An Indian worker inspects parked Hyundai vehilces ready for shipment at a port in Chennai. Photo: Arun Sankar / AFP / Getty Images

Hyundai recently invested an undisclosed amount as part of Grab's most recent funding round of at least $2 billion, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing company revealed on Thursday. The companies also plan to work together on new services and integrating some of Hyundai's eco-friendly car models.

Automakers want in: Hyundai is the latest car maker to forge a close relationship with a ride-hailing firm. Two years ago, General Motors invested $500 million into Lyft, while Toyota has put money into rival Uber as well as Grab, for example.

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Investors have nowhere to hide

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The massive losses in oil prices and U.S. and European equities were not countered by gains in traditional safe-haven assets on Wednesday.

Why it matters: The unusual movement in typical hedging tools like bonds, precious metals and currencies means they are not providing investors an asset that will appreciate in the event of a major equity selloff.

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A look inside sports owners' political donations

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Sports team owners in the four largest North American leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL) have donated over $46 million in federal elections since 2015, according to research conducted by ESPN and FiveThirtyEight.

By the numbers: Over the past three elections, $35.7 million of that money (77.4%) has gone to Republican campaigns and super PACs, compared to $10.4 million (22.6%) to Democrats.

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