Bitcoin



State Street Launches Bitcoin Indicator To Quantify Media Sentiment

Investment services company State Street Corporation has announced the launch of its Bitcoin Thematic Indicator series, a tool that quantifies the prevalence and sentiment of media coverage around Bi… [+1391 chars]... read more (Bitcoin Magazine)

Crypto crackdown, Doge mania, space tourism and a big divorce

There has been no shortage of headline-grabbing business and economic stories this week. Once again, the pandemic topped the global news agenda with Indias devastating second wave of COVID-19 infect… [+5301 chars]... read more (Al Jazeera English)

Big U.S. Stocks' Q1 2021 Fundamentals

Photo by Petrovich9/iStock via Getty Images The red-hot US stock markets continue to power inexorably higher, fueling extraordinary complacency and euphoria. With stocks riding an extreme deluge of … [+20993 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)

European and US stocks rise as investors see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel

European stocks closed at a record high on Friday, marking strong weekly gains as positive economic data and upbeat earnings underpinned hopes of a swift economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.… [+234 chars]... read more (The Irish Times)

European and US stocks rise as investors see light at end of pandemic tunnel

European stocks closed at a record high on Friday, marking strong weekly gains as positive economic data and upbeat earnings underpinned hopes of a swift economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.… [+3455 chars]... read more (The Irish Times)

Square Revenues Triple, Fueled By Bitcoin Purchases

Square, Inc. (SQ) reported first quarter 2021 earnings this week, and the company revenues vastly surpassed the analyst’s expectations. Quarterly revenues to start the year came in at over $5B USD, c… [+2797 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

A Canadian bitcoin ETF has attracted $823 million in just 3 weeks since launching as crypto demand remains strong

S3studio/Getty Images A Canadian bitcoin exchange-traded fund that has only been trading publicly for three weeks has amassed $832 million ($1 billion Canadian dollars) in assets under management. … [+1474 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler: ‘Greater Protection’ For Crypto Investor

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Speaks with CNBCs Squawk Box Today Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Exclusive: Dan Loebs Two New Stock Picks [Q1 Letter] … [+22708 chars]... read more (ValueWalk)

Elon Musk Toys With His Public About Dogecoin Ahead of SNL

Leading up to his debut Saturday Night Live performance on Saturday, Elon Musk has spent weeks plugging Dogecoin, the joke cryptocurrency named for a meme about a talking dog with bad grammar, in an … [+2169 chars]... read more (Daily Beast)

Broken Parabola: Mapping Out The Bitcoin Bull Market And More

Bitcoin price has been hanging around the mid-to-high $50,000 range for weeks now, with neither side – bears or bull – making any headway. The sideways action has resulted in a break in the recent p… [+2870 chars]... read more (newsBTC)


Blockchain



Crypto.com unveils EVM blockchain functionality and related fund

In the coming months, Crypto.coms blockchain will let projects built on Ethereum transfer over to its ecosystem via Ethereum Virtual Machine, or EVM, compatibility. The company also unveiled a relate… [+1788 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

XXXTENTACION Fans Wanting New Music Better Learn Up On NFTs

XXXTENTACION fans awaiting his new music can rely on a series of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) scheduled to drop on Monday (May 10). The late Florida-bred Soundcloud rap phenom’s is the latest among a … [+2299 chars]... read more (HipHopDX)

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler: ‘Greater Protection’ For Crypto Investor

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Speaks with CNBCs Squawk Box Today Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Exclusive: Dan Loebs Two New Stock Picks [Q1 Letter] … [+22708 chars]... read more (ValueWalk)

Whole Earth Coins: A Digital Incentive for Crowdsourcing Infrastructure Data

Infrastructure is increasingly aging worldwide as societies across the world face challenges of deterioration and inefficient management. In developed countries such as the U.S., it is  estimated tha… [+4479 chars]... read more (Bitcoinist)

Podcast #80: Chia Coin Master Class With Jonmichael Hands

Jonmichael Hands left what most consider to be a very good job at Intel, taking on the role of head of storage at Chia. Chia is a cryptocurrency that’s billed as one of the most green in the world si… [+1619 chars]... read more (Storagereview.com)

Dogecoin Skyrockets; The Next Crypto Winner

Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing hunt for next crypto winner; Dogecoin skyrockets because it’s funny; Cathie Wood’s Ark battered by selloff; four comments on bitcoin; At Home being acqu… [+11406 chars]... read more (ValueWalk)

Here's Why Marathon Digital Holdings, Riot Blockchain, and Canaan Crashed in April

What happened Many stocks with tight connections to the cryptocurrency market fell hard in April 2021. North American Bitcoin(CRYPTO:BTC) miners Riot Blockchain(NASDAQ:RIOT) and Marathon Digital Hol… [+2215 chars]... read more (Motley Fool)

SEC Chairman: Bitcoin Is Store Of Value But Needs Greater Investor Protection

Gary Gensler, the new head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), told CNBC that he recognizes bitcoin as a “scarce store of value,” distinct from other “crypto tokens” which “are inde… [+1493 chars]... read more (Bitcoin Magazine)

Goldman Sachs launches limited BTC derivatives trading desk

One of the largest investment banks in the world just launched a cryptocurrency trading desk though executives made sure to specify they would only be trading derivatives, and will not have actual di… [+2153 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Sweet Partners With Happy Jack To Offer One-Of-A-Kind In-Store NFT Experience

Sweet joins Happy Jack in raising awareness of the importance of mental health in the month of May using NFTs... Tweet this Sweet joins Happy Jack in raising awareness of the importance of mental h… [+3050 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)


Business



US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies — struggled to find enough worke… [+7722 chars]... read more (Associated Press)

White House announces new Cuba travel restrictions

Watch CBSN Live Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not NowTurn On... read more (CBS News)

Marsalek’s assistant handled six-digit amounts of cash in plastic bags

Jan Marsalek’s former personal assistant has revealed she helped execute large cash withdrawals in plastic bags for clients of Wirecard Bank, including a businessman now facing the threat of jail in … [+3157 chars]... read more (Financial Times)

Why hasn’t Waymo expanded its driverless service? Here’s my theory

122 with 74 posters participating, including story author Last October, Waymo did something remarkable: the company launched a fully driverless commercial taxi service called Waymo One. Customers in… [+7214 chars]... read more (Ars Technica)

Narendra Modi’s popularity slips as Covid crisis hammers India

Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting, expert comme… [+32 chars]... read more (Google News (UK))

New Yorkers prop up the bar again as reopening gathers pace

For Peter González, the return this week of regulars to the bar at Johnny’s, the Greenwich Village watering hole he owns, was a hopeful milestone for a neighbourhood joint that has clung on for the p… [+5353 chars]... read more (Financial Times)

Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Believe The GOP Is Really Breaking Up With Big Business

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), long one of Congresss fiercest critics of corporate power and economic inequality, is skeptical of her Republican colleagues newfound desire to battle big business.  … [+3722 chars]... read more (The Huffington Post)

At these companies, A.I. is already driving revenue growth

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U.S. Employers Added 266,000 Jobs in April

U.S. employers added a modest 266,000 jobs jobs in April and unemployment rose to 6.1%, far short of the 1 million expected among economists. The slowdown in hiring signaled a potential slowdown in… [+869 chars]... read more (The Wall Street Journal)

How skeuomorphism is holding back the future of EV charging

This article was written by Juan Btesh on The Urban Mobility Daily, the content site of the Urban Mobility Company, a Paris-based company which is moving the business of mobility forward through phys… [+8762 chars]... read more (The Next Web)