By Barbara Kollmeyer
Activision Blizzard /zigman2/quotes/200717283/composite ATVI -0.48% confirmed reports the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the videogame publisher’s handling of workplace issues, such as discrimination and harassment.
Shares of Universal Music Group /zigman2/quotes/202015430/delayed UMGP -2.51% , a spinoff of music label Vivendi /zigman2/quotes/202179234/delayed FR:VIV -2.32% , surged 37% in an Amsterdam trading debut . JPMorgan calls it a “must-own stock.”
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Stocks are higher /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.27% /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -2.23% after Monday’s meltdown, with Europe stocks also climbing and even Hong Kong’s Hang Seng /zigman2/quotes/210598030/delayed HK:HSI -2.67% closing up 0.5% , though the Nikkei /zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed JP:NIK -2.53% slumped 2.1%. Also bouncing back are energy /zigman2/quotes/209723049/delayed CL00 +0.03% and metals prices /zigman2/quotes/221433715/delayed PAZ21 -1.99% /zigman2/quotes/210319421/delayed SIZ21 +0.16% . Still hurting are bitcoin /zigman2/quotes/31322028/realtime BTCUSD +2.29% , Ethereum /zigman2/quotes/108573964/realtime ETHUSD +2.62% and other crypto prices.
Dinosaurs had feathers, because China says so .
Wrong turn costs half marathon winner his medal .
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