Currency

Choosing Between Ad Blockers or Cryptocurrency Mining

U.S. consumers see a minimum of around 4,000 advertisements a day, according to one estimate. Perhaps it's no wonder then that ad-blocking software is becoming ever more popular. But without ...
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Bitcoin has moved back above $10,000. According to The Wall Street Journal: Bitcoin prices climbed back above $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after a sharp rally Thursday. ...
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The Week of Economic Reports, the Stock Market Tank and Inflation Fears in the Coming Week

The week of February 9, 2018, was a wild ride in the stock markets, and despite the fear of rising rates, it wasn't really all that crazy in the bond ...
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Why Stocks May Still Have a Long Way to Fall

The scary market action over the past week may not be over yet, nor for a while. In fact, the Dow’s 567-point bounce on the traditional “Turnaround Tuesday,” may turn ...
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SEC, CFTC Warn of Fraud in Cryptocurrency Markets

At a hearing later today before the U.S. House Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton will discuss his agency's role ...
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How Cryptocurrency Mining Software Is Turning Into Malware

A single desktop PC working all day might generate about $0.25 from mining for monero, a digital cryptocurrency that focuses on transaction privacy. While that might seem not to be ...
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Dell and VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) have decided to move forward with combination options, which include a merger. The move has been rumored for days. According to Reuters: U.S. computer ...
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SEC Busts Up What It Calls a $600 Million Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Coin Offering in Texas

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just made record-breaking news in the world of cryptocurrencies. Dallas-based AriseBank, using social media and a celebrity endorsement, appears to have raised $600 ...
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Can Mario Draghi Prevent the Dollar Devaluation From Interfering With a Eurozone Recovery?

The European Central Bank (ECB) voted to leave interest rates and its policies unchanged on Thursday. The lack of a move rejected the thought that the ECB would scale back ...
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China's economy grew at 6.9% last year, exceeding many expectations. Shari Redstone, the daughter of Sumner Redstone who controls CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) and Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB), wants to ...
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2 Blockchain Tracking ETFs Launch as Bitcoin Plummets in Value

They say there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about everything you can imagine. Now there's an ETF strategy that tracks blockchain and cryptocurrency strategies for investors, ...
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How Blockchain Could Change Energy Markets

As several struggling companies have proved recently, adding the word "blockchain" to the company's name lights a rocket under the stock. Recall Long Island Iced Tea and, more recently, Kodak. ...
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Net neutrality got a shot in the arm as states moved to support it. According to Reuters: A group of 21 state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the FCC's decision ...
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is under political pressure to end its relationship with a China-based telecom company. According to Reuters: U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T, to cut all commercial ties to ...
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Short Sellers Have Big Stakes for 2018 in Stocks Tracking Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

24/7 Wall St. tracks many key changes in the short interest of major sectors, but the fascination and outright tug-of-war taking place in the world of bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain ...
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