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Prosus group trading profit rose in H1, e-commerce losses widen

November 22, 2021

Via: Investing.com

Prosus (OTC:PROSF), which owns a $175 billion minority stake in Chinese internet gaming and social media group Tencent, posted an 8% rise in first-half trading profit to $2.9 billion as revenue rose rapidly in its overall portfolio. Sometimes compared to […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. SEC charges individuals in ‘meme stock’ options trading scheme

September 27, 2021

Via: Investing.com

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged two individuals for a fraudulent trading scheme involving so-called “meme stocks” in early 2021. The securities regulator said it has charged a Florida resident and his friend who used wash trading […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

September 24, 2021

Via: ABC News

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 68 cents to $73.98 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 84 cents to $78.09 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 2 cents to $2.19 a gallon. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

USD Price Action: US Dollar Rallies to Sept High, Focus Shifts to the Fed

September 17, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The US Dollar came into the week sticking with a fairly well-defined range. And that range held through the first few days of this week, through a CPI report on Tuesday and a really strong retail sales report yesterday. On […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

September 8, 2021

Via: ABC News

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 95 cents to $69.30 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 91 cents to $72.60 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery was unchanged at $2.13 a gallon. October […]


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Restaurant prices just had their biggest spike in 40 years

August 13, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Restaurants prices are increasing faster than they have in decades as labor and ingredients grow more expensive. Pricing for dining out increased 0.8% from June to July this year, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Menu […]


Education, Industries

How could investing in regional colleges help communities?

August 13, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Like any other industry, higher education has its haves and its have-nots. Often falling on the have-not side are regional colleges, loosely defined as four-year public schools that aren’t flagship or research institutions. Though regional colleges outnumber their flagship counterparts, […]


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Why shouldn’t we tax crypto?

August 12, 2021

Via: Fortune

It is an absolutely amazing irony that the biggest policy fight right now among the industry behind blockchain — which allows anyone to independently verify transactions through its distributed ledger — is over the independent and decentralized verification of transactions. […]


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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

July 27, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday, pulling major indexes back slightly from the records they set a day earlier. Weakness in big technology companies was the biggest factor. Markets have been choppy as investors try to get a clearer […]


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Payments M&A is hot, but deals could face antitrust scrutiny

July 26, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The pandemic ushered in an era of mass digital adoption as consumers looked to fight off the chances of contracting the virus. Digital payments volume and “the number of digital accounts increased significantly in 2020 as online commerce represented a […]