorite for Tokyo, says Titmus By Reuters

Ledecky still 400 free favorite for Tokyo, says Titmus By Reuters

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s Ariarne Titmus says Katie Ledecky is “100% still favorite” to win the 400 meters freestyle gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite upsetting the American world record holder at Gwangju last year. The teenager ended Ledecky’s six-year unbeaten run at world championships with a swim of three minutes 58.76 seconds in the […]

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TurboTax maker Intuit is buying Credit Karma in $7-billion deal

TurboTax maker Intuit is buying Credit Karma in $7-billion deal

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Intuit Inc., the software giant behind TurboTax, announced Monday that it is buying personal finance website Credit Karma Inc. for about $7.1 billion in cash and stock. San Francisco-based Credit Karma has garnered more than 100 million users by offering free credit scores since it was founded in 2007. The financial technology start-up offers other […]

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Harvey Weinstein found guilty of sex crimes at trial

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of sex crimes at trial

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Harvey Weinstein was found guilty by a jury in New York of sex crimes including rape but was acquitted of the most serious charges against him, in a verdict that activists declared a victory for women’s rights. Weinstein, 67, was escorted out of a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday after the verdict was read, and […]

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