Month: October 2021

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According to the latest Finder Cryptocurrency Adoption Index, in October 2021, Nigeria had the highest rate of cryptocurrency ownership globally, at 24.2%. Bitcoin Is the Most Popular Coin in Nigeria In addition to finding the West African nation as the country with the highest proportion of citizens that hold cryptocurrencies globally, the survey also discovered
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The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board plans to request comment on its Rule G-27 related to dealer supervision in the next month. That and a number of other issues were discussed during the MSRB’s quarterly board meeting this week. “As part of our commitment to prudent and practical regulation, we are focused on a retrospective review
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In this article CFX thianchai sitthikongsak | Moment | Getty Images Company: Colfax Corp. (CFX) Business: Colfax is a global diversified technology company. The company operates in two segments: (i) Fabrication Technology: consumable products and equipment, including cutting, joining, and automated welding products, as well as gas control equipment; and (ii) Medical Technology: medical device
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Bitcoin (BTC) preserved $61,000 into the weekend after “aggressive” buying on Coinbase sparked multi-day highs. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Coinbase BTC buyers step up Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD cooling overnight after briefly challenging $63,000. Friday saw strong performance after U.S. traditional markets opened, helping lift Bitcoin to
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Puerto Rico’s leaders welcomed Pres. Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act budget proposal for its inclusion of funding for three programs that would benefit the island. As it stood on Friday, Biden’s $1.85 trillion spending and taxing proposal would introduce the Supplemental Security Income program to provide $1 billion to island residents, would increase the
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Municipal bonds were lightly traded and benchmark yields steady to end October while U.S. Treasuries bounced throughout the trading session, ending stronger near the close, and market participants are pointing to near-term volatility for both asset classes going into November. In the near-term, the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee meeting should contain “an intense discussion
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President Emmanuel Macron has warned that an energy crisis threatens the world’s post-pandemic recovery, calling for leaders at a G20 summit in Rome this weekend to work together to stabilise supplies. In an interview, the French president also urged bigger financial commitments towards the fight against global warming on the eve of the COP26 climate
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In this article AAPL Halfway through third-quarter earnings season, and there are two key catalysts:  Demand is strong. Cost inflation and supply-chain issues are the main headwind, but companies are learning to navigate through them.  In some cases, supply chain disruption has taken a serious toll. Apple CEO Tim Cook said supply chain issues had cost
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A plunge may be looming for cryptocurrencies, housing and disruptive technology stocks tied to innovation. According to Rich Bernstein, an Institutional Investor Hall of Famer, the nation’s expiring easy money policies and historic supply chain backlogs are posing serious risks for some of the market’s most popular investments. “There’s a whole series of bubbles going
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Municipals were steady but with a firmer bent as new issues were the focus even as volatility in U.S. Treasuries returned and yields swung higher, moving the 20-year bond above the 30-year. Triple-A benchmark yields fell one to two basis points, with the larger moves outside 10 years. Municipal-to-UST ratios fell as a result, with
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Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson recently confirmed he had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government of Burundi. This MOU agreement is Hoskinson’s first major preliminary agreement he has secured since kickstarting Cardano’s African tour in mid-October, 2021. Meetings With Burundi and Zanzibar Leaders Before traveling to Burundi, Hokisnson had visited Zanzibar where he
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   This week, Wanxiang Blockchain hosted its annual Shanghai Blockchain Week, an event that usually brings together the government, enterprise, academic and degen side
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Severe staffing shortages and the mounting costs of keeping its logistics empire running at full speed will throttle Amazon’s earnings for the remainder of the year, the company warned on Thursday. The ecommerce giant said that “inconsistent staffing levels” within its fulfilment network had led to inventory being inefficiently routed to regions with a more