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Space companies brought in $1.9 billion during the first quarter, led by SpaceX's 'mega-round': Report

Investors poured $1.9 billion into space infrastructure companies in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by New York-based firm Space Capital.

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Here's what the market debut of Coinbase means for everyday investors

The market debut of Coinbase is amplifying people's questions about cryptocurrencies. What you should know before investing.

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CoinPayments Set to Remain Leading Crypto Payment Processor Finds D-Core Survey

Yahoo Finance | Release | April 13, 2021 LONDON, April 13, 2021 /CNW/ - Emerging technology research company D-Core released its latest analysis reviewing the future of the cryptocurrency landscape, calling for CoinPayments to remain the leading crypto payments processor in 2026. D-Core's report surveyed 161 experts, asking them: "Which crypto payment processor will definitely


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Senate bill would expand unemployment benefits and pay $250 a week to gig workers

A bill proposed by Senate Democrats would put states on more equal footing relative to jobless benefits and expand the pool of recipients.

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New batch of $1,400 stimulus checks includes payments to veterans

A fifth batch of $1,400 stimulus checks has been sent, bringing the total to about 159 million recipients or more than $376 billion.

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People in these states receive the highest tax refunds on average

Some taxpayers receive significantly higher tax refunds after filing their returns, according to an analysis of IRS data from LendingTree.

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‘We’re just getting started’ — Novogratz says bitcoin value only a fraction of global wealth

Ahead of Coinbase's market debut, bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz told CNBC that wealth generated by cryptocurrencies will continue to increase.

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Coinbase is the talk of Wall Street on Wednesday: ‘Watershed moment’ in crypto

MarketWatch | Mark DeCambre | Apr 14, 2021 Coinbase is the talk of Wall Street on Wednesday, as the largest crypto platform in the U.S. gears up for its public debut on a traditional exchange, arriving via a direct listing rather than a more traditional initial public offering. The arrival on the public markets of


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This new batch of $1,400 stimulus checks includes payments to veterans

A fifth batch of $1,400 stimulus checks has been sent, bringing the total to about 159 million recipients or more than $376 billion.

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The Madoff letters: Newly revealed correspondence shows the deceased con man's efforts to shape his legacy

For years before his death, fraud mastermind Bernie Madoff tried behind the scenes to shape his own legacy.

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Lobbying: it’s high time startups up their game

Sifted | Nicolas Colin | Apr 14, 2021 The Greensill debacle shows that startups have a lot to learn when it comes to winning friends and influencing people. Startups are getting stuck into some highly-regulated industries — and they need to start taking those regulations seriously. Long gone are the days when founders could “move


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Richard Branson sells over $150 million in Virgin Galactic stock

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic who helped take the company public, sold more than $150 million worth of the company's stock.

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Here are some smart (and also fun) things to do with that tax refund

Covid stimulus aid has rescued what might have been a tough year when it comes to tax refunds for many Americans. Here's how experts say to spend the money.

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These resources can help you teach your kids about money

There are a wealth of financial literacy resources available to parents, if they know where to look.

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Op-ed: More boomers are choosing to 'upsize' their homes in retirement

Rather than downsizing, retirees are starting to upsize, moving to bigger homes in their golden years. They're doing it for all sorts of reasons.

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