• Susan Tompor: Mystery shopper, fake job offers target people stretched for cash during pandemic
    - 6 hours ago
    Tosha Waggoner, 33, of Newport, Mich., would love to land a job. But she wasn’t sure that depositing a $6,000 check that arrived out of the blue was the right way to get one.Admittedly, her job hunting prospects have been bleak after she gave birth to a daughter in April, when many businesses had closed […]
  • A Real Vaccine Before the Election? It’d Take a Miracle.
    - 12 hours ago
    by Caroline Chen, Isaac Arnsdorf and Ryan Gabrielson ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Despite President Donald Trump’s promises of a vaccine next month and pundits’ speculation about how an “October surprise” could upend the presidential campaign, any potential […]
  • DeFi Player Synthetix [SNX] Announces Transition to “Optimistic Ethereum”
    - 14 hours ago
    DeFi platform Synthetix [SNX] announced the first phase of its transition to the second layer scalability solution of Ethereum called Optimistic Ethereum. The official release defines Optimistic Ethereum as only a “generalized” layer two solutions for Ethereum since it doesn’t require any specific functionality to be built to support existing protocols of layer one. Synthetix First Phase […]
  • Bishop urges Congress to consider immigrants, refugees for coronavirus stimulus checks
    - 16 hours ago
    The first round of stimulus checks helped millions of people meet their financial needs. Although the CARES Act offered stimulus checks to most Americans, it missed a few groups as well. Two such groups are immigrant and refugee families. To ensure that immigrant and refugee families are not left out again, the chairman of the […]
  • Does America Have A Looming Eviction Epidemic On The Horizon?
    - 18 hours ago
    Millions of people are evicted from their homes every year in America, but as COVID-19 continues to ravage the United States, is highly likely to face an eviction epidemic that will devastate millions more. [reit] Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Almost as soon it arrived in late February, the pandemic completely changed […]
  • 5 truths about the second round of coronavirus stimulus checks
    - 20 hours ago
    Whether or not Congress will be able to issue another coronavirus relief package or if there will be another round of direct payments is the biggest question nowadays. Although no one has accurate answers to these questions, there are a few truths about the next round of coronavirus stimulus checks. Truths about coronavirus stimulus checks […]
  • Binance Announces Cross Margin Trading For Uniswap [UNI] Token
    - 22 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency exchange, Binance announced that the platform has enabled cross margin trading for DeFi Protocol, Uniswap’a native token UNI. According to the official release, Binance users will be able to trade UNI/BTC, UNI/USDT pairs. Additionally, it also announced a zero-interest promotion for borrowing UNI from the 27th of September. Binance’s official Twitter Handle revealed, #Binance Enables […]
  • Kucoin’s Hack drags Ocean Protocol And Uniswap Into Mud
    - 1 day ago
    Kucoin hacker’s fund movement is finally noted two days after the incident. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, Kucoin, suffered a massive hack on the 25th of September, in which, the hackers reportedly drained $150 million worth of digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others. But it wasn’t until the early hours of Sunday that the hacker […]
  • Crisis Hits NEO’s DeFi Dreams, Flamingo Finance Facing Technical Issues
    - 2 days ago
    The NEO-based DeFi protocol, Flamingo Finance, happened to encounter a “technical issue” less than an hour before the beginning of the Mint Rush. This comes after the blockchain launched its DeFi product but stopped producing blocks a few hours after the initiation of the Liquidity Mining. NEOs DeFi Dreams Under Threat Its official Twitter Handle notified […]
  • Coronavirus stimulus checks: Democrats drafting new $2.2T relief package
    - 2 days ago
    With just about a month left until the election and several days left before the House is scheduled to go on recess, Democrats have come into action on the next relief package. Democrats are preparing a new relief bill that would cost about $2.2 trillion and include coronavirus stimulus checks. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, […]
  • Trump’s Biggest Big Lie
    - 2 days ago
    If he loses on November 3rd, President Donald Trump has repeatedly declared that he won’t accept the results. His reason is very simple: The only way he can lose is if there’s massive voter fraud. Know more about Russia than your friends: Get our free ebook on how the Soviet Union became Putin’s Russia. Q2 […]
  • Worsening Virus Trends Are Raising Alarms for Stock Investors
    - 2 days ago
    As the likelihood of additional federal stimulus fades, U.S. stock investors are returning their focus to the coronavirus pandemic and not liking what they see. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more
  • Even Fidelity’s $230 Billion Star Manager Has Robinhood Anxiety
    - 2 days ago
    Will Danoff has been wondering why billions of dollars keep flowing out of the Contrafund, the giant mutual fund he manages at Fidelity Investments. Performance isn’t the problem. He’s up 21% this year, trouncing the S&P 500’s 6.2% return. His conclusion: Today’s kids want something sexier. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more
  • Expert Suggests DeFi Hitting “Inflection Point” Amid Rising Non-Fungible Token [NFT] Rush
    - 2 days ago
    One hand, there are those who believe that the DeFi has an uncanny resemblance to the ICO bubble. But then, there are those who disagree with this narrative. Victor Lee, the CEO of the data intelligence platform for crypto, Bitcurate, believes that the DeFi space has a lot of potential. He tweeted, 6. Non-fungible-token (NFT) […]
  • Estimating Future Stock Returns, June 2020 Update
    - 2 days ago
    At present, the S&P 500 is priced to return 3.51%/year over the next ten years. Now if you were buying some ten-year investment grade corporate bonds, you might expect something around 2%. Is that 1.5% over corporates worth it? Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more
  • Small Businesses Still Struggling with No COVID Relief in Sight
    - 2 days ago
    Another week of COVID-19‘s “new normal” is upon us, and the light at the end of the crisis tunnel does not appear to be getting any brighter. As President Trump and his allies turn their attention to fast-tracking the approval of a new Supreme Court justice, Americans continue to lie in wait for additional unemployment, housing, and small […]
  • Rich Families View Markets With ‘Extreme’ Caution, Citi Says
    - 2 days ago
    The coronavirus pandemic and the response by governments and central banks have family offices and ultra-wealthy individuals around the world on the defensive, according to a survey from Citigroup Inc.’s private bank. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more
  • Senate Distraction Lends Itself to A Week of Stimulus Inaction
    - 2 days ago
    This past week, our country lost one of the most impactful names of our time: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  However, mere moments after her passing, President Trump and his Senate allies jumped at the opportunity to expediently fill her vacancy at a pace Americans waiting for aid are wholly unfamiliar with. Q2 2020 hedge fund […]
  • Electionland 2020: North Carolina Mail Voting, In-Person Voting Starts, Naked Ballots and More
    - 2 days ago
    by Rachel Glickhouse, ProPublica, and Joshua Eaton, Lauren Rosenthal and Thy Anh Vo for ProPublica This article is part of Electionland. Sign up for ProPublica’s User’s Guide to Democracy, a series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to cast your vote. New From ProPublica […]
  • Failure Of PPP and Expectations From The Next Relief Package
    - 2 days ago
    CARES Act 6 Months Later: Watchdog Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Relief Package Report Spotlights Worst Failures of Trump Administration’s PPP Program That Marginalized Communities of Color, Prioritized the Wealthy Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more WASHINGTON, D.C. – Government watchdog Accountable.US released its in-depth report on the failures of the Trump administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) […]
  • Adoption of blockchain technology will provide liquidity for smallholder farmers – AFEX
    - 2 days ago
    AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited (AFEX) says it is introducing Warehouse Receipt Check by Trade Finance Market (TFM) to reduce fraud and drive access to funding for the agricultural sector in Nigeria.The inability of smallholder farmers to access finance has had a devastating impact on the growth of Africa’s agriculture sector – worsened by the global […]
  • How Bitcoin Price Could Explode in Late 2020
    - 2 days ago
    Bitcoin prices have been falling back from their 2020 peak for the past six weeks but macroeconomic and political factors could drive resurgence towards the end of the year. Since its sharp decline on the first of September, Bitcoin has found relative stability in the mid-$10k range, remaining there for the past three weeks. Investors […]
  • Gemini Enters DeFi Rush, Announces Listing Of 15 DeFi Tokens
    - 2 days ago
    Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is the latest buzz in the crypto market with the massive bull run in DeFi over the last few months. Looking at the market craze and demand, crypto exchange Gemini has announced a massive listing of 15 new DeFi tokens. Gemini co-founder Cameron Winklevoss made the official announcement today. And because of […]
  • Finally, coronavirus stimulus checks negotiations are back on the table
    - 2 days ago
    Republicans and Democrats started negotiations on the next relief package in late July. After about two weeks of negotiations, the two sides went on recess with no decision on the relief package. Since then the two sides haven’t resumed negotiations. Now, there are hints that the two sides could restart negotiations on the next coronavirus […]
  • Chainlink Price Prediction: LINK Soars 30%, Bulls Aim Higher Towards $14
    - 2 days ago
    Chainlink decouples from Bitcoin and other major currencies, rallying to highs above $10. LINK/USD has the potential to keep the uptrend going, a descending wedge pattern breakout is in the offing. Chainlink rallied massively in the last 24 hours, reminding investors in the cryptocurrency market that we are still in a bullish market. The last […]
  • Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Poised For Rebound To $360
    - 2 days ago
    Ethereum price retests support at $310 twice in September. A double-bottom pattern in the 4-hour range predicts recovery to $360 in the near term. After trading highs of $489 at the beginning of September, the smart contract token has tested support at $310 twice. Recovery has been capped under $400 with Ether suffering rejection at […]
  • The IRS Sets a Trap for Cryptocurrency Tax Cheats
    - 3 days ago
    The IRS Sets a Trap for Cryptocurrency Tax Cheats The tax collector is making it a lot harder to pretend you don’t have bitcoin or other virtual currencies hidden away somewhereCryptocurrency holders, beware: A surprising change to your 2020 tax form is about to strip away excuses for ignoring the tax rules on bitcoin, ether […]
  • Bitcoin stash in exchanges drops to two years low as fear sentiment returns
    - 3 days ago
    Major exchanges across the world have seen a considerable drop in bitcoin (BTC) deposits since March and have now reached the levels last witnessed in November 2018, according to analysts at Luno and Arcane Research.Nigeria is one of the biggest cryptocurrency markets for Luno which was recently acquired by Digital Currency Group (DCG) after it […]
  • Yearn.finance Technical Analysis: YFI rebound to $25,000 remains a challenge
    - 3 days ago
    Yearn.finance refreshes support at $20,000 but rebounds towards $22,000. On-chain data predicts increased selling pressure towards $25,000. Yearn.finance saw the rebound predicted at the beginning of the week invalidated after failing to close above the 50 Simple Moving Average (SMA) in the 4-hour range. The rebound came into the picture following the formation of a […]
  • Congress may leave town until after election without passing coronavirus stimulus checks
    - 3 days ago
    Lawmakers may be saying that the coronavirus relief package is a priority for them. However, despite two months of negotiations, they have failed to reach a deal. Now, it is being reported that the Congress could be planning to leave town until after the election without passing another coronavirus relief package and stimulus checks. Q2 […]