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Category: Finance Tech


Capital, Finance Tech

Former Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and Square Security Leader Window Snyder Secures $2.5 Million Seed Investment to Launch Security Company Thistle Technologies

April 22, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Thistle Technologies, a new security company addressing the connected device market, today announced $2.5 million in seed funding from True Ventures. Thistle was founded by Window Snyder, who formerly served as chief security officer at Square, Mozilla, and Fastly, in […]


Finance Tech, Trading

When the bull market in stocks will end, according to S&P 500 history

April 19, 2021

Via: CNBC

Bull markets don’t die of old age, as investors have been often reminded during this most recent one, but how long on average do they live? Investors who consult the historical S&P 500 chart will find a technical answer to […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks open higher; S&P 500 heads for another weekly gain

April 16, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, keeping the S&P 500 on track for its fourth weekly gain in a row. The benchmark index was up 0.3% in the early going Friday, led by gains in banks, industrial and health […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Futures Pointing To Modestly Higher Open On Wall Street

April 14, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks may see further upside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 2.75 points. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $63,000 ahead of Coinbase debut

April 13, 2021

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin surged to a fresh record high of more than $63,000 on Tuesday, as investors awaited the highly-anticipated stock market debut of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The price of bitcoin climbed as high as $63,236, according to data from Coin Metrics, […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin exchange Kraken considers going public after record trading volumes in the first quarter

April 8, 2021

Via: CNBC

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is considering going public through a direct listing in 2022, after seeing record trading volumes and new clients amid a surge in the price of bitcoin. Founded in 2011, Kraken is one the world’s biggest crypto exchanges. […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Payments industry faces potential ‘destructive attacks,’ Biden cybersecurity official warns

April 8, 2021

Via: Mobile Payments Today

When it comes to safeguarding the U.S. payments system, the Biden administration is keenly focused on ransomware and infrastructure threats, a top cybersecurity official from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told an industry trade group yesterday. Eric […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks slip on Wall Street as market eases back from records

April 6, 2021

Via: ABC News

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street took a breather, with major indexes edging lower. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei fell 0.5% to 29,544.93 and the Shanghai Composite index sank 0.7% to 3,459.25. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3% to […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Tesla, GameStop, Roblox & more

April 5, 2021

Via: CNBC

Tesla (TSLA) – Tesla delivered nearly 185,000 vehicles during the first quarter, a record for the company and more than 10,000 about consensus forecasts. The stock jumped 7.6% in the premarket. GameStop (GME) – The video game retailer announced plans […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stock futures extend gains and yields rise after March jobs report outstrips expectations

April 2, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Stock futures extended gains and Treasury yields rose Friday after a larger-than-expected addition of 916,000 US jobs in March underscored expectations the world’s largest economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. The moves in futures and government bonds took […]