Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Michalis …

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Michalis Karagiannis #moon #greece #athens #reuters #reutersphotos Reuters (@reuters) • Instagram photos and videos

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Dow holds steady after plunge but investors remain cautious about recession

U.S. stocks steadied themselves Thursday amid hopes that the heart of the economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can stay strong. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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FinCEN Director Addresses Casino Compliance With Obligations Regarding Crypto

FinCEN director Kenneth Blanco points out a gap in reporting by casinos on suspicious crypto-related activity Cointelegraph.com News

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Harvey Weinstein Accusers Will Be Permitted to Testify at His Upcoming Sexual-Assault Trial

While Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra presently isn’t allowed to take the stand against Harvey Weinstein, other accusers will be permitted to testify about uncharged alleged crimes at his upcoming sexual-assault trial, a new court filing reveals. The judge’s … Google Alert – breaking news

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How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

On August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with more than $ 7 billion under custody. Also Read: Hong Kong Protest Leader Hopes to Incite Run on Chinese ...

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Bakkt Set for September Launch: Here’s What You Need to Know

Bakkt, the long-awaited crypto services platform from the Intercontinental Exchange, is finally set for launch on September 23. Despite being officially announced in August 2018, the platform only received a trust charter from New York State Department of Financial Services this week, which clears the way for the company to begin offering its highly-anticipated physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts. Bakkt expects to serve a digital ...

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The IRS has Words for Crypto Investors… Again: Tax Warnings

The cryptocurrency industry may still be going strong, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t had its share of problems. Nor does it mean everyone is a fan of virtual currencies. The IRS certainly isn’t, and crypto investors have learned that the hard way the past two months. Here’s what we know. IRS has Words for Crypto Investors At the start ...

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Is Bitcoin (BTC) a Recession Proof Like Gold? Here’s What Experts Think

It is quite clear that the global economy is currently in the doldrums due to a wide range of factors, and investors all over the world are currently at crossroads with regards to finding the best ways to protect their capital. When such a thing happens, then investors look for assets that could either protect their capital or act as ...

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