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Ron Baron says he made $6 billion on Tesla investment, plans to be a shareholder for a long time

At more than $1,000 as of Wednesday, Baron's namesake investment firm holds almost 6 million Tesla shares, on a cost of ownership basis at $42.88 each.

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4 strategies to create and stick with a family budget

A budget can help eliminate stress in your life — both financial and otherwise.

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SEC likely to target stablecoins this week, report says

ComplianceX | Jack Kelly | Oct 26, 2021 The Securities and Exchange Commission has won a debate among US agencies to propose legislation and oversee the $131 billion stablecoin market, Bloomberg reported on Monday. The Wall Street watchdog’s “significant authority” over tokens like tether will be spelt out in a report expected to be published this week, Bloomberg said,


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The era of surprise medical bills may be ending

Americans will soon be protected from many unexpected medical bills, thanks to a new law that goes into effect Jan. 1.

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Bitcoin futures ETF may be a costly way to get long-term crypto exposure

A new ProShares exchange-traded fund marked another milestone for crypto. But its 0.95% expense ratio may cost buy-and-hold investors over the long term.

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Monetizing the Creator Economy Through Social Tokens

Borderless Ventures | Ethan Pierse | Oct 27, 2021 You might not yet have heard of social tokens or creator coins, but it's very possible that you heard the news of Lionel Messi changing football clubs from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. Well, millions of dollars of his $40M signing bonus were paid in $PSG tokens


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Reg CF: Investment Crowdfunding Tops $1 Billion on Heals of Funding Cap Increase

Crowdfund Insider | JD Alois | Oct 26, 2021 Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) has topped $1 billion – five years after the securities exemption became actionable for issuers in need of growth capital. According to Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), 1.2+ million investors have backed over 4500 companies to achieve this milestone. The third quarter of


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Fintech Card Space is Growing: Brim Financial, Float, Caary Capital, Jeeves, Neo Financial

Global News | Ian Bickis | Oct 24, 2021 If you haven’t shopped for a credit card in a while, you may see some unfamiliar names in the offerings. Companies like Brim Financial, Float Inc., Caary Capital Ltd., Jeeves Inc., and Neo Financial are part of a growing crop of tech-enabled lenders that are looking


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Here's an easy way to alleviate some of the anxiety in your life over money

A family budget can help eliminate stress in your life — both financial and otherwise.

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Any bank, merchant or Fintech on Mastercard’s vast network can soon offer crypto services

CNBC | Hugh Son | Oct 26, 2021 The crypto economy is about to expand. Mastercard is preparing to announce that any of the thousands of banks and millions of merchants on its payments network can soon integrate crypto into their products, CNBC has learned. That includes bitcoin wallets, credit and debit cards that earn


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Medicare expansion hangs in the balance as Democrats race towards a deal

Proposals to include dental, vision and hearing coverage in Medicare, as well as expand Medicaid, may be cut as Democrats try to make a deal on budget bill.

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If the billionaire tax survives, it may face legal challenges. Here's why

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has unveiled a plan to tax billionaires' unrealized capital gains. However, if the proposal survives, it may face legal challenges.

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OFAC publishes U.S. virtual currency industry guidance for sanctions compliance

Linklaters | Oct 22, 2021 OFAC recommendations for virtual currency industry participants A U.S. regulator has again reminded the virtual currency industry that it is subject to the same compliance obligations as more traditional industries. Last week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued specific guidance regarding the application


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Verizon partners with Amazon to use tech giant's satellite internet system for rural broadband

Verizon is partnering with Amazon to use the satellite internet system the tech giant is developing to expand rural broadband access in the United States.

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College enrollment notched the largest two-year decline in 50 years, due to Covid

As the pandemic's economic impact continues to weigh heavily, college enrollment is down for the second year in a row.

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