Tech Companies Soaring Despite Oversight

When they testify before Congress about Russian surrogates buying ads on their platforms to interfere with the presidential election, executives at Facebook, Twitter, and Google parent Alphabet are likely to be rebuked by lawmakers next week. But tech stocks are soaring to record highs on the strength of positive earnings announcements. So, regardless of the investigation’s outcome, there’s no indication that the market — or, for that matter, their billions of users — will punish them.

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