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Some Reddit users find alcohol loosens their inhibitions enough to finally check their online accounts. See full story.
Dow, S&P 500 book 6th straight gain as stocks post best week in years; Nasdaq lags
The Dow and S&P 500 on Friday log their sixth straight advance, notching a slight gain at the close, with the benchmarks ending well off session highs as political news sparked late-session turbulence. See full story.
Anonymous trader buys $400 million in bitcoin
Go big or go home. That’s the motto of one mysterious investor has put his chips on the table, buying close to $400 million of the No.1 digital currency bitcoin. See full story.
‘Black Panther’s’ strong weekend box office makes it biggest-ever February release
Black Panther,” Marvel’s 18th film in its universe of superhero films, delivered a top five all-time opening this weekend. See full story.
Dash to cash? The selloff may have created bargains in these stocks
The punishing past month for stocks worldwide has sparked a dash to cash. It also may have helped create bargains in the cash-handling industry, where bulls see an encouraging—and underappreciated—push into higher-end services. See full story.
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Individuals with ALS say they aren’t benefiting from the Ice Bucket Challenge donations that poured into the nonprofit ALS Association. See full story.