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Stock Market Live 08/10 – Square (SQ) Stock Rises After Investing in Bitcoin

3 weeks ago

As it happens:

Latest21:05
US Markets Close

DOW           +0.43%

S&P 500     +0.81%

NASDAQ    +0.50%

A positive day for both European and US indices.

19:56
GameStop Shares Jump After Announcement...

$GME +19.44  $11.15

$MSFT +0.13%  $210.0

GameStop shares are up 18% after the company announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Microsoft.

GME

19:30
Cannabis Stocks Rally...

Cannabis stocks have rallied after US Vice President candidate Kamala Harris said that a Biden administration would decriminalise marijuana.

TLRY  +18.27%

ACB    +8.89%

CGC    +10.69%

16:48
European Markets Close

European equities close green…

FTSE 100       +0.53%

DAX                +0.84%

STOXX 50     +0.71%

IBEX 35         +1.19%

CAC 40          +0.61%

15:57
US Stock Movers

Gainers:

AgeX Therapeutics +274.36% – Stock soars on strong volume after Juvenescence discloses 50% stake in the company

Eaton Vance +47.68% – Morgan Stanley to Acquire Eaton Vance

Consumer Portfolio Services  +37.39%  – CONSUMER PORTFOLIO SERVICES (CPSS) STOCK SURGES, HERE’S WHY…

Losers:

Cytokinetics -43.88% – Mixed results shown in company’s heart failure study

CVD Equipment Corp -21.60%

Ocean Power Technologies -20.81% – stock pulling back after a strong performance yesterday

 

14:36
US Indices...

Here’s how US equities are trading shortly after the open…

DOW          +0.25%

S&P 500    +0.48%

NASDAQ   +0.50%

14:07
Square Invests in Bitcoin

$SQ: +2.24%  $184.21

Square, Inc. Invests $50 Million in Bitcoin.

Business Wire: “The investment underscores Square’s purpose of economic empowerment.”

13:45
Morgan Stanley To Acquire Eaton Vance

$EV +44.48% $59.15

Morgan Stanley has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eaton Vance in a deal valued at approximately $7 billion.

 

10:37
Sareum Stock Climbs 13%

“Shares of Sareum Holdings Plc (LON: SAR) surged 16% after the biotech company announced that it was close to winning US patent protection for its cancer immunotherapy programme.”

Full Story: SAREUM SHARE PRICE SURGED 16% TODAY, HERE’S WHY

Tradingview chart of Sareum share price 08102020

 

09:27
European Equities

FTSE 100       -0.25%

DAX                +0.27%

STOXX 50     +0.09%

IBEX 35         +0.77%

CAC 40           -0.04%

08:54
Asiamet Resources Shares Surge After Sale

Shares of Asiamet Resources have jumped 67% to 4.19p after the company announced that it has signed a Heads of Agreement with PT Wasesa Indo Nusa (PT WIN) for the sale of Asiamet’s wholly-owned subsidiary Indokal Limited.

As part of the transaction, PT WIN will also acquire Aeturnum Energy International. PT WIN plans to IPO on the Indonesian Stock Exchange in early 2021.

PT WIN will pay $163.4 million in total, based on various milestones and factors with $10 million paid on the execution of the Sale and Purchase Agreement.

Full Story: ASIAMET RESOURCES SHARES SURGE 91.6% ON $163.4M SALE

07:40
Preview

Good morning everyone…

-The majority of Asia-Pac markets traded positively with the Nikkei closing 0.96% higher and the ASX up 1.09%

-In the US the Vice Presidential debate took place with both sides attempting to discredit each other’s record. Senator Harris stated she would not take a Trump approved vaccine

-Regeneron’s share price is up 3% after-hours after President Trump provided positive comments on the company’s COVID-19 antibody drug

-In FX markets risk on currencies are gaining this morning

-On today’s calendar we have the ECB monetary policy meeting and US initial jobless claims