Month: January 2021

Kacper Pempel | REUTERS Cryptocurrency-related crime fell last year to a small fraction of overall trading volume. But some targeted hacks boomed as criminals exploited people working from home during the pandemic. Last year, illicit activity made up 0.34% of all cryptocurrency transaction volume, according to a report from blockchain data firm Chainalysis. That was
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Actually, both the President and Congress do. In the United States, fiscal policy is directed by both the executive and legislative branches. In the executive branch, the two most influential offices in this regard belong to the President and the Secretary of the Treasury, although contemporary presidents often rely on a council of economic advisers
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The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Netflix — Shares of the streaming giant popped 14% after the company’s fourth quarter report beat Wall Street expectations for revenue and subscribers, which topped 200 million. Netflix also said
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The change of year and Administration hasn’t popped the electric vehicle bubble. Nio (NYSE:NIO) stock’s 21% gain since the start of 2021 is proof. Source: Andy Feng / Shutterstock.com The Chinese government-backed alternative to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) sports a market capitalization of about $90 billion on estimated revenue of under $2.5 billion. With the near 22% year-to-date
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Switchback Energy (NYSE:SBE), which will trade as ChargePoint under the ticker CHPT starting next month, is reportedly the unquestioned leader in electric-vehicle charging. That’s why some feel like SBE stock is a no-brainer investment. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com But is it? As the merger between the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and the California-based
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The recent surge in popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) has sparked an increase in other cryptocurrencies’ prices. Right now, Ethereum’s (CCC:ETH-USD) Ether is the second most valuable altcoin and is up roughly 100% in the past month. Source: Shutterstock As such, institutional investors should start looking at Ethereum with similar engrossment as they do Bitcoin —
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Medicines for dogs from Elanco (above) and Bayer (below) are available in an animal shelter on the treatment table of a veterinarian. Frank Rumpenhorst | picture alliance | Getty Images Company: Elanco Animal Health Inc. (ELAN) Business: Elanco is an animal health company that develops, manufactures and markets products for companion and food animals. The company provides
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