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How a Cryptocurrency Investor Lost $60 Million in Bitcoin and Never Got it Back...
James Howells, a 32-year-old IT specialist who recently switched to a full-time cryptocurrency investor, told New York Post that he had lost more than $60 million in bitcoin in 2009 and was never able to retrieve it. 7,500 BTC In 2009, the debut year of B
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-28 05:51 UTC
U.S. startups are in a surprising 13-year slump...
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For decades, U.S. tech startups have been the beating heart of Silicon Valley. But almost unnoticed by economists, they are now in the same funk dogging some other sectors of the American economy. Why it matters : In the booming 1980s and 1990s, much of U
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-27 23:05 UTC
Pfizer executives are changing their tune on an approach for a promising new way to treat cancer, and it could be where the field is headed...
BI PRIME: Researchers at Pfizer are shifting their attention toward combining immune system-acting drugs with targeted therapies that act on genetic mutations in cancer patients to see if more people respond.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:05 UTC
Deutsche Bank to axe 7,000 jobs...
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Deutsche Bank is to cut 7,000 jobs across its global business. It's not known which countries will be affected but it's thought London could be
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:14 UTC
Hrithik Roshan invests $878,200 in fitness start-up Cure.Fit...
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Bengaluru-based fitness start-up Cure.Fit has raised $878,200 (Rs. 6cr) from Bollywood heart-throb Hrithik Roshan. According to Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) filings, Hrithik Roshan invested in
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 12:07 UTC
Are Cryptocurrency Schemes Really That Much Different Than the Currency Scheme Launched by the Father of Socialism?...
The "Time Money" currency created by the father of socialism.Robert J. Shiller with some interesting observations and history:One must bear in mind that attempts to reinvent money have a long history...As the sociologist Viviana Zelizer points out
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 13:59 UTC
Customers Rage As Starbucks Turns Into Homeless Shelter...
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Starbucks' controversial decision to enable every Tom, Dick, and non-paying Harry to use their restrooms has sparked equal parts criticism and praise, mirroring the nation's increasingly extreme partisan perspective on every- and any-thing... "
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 03:23 UTC
Rising gas prices could put brakes on some summer driving...
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With just days to go until the Memorial Day weekend, gas prices are rising along with the temperatures.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 15:43 UTC
Gas prices up 5 cents this week, 52 cents from 2017...
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Gas prices nationwide are up about 52 cents from a year ago.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 15:43 UTC
China to cut auto tariffs on July 1 as trade tensions ease...
China announced Tuesday that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comm
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:58 UTC
Fake News? No Problem! Internet Dominates Adspend In US, But Only 2 Companies Divvy-Up 60% Of Spoils...
Authored by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, TV falls further behind, suffers first ad revenue decline since the Financial Crisis. You might think you never look at these ads or click on them, and you might think they're the biggest waste of money the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 01:42 UTC
Joint U.S. China Statement After Two Days of Trade Negotiations......
The White House has released a "Joint Statement of the United States and China Regarding Trade Consultations": "At the direction of President Donald J. Trump and President Xi Jinp...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 23:24 UTC
Bank of America lays out the scenario for the next big selloff — and it hinges on one key thing...
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BI PRIME: Bank of America Merrill Lynch published the results of its monthly fund-manager survey, and found one indicator moving in the wrong direction to support risk assets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 18:54 UTC
Behind the Battle Over the Future of MTV and 'Big Bang Theory'...
The idea of combining CBS and Viacom has created quite a drama. The characters include a once-estranged father and daughter and the executive that turned around a network.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 01:15 UTC
America’s 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets...
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Owning a home — for those who can afford the down payment — continues to be more affordable than renting in most of the United States. Despite the indications of economic strength, rents and home prices are rising faster than wages in most hou
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 20:53 UTC
America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets...
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Due in part to these developments, owning a home — for those who can afford the down payment — continues to be more affordable than renting in most of the United States. Despite the economic improvements, however, rents and home prices are ris
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 20:53 UTC
Goldman Sachs-backed start-up Circle introducing a crypto version of the US dollar...
Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 16:28 UTC
#FinancialBytes: What are virtual credit-cards and how to get one?...
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Today, most of us prefer online shopping as there are a lot of products available at the click-of-a-button. Online shopping is convenient but what about security? Users provide and put at risk their
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-16 11:58 UTC
CBS, television networks revived by legal sports betting: marketing executive...
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The Supreme Court decision to lift the ban on sports betting will reinvigorate television executives.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 18:56 UTC
Facebook Flipflops on Cryptocurrency - Coin Colony...
After its initial ban of cryptocurrencies and ICO ads this past January, Facebook now gathers a team of blockchain professionals to possibly create their own virtual currency.
By Steve on 2018-05-15 15:43 UTC
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