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Dow Futures, Bitcoin Price Recover as Markets Claw Back Early-Week Losses

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures and the bitcoin price both made gains on Tuesday after disappointing performances earlier in the week. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: The US stock market appears to be having second thoughts about yesterday’s colossal sell-off, as Dow Jones futures are implying triple-digit gains at the opening bell. The cryptocurrency market […]

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CBOE Chairman: Wall Street Wary of Crypto Investments Due to Lack of a Bitcoin ETN

Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Chicago Board of Exchanges (CBOE) CEO Ed Tilly believes the cryptocurrency market needs a bitcoin-based Exchange-Traded Note to “truly grow.” His comments come on the back of postponed ETF launches for bitcoin, which could be pushed back indefinitely due to an ongoing U.S. government shutdown. Regulators “Not Taking Calls” Hundreds of […]

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GoFundMe’s U.S. Government Shutdown Aid Campaign Just Hit its Funding Goal

Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: A GoFundMe campaign to assist federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown has reached its $ 200,000 funding goal barely three days after it was launched. Organized by GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon in partnership with author and motivational speaker Deepak Chopra, the campaign was organised to help affected workers with […]

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PwC Thinks India will Outperform the U.K.’s Economy: Here’s what the ‘Big Four’ Firm and the ‘GDP’ Indicator get Wrong

Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: A publication by accounting firm PwC has placed India on track for a 7.6 percent growth in 2019, setting a path for the country to surpass both the U.K. and France in terms of economy. But ask any economist, and they would point towards why the coveted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) […]

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Bitcoin Would be Lone Survivor in Nuclear War ‘Hunger Games’: Charlie Shrem

Early bitcoin evangelist Charlie Shrem said that it’s the only currency that could survive a nuclear war. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Bitcoiners, rejoice! Only bitcoin (and maybe roaches) would survive a nuclear holocaust. In contrast, banks and fiat money would literally go down in flames. That’s what crypto pioneer Charlie Shrem wants you to know as […]

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EU Smacks Mastercard with $650 Million Fine for Doing What Credit Card Companies Do Best

Mastercard was slapped with a massive $ 650 million fine in the European Union | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: The European Commission on Tuesday slammed Mastercard with a 570.6 million euro ($ 650 million) fine after finding the company guilty of breaching antitrust rules. According to information released by the EU regulatory body, the original […]

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NASDAQ CEO: Friedman Thinks Crypto Deserves Place in Our Economy

It bodes well for cryptocurrencies everywhere that the CEO of the world’s largest exchange, NASDAQ, has their back. Specifically, Adena Friedman thinks they “deserve an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy.” The comments were made yesterday by Friedman in a posting on her LinkedIn profile. The president and CEO of the Nasdaq exchange was writing […]

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BitTorrent’s Creator Wants You to Know He’s Not Involved with Tron’s Crypto Facelift

Bram Cohen, the creator of BitTorrent, is not involved with cryptocurrency project Tron. He wants to make sure that you know that. | Source: YouTube/Royse Law Firm Bram Cohen, the visionary computer programmer who created peer-to-peer file sharing protocol BitTorrent and the company of the same name, is no longer involved with the project following […]

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More U.S. Investors are Holding Cash: Does it Mean a Shaky Dow Jones is Still Very Weak?

Image: Shutterstock From CCN.com: Since January 3, the Dow Jones has recovered by 8.9 percent from 22,868 points to 24,706 points, fueled by the increasing optimism towards China-U.S. trade talks. However, WSJ has reported that the cash holdings of investors in the U.S. are growing at an unprecedented rate, citing the data provided by Thomson […]