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Third Point discloses stake of nearly $1 bln in Disney, pushes for changes

Third Point discloses stake of nearly $1 bln in Disney, pushes for changes

Aug 15 (Reuters) – Hedge fund Third Point on Monday disclosed a stake of roughly $1 billion in Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and said it plans to push the media company to make a string of changes, from spinning off cable sports channel ESPN to buying back shares and adding new board members. Billionaire investor …

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U.S. considers crackdown on memory chip makers in China

U.S. considers crackdown on memory chip makers in China

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United States is considering limiting shipments of American chipmaking equipment to memory chip makers in China including Yangtze Memory Technologies Co Ltd (YMTC), according to four people familiar with the matter, part of a bid to halt China’s semiconductor sector advances and protect U.S. companies. If President Joe Biden’s …

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Wall Street rallies with earnings in full swing

Wall St ends up sharply for 2nd day; Amazon.com, Apple jump after hours

U.S. economy contracts in the second quarter Meta Platforms revenue drops for first time Ford shares gain after results Indexes: Dow up 1%, S&P 500 up 1.2%, Nasdaq up 1.1% NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks on Thursday rallied for a second day, with all three major indexes ending up more than 1% …

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S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

Apple, Amazon.com among companies to report earnings this week FOMC to kick off two-day policy meeting from Tuesday Miner Newmont falls after raising annual cost forecast Indexes: Dow up 0.3%, S&P 500 up 0.1%, Nasdaq down 0.4% NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 see-sawed on Monday and ended close to unchanged as …

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Nasdaq rose as Tesla posted strong earnings

Nasdaq rose as Tesla posted strong earnings

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tesla shares rise as profit tops expectations Energy stocks lead sectoral declines AT&T drags down communication services sector Indexes mixed: Dow up 0.08%, …

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Mars, birth rates, but no Twitter: Elon Musk captivates Sun Valley moguls

Mars, birth rates, but no Twitter: Elon Musk captivates Sun Valley moguls

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 9 (Reuters) – Elon Musk avoided discussing the collapsed Twitter deal, only repeating allegations of fake account issues at the social media …

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Exclusive: Meta slashes hiring plans, girds for 'fierce' headwinds

Exclusive: Meta slashes hiring plans, girds for ‘fierce’ headwinds

June 30 (Reuters) – Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Thursday, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn. “If I had to bet, I’d say that this might be one of the worst downturns …

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S&P 500 ends brutal first half '22 with largest percentage loss since 1970

S&P 500 ends brutal first half ’22 with largest percentage loss since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – Steep losses in stocks and bonds, dizzying market swings and a Federal Reserve intent on curbing the …

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S&P 500 limps to slightly lower close as quarter-end looms

S&P 500 limps to slightly lower close as quarter-end looms

U.S. economy contracted in Q1; consumer spending revised lower General Mills rises as sales beat on higher prices Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO, shares tumble Dow up 0.27%, S&P down 0.07%, Nasdaq off 0.03% NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended a seesaw session slightly down on Wednesday as investors staggered …

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