Shares of Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ) stock, which had been pummeled in the tech stock sell-off over the past few weeks, is swinging higher in afternoon trading, up 15.4% as of 12:25 p.m. EDT. The famed tech investor, who had been an aggressive buyer of Skillz stock last month and in early May, as well, appears to have been taking advantage of the sell-off to scoop up even more cheap shares of the San Francisco-based mobile-games platform this week. According to the ARK funds website, which gives rolling updates of Ms. Woods' buys and sells, over the past two days, the ARK Innovation Index (NYSEMKT: ARKK) bought more than 1.4 million shares of Skillz after playing possum for five days.
Armenia's prime minister said Friday he has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for military assistance amid simmering tensions with Azerbaijan in the wake of an armed conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The tug-of-war between the two South Caucasus neighbors exacerbated this week when Armenia protested what it described as Azerbaijani troops' incursion into its lands. Azerbaijan has insisted that its soldiers were deployed to what it considers its territory in areas where the border is yet to be demarcated.
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