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Moment adds ‘pro’ shooting features to its iOS and Android camera apps

“Moment has long offered a simple camera app to go along with its custom smartphone lenses” writes Jul Edt for theverge.com. There are a ton of options out there if you want a manual camera app, and this first version of Moment’s take on a pro camera app likely won’t meet everyone’s needs.The new “Pro” features are available as a $2 in-app purchase on iOS or as part of the flat $2 price for the app on Android.The app also allows you to shoot RAW and use the shutter button…

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Citigroup, with limited options, hopes to lure deposits digitally

“Those efforts, some going back decades, have gathered about 5 percent of U.S. deposits, according to consulting firm Novantas” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Executives hope it can lure deposits without opening new branches, acquiring a rival or beating competitors’ rates – three ways to collect deposits with their own costs and risks.Citigroup is not the first bank to try to grow deposits without branches.Citigroup paid 0.81 percent on U.S. interest-bearing accounts in 2017 compared with less than 0.30 percent at the other three big banks, according to their…

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Netflix is up more than 100 percent this year and has more room to run, trader says

“Bottom line: Gordon sees Netflix rallying on the heels of its earnings report on July 16” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. As the company gears up to report earnings in a little more than a week, one trader is betting the rally could continue.Here’s how he’s doing it: The trade: Gordon is suggesting buying NFLX July monthly 375/370 put spread for about $1.80. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Reports: Spurs’ demands could scuttle trade options for Kawhi

“Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics might be the best remaining trade option for the Spurs should San Antonio move All-Star Kawhi Leonard” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. What’s more, while Ainge said the Celtics always “explore every trade,” he was tepid in his remarks about chasing Leonard.The Celtics have popped up in a variety of trade rumors this offseason, particularly in connection with Leonard, after the two-time Defensive Player of the Year reportedly requested a trade. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

“Edmund Shing, head of global equity derivatives at BNP Paribas says “the whole point of insurance is you should buy it if it’s cheap.”” reports businessinsider.com. But “puts” on Eurostoxx 50 dividend futures are drawing more interest, according to Societe Generale and BNP Paribas, banks that dominate Europe’s equity derivatives business.Investors have also purchased options that hedge against a drop of 10 percent or more in U.S. indexes, according to UBS strategists. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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How German policymakers are hurting Berlin’s startups

“Several founders of Berlin-based startups have told me they have lost potential hires due to the disadvantage of virtual share options” writes Balderton Capital for venturebeat.com. Berlin startups are losing in the battle for competitive talent due to the lack of a tax-advantaged employee option scheme.And employees who leave the company often have to forfeit their virtual share options.Elsewhere in Europe policymakers are more supportive and offer schemes that don’t penalize the use of share options to incentivize teams.German corporate structure and inefficient tax treatment is restricting young Berlin startups’…

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