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
Derivatives data shows that Ether (ETH) traders are feeling less bullish when compared to Bitcoin (BTC). Even though the altcoin captured a nearly 200% gain in the first half of 2021 versus Bitcoin’s modest 22% price increase, traders seem to be more affected by Ether’s recent underperformance. Institutional flow also backs the decreased optimism seen
Bitcoin price staged a mild resurgence at the start of this week but data from Glassnode suggests that its new BTC investors who came late to the party and are dumping their positions in a panic. This transfer of crypto assets from speculators or momentum chasers to long-term investors is a positive sign. This lays the
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
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The floor of the New York Stock Exchange, which has been quiet in the past year, has suddenly come to life. Traders have been returning, restrictions have been relaxed so more visitors can come on the floor, and the IPO business is booming.
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
Biden’s Green Book was released on May 28, 2021 and provided further detail and effective dates surrounding his tax proposals. While many anticipated that high net worth taxpayers would be targeted to pay additional taxes, limitation on like-kind exchanges coupled with increased tax rates on long-term capital gains could cause the 2022 tax bill of high-income
Signage is seen outside of The Trump Building in New York City, New York, U.S., June 28, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The Trump Organization has been told to expect that criminal charges will be filed by Manhattan prosecutors against the company belonging to former President Donald Trump as early as Thursday afternoon, NBC News
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.
Elevated inflation will compel the Federal Reserve to raise US interest rates at least twice by the end of 2023, according to a new poll of leading academic economists for the Financial Times. The inaugural survey conducted by the FT and the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business
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.
Cryptocurrency prices surged on June 29 as Bitcoin (BTC) price pushed through the $35,000 resistance level and lifted the total market cap by $93 billion, with $50 billion of that total flooding into altcoins. Bitcoin put on a 7% gain on the day to climb back above $36,000 and leading traders to expect a rally to the
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
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Big banks – Goldman Sachs (GS), Bank of America (BAC), Morgan Stanley (MS), JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) all announced dividend increases after passing the Fed’s latest stress tests. Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo both doubled their dividends, while Citigroup (C)
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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
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
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