In the past few weeks, Centric Swap (CNS), a dual-token model that gives stakers a fixed hourly yield that “stabilizes over time as it self-regulates token supply to meet ongoing changes in demand,” has rallied more than 850% and still about 200% away from its previous all-time high. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView
10/18/2021, 12:23:50 AM Aristocrat to buy UK gambling group in £2.7bn deal William Langley in Hong Kong Australian gaming company Aristocrat has announced a deal to purchase UK gambling group Playtech for £2.7bn in a bid to increase its footprint in the online betting sector. The bid offers Playtech shareholders £6.80 per share, representing a
New York’s Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s West Side was able to cover its debt service obligations despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on office occupancy, retail demand and tourism. As a result, the city-controlled Hudson Yards Infrastructure Corp. will ride upgrades from Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings into Wednesday’s negotiated $452 million
Puerto Rico’s leaders indicated they would back legislation to support the Oversight Board’s proposed Plan of Adjustment after the board made concessions to them Thursday afternoon. “Today is a historic day and a triumph for the people of Puerto Rico because the decision of the Board of Fiscal Oversight to accept our claims to protect
Low prices made Uber into a global sensation. Now they threaten its future. Cheap fares kept the ride-hailing app on the road through its worst years, despite accusations of aggressive rule-breaking, a belligerent founder and friction with drivers. But as the financial credibility of its disruptive business model is wearing thin, the era of Silicon
On Oct. 15, news that a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) could start trading as early as next week sent Bitcoin price to $62,933 but the rally has cooled off since then. Some market participants believe that traders who bought the rumor of approval for a Bitcoin ETF product may sell on the news. Crypto
In this article SPCE Virgin Galactic pilots walk to the company’s SpaceShipTwo Unity spacecraft, attached to the jet carrier aircraft Eve. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic stock plunged in trading on Friday after the company said it would delay any spaceflights to next year as it refurbishes its vehicles. While Virgin Galactic hoped to fly its
Megan Leonhardt | CNBC As third-quarter earnings roll out and 2021 winds down, analysts and investors are looking for which companies can close out the year on a bullish note. Many firms had stellar starts to the year, and are in a tough spot to continue growing at such rapid paces. Costco braved the
Ethereum is an open-source blockchain-based software platform with thousands of decentralized applications (DApps) that powers its native cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), that can be sent and received globally without any third-party interference. First conceptualized in 2013 by Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum was designed as a platform for self-executing, permanent and immutable DApps with use cases
We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Yat Siu, the co-founder, group executive chairman and managing director of Animoca Brands, who leads various NFT projects.
Assured Guaranty accounted for a total of $17.31 billion in 820 deals for a 52.1% market share in the first three quarters of 2021, up from the $13.77 billion in 703 deals for a 48.9% market share over the same period as the year before. “Assured Guaranty continued to lead the municipal bond insurance industry
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Binance to launch $1B fund to develop BSC ecosystem Binance,
Josh Flagg isn’t just one of the top real estate brokers in Los Angeles, he’s also one of the original cast members of Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. There’s a reason why he knows how to make such good reality television. The bold broker is a straight shooter, fierce negotiator and represents
Privacy is a complicated topic. Few would argue that privacy is not important. It’s generally more interesting to talk about things that are disputable. So, the limited arguments against privacy actually make it somewhat boring to discuss and easy to take for granted. As Edward Snowden famously said: “Arguing that you don’t care about privacy
Investment banking and asset management firm JMP Securities says that “The crypto economy is entering the mainstream,” emphasizing that crypto “adoption and early use cases have established ‘escape velocity.” However, the firm’s analysts noted that “the industry is still in its formative stage.” ‘The Crypto Economy Is Entering the Mainstream’ JMP Securities recently published a
At 18, Chris Morrison purchased his first home in Phoenix, Arizona. That was the kick-off to the RETSY’S founding partner’s passion for residential real estate and a most successful career in sales. Morris had discovered by accident he loved real estate. “I was at Arizona State University and working at a golf shop when I bought
The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking applicants to head the office of Municipal Securities, a key post responsible for coordinating the SEC’s muni regulatory activities. An Oct. 8 posting on the USAJOBS website that serves as the portal for federal government employment lists the position that is currently held by Rebecca Olsen, who has
The biggest US banks are pursuing dramatically different strategies for deploying their trillions of dollars of deposits in the government debt markets, highlighting the debate on Wall Street over the direction of interest rates. On one side is Bank of America, the second-biggest US lender by assets, which helped boost its third-quarter revenues by raking
China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target, demonstrating an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise. Five people familiar with the test said the Chinese military launched a rocket that carried a hypersonic glide vehicle which flew through low-orbit space before cruising down towards its target.
The specialized nature of the Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Exempt Bond program may help it go largely unchanged during the agency’s wider restructuring efforts. “We don’t know what the restructuring is going to be but since taxes and bonds are a specialty area, my belief is that they’re going to keep TEB intact,” said Bob
The owner of the NBA team Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, has said “no” to investing in bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs), one of which could start trading next week in the U.S. The Shark Tank star does not see a reason for him to invest in a bitcoin ETF, emphasizing that he can buy the cryptocurrency
Andrew Toth | FilmMagic | Getty Images “The Big Short” investor Michael Burry inquired about ways to bet against bitcoin just before the world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a six-month high to breach the $60,000 level. “Ok, I haven’t done this before, how do you short a cryptocurrency,” Burry said in a Wednesday tweet. “Do you have
Woman pumps gas outside of Wawa storefront Saul loeb Energy prices are surging, and the economy is already feeling the pinch of higher fuel costs though it is far from stalling out. There is an unusual coincidence of much higher oil, natural gas and coal prices, combined with other rising commodities and supply chain disruptions.
“Yahoo users will not be able to interact via mail with Google email (Gmail) users,” — If tomorrow’s headlines sounded like this, the earth would come to a halt. This headline shall never see the light for all the right reasons. However, blockchain tech and its favorite son, decentralized finance (DeFi), are heading towards this
The bitcoin futures ETF from ProShares will begin trading next week, an amended filing from the company indicated late Friday, marking a milestone moment in the development of the crypto industry in the United States. The Securities and Exchange Commission had not formally approved the creation of bitcoin futures ETF as of Friday afternoon and
In this article CRSR PSON-GB TFC SPCE MRNA PNC Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Moderna (MRNA) – Moderna added 3.2% in premarket trading after rising 3.2% yesterday, following an FDA panel recommendation for a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine. The panel recommended approval of a booster for people 65 and
Cryptocurrency data aggregator CoinGecko has released its Q3 2021 report showing massive gains across several crypto market sectors. Following the May market crash, Q3 began on a low ebb for the crypto space, with market capitalization even dipping further in late July below the $1.2 trillion, less than half of the $2.5 trillion all-time high
It might seem that the volatility of digital assets’ prices and the lightning speed with which crypto markets move would mean that those who act fastest secure the heftiest rewards. And in certain cases this holds true – for example, when an announcement of a token’s listing on Coinbase or Binance first goes public, and
In the midst of a declining workforce, the Internal Revenue Service is taking an “all hands on deck” approach to hiring that includes a recent announcement for a role focused on tax-advantaged bonds. The Oct. 14 posting for a senior tax law specialist seeks a candidate experienced with complex matters involving tax-advantaged municipal finance transactions.
Days after his son Kendall’s explosive press conference left the media conglomerate Waystar Royco teetering on the brink, the Roy family patriarch opens up as he goes to war with his children, his shareholders and potentially the U.S. government. By Sergei Klebnikov, Giacomo Tognini and Lisette Voytko It’s been a tumultuous 48 hours for Logan