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Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and the future of mobility

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kirsten Korosec and Kate Clark led a deep-dive discussion into Lyft’s IPO and the outlook for the business going forward. After skyrocketing nearly 10% on its first day hitting the ...

Aperture’s Peter Kraus takes aim at passive ETFs and the “illusion of free” with new start-up

“We’re breaking beta from alpha. That doesn’t exist anywhere. We’re literally saying, ‘Only pay us for alpha and define beta. Nobody has done that.” That’s an energized quote from legendary Wall Streeter Peter Kraus. For those not familiar with the lingo, I’ll translate: Kraus’s new company Aperture, which has just launched a new mutual fund ...

eToro bringing crypto trading and wallet to the US

eToro, the social investing and trading platform, announced that it will finally be launching its platform in the US. The platform, which already operates in more than 140 countries, will be available in 30 states and two territories with plans to expand elsewhere in the US after receiving the necessary regulatory sign-offs. The US platform ...

SaaS stocks are coming back to life

Nasdaq’s BVP Emerging Cloud Index measures the performance of a portfolio of 45 SaaS stocks. Like much of the tech world, and the stock market in general, the final quarter of 2018 was not terribly kind. The good news is that there are signs of life lately. On November 19th, SaaS stocks had a noteworthy ...

Apple losses trigger a plunge in U.S. markets

Bad news from Apple and signs of slowing international and domestic growth sent stocks tumbling in Thursday trading on all of the major markets. Investors erased some $75 billion in value from Apple alone… an amount known technically as a **** ton of money. But stocks were down broadly based on Apple’s news, with the Nasdaq ...

Stock markets suffer their worst Christmas Eve trading day

Twas the last trading day before Christmas, and on the trading floor Most stocks were falling, and then falling some more; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin all the banks had called, In hopes that full coffers were still in their vaults; Bruising #stock selloff continues, as Treasury sec #Mnuchin tries to calm jittery #markets https://t.co/Ejcurl74nV via ...