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Business Insider
Janet Yellen says bitcoin is a highly speculative asset — but the Fed played a key role in its riseBitcoin came into existence in 2009 in part as a response to fears about financ
Business Insider / Posted 19 minutes ago
Bitcoin came into existence in 2009 in part as a response to fears about financial intermediation and banking following the financial crisis of 2008. Aggressive rate cuts from the Federal Reserve and other central banks sparked fears, which proved... Read more
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The Hill
Debt ceiling does more harm than good as currently constructedA longstanding Washington tradition is watching Republicans and Democrats in Co
The Hill / Posted 23 minutes ago
A longstanding Washington tradition is watching Republicans and Democrats in Congress find creative ways to avoid voting to increase the ceiling on federal debt. Since 2011, Congress has either delegated authority to increase the debt limit to the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Markets : Record High Close as Tax Reform approachesThe Markets 12/16/17: Record High Close as Tax Reform approaches Orion opens t
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 27 minutes ago
The Markets 12/16/17: Record High Close as Tax Reform approaches Orion opens the show with a look at yet another record high close on Wall Street. Later, Max sits down with Donna Hughes of Daniels Trading to discuss a few interest commodity reports.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ve Interactive administrators may pursue bosses to raise cashFormer bosses at the collapsed technology “unicorn” Ve Interactive may be pursu
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 minutes ago
Former bosses at the collapsed technology “unicorn” Ve Interactive may be pursued in the courts to retrieve funds owed to creditors. Administrators are weighing up whether funds could be recovered from directors of the advertising technology... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
First bitcoin homes sell in the UKBoth properties have been sold subject to contract and construction of both is
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 minutes ago
Both properties have been sold subject to contract and construction of both is due to finish in March 2018. Mr Casson said the firm is happy to accept bitcoin payments on any of their 250 homes due for completion next year in Hertfordshire, Essex... Read more
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The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 17 December 2017Almost 3,000 GST-registered businesses in Sabah fail to submit statements A to
The Borneo Post / Posted 29 minutes ago
Almost 3,000 GST-registered businesses in Sabah fail to submit statements A total of 2,935 GST-03 statements have yet to be submitted by Goods and Services Tax (GST) registered businesses in Sabah, as of October, said Sabah Royal Malaysian Customs... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Despite recent growth, tourism in Myanmar faces near-term challengesMyanmar’s tourism sector performed strongly in the first half of 2017; however,
The Borneo Post / Posted 29 minutes ago
Myanmar’s tourism sector performed strongly in the first half of 2017; however, concerns over internal conflict have raised questions over investment and visitor numbers in the near future. While arrivals figures for the period January-August have... Read more
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The Borneo Post
A shift in Malaysia’s retail cultureIn the festive round-up towards the end of the year, shopping comes to mind as
The Borneo Post / Posted 30 minutes ago
In the festive round-up towards the end of the year, shopping comes to mind as many look to purchase the new ‘it’ item or stocking up on good deals as retailers make space for the new year. But in today’s day and age, more are looking towards online... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Dr Sim opens Sibu Jaya Night MarketDr Sim (fourth left) leads others in opening Sibu Jaya Night Market. SIBU: Sib
The Borneo Post / Posted 30 minutes ago
Dr Sim (fourth left) leads others in opening Sibu Jaya Night Market. SIBU: Sibu Jaya Night Market which opened last Friday night is the first one under the Ministry of Local Government and Housing which targets 17 such markets to be set up in the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
$21 Trillion in Off-books Spending Padded the USRemember when Rumsfeld announced on Sept 10 2001 that $2.3T had been lost by Do
Op-Ed News / Posted 31 minutes ago
Remember when Rumsfeld announced on Sept 10 2001 that $2.3T had been lost by DoD? A Michigan State U economist, working with graduate students and a former government official, has found $21 trillion in unauthorized spending in the departments of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Guide to Why the Trump-Republican Tax Plan is a Disgrace (When you Confront Republican Uncle Bob During the HolidaysHere are the three main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax pla
Op-Ed News / Posted 31 minutes ago
Here are the three main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax plan, followed by the truth. 1.It will make American corporations competitive with foreign corporations, which are taxed at a lower rate. Rubbish. (1) American... Read more
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The News-Herald
House BIll 49 deserves another reviewThe cities say the amendments and enactments to House Bill 49 are in violation
The News-Herald / Posted 38 minutes ago
The cities say the amendments and enactments to House Bill 49 are in violation of the Municipal Home Rule Amendment of the Ohio Constitution. The cities — Beachwood, Brecksville, Glenwillow, Lyndhurst, Moreland Hills, North Royalton, Orange, Pepper... Read more
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Limerick Post
Vacant shops to relieve Limerick housing shortageVacant shops could soon be turned into homes to help tackle the housing shortag
Limerick Post / Posted 39 minutes ago
Vacant shops could soon be turned into homes to help tackle the housing shortage in Limerick. Proposals were brought to Government this week for vacant commercial premises to be made into housing units without the need for planning... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stop Treating Bitcoin Like A Stock'each dollar exchanged is an act of rebellion, a protest, and middle finger to
Zero Hedge / Posted 41 minutes ago
'each dollar exchanged is an act of rebellion, a protest, and middle finger to every bank who is “too big to fail.”' Bitcoin is a mechanism of exchange for currency, and the currency on the other side of Bitcoin transactions is still being kept in... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
The Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules a Big Loss for Consumers Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, sa
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 56 minutes ago
Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, said the rules were critical to preserving the open and competitive nature of the internet for all... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
World Bank Loan to Improve China's Farm Produce Distribution System The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a US$150 million loan
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 56 minutes ago
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a US$150 million loan Friday to improve farm produce distribution systems in China’s southeastern province of Jiangxi, which... Read more
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Gulf News
Dubai's traffic travails: in-depth lookDubai: Syed Suhail, a resident of Al Qusais, who commutes for nearly 100km dail
Gulf News / Posted 57 minutes ago
Dubai: Syed Suhail, a resident of Al Qusais, who commutes for nearly 100km daily, spends about three hours in traffic that at time seems to barely move.“We keep seeing the initiatives [to improve traffic flow] and with each new addition of... Read more
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ABC News
As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge cautionThe public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fun
ABC News / Posted 58 minutes ago
The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention from regulators. The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission this week warned... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall St closes at records with tax overhaul in sightNEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes climbed to recor
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes climbed to record closing highs on Friday with broad-based gains as a long-awaited bill to cut corporate tax rates looked like it would win enough support from lawmakers to pass. U.S.... Read more
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FOX Business
Skechers Is the Best Bet on the International Appeal of AthleisureSkechers (NYSE: SKX) stock has been hot since reporting third-quarter results t
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
Skechers (NYSE: SKX) stock has been hot since reporting third-quarter results that handily beat expectations. The quirky shoe company long-known for affordable casual footwear has been getting trendier, and it is quickly making a name for itself... Read more
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FOX Business
As stock markets gears up for Santa rally, threat of shutdown could sideline investorsAs investors gear up for the end-of-year Santa rally, political uncertainty lin
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
As investors gear up for the end-of-year Santa rally, political uncertainty lingers in the backdrop, threatening to dampen holiday spirit if politicians fail to reach a deal to avert a government shutdown. And even as pundits play down the... Read more
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FOX Business
4 things that could send bitcoin soaring to $100,000Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000 as I write this. In 2017 alone, bitcoin's value has risen by more than 1,700%. So how big could the value of a bitcoin get? Some experts have suggested that bitcoin could... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall St closes at records with tax overhaul in sightNEW YORK – NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes climb
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK – NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes climbed to record closing highs on Friday with broad-based gains as a long-awaited bill to cut corporate tax rates looked like it would win enough support from lawmakers to... Read more
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FOX Business
Skechers Is the Best Bet on the International Appeal of AthleisureSkechers (NYSE: SKX) stock has been hot since reporting third-quarter results t
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
Skechers (NYSE: SKX) stock has been hot since reporting third-quarter results that handily beat expectations. The quirky shoe company long-known for affordable casual footwear has been getting trendier, and it is quickly making a name for itself... Read more
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FOX Business
4 things that could send bitcoin soaring to $100,000Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000 as I write this. In 2017 alone, bitcoin's value has risen by more than 1,700%. So how big could the value of a bitcoin get? Continue Reading Below Some experts have... Read more
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FOX Business
As stock markets gears up for Santa rally, threat of shutdown could sideline investorsAs investors gear up for the end-of-year Santa rally, political uncertainty lin
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
As investors gear up for the end-of-year Santa rally, political uncertainty lingers in the backdrop, threatening to dampen holiday spirit if politicians fail to reach a deal to avert a government shutdown. And even as pundits play down the... Read more
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The Hill
Too early to call the winners and losers of major corporate tax cutIt’s hard to overemphasize the significance of the Republican proposal to cut t
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
It’s hard to overemphasize the significance of the Republican proposal to cut the corporate tax rate to 21 percent. At an estimated cost of $1 trillion, it’s the headline and most expensive measure in the entire tax reform package. It is also the one... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge cautionNEW YORK (AP) — The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entr
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention from regulators. The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission this... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tekun needs to increase maximum loan amount to help SMEsKOTA KINABALU: The National Entrepreneurial Group Economic Fund (Tekun Nasional
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
KOTA KINABALU: The National Entrepreneurial Group Economic Fund (Tekun Nasional) Group needs to increase the maximum loan amount up to RM500,000 to help more smalll and medium enterprises (SMEs) market their products and expand their potential... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOT inks marketing deal with Singapore air carrierMANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is eyeing to boost market
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is eyeing to boost marketing initiatives to the Indian market as it inks an agreement with a Singaporean air carrier. Earlier this week, the tourism department signed a memorandum of agreement... Read more
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