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Privacy laws might prove to be a blessing in disguise for crypto

Cointelegraph | Vyara Savova  | Sep 13, 2020 With government agencies getting more savvy at tracing blockchain transactions, laws like the EU’s GDPR may play a role. Anti-establishment and counter-government sentiments fuelled the early days of crypto. More than a decade later, crypto is slowly moving away from its wild-west early days and into a


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Elon Musk blasts Jeff Bezos' Amazon for attempts to 'hamstring' SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Amazon are sparring in front of the FCC over the satellite internet projects Starlink and Project Kuiper.

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KABN to Release Liquid Avatar in App Stores Feb 18 to Further Progress Self Sovereign Identity

KABN | Cara Buckspan | Jan 26, 2021 Liquid Avatar empowers users to manage, control and benefit from their online identity and data TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 26, 2021 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. (CSE:KABN)(OTC PINK:TRWRF)( FRA:4T51) (the "Company", "KABN North America" or "KABN NA") (www.kabnsystemsna.com), a North American Fintech solutions company specializing


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Elon Musk blasts Jeff Bezos' Amazon, alleging effort to 'hamstring' SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Amazon are sparring in front of the FCC over the satellite internet projects Starlink and Project Kuiper.

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Here's how Biden would avert a looming benefits cliff

President Joe Biden would use "automatic stabilizers" to phase out unemployment benefits gradually instead of on a specific end date.

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One year after Covid in America: a financial snapshot

While wealthier households — mostly college-educated and White — have largely rebounded from the economic shock, pain points remain elsewhere in the economy.

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GameStop jumps another 50% above $100, but short sellers aren't backing down

Despite the massive squeezes, GameStop short sellers are doubling down on their bearish bets.

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Axiom Space unveils two investors will fly on the first fully-private SpaceX crew mission to the ISS

Houston-based Axiom Space unveiled that real estate investor Larry Connor and Canadian investor Mark Pathy will launch on its mission with SpaceX next year.

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DeFi Market Cap Reaches $45 Billion as Token Prices Shoot Up

Decrypt | Liam Frost | Jan 25, 2021 Decentralized finance tokens have been growing rapidly and now make up 4.6% of the $1 trillion crypto market. In brief The market cap of decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens has exceeded $45 billion. Some DeFi tokens grew by 50–100% or more over the past week. Even most cautious


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$1,400 stimulus checks, $15 per hour federal minimum wage: How soon Americans could see more money

President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief plan aims to get more money to Americans through additional direct checks and a higher minimum wage.

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GameStop jumps another 90% above $140, but short sellers aren't backing down

Despite the massive squeezes, GameStop short sellers are doubling down on their bearish bets.

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COVID-19: Making the case for robust digital financial infrastructure

McKinsey & Co | Olivia White, Anu Madgavkar, Tawanda Sibanda, Zac Townsend, and María Jesús Ramírez | Jan 26, 2021 Governments worldwide reacted to the COVID-19 crisis with an outpouring of financial aid to businesses and individuals that was exceptional for both its size and the speed with which the disbursements were made. According to


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Regulators Should Not Underestimate the Value in Having Younger Investors Enter the Market

Cato Institute | Jennifer J. Schulp and Caleb O. Brown | Jan 21, 2021 The “gamification” of stock trading has raised the hackles of state‐​level financial regulators. So what’s the big deal if Robinhood throws up confetti when you make a trade? Jennifer Schulp evaluates the claims. Continue to the full article --> here The


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Parts of the market are in a bubble, but they pose low risk to the S&P 500, Goldman says

Goldman said exuberance around SPACs and companies with negative earnings are bubble-like, but don't jeopardize the overall market.

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GameStop shares jump another 50%, shake off analyst downgrade as epic short squeeze continues

Massive short covering and internet-driven momentum keeps pushing GameStop stock higher.

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