Snoozefest.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Boring and up-and-down markets in 2019& nbsp; continued Wednesday as investors focused on hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China and a detailed set of minutes from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index rose 91 points on the session, recording a series of consecutive wins. Data-reactid = "12"> The rising and boring markets of 2019 continued on Wednesday as investors clung to the hope of a US trade deal with China and the United States. a set of dovish reports to the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 91 points during the session, recording a series of four-day winning streaks.

Here are five things that escaped you Wednesday from the world of finance, compliments of Yahoo Finance.

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<p class = "web-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The private fitness start-up known for its 2,000 $ Connected spinning bikes continued their business momentum in 2019, said William Lynch (former Barnes & Noble CEO) on Yahoo FinanceThe final round. "Reports have indicated that Peloton is profitable and could soon be the subject of an initial public offering in 2019." data-reactid = "15"> The private fitness start-up, well-known for its connected spinning bikes worth more than $ 2,000, continued its commercial momentum in 2019, President William Lynch (former CEO of Barnes & Noble) said on Yahoo Finance magazine "The Final Round "reports have indicated that Peloton is profitable and could soon be the subject of an initial public offering in 2019.

Rumors persist that Peloton would be an excellent acquisition by Apple, which aggressively pushes into the health market via Apple Watch.

Lynch downplayed the interest of being acquired by Apple or another company.

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  • The latest round of funding for Peloton was $ 550 million in August 2018, worth $ 4 billion.

  • TCV, known to be one of the first investors in Facebook and Netflix, has led the recent capital increase.

  • The company has just launched a connected treadmill valued at $ 3,995.

  • <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Jenny Craig is on the sales block?"data-reactid =" 23 ">Jenny Craig is on the sales block?

    The privately held weight management company reportedly hired Rothschild to explore a sale in September. While Nutrisystem was recently sold for an incredible $ 1.4 billion to Tivity Health, the potential conclusion of a contract with Jenny Craig seems timely.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Jenny Craig, CEO of Monty Sharma, responded to a question regarding an agreement on Yahoo Finance & # 39;YFi AM "Data-reactid =" 25 "> Monty Sharma, CEO of Jenny Craig, answered a question about Yahoo Finance's" YFi AM "deal on Wednesday.

    "I can not talk about the sale of the company, but I could say that the company performed very well last year and that we appreciate what we do as a team," said Sharma .

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Money is king … for the moment."data-reactid =" 31 ">Money is king … for the moment.

    Investors are all concerned about the money from the beginning of 2019, because the volatility of the market in December has damaged the psyche (and many stock prices).

    Money market funds alone have received $ 165 billion in inflows over the past 60 days, compared with $ 42 million in stock market outflows, Goldman Sachs said. The investment bank estimates that 41% of its portfolio is invested in large investor stocks, such as mutual funds and pension plans, starting in the first quarter. This represents a 45% decline early in the fourth quarter of last year. Meanwhile, the cash allocation increased from 13% to 13% over the same period.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Investment Director of Deutsche Bank for the Americas Deepak Puri & nbsp;these investors are now facing a new reality. "Data-reactid =" 34 "> Deutsche Bank's Director of Investments for the Americas, Deepak Puri, said investors are now facing a new reality.

    "Correlations between equities and bond markets are narrower than most people think," said Puri. "Investors must get used to the idea that they will not get more than 10% return on the S & P 500 they were used to."

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    If Viacom speaks again of a merger with CBS, the highest manager of the group remains unobtrusive.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "" The more things change, the more they stay. likewise the merger between CBS and Viacom, "said Bob Bakish, managing director of Viacom, about Yahoo Finance.The final round. Bakish said he remained focused on developing the company and publishing blockbuster movies. He declined to comment on the speculation that the two companies were considering a merger. "Data-reactid =" 38 ">" The more things change, the more they remain the same in terms of the story of a CBS / Viacom merger ", Bob, CEO of Viacom Bakish said on Yahoo Finance" The Final Round " Bakish said he remained focused on the development of the company and the release of blockbuster movies.He refused to comment on the assumption of a merger between the two companies.

    The CBS Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting on Jan. 31 in the midst of increased speculation on the deals.

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    Want to get a new concert this year that pays more? Then get an active US Coast Guard license and try to manage a tiny island.

    Payday: $ 130,000

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    The Sears saga is raging.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Eddie Lampert failed& nbsp; had until 4:00 pm Wednesday to file a $ 120 million deposit with the courts in order to participate in a Jan. 14 auction for the assets of the bankrupt retailer. It's unclear whether Lampert put forward this offer – two Sears spokespersons did not return Yahoo Finance's requests for comment. "Data-reactid =" 49 "> The failed CEO, Eddie Lampert, had until Wednesday at 4:00 pm to file a $ 120 million court filings to participate in a January 14 auction for assets. It's unclear whether Lampert put this offer forward – two Sears spokespersons did not return Yahoo Finance's requests for comment.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Lampert & nbsp;would have worked on a better offer& nbsp; than the one Sears rejected last week. At the time, Lampert offered $ 4.4 billion for 425 stores and other assets. The company estimated that the cash component ($ 3 million) was insufficient. "Data-reactid =" 50 "> Lampert would be working on a better offer than Sears rejected last week, when Lampert proposed $ 4.4 billion to 425 stores and the cash component (3 millions of dollars) was deemed insufficient by the company.

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Brian Sozzi is a senior editor at Yahoo Finance. Follow him on Twitter @BrianSozzi"data-reactid =" 51 ">Brian Sozzi is a senior editor at Yahoo Finance. Follow him on Twitter @BrianSozzi

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    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Here is the scenario of Apple's nightmare in China:"data-reactid =" 53 ">Here is the scenario of Apple's nightmare in China:

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Apple just confirmed the biggest fear of the market"data-reactid =" 54 ">Apple just confirmed the biggest fear of the market

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "What Tim Cook left out on China in Apple's revenue forecast"data-reactid =" 55 ">What Tim Cook left out on China in Apple's revenue forecast

    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Is Apple really in trouble in 2019?"data-reactid =" 56 ">Is Apple really in trouble in 2019?