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Australian project management software company Atlassian’s sharemarket value has broken through the $US100 billion mark, trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol TEAM. the move lifted the personal wealth of its Australian founders to over $US23 billion each. Remote work in the pandemic has beena boon for the company.

Germany's benchmark Blue Chip DAX 30 index (Deutscher Aktienindex) expanded to 40 companies on 20 September adding 10 new members to the German stock index from the MDAX which will be reduced from 60 to 50 members.

DocuSign, leading provider of electronic signature technology reported better than expected Q2 earnings as digitization of documents continues to become standard practice. Many had expected revenue growth to slow after the work-from-anywhere boom. $DOCU actually raised revenue guidance for Q3 and FY22.

Database software developer MongoDB soared to record highs after announcing better than expected Q2 (Jul) earnings as the demand for NoSQL databases runs hot. MDB also raised its FY22 earnings and revenue guidance for the second time this fiscal year.

Leading video conferencing software company Zoom Video Communications reported better than expected fiscal second-quarter earnings, but the guidance sent shares plunging more than 9% in after-hours trading. Investors will want to hear updates on the Five9 transaction.

Understanding an options volatility skew is important in understanding the value and therefore the risk attached to that option for buying or selling it for both hedging or speculation. With that understanding implied volatility (IV).

Kansas City Southern is at the center of a bidding war between Canadian Pacific and Canadian National sending $KSU up +18.73 to $288.33. $CP sweetened its buyout offer in a bid to push merger rival $CNI away.

DraftKings announced it was to acquire Golden Nugget Online Gaming an all-stock transaction worth about $1.56 billion. $GNOG is an online gambling company focused on iGaming.

Online retail investing app Robinhood had a wild ride since going public. $HOOD sank 28% to $50.90 as investors proposed to sell up to 97.88 million of shares over time, less than a week after its IPO.

British oil major BP PLC reported better than expected second quarter earnings Tuesday. $BP approved a dividend hike of 4% & plans to buy back $1.4 billion worth of shares. Higher profit margins at convenience stores in BP’s petrol stations boosted results.

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