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Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Friday showed his support for "Fortnite" maker Epic Games that has challenged Apple Inc's fees on its App Store. Apple is battling a lawsuit filed last year by Epic Games, alleging that the iPhone maker has abused its dominance in the market for mobile apps. Epic broke Apple's rules when it introduced its own in-app payment system in "Fortnite" to circumvent Apple's commissions.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:39

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips SPACs are on the lookout for quality companies that they can merge with. These seven names certainly fit the bill in every respect. The post 7 Potential Targets That SPACs and Smart Investors Should Be Watching appeared first on InvestorPlace. More From InvestorPlace Stock Prodigy Who Found NIO at $2… Says Buy THIS Now Analyst Who Found Microsoft at $0.38 Names #1 Pick for the AI Boom America’s #1 EV Stock Still Flying Under the Radar

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:25

Apple’s App Store fees are akin to a “global tax on the internet,” according to Tesla boss Elon Musk. Mr Musk suggested that he backs Fortnite developer Epic in the ongoing feud between the two companies over the fees they take from App Store purchases. “Apple app store fees are a de facto global tax on the Internet,” Mr Musk wrote in the tweet.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:25

Plenty of large brands have hopped on the e-commerce bandwagon, building out their own proprietary technologies to further monetize ...

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:23

A federal judge asked Microsoft Corp on Friday to let him know how big of a burden it would be for the company to provide documents requested by long-time rival Alphabet Inc's Google, in a U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Google. The search and advertising giant had asked the judge to compel Microsoft to turn over documents, citing its failure to comply with a subpoena, according to a court filing unsealed late Thursday. Google served a subpoena to Microsoft more than three months ago, seeking documents regarding Microsoft's Bing search engine as well as its Internet Explorer and Edge but has not received them, the filing said.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:19

(Bloomberg) -- Individual investors are piling into the likes of Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., showing a new appetite for megacap stocks after a rush of earnings sent some of the biggest tech names slumping.The reversal of retail investors, who broadly rotated out of so-called Faang stocks in June before returning in July, helped power the S&P 500 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 to record highs earlier this week even as concerns about the delta variant and inflation dominated earnings calls. Bot

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:16

Apple is battling a lawsuit filed last year by Epic Games, alleging that the iPhone maker has abused its dominance in the market for mobile apps. Epic broke Apple's rules when it introduced its own in-app payment system in "Fortnite" to circumvent Apple's commissions. Apple, which has defended its App Store practices both in court and to lawmakers in hearings, did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:12

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips There are valid reasons for investors to buy ORCL stock after the company shifted its resources to the cloud space. The post Why Oracle Stock Could Be Volatile In August appeared first on InvestorPlace. More From InvestorPlace Stock Prodigy Who Found NIO at $2… Says Buy THIS Now Analyst Who Found Microsoft at $0.38 Names #1 Pick for the AI Boom America’s #1 EV Stock Still Flying Under the Radar

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30 Jul, 2021 / 17:06

Also, a 78-year-old asks if she'll be OK in retirement, and why you might want to reconsider value investing.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 16:40

The market rally paused on the key indexes amid earnings from Apple, Tesla and Amazon. But several stocks flashed buy signals.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 16:38

In this article, we discuss the 15 best high volume stocks to buy now. If you want to skip our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to the 5 Best High Volume Stocks to Buy Now. In May this year, the chief of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler appeared […]

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30 Jul, 2021 / 15:30

The Palo Alto, Calif.-based firm has expanded its roster of investment vehicles to include the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and Grayscale Ethereum Trust.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 15:27

Pantera Capital Founder and CEO Dan Morehead joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the environmental concerns surrounding Bitcoin and how China is outpacing the U.S. in the cryptocurrency market.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 15:16

Who says crime doesn’t pay? Certainly not the folks behind the Citizen app, which is now offering to pay New York City and Los ...

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30 Jul, 2021 / 15:03

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips AMC stock is going into earnings mid range, but it's not likely to stay there long. This is an emotional stock, so trade it, don't own it. The post Love It or Hate It, AMC Provides Great Trading Moments appeared first on InvestorPlace. More From InvestorPlace Stock Prodigy Who Found NIO at $2… Says Buy THIS Now Analyst Who Found Microsoft at $0.38 Names #1 Pick for the AI Boom America’s #1 EV Stock Still Flying Under the Radar

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30 Jul, 2021 / 14:44

Whether you’re running for the gold medal in Tokyo or running for honor in the three-legged race at the summer barbecue, ...

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30 Jul, 2021 / 14:13

RHI, AAPL, CB, and ALLY made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on July 30, 2021.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 14:05

The world's most popular smartphone is increasingly a tool and decreasingly a profit center in and of itself.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 14:01

Should investors be excited or worried when a stock crosses above the 20-day simple moving average?

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30 Jul, 2021 / 14:00

The Canadian dollar edged up against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, with the currency holding onto this week's gains as a preliminary estimate showed Canada's economy rebounding in June. It was on track to advance for the second straight week, with a gain of 1%, as dovish remarks by the U.S. Federal Reserve took the steam out of a month-long rally for the U.S. dollar. The Canadian economy most likely expanded by 0.7% in June as businesses reopened after shutdowns imposed to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, Statistics Canada said.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 13:55

* Canadian dollar rises 0.1% against the greenback * For the week, the loonie is on track to gain 1% * Flash estimate shows Canada's economy expanding 0.7% in June * Canadian bond yields were mixed across the curve TORONTO, July 30 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar edged up against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, with the currency holding onto this week's gains as a preliminary estimate showed Canada's economy rebounding in June. It was on track to advance for the second straight week, with a gain of 1%, as dovish remarks by the U.S. Federal Reserve took the steam out of a month-long rally for the U.S. dollar. The Canadian economy most likely expanded by 0.7% in June as businesses reopened after shutdowns imposed to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, Statistics Canada said.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 13:53

The UK is facing a lorry driver shortage due to the 'double whammy' of Brexit and the pandemic.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 13:49

Automated investment service firm Wealthfront Inc. has announced it will be adding bitcoin and ethereum trusts through Grayscale.

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30 Jul, 2021 / 13:45