Month: May 2021

Vermont’s $153.3 million sale of general obligation bonds in three series generated a nearly $30 million premium on top of that, state treasurer Beth Pearce said. Proceeds will fund new capital projects and refinance debt. The refunding portion generated more than $7.6 million of savings on a net present value basis, according to Pearce. “Investors
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Investors are no longer falling over themselves to put money into US initial public offerings, reducing the chances that a company will be able to price their shares above expectations or enjoy a big share price “pop” on their first day of trading. New figures show the IPO market has cooled substantially since a red-hot
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A Chinese economist and assistant director at the International Monetary Institute of Renmin University, Qu Qiang, has predicted that “We’re all going to die” if bitcoin becomes widely adopted as a currency. He foresees our society falling into “a death spiral of deflation,” noting that “the whole society is going to shrink and self-explode.” We’re
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Just as the cryptocurrency sector is constantly changing and evolving, the enterprise blockchain industry has been undergoing its fair share of developments lately. Most recently, enterprise blockchain solutions are shifting from private, closed networks to public, open systems. This has largely been made possible due to advances from the Ethereum network, which are ensuring better
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After four years of planning meetings, including over 100 community sessions, the multi-purpose campus for Google received unanimous approval this week from the San Jose City Council. The 80-acre site will bring 4,000 residential units plus 7.3 million square feet of office space. The office buildings are to provide space for an estimated 20,000 workers.
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A US inflation measure closely watched by the Federal Reserve posted its biggest year-on-year jump since the 1990s in April, rising more than expected and fuelling concerns about price increases. The commerce department’s core personal consumption expenditure index, which strips out volatile food and energy costs, rose 3.1 per cent last month compared to a
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Everything is coming up roses (and peonies) for Courtney Sixx, who is the founder of Bouquet Box. This innovative subscription box is the perfect gift for anyone with an equal appreciation for flowers and DIY projects. Launched in February 2021, Bouquet Box was co-created with famed floral design house Mark’s Garden. It’s a truly innovative product that’s the
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San Diego’s regional transportation planning agency introduced a $160 billion draft regional plan that hinges on high-density housing development along transit lines. The 30-year plan drafted by the 21-member board of the San Diego Association of Governments has the support of environmental and labor groups though it faces opposition from some Republicans and anti-tax groups.
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AMC Entertainment (AMC) – The movie theater operator’s shares jumped another 15.4% in premarket trading, following four straight days of gains and a nearly 36% surge in Thursday’s session alone. AMC – popular among the so-called “meme” stocks – has more than doubled
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