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    Investments & Deals

    Will SoftBank’s Arm IPO Plans Dissolve? Sale to Nvidia in Question

    Chinese holding company SoftBank Group is in the midst of a legal battle over one of its holdings, chip designer Arm. Will SoftBank's Arm IPO plans dissolve?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Net Worth

    Sprint-Turned-Softbank CEO Marcelo Claure 'Wants to Rule the World'

    What’s Marcelo Claure’s net worth? Learn more about the former Sprint CEO and current SoftBank Group International chief.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Whoop Isn't Publicly Traded Yet, SoftBank Backs the Company

    Big-time institutional investors are already in on Whoop. Is the wearable fitness product company publicly traded? What can investors expect?
    By Rachel Curry
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    IPOs

    WeWork Didn’t Work for SoftBank, but SVF Investment Might

    SoftBank’s investment track record could be a curse and a blessing. While WeWork didn’t work for SoftBank, SVFAU might. Is the SVFAU SPAC stock a buy before a merger?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    IPOs

    SoftBank’s SVF Investment Corp. Files for IPO, Hype Continues

    Softbank has launched a SPAC called SVF Investment Corp., which will focus on the AI space. Should you buy SVF Investment Corp. stock?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook’s WhatsApp Making Progress with India’s Payments Market

    Facebook (FB) has been trying to come up with a mobile payment service for WhatsApp in India (EPI) for quite some time.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Voya Japan TOPIX Index Portfolio Class A Fared in September 2015

    The Voya Japan TOPIX Index Portfolio fell by 6.7% in September 2015 from the previous month.

    By David Ashworth
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    Financials

    Elizabeth Warren Targets WeWork’s Layoffs and CEO

    Last week, CNBC said that WeWork (WE) is firing 2,400 people. Supposedly, this will “create a more efficient organization.”

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analysis of International Mutual Funds: Investor Takeaways

    For investors interested in international mutual funds, the next step is to evaluate the investment style, as well as risk and return metrics like the Sharpe ratio and standard deviation.

    By David Ashworth
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    Investments & Deals

    Softbank’s Journey from Alibaba to Uber and WeWork

    In 2017, Softbank (SFTBY) created a pool of $100 billion to promote new business ventures. The company provided seed funding to entrepreneurs worldwide.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is It Time to Look at Developing Economies for Growth?

    The World Bank noted that the slow growth rate of emerging and developing countries came along a slowdown in global trade and a rise in financial volatility.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Japanese Housing Sector Sent a Mixed Signal in December

    According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Japanese housing starts fell 1.3% in December YoY as compared to a rise of 1.7% in November.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Technology & Communications

    Why SoftBank Might Want to Sell Its T-Mobile Stake

    SoftBank (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) has opened discussions with Deutsche Telekom (OTCMKTS:DTEGY) about selling some of its shares in T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    3 Things Anyone Buying SoftBank Stock Needs to Know

    SoftBank stock closed Tuesday at $21.76. At this price, the stock has pulled up nearly 80% from its pandemic lows of $12.20 reached in March.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Dish Completes Rights Offering: How Big Is Its Funding Gap?

    Last month, Dish Network set out to raise cash through a rights offering. Dish completed the rights offering and raised about $1 billion in cash.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Dish Stock Jumps after Chairman Mentions SoftBank in Merger Trial

    Dish stock jumped after Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen mentioned financial support from SoftBank in the T-Mobile–Sprint merger trial. We’ll look at what this support means to Dish.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Amazon Stock Dropped 3% in December

    In December, Amazon (AMZN) stock opened above $1,800 but dropped by 3% during the week to close at $1751.6. In addition, its YTD returns dropped to 14%.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    If WeWork Tries to Forget Its Past, Will the SEC Let It?

    The SEC is inquiring about the possibility of WeWork’s non-compliance with SEC rules. There are enough red flags here to demand investors’ attention.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Earnings Report

    Softbank Earnings and Uber: Will Masa Sell Uber Stock?

    Japanese conglomerate Softbank (SFTBY) released its Q2 earnings today, and the results took a big hit from Uber and WeWork.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WeWork: Hello Softbank, Goodbye JPM and Neumann?

    A few hours ago, Reuters reported that WeWork’s board would meet today to discuss financing proposals from Softbank and JPMorgan Chase.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Technology & Communications

    Peloton IPO: Another Unicorn Debut Bites the Dust

    Peloton stock, which lost 8.9% on September 26 on its public debut, was trading 4% lower on September 27 at $24.73 as of 10:36 AM ET.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Slack Stock Hits Its Lowest Close, Down 37% since Debut

    After losing 11.4% between September 1 and September 20, Slack stock crashed 4.8% yesterday to take its September losses to 15.7%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WeWork’s Failed IPO: What’s Really Worrying Investors

    The We Company has pulled the plug on WeWork’s IPO. Are prospective investors worried that Adam Neumann will end up being another Elon Musk?

    By David Moadel
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WeWork IPO Shelved, Unicorn Stocks Lose Luster

    WeWork, which was expected to go public this month, has suspended its IPO at least until next month after a lackluster response from potential investors.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Slack Stock Sinks on Legal Trouble, Growth Worries

    Today, Slack (WORK) stock has been getting crushed after opening marginally higher. At 12:44 PM ET, the stock was trading at $24.4, down 10.9%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Uber Stock May Crash after Hiring Freeze, Slowing Growth

    On August 9, Yahoo! Finance reported that Uber (UBER) is imposing a hiring freeze for tech talent. The same day, Uber stock ended 6.8% lower.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Acquisition of Careem Is a Big Win for Uber

    Ride-hailing giant Uber is set to spend $3.1 billion to have full ownership of Middle-East rival Careem.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Consumer

    Why GrubHub Stock Tanked 8.4% on March 19

    GRUB has now fallen more than 50% since hitting an all-time high of $149.35 in September 2018.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Uber May Be Cutting Its Losses Further

    Stiff competition from local competitors has led to steep losses for ride-hailing giant Uber over the years.

    By Sanmit Amin
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Telecom Services Cap the High Portfolio Turnover for SAESX

    The SunAmerica Japan Fund – Class A (SAESX) fell a sharp 17% in the first four months of 2016, making it the second-worst performer among the nine funds in this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Performance Breakdown of the Fidelity Pacific Basin Fund (FPBFX)

    In terms of NAV (net asset value), the Fidelity Pacific Basin Fund (FPBFX) was the best-performing fund among the nine we’ll be looking at in this series.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    A Portfolio Scan of the T. Rowe Price Japan Fund in 2015

    The T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX) is well diversified with 78 holdings as of December 2015. It was managing assets worth $330.08 million at the end of December.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Contributed to the Rise in Japanese Inflation in December?

    The target inflation rate set by the B0J (Bank of Japan) stands at 2.0%. However, the December inflation is much lower than the target inflation rate.

    By Lara Sheldon
  • uploads///US Leveraged Loan Market Volumes
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Issuance Jumps in the Primary Leveraged Loans Market

    The US leveraged loans market saw an allocation of $16.2 billion in senior loans in the week ending July 31. This was sharply higher than the $9.3 billion priced in the week ended July 24.

    By David Ashworth
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