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SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie.

$2 billion SurveyMonkey just confidentially filed to go public after almost 20 years as a private company

SurveyMonkey, the $2 billion survey-software startup, has confidentially filed for an initial public offering, its parent company said Monday. It was founded in 1999, at the peak of the dot-com era.
Stock traders wearing Y2K glasses celebrate at the last trading day 1999, where closed up with the historic record of 17,091 points, in the floor of Sao Paulo's Stock Exchange, December 30.

The world’s hottest tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion, and they could be pointing out the next big bubble

The most prominent US and Chinese tech stocks — including Facebook and Amazon — are worth more, by market cap, than the stock markets of the eurozone and Japan. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has cited this size as a reason investors should reduce their exposure to tech stocks.

Stocks stumble as the US and China hit one another with billions of dollars worth of tariffs

Stocks tumbled Friday as the Trump administration slapped China with hefty tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods, stoking a trade battle between the world's largest economies. Crude prices slid ahead of next week's meeting among oil-supply-cutting countries.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the Foreign Policy annual Awards Dinner in Washington

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FILE PHOTO: Bernard Madoff exiting the Manhattan federal court house in New York

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Droves of Wall Streeters abandon their work during big World Cup games — and 2 teams are far more distracting than the others

During big World Cup games in 2014, trading volumes on major international stock-market exchanges plummeted more than prior years, according to data provided by Thomson Reuters. Traders were especially distracted whenever Brazil, the host, and Germany, the champion, were playing.
FILE PHOTO: Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman participates in a conversation-style interview

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

Coinbase is adding another cryptocurrency to its platform

Coinbase has plans to add Ethereum Classic (ETC) to its platform, expanding its offerings to five different digital currencies.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un visits The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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Stocks go nowhere ahead of expected trade spats at G7 summit

Stocks were mixed Thursday ahead of President Donald Trump's trip to Quebec to attend the G7 summit, where the US's allies are expected to confront the president on trade. The dollar and Treasury yields fell.