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In this article ZEN Richard Drury | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) Business: Zendesk is a software development company that provides “software as a service” solutions for tracking, prioritizing, and solving customer support tickets across various channels. The company’s offerings include Zendesk Chat, a live chat software to connect with customers on
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What Are Bitcoin Futures? Bitcoin futures enable investors to gain exposure to Bitcoin (BTCUSD) without having to hold the underlying cryptocurrency. They are similar to a futures contract for a commodity or stock index in that they allow investors to speculate on the cryptocurrency’s future price. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) offers monthly contracts for
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Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images It’s been a dismal week for Cathie Wood’s flagship fund, Ark Innovation, that’s left nearly all of her holdings in bear market.
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In this article NOC Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA awarded a trio of companies with contracts to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for the retirement of the International Space Station. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, and Nanoracks were awarded a combined $415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial LEO
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Green card holders are acutely aware of how important their green card is since it grants them permanent residency and permission to work within the United States. In fact, when traveling outside of the US, it must be presented to reenter.  If a green card (Form I-551) is lost, stolen, or destroyed, it must be replaced immediately. The
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center on Nov. 5, 2021. Taylor Mickal / NASA The first National Space Council of the Biden administration is meeting on Wednesday, with Vice President Kamala Harris set to outline the White House’s approach to space policy. Revived after two decades under the previous presidency,
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Gifts to charity are one of the best tax-saving opportunities available. Not only does the charity benefit, but taxpayers enjoy tax savings by deducting part or all of their contributions on their tax returns. For 2021, special rules extend and expand the generous tax treatment for qualifying cash contributions previously allowed nonitemizers in 2020. Nonitemizers
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A software rendering shows a recreation of Russia’s anti-satellite weapons test and the destruction of satellite Kosmos 1408, with the debris field in red. AGI The Pentagon called for a global halt to anti-satellite weapons testing on Wednesday, further decrying the practice after Russia’s destructive demonstration last month showered low Earth orbit with debris. “We
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Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics: An Overview Economics is divided into two categories: microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics is the study of individuals and business decisions, while macroeconomics looks at the decisions of countries and governments. Though these two branches of economics appear different, they are actually interdependent and complement one another. Many overlapping issues exist between the two
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said he doesn’t feel comfortable buying into Monday’s early stock market bounce, following Friday’s omicron-driven plunge, because the selling could resume in the event of future negative news about the highly mutated Covid variant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average — which had been up nearly 400 points, or more than 1%, shortly
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Tesla Inc. (TSLA) is an American electric car and power train designer, developer, manufacturer, and distributor headed by serial entrepreneur Elon Musk. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.  Key Takeaways Tesla has several competitors among traditional carmakers, such as Ford and Honda.  Tesla has managed to see success
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What Is Recoverable Depreciation? Recoverable depreciation is the difference between actual cash value (ACV) and replacement cost. In the context of a homeowner insurance policy, a recoverable depreciation clause gives the homeowner the ability to claim that difference. Most ordinary household possessions lose value or depreciate over time. If you buy a couch for $2,000,
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The world of business has always been a harsh, survival-of-the-fittest environment. Like any realm that thrives on competition and the threat of losses, the investing world is rife with conflict. So it is not surprising to see so many military terms creeping into the vocabulary of everyday investors or TV analysts. Take a look at
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After its launch in 2009, Bitcoin ushered in a new era of blockchain technology and digital currencies. Given all the talk about Bitcoin, you’d think it would be everywhere. Is that really true? How much is Bitcoin worth? Perhaps more importantly, how much of the world’s money is in bitcoins? With the price of BTC
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Friday’s sharp decline for stocks, spurred by concerns over a new Covid-19 variant, is not a buying opportunity, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We’re going to wake up next week and find one [case] in this country, and I’m not going to recommend anyone buy anything today until we’re sure that isn’t going to happen.
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Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cathie Wood — known for her innovation ETFs that garnered billions in inflows during the pandemic — said Ark Invest is internally
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The derivatives market is, in a word, gigantic—often estimated at over $1 quadrillion on the high end. How can that be? Largely because there are numerous derivatives in existence, available on virtually every possible type of investmentasset, including equities, commodities, bonds, and currency. Some market analysts even place the size of the market at more
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In this article TSLA AAPL Closely watched money manager Cathie Wood told CNBC on Wednesday that Apple could have owned the driverless vehicle market by purchasing Tesla when given the chance during the electric vehicle maker’s troubled Model 3 ramp-up. “We’ve been watching Apple very carefully for years now. Because what is an autonomous vehicle?
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How debt affects a company’s beta depends on which type of beta (a measure of risk) you mean. Debt affects a company’s levered beta in that increasing the total amount of a company’s debt will increase the value of its levered beta. Debt does not affect a company’s unlevered beta, which by its nature does
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High-rise apartment buildings at China Evergrande Group’s under-construction Riverside Palace development in Taicang, Jiangsu province, China, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Asian high-yield bonds have been a hot favorite among institutional investors for the last few years. Also known as junk bonds, they are non-investment grade debt securities
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When a person dies, their assets could be subject to estate taxes and inheritance taxes, depending on where they lived and how much they were worth. While the threat of estate taxes and inheritance taxes does exist, in reality, the vast majority of estates are too small to be charged a federal estate tax, which,
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