Square to acquire Afterpay for $29B; bitcoin up 32% in 2 weeks; 100K new cases of COVID-19 in the US

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BTIG managing director and financials analyst Mark Palmer discusses Square’s acquisition of Australia-based fintech company Afterpay, including why the deal makes sense for the companies and his outlook for the finch space.
FalconX CEO Raghu Yarlagadda joins Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland and Brian Sozzi to discuss cryptocurrency as an institutional asset as more companies start to incorporate Bitcoin as a form of payment and FalconX’s plans for the future.
Aaron Easterly, Rover cofounder and CEO, joins Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi and Myles Udland to discuss the company’s market debut and how the pandemic has impacted business.
Bitcoin hovers near $40,000 after weekend rally. Chamber of Digital Commerce Founder and President Perianne Boring joins Yahoo Finance Live’s Akiko Fujita and Zack Guzman to discuss.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Associate Dean for Global Health Dr. Michael Saag joins Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita and Zack Guzman to discuss the latest COVID-19 updates as the delta variant raises concerns.

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