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Zoom investor tells startup founders: ‘Forget the past three years’ and accept 50% valuation hit

Zoom investor tells startup founders: ‘Forget the past three years’ and accept 50% valuation hit

Eugene Zhang, founding partner of Silicon Valley VC firm TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy: TSVC Eugene Zhang, a veteran Silicon Valley investor, recalls the exact moment the market for young startups peaked this year. The firehose of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds and wealthy families pouring into seed-stage companies was …

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How one investor applied the lessons of the meme stocks frenzy to blockchain and NFTs

How one investor applied the lessons of the meme stocks frenzy to blockchain and NFTs

Almost two years ago, during the first winter of the COVID pandemic, Roman Tirone was introduced to the world of meme stocks. “I think I had a couple of friends reach out about them to me and I took a look,” the New York City-based investor told MarketWatch. “There was a strong community that was …

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Whatever you're feeling now about stocks is normal bear-market grief -- and the worst is yet to come

Whatever you’re feeling now about stocks is normal bear-market grief — and the worst is yet to come

Stock investors have a lot more grieving to do before the bear market breathes its last. According to the five stages of bear market grief, which I addressed in mid-May, we’re currently at stage three. That leaves stages four and five to suffer through; unfortunately, these are the most painful. To summarize, the five stages …

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Why Netflix's Earnings Didn't Restore Investor Confidence

Why Netflix’s Earnings Didn’t Restore Investor Confidence

It’s certainly true that the Netflix (ticker: NFLX) June quarter results weren’t as bad as feared, and that has the stock rallying on Wednesday. But neither were the results all that great—the stock is still down 65% for the year and analyst reaction to the quarter was decidedly mixed. With the risk of another horrendous …

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'I see buying opportunities.' How this stock trader with 40 years of experience makes money in a bear market

‘I see buying opportunities.’ How this stock trader with 40 years of experience makes money in a bear market

Howard Kornstein, a professional trader with more than 40 years’ experience in stocks, options and futures, developed and fine-tuned his strategies while facing every imaginable market environment. He has little patience for those who claim they can’t make money trading, even during the current bear market.  “This bear market is mild,” Kornstein says. “I see …

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Singapore’s state-owned investor Temasek reports record portfolio value

Singapore’s state-owned investor Temasek reports record portfolio value

A signage for Temasek Holdings is displayed during a news conference following the company’s annual review in Singapore on July 9, 2019. Bryan van der Beek | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Temasek Holdings reported Tuesday that the net value of its portfolio grew to $286.48 billion (403 billion Singapore dollars) at the end …

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Crypto exchange CoinFlex is raising $47 million through a new coin after a major investor fails to pay debt

Crypto exchange CoinFlex is raising $47 million through a new coin after a major investor fails to pay debt

A cryptocurrency price crash and the onset of a new so-called “crypto winter” has left many companies in the industry facing a liquidity crisis. Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Cryptocurrency exchange CoinFlex on Tuesday issued a new token to raise funds in a bid to restart withdrawals for its customers, after one client …

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Time is ripe to snap up bargains, says debt investor Howard Marks

Time is ripe to snap up bargains, says debt investor Howard Marks

The time is right to snap up “bargains” in financial markets following a widespread sell-off, according to Howard Marks, one of the world’s most formidable distressed debt investors. “Today I am starting to behave aggressively,” the founder and co-chair of Oaktree Capital Management, said in an interview. “Everything we deal in is significantly cheaper than …

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It's a good time to be a gold investor even as the Fed raises rates - Invesco's Hooper

It’s a good time to be a gold investor even as the Fed raises rates – Invesco’s Hooper

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As SEC charges first brokerage to run afoul of new investor protection rule, here's how to find a good financial advisor

As SEC charges first brokerage to run afoul of new investor protection rule, here’s how to find a good financial advisor

Finding a broker or financial advisor you can trust may, at times, seem a daunting task. That’s especially true when investors see sensational stories of brokers fleeing the police in an underwater getaway or faking their death in an airplane crash. Then there are the high-profile fraudsters such as Bernie Madoff, who masterminded the nation’s …

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