Apple investors urge the company to undergo a civil rights audit

Apple shareholders approved a proposal urging the iPhone maker to undergo an independent audit to assess the treatment of female and minority employees Of MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer March 4, 2022, 22:57 • 4 minutes of reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SAN RAMON, California – Apple shareholders approved a proposal urging … Read more

Opinion: Meme Headlines Soar on Bad News for Melvin Capital and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Actions in GameStop GME, + 8.45% Thursday closed 8.5% higher, while shares of AMC Entertainment AMC, + 12.40% It was up 12.4% as retail investors digested the global turmoil and some troubles for one, or possibly two, Wall Street opponents. News that Ken Griffin’s hedge fund Citadel LLC is further reducing its $ 2 billion … Read more

US equities open higher on the first trading day of 2022

US equities opened 2022 with tepid gains as investors monitored the cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and other factors that could weigh on equities this year. The S&P 500 gained 0.4% in early trading on Monday. The index ended 2021 up 27%, hitting 70 record highs along the way. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite … Read more

2021 is in the books of records: a year of memes, cryptocurrencies and stocks at an all-time high.

Text size This year has seen many stock records, meme craze, a leap in IPOs, and more. Staff illustration; Dreamstime (9) 2021 was a grueling year, perhaps even more grueling than 2020. Measuring the economic fallout of the new coronavirus variants: first Delta and now Omicron, a surge in inflation and a wave of meme … Read more

The $ 900 billion pile of cash that inflates startup valuations

Investors are braving a share price plunge for new public companies to put hundreds of billions of dollars at the disposal of startups, a stack of cash that promises to inject a torrent of money into early-stage companies in 2022 and beyond. Special-purpose acquisition companies, which make startups public through mergers, raised about $ 12 … Read more