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5 female-founded venture capital funds to know — and the popular women-led startups they’ve invested in

The venture capital world may still be dominated by men, but there are some top-quality VC firms founded by women that are diversifying the startup world.

This investing app lets anyone with $50 invest in companies that make money by doing good

Swell is an impact investing app that's based on the idea that today’s biggest challenges will result in tomorrow’s leading industries.
Bill Gates speaking at an event in Washington, 2014.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food

An energy startup called Pivot Bio raised $70 million for its genetically modified bacteria, which helps cut down on the use of nitrogen fertilizer.
Stanley Druckenmiller, founder of Duquesne Capital Management, speaks at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York, May 8, 2013.

‘Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket very carefully’: Here are 13 brilliant quotes from billionaire investor Stanley Druc...

Stanley Druckenmiller has a long, fruitful career in fund managing. Unlike other investors, he is not a fan of traditional investing strategies.

New Goldman Sachs research suggests companies are better off skipping IPOs and staying private — a rare development that’s preceded both t...

In a sweeping new report on the state of venture capital, Goldman Sachs analysts revealed new findings about private and public market value creation.
Yelp Inc. CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman is seen in the Yelp offices in Chicago, Illinois, March 5, 2015.

Here come Yelp earnings…

Yelp was scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year earnings after the bell on Wednesday.

A CEO at one of the world’s largest asset managers is downbeat on European M&A while ‘people are frozen’ before Brexit

Europe's economic malaise has had a real impact on investment and deal-making, says the CEO of asset manager Lazard. Brexit is a key concern.
A trader talks on two phones during a bills auction in Madrid.

The most disappointing earnings season in years has turned into a ‘minefield’

This corporate earnings season's busiest week has ended. The results have underscored what a tumultuous season the market has seen so far.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner sits on the tarmac at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington after its maiden flight

Boeing sales top $100 billion for the first time after a ‘knock-out quarter’

Boeing shares surged on Wednesday after the company reported record sales in 2018, during a "knock-out quarter."
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Post Malone, Balenciaga, and teens: Here’s what’s behind Crocs’ huge run over the past year

Shares of shoemaker Crocs have soared 100% in one year. Analysts say something of a renaissance around the brand has been a main driver of the rally.