Dan Dolev, a Mizuho Americas analyst, believes that crypto may be finished after the recent troubles at FTX (FTT/USD), a bankrupt crypto exchange.
Dolev said in an interview with CNBC that he thinks "crypto is dead" and "investing in Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) is just a waste of time."
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The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) is investigating whether Ticketmaster's parent company, Live Nation Entertainment Inc (NYSE: LYV), has abused its power.
The investigation announcement leaves some wondering if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), aka AOC, prompted the investigation over her calls to break up the "monopoly" following the significant failure of Taylor Swift's pre-sale concert tickets.
Six casino operators in Macau have been granted new licenses to continue their operations in the gambling hub.
The move comes amid a weak market sentiment due to the Chinese government's reimposition of the Zero COVID policy.
Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) looked to exit India's meal deliveries and a service providing bulk doorstep deliveries of packaged consumer goods to small businesses.
The exits will involve layoffs of just several hundred out of a workforce of thousands, leaving Amazon relying on its core offerings like online retail in the country.
CEO Andy Jassy's cost-reduction campaign came amid slowing growth in several areas of Amazon's business.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (OTC: BMWYY) sees more Covid-related lockdowns in China as a risk for next year, despite healthy demand for the carmaker's fully-electric models and expectations of stable global sales.
CEO Oliver Zipse said, "I am worried about how we get out of the lockdown situation in future quarters. There is no visibility that China has a solution."
Demand for BMW's fully-electric models in China is still strong, Zipse said, and next year's introduction of battery-only Mini models and the i5 should also help boost sales.
Turmoil at Apple Inc's (NASDAQ: AAPL) key manufacturing hub of Zhengzhou is likely to result in a production shortfall of close to 6 million iPhone Pro units this year.
Much will depend on how quickly Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (OTC: HNHPF) operating as Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese company that operates the facility, can get people back to assembly lines after violent protests against Covid restrictions.
Hyundai Motor Company (OTC: HYMTF) plans to build two joint venture battery plants in the U.S. with LG Energy Solution Ltd.
The proposed plants will be built in Georgia, located near the automaker's new EV plant, to help meet U.S. EV subsidy rules.
Each plant is expected to have an annual capacity of about 35 gigawatt hours (GWh).
The New Zealand government said it had to alert Twitter after freshly uploaded footage of the Christchurch terror attack began circulating on the platform.
The Elon Musk-led platform failed to recognize the content of the mass shooting — that occurred in a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch — as harmful, the government said.
"Twitter advised us overnight that the clips have been taken down and said they would do a sweep for other instances."
Coinbase Global Inc (NASDAQ: COIN) strengthened its European top ranks to help lead its regional expansion plans.
Cormac Dinan, a general manager at Crypto.com, joined Coinbase as country director for Ireland.
Michael Schroeder, former chief compliance and risk officer at Bittrex, will join the crypto exchange as director of controls for Germany.
Twitter users who had problems blocking accounts on the microblogging site can now do so without facing any interruption.
Twitter owner Elon Musk tweeted that the microblogging site "experienced slight degradation of service" caused by "an old 3rd party tool." He added that the issue "should be fixed now."
Drug Discovery company C4X Discovery Holdings plc has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with AstraZeneca plc (NASDAQ: AZN) worth up to $402 million for its NRF2 Activator program.
C4X Discovery is listed on the London Stock exchange, and the deal is the third significant deal with a major pharmaceutical company.
AstraZeneca will develop and commercialize an oral therapy for inflammatory and respiratory diseases with a lead focus on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Puutu Kunti Kurrama & Pinikura (PKKP) Aboriginal Corporation and Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO) have agreed to create the Juukan Gorge Legacy Foundation after signing a remedy agreement regarding the tragic destruction of two ancient rock shelters at Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in 2020.
Either party did not disclose financial terms at the request of the PKKP, the parties said.
Axsome Therapeutics Inc's (NASDAQ: AXSM) AXS-05 substantially and statistically significantly delayed the time to relapse and prevented relapse of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease, compared to placebo.
The ACCORD Phase 3 trial represented a 3.6-fold lower relapse risk than the placebo.
AXS-05 also met the key secondary endpoint of relapse prevention based on the relapse rates during the double-blind treatment period (7.5% of AXS-05 patients vs. 25.9% of placebo patients).
Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) CEO, C.S. Venkatakrishnan, informed the Barclays Board and his colleagues that he would be undergoing treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer, meaning he would work from home for some time.
The CEO, known inside the bank as Venkat, said in a letter that his condition was curable and that doctors have said his prognosis is "excellent," with the treatment in New York expected to last 12 to 16 weeks.
The bank confirmed that it had not appointed any interim CEO, with Venkat and the lender's executive committee expected to continue running it.
Shopify Inc (NYSE: SHOP) had a record-setting Black Friday with sales of $3.36 billion from Black Friday in New Zealand to the end of Black Friday in California.
The sales marked a 17% growth year-on-year (19% Y/Y on a constant currency basis).
At its peak, merchants on Shopify saw sales of $3.5 million per minute at 12:01 PM EST on Black Friday, collectively.
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