Fed still undecided about digital dollar, says Chair Jerome Powell

The United States Federal Reserve is still evaluating the prospects of introducing a digital currency for the country but says it has not yet decided on the matter. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, Powell stated that the Federal Reserve was studying the merits of creating a digital dollar and has plans to issue… Continue reading Fed still undecided about digital dollar, says Chair Jerome Powell

Psaki dodges questions about Biden pressing Afghan president to change 'perception' of Taliban dominance

White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a briefing White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday dodged questions about a leaked phone call in which President Biden pressed former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to change the “perception” of the Taliban’s advancement in Afghanistan, “whether it is true or not,” less than four weeks before Kabul… Continue reading Psaki dodges questions about Biden pressing Afghan president to change 'perception' of Taliban dominance

“Bitcoin Is About To Make Fiat Institutions Like The IMF Obsolete,” Says Market Analysts

The cryptocurrency industry’s growth has drawn a lot of attention, especially in 2021. Commentators in government at the international and national levels have had to express their stance on the industry and in particular, Bitcoin – which is the largest cryptocurrency by market valuation as well as the pioneer cryptocurrency. One such commentator, the International… Continue reading “Bitcoin Is About To Make Fiat Institutions Like The IMF Obsolete,” Says Market Analysts

All You Need to Know About Solana and Where to Buy It

Founded in 2017 by Anatoly Yakovenko, Greg Fitzgerald, Raj Gokal, Stephen Akridge, and Zed Zed, Solana, a decentralized blockchain built to enable scalable and user-friendly apps in the world, is positioned as the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest-growing crypto ecosystem.  Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast, United States, Solana… Continue reading All You Need to Know About Solana and Where to Buy It

Kristen Schaal opens up about why she was fired from 'South Park' after only one month

Trey Parker and Matt Stone won't be leaving the quiet mountain town of South Park, Colorado anytime soon. Viacom just signed a new $900 million deal with the duo that'll keep the long-running animated series going until 2027 — 30 years after it first hit the airwaves. Not everyone has been with South Park that… Continue reading Kristen Schaal opens up about why she was fired from 'South Park' after only one month

All About The Bitcoin Adoption Revolution Going On In Central Asia's Kazakhstan

Central Asian country Kazakhstan has been prominent in the news for Bitcoin mining recently. The country which now boasts being home to about 6-8% of the Bitcoin network hashrate is also seeing significant growth in the adoption of the cryptocurrency. Kazakhstan, which was the first stop for most Bitcoin miners expunged from neighboring China, has… Continue reading All About The Bitcoin Adoption Revolution Going On In Central Asia's Kazakhstan

All About The Bitcoin Adoption Revolution Going On In Central Asia's Kazakhstan

Central Asian country Kazakhstan has been prominent in the news for Bitcoin mining recently. The country which now boasts being home to about 6-8% of the Bitcoin network hashrate is also seeing significant growth in the adoption of the cryptocurrency. Kazakhstan, which was the first stop for most Bitcoin miners expunged from neighboring China, has… Continue reading All About The Bitcoin Adoption Revolution Going On In Central Asia's Kazakhstan

Is Amazon About To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments? New Job Listing Suggests It Might

Every now and then, a job post will trigger a cascade of rumors in the cryptoverse as observers want to know whether a tech giant like Apple or Facebook is preparing to adopt cryptocurrencies. This happened recently with Amazon, which published a new job listing that looks to hire a digital currency and blockchain product… Continue reading Is Amazon About To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments? New Job Listing Suggests It Might

What we know about the 2 Americans detained in Haiti president’s assassination

More On: haiti Photos: Life and death of Haiti President Jovenel Moise 2 Americans, ex-Colombian soldiers held in assassination of Haitian prez US may help in Haitian probe of president’s assassination Americans among suspects arrested in assassination of Haiti president Two Haitian-Americans with ties to South Florida — including one who previously worked as a… Continue reading What we know about the 2 Americans detained in Haiti president’s assassination

What we know about the 2 Americans detained in Haiti president’s assassination

More On: haiti Photos: Life and death of Haiti President Jovenel Moise 2 Americans, ex-Colombian soldiers held in assassination of Haitian prez US may help in Haitian probe of president’s assassination Americans among suspects arrested in assassination of Haiti president Two Haitian-Americans with ties to South Florida — including one who previously worked as a… Continue reading What we know about the 2 Americans detained in Haiti president’s assassination

About 150 students missing after gunmen raid Nigerian school, sources say

Bauchi/Kaduna: About 150 students are missing after armed men raided a boarding school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, a parent and an administrator said, and police said they were in hot pursuit alongside military personnel. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School is the 10th mass school kidnapping since December in north-west Nigeria, which authorities… Continue reading About 150 students missing after gunmen raid Nigerian school, sources say

Applying for FAFSA is about to get a lot easier

If you’re thinking of applying for federal student aid there are some changes to the process to be aware of. (iStock) If you're planning on attending college and conducting a college search, determining when and how to apply for FAFSA – or Free Application for Federal Student Aid – is one of the most important… Continue reading Applying for FAFSA is about to get a lot easier

Smiling Queen out and about with Princess Anne – while Harry and Wills showdown in London

THE Queen beamed as she carried out her royal duties with Princess Anne in Edinburgh today – just hours before William and Harry are set to meet for a showdown in London. Her Majesty's grandsons will both attend the unveiling of Princess Diana's statue this afternoon as she continues her royal engagements in Scotland. ?… Continue reading Smiling Queen out and about with Princess Anne – while Harry and Wills showdown in London

Varney: Confused about infrastructure? Join the club

Varney: Democrats’ infrastructure plans remain confusing FOX Business’ Stuart Varney gives his take on the left’s infrastructure efforts.   FOX Business' Stuart Varney, during his latest "My Take" on "Varney & Co.," argued the Democrats’ plans to pass an infrastructure bill are muddled and unclear.  VARNEY SLAMS THE LEFT FOR ‘DELIBERATELY’ IGNORING WIDESPREAD PROSPERITY STUART VARNEY: Confused about infrastructure? Join… Continue reading Varney: Confused about infrastructure? Join the club

All About Solana And Why It's The Game-Changer Crypto Of The Year

While no one can deny the massive influence of Bitcoin on the cryptocurrency and blockchain worlds, and no one can possibly refute the utility of the Ethereum blockchain, there are many other smaller players who are changing the landscape at breakneck speeds. One of these players that have emerged as a key competitor to becoming… Continue reading All About Solana And Why It's The Game-Changer Crypto Of The Year

Unsure about buying the dip? This key trading indicator makes it easier

When an asset enters a bear phase and the headlines are negative, analysts project further downside, and the sentiment shifts from optimism to pure gloom and doom. This results in panic gripped traders dumping their positions near the bottom of the downtrend instead of buying. How can traders go against the herd and build the… Continue reading Unsure about buying the dip? This key trading indicator makes it easier

Ellen DeGeneres opens up about personal attacks: ‘It was too orchestrated’

After more than 3,000 episodes of her eponymous daytime talk show, Ellen DeGeneres announced this week she is calling it quits after the next season. She's now exclusively opening up to TODAY's Savannah Guthrie about her decision, which comes nearly one year after claims of a toxic workplace triggered an internal investigation. "Did you feel… Continue reading Ellen DeGeneres opens up about personal attacks: ‘It was too orchestrated’

‘Not about sending teenagers to jail’: Chanel Contos pushes for new sex crimes reporting

The young woman who set off a national discourse about sexual consent among young people is calling on Victoria Police to launch a new system to make it easier to report sexual assault and allow police to better track alleged repeat offenders. University student Chanel Contos is pushing for a program that would allow sexual… Continue reading ‘Not about sending teenagers to jail’: Chanel Contos pushes for new sex crimes reporting

Korean Banks are Unsure About Cryptocurrency Partnerships

Korean banks are conflicted on whether to extend alliances with local cryptocurrency exchanges amid the strict financial regulations. Financial Information Act Implementation For the time being, three Korean commercial lenders – Shinhan, NongHyup, and K bank – have formed partnerships with major crypto exchanges. It will enable exchanges to handle transactions in a stable manner,… Continue reading Korean Banks are Unsure About Cryptocurrency Partnerships

What Is It About Ripple That’s Illegal?

Along with the vast popularity of cryptocurrency and related assets, we’re seeing a lot of the exchanges and ecosystems where transactions take place become places of conflict and fear, as regulators seem to crack down arbitrarily on financial activity related to the use of new defi assets. Take the case, for example, of Ripple, where… Continue reading What Is It About Ripple That’s Illegal?

5 myths about high-yield savings accounts

Don’t believe these all-too-common myths. (iStock) If you’re looking to save up cash — and do it faster — high-yield savings accounts may be your answer. Not only do they have interest rates many times higher than traditional saving accounts, but they also compound interest daily, giving you the ability to earn more — and… Continue reading 5 myths about high-yield savings accounts

All you need to know about Chinese New Year

Though we’re already almost a month into the New Year, the Chinese are still preparing for their celebrations. The Chinese calendar doesn’t follow the Gregorian one, so the Chinese New Year always comes a little while later. The Chinese Zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle determined by the Chinese lunar calendar, with each year… Continue reading All you need to know about Chinese New Year

‘We’re careful about what we invest in’: AFIC stays cautious amid IPO boom

The managing director of Australia's largest listed investment company has expressed caution about the deluge of new sharemarket listings on the ASX, warning against investments in unproven businesses with unclear growth prospects. 2020 was a blockbuster year for IPOs on the ASX with over 70 new listed companies arriving on the exchange, raising $5.3 billion… Continue reading ‘We’re careful about what we invest in’: AFIC stays cautious amid IPO boom

Pelosi asks top general about curbing Trump’s military power

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she has spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff about preventing President Donald Trump from initiating military actions or a nuclear strike. Pelosi said in a statement to colleagues that she spoke with Gen. Mark Milley “to discuss available precautions for preventing an unstable… Continue reading Pelosi asks top general about curbing Trump’s military power