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Crypto lender Genesis says no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender Genesis said on Monday it had no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy, days after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX l forced to suspend customer redemptions. “We do not intend to file for bankruptcy imminently. Our goal is to resolve the current situation on a consensual basis without …

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Special Report: FTX’s Bankman-Fried begged for a rescue even as he revealed huge holes in firm’s books

FTX founder sought to raise $7 billion from investors including Sequoia, Apollo, TPG, three sources say FTX also turned to Nomura and Saudi wealth fund – sources FTX and trading affiliate Alameda, nominally independent, both listed same assets on their books – investor presentations Records seen by Reuters show FTX diverted large share of fee …

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Buffett’s Berkshire discloses $4.1 bln TSMC stake

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKa.N) said it purchased more than $4.1 billion worth of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing stock (2330.TW)a rare significant foray into the tech sector by billionaire conglomerate Warren Buffett. The news sent shares of TSMC soaring, closing up 7.9% in Taiwan on Tuesday, as it bolstered investor sentiment for the …

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EXCLUSIVE At least $1 billion of client funds missing at failed crypto firm FTX – sources

FTX founder Bankman-Fried secretly transferred $10 billion in funds to trading company Alameda – sources Bankman-Fried showed colleagues spreadsheets revealing transfer of funds to Alameda – sources Spreadsheets say between $1 billion and $2 billion of customer money goes unaccounted for – sources Executives set up accounting ‘backdoor’ that thwarted red flags – sources The …

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Exclusive: Behind FTX’s fall, battling billionaires and a failed bid to save crypto

November 10 (Reuters) – (This story contains language that some readers may find offensive in paragraph 2) On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off guard with a grim message. “I’m sorry,” he told them. “I screwed up.” The reason for the mea culpa: its announcement half an hour …

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Elon Musk sells Tesla shares worth $3.95 bln days after Twitter deal

Nov. 8 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc. (TSLA.O) Boss Elon Musk sold $3.95 billion worth of shares in the electric vehicle maker, according to regulatory filings, days after closing the $44 billion deal for Twitter Inc. The latest sale brings the total Tesla shares Musk has sold to around $36 billion since November last year, leaving …

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Binance plans to buy FTX’s non-U.S. operations in latest crypto bailout

WASHINGTON/LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Crypto giant Binance has signed a non-binding deal to buy non-U.S. unit of FTX rival FTX.com to help cover a “liquidity crunch” to the cryptocurrency exchange, the companies said Tuesday, in a surprise move that raised further concerns about the risks investors face in the volatile crypto market. Binance CEO …

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Philip Morris clinches Swedish Match after smoking out opposition

PMI needs 90% stake for mandatory minority buyout PMI believes the goal can eventually be achieved PMI Says Swedish Match’s Top 10 Investors Tendered Stock Nov 7 (Reuters) – Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) (PM.N) overcame some opposition to clinch 83% of the Swedish game (SWMA.ST)below the 90% he wanted, but enough to convince …

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Nasdaq halts IPOs of small Chinese companies as it probes stock rallies

NEW YORK, October 22 (Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc. (NDAQ.O) has stalled preparations for the initial public offering (IPO) of at least four small Chinese companies as it investigates the short-lived stock market rallies of these companies after their debut, according to lawyers and bankers who work on these stock launches. The stock trader’s actions come …

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Flying car by California startup Alef attracts early Tesla investor

Oct 19 (Reuters) – The flying car concept is nothing new – inventors have been trying to add wings to wheeled motor vehicles for decades, with limited success. Jim Dukhovny, founder of Alef Aeronautics, hopes to change this equation. His California-based company pioneered a new approach to moving ground vehicles into the sky and attracted …

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