• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GS, CBO, FB, GOOG, AMZN)

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    It's jobs day in America. The US economy is expected to have added 195,000 nonfarm jobs as the unemployment rate held at 4.1%, according to Wall Street economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
    The UK agrees to a Brexit divorce deal with the EU. "I believe we have now made the breakthrough we needed," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a joint press conference with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May.
    Japan's economy grew way faster than first thought in the third quarter. The Japanese economy grew at a 0.3% quarter-over-quarter clip...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
    1. Bitcoin was all over the place on Thursday. It reached an all-time high above $19,500 on Coinbase's GDAX exchange, whereas data from Markets Insider showed a record print of $16,623. Its price on GDAX shed more than $4,000 in less than an hour at one point during the day.
    2. Uber rival Lyft is now offering rides in self-driving cars in Boston. The autonomous vehicles have human backup drivers ready to take the wheel if any problems arise.
    3. The hugely popular gaming store Steam has stopped accepting bitcoin payments for...
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