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Is ‘Candy Crush’ really worth more than ‘Star Wars’?

Even in a world of start-up unicorns and big mergers, Activision-Blizzard’s $5.9 billion buyout of King Digital is a head turner. The purchase price is more than five times what Amazon spent on game streaming site Twitch. It’s roughly triple the $2 billion Facebookpaid for Oculus last March. It blows past the $2.5 billion Microsoft paid for “Minecraft” creator Mojang ... Read More »

The only way to play emerging markets that won’t crush you

Most of the commentary so far has been bearish on emerging markets, and no more so than Jeff Gundlach of DoubleLine Capital saying the sector could fall by another 40 percent. Still, there’s a lot of great ETFs that look into the emerging markets space. The better way to play emerging markets is through the young consumers, which make up ... Read More »