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Scooter company Bird enters Latin America with launch in Mexico City

California startup Bird said on Friday it has launched its electric scooters in Mexico City, in a key global expansion, as the company seeks to shake up urban transportation.

Oil prices mark weekly gain ahead of Iran sanctions

Crude futures steadied on Friday after climbing to four-year highs earlier this week, and both benchmarks marked weekly gains ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports.

'Despondent' Musk's Tesla resembles Lehman, Greenlight's Einhorn says

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn lambasted Tesla Inc and its "despondent" Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday, comparing the electric car company to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, where he had flagged accounting problems several months before its 2008 collapse.

Global stocks slip globally amid U.S. jobs data, Treasury yields rise

Stock markets dipped around the world on Friday after U.S. jobs numbers signaled a continued tightening of the labor market and increased inflation pressures, while Treasury yields rose to multi-year highs.

Greenlight comment adds to Tesla losses from Musk mocking SEC

Shares of Tesla Inc fell 7 percent on Friday after David Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight Capital slammed the electric carmaker, adding to losses sparked by CEO Elon Musk mocking the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Twitter.

Wall Street slides as bond yields climb on jobs data

U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday, weighed down by rising Treasury yields after data showed job growth slowed in September, while wage increases were not enough to fan worries over rising inflation or faster interest rates hikes.

Buybacks to top use of S&P 500 companies' cash in 2019: Goldman Sachs

S&P 500 companies will increase cash spending by 13 percent to $3 trillion in 2019, with buybacks again expected to represent their largest use of cash, according to Goldman Sachs.

Fidelity's asset management chief Morrison to retire

Fidelity Investments said on Friday that its asset management chief, Charles Morrison, is leaving the company and that it plans to name a replacement in "the near term."

Saudi crown prince pledges Aramco IPO by early 2021: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia's crown prince insisted the stalled plan to sell shares in oil giant Aramco will go ahead, promising an initial public offering by 2021 and sticking to his ambitious view the state-run company is worth $2 trillion or more, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

Russia's major state banks see forex outflow amid sanctions threats

Russia's largest lenders, state-owned Sberbank and VTB , saw outflows of foreign currency deposits in August amid a rouble depreciation and concerns about new U.S. sanctions, according to an analysis of central bank data.

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