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Defining Fights: Bellator Europe 6 main event star Michael ‘Venom’ Page

“The London Shootfighters-trained star has a reputation for being one of the most flamboyant, spectacular, yet polarizing fighters in the world as Page (15-1 MMA, 11-1 BMMA) has compiled a resume packed with highlight-reel finishes and memorable post-fight celebrations” writes Nolan King for usatoday.com. Ahead of his main event clash with Italy’s Giovanni Melillo in London this weekend, we take a look at the six fights that have helped define the career of the man known to the MMA world as “MVP.” The fight that started it all saw Page…

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The world’s first electric racing aircraft was unveiled in Dubai, ahead of a clean energy air race to promote greener flight

“The world’s first electric race aircraft was unveiled at the Dubai Airshow this week, ahead of an all-electric plane race that aims to push the aerospace industry in a greener direction” writes Sin Ad Baker for businessinsider.com. “With that one, we’ll race in Air Race E but we’ll also go for world speed records,” Wiseman said. Source: businessinsider.com

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PORTAL Launches Debut Crypto Fund, Targets Asia-Pacific Investors

“Dubbed the Portal Digital Fund, the fund will operate as a fund of funds” writes Arnab Shome for financemagnates.com. Singapore-based PORTAL Asset Management on Thursday has launched a cryptocurrency fund, making a debut in the digital asset industry, The Business Times reported.The company is planning to create a diversified portfolio adding four to eight specialist global fund managers.It will be targeted to sophisticated investors which include high net worth individuals, family offices and boutique institutional investors in the Asia-Pacific region.Though new to the industry, the firm is aiming to manage…

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Credit Suisse raises Disney price target, subscriber estimates after strong Disney+ debut

“Credit Suisse raised its outlook for Disney shares after the company released the “remarkable” first-day numbers for its new Disney+ streaming service” writes Maggie Fitzgerald for cnbc.com. Disney shares jumped more than 7% to $148.78 after the company said it has more than 10 million customers for the new service. Source: cnbc.com

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Disney stock shoots to record highs after debut of streaming service

“DIS, +7.42% shares jumped to record prices Wednesday, after the company announced that its new streaming service had more than 10 million subscribers in the wake of the service’s Tuesday launch” writes Jeremy C for marketwatch.com. With about an hour to go in Wednesday’s trading session, Disney shares were up as much as 8% at $149.65, topping the previous intraday record of $147.15, and appeared ready to break the record closing price of $146.39. Disney’s gains were pacing the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30%, contributing roughly two-thirds of the…

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89bio’s stock surges in public debut, as stock opens 25% above IPO price

“ETNB, +26.56% surged in their public debut Monday, with their first trade being 25% above the $16 initial public offering price” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The company sold 5.3 million shares to raise $84.8 million, while the IPO pricing valued the company at about $193 million.The first trade on the Nasdaq for the San Francisco-headquartered, but Israeli-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company’s stock was at $20 at 11:36 a.m. The company went public at a time the Renaissance IPO ETF IPO, +0.35% has lost 6.6% over the past three months and…

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Silvergate Up 5% on NYSE Debut in Positive Signal for Crypto IPOs

“Silvergate, which is trading under the ticker (NYSE: $SI), saw its assets double after recently focusing mostly on blockchain firms” writes Aziz Abdel-qader for financemagnates.com. Silvergate Bank, a crypto-friendly lender, began trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange with a market value of about $208 million – another sign that crypto-focused banking space is maturing.Shares of Silvergate climbed five percent in its stock exchange debut, currently exchanging hands at $12.61.Silvergate is not the only bank taking the opportunity to capture a share in the emerging market of cryptocurrency-related businesses.In…

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Virgin Galactic shares jump 5% in trading debut as investors bet on human spaceflight

“Shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. spce, the space company founded by British billionaire Richard Branson, rose 5% in their trading debut Monday as investors bet on the first public company to take passengers into space” writes Ciara Linnane for marketwatch.com. The company went public on the New York Stock Exchange after completing a merger last week with blank-check company Social Capital Hedosophia.The new entity is trading under the ticker symbol “SPCE.” “For the first time, anyone will have the opportunity to invest in a human spaceflight company that is…

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