Month: June 2021

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has unveiled its plan to build “the crypto app store,” inspired by how Apple Inc. built its app store. CEO Brian Armstrong said: “Apple didn’t attempt to build every app for the iPhone, it empowered developers and gave mobile users an easy way to access new innovative apps.” In a blog post
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Robinhood will pay roughly $70 million in penalties for its systemwide outages and misleading communication and trading practices, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Wednesday. The settlement regards the technical failures Robinhood experienced in March of 2020, Robinhood’s lack of due diligence before approving customers to place options trades and purveying misleading information to customers
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Virgin Galactic (SPCE) – The space transportation company’s stock dropped 3% in premarket trading, after Bank of America Securities double-downgraded the stock to “underperform” from “buy.” BofA notes the recent spike in the stock after the company received approval to carry passengers into
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Municipal triple-A benchmarks were little changed Tuesday while primary deals saw bumps in repricings as U.S. Treasuries and equity markets were also little changed on light economic data. It was all about the primary in the municipal market Tuesday, with several large deals from various credits and structures priced and sold competitively to good demand.
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Illinois won a one-notch upgrade Tuesday from Moody’s Investors Service, action that turns the rating tide for a state stung by more than a decade of downgrades that left it one cut away from a speculative grade. Moody’s moved its general obligation and Build Illinois sales tax-backed ratings up one level to Baa2 from Baa3.
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Mary Erdoes Adam Galica | CNBC JPMorgan Chase wants to take the sustainable-investing trend to the next level. To do that, the biggest U.S. bank by assets has agreed to buy OpenInvest, a San Francisco-based start-up backed by Andreessen Horowitz and founded by former Bridgewater Associates employees, CNBC has learned exclusively. It’s the third acquisition
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About 2 million homeowners are still in some type of mortgage forbearance amid the health and financial fallout brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. While the U.S. government extended the foreclosure moratorium through July 31, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau isn’t planning to put any further bans on foreclosures in place. Instead, to help homeowners
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To emphasize the need for new tunnels connecting New York and New Jersey, U.S. Transportation Pete Buttigieg held up a heavy piece of corroded wiring at his Penn Station press conference. “This entire technology is really outdated,” he told reporters on Monday. “Pieces of it can literally blow.” Buttigieg and members of congressional delegations from
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Negotiators in Paris are battling to persuade holdout nations to sign up to a global deal on corporate taxation this week as they become increasingly concerned that the compromises needed to get countries on board will water down the final agreement. China, India, eastern European countries and developing nations have all raised objections to the