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Market Watch: Why good news is bad news for sharemarkets

Good news about vaccines and potential Covid recovery have hit sharemarkets in the past few weeks. At one point the NZX-50 was down more than 10 per cent from January highs - a technical correction.… [+2305 chars]... read more (New Zealand Herald)

Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. Announced Changes to Board Composition

BEIJING, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. (the "Company" or "MFH") (Nasdaq: MFH) today announced that Mr. Cong Huang has been appointed as Independent Director to the Comp… [+6030 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)

Marathon’s Bitcoin Mining Fleet to Produce Approximately 1.4 EH/s by the End of March

Bitmain Ships Another 6,300 Antminer S-19 PRO ASIC Miners to Marathon Digital Holdings LAS VEGAS, March 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) ("Marathon" or "Com… [+4380 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)

UCCA Beijing to Present ‘World’s First Major Institutional Crypto-Art Exhibition’

As many begin to explore how NFTs might change business as usual in the art world, the UCCA Lab, a Beijing-based division of the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art focused on collaborations with brands… [+1767 chars]... read more (ARTnews)

Maybe The Square-Tidal Deal Is All About Creating Jay-Z NFTs

Jay-Z attends 2020 Roc Nation THE BRUNCH on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by ... [+] Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation) Getty Images for Roc Nation A couple weeks ago, J… [+3480 chars]... read more (Forbes)

NFT boom triggers parabolic rallies in Chiliz (CHZ) and Flow

Strong hands view a correction in an uptrend as a buying opportunity and data from CryptoQuant shows that Bitcoin (BTC) whales have been buying near $48,000. This activity can be seen in the large Co… [+7759 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Forex Today: Powell powers the dollar.. and yields

What you need to know on Friday, March 5: The American dollar soared as US Treasury yields reached fresh one-year highs following words from Federal Reserve’s head, Jerome Powell. As he repeated sev… [+1485 chars]... read more (FXStreet)

Bloomberg Chief Analyst Says Bitcoin Could “March To $100,000” From Here

Bitcoin is currently struggling to reclaim $50,000, but one chief Bloomberg analyst says that the cryptocurrency could be ready to “march” toward $100,000 per coin in the near term. Here’s the data … [+3016 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

Pandemic Year Total Returns

Total Return Major Global Assets from February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2021 Source: Deutsche Bank Before this pullback began, the market had experienced an epic 12 months. It dates back to late Fe… [+3399 chars]... read more (Ritholtz.com)

AWS enhances Amazon Managed Blockchain with Ethereum support

Amazon Web Services Inc. has launched an enhanced version of its Amazon Managed Blockchain service that features support for the popular Ethereum blockchain platform. Launched in 2015, Ethereum is t… [+3777 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)


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A Small Choral Group Is Betting Big On Tokenizing Their Art With Blockchain

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Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. Announced Changes to Board Composition

BEIJING, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. (the "Company" or "MFH") (Nasdaq: MFH) today announced that Mr. Cong Huang has been appointed as Independent Director to the Comp… [+6030 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)

Marathon’s Bitcoin Mining Fleet to Produce Approximately 1.4 EH/s by the End of March

Bitmain Ships Another 6,300 Antminer S-19 PRO ASIC Miners to Marathon Digital Holdings LAS VEGAS, March 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) ("Marathon" or "Com… [+4380 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)

Brave Battles Google Amid Growing Demand For Privacy

With the growing demand for data privacy, Google announced it will stop selling ads based on ... [+] individual users web browsing habits. However, privacy-focused browser Brave advances the ambition… [+3686 chars]... read more (Forbes)

NFT boom triggers parabolic rallies in Chiliz (CHZ) and Flow

Strong hands view a correction in an uptrend as a buying opportunity and data from CryptoQuant shows that Bitcoin (BTC) whales have been buying near $48,000. This activity can be seen in the large Co… [+7759 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

AWS enhances Amazon Managed Blockchain with Ethereum support

Amazon Web Services Inc. has launched an enhanced version of its Amazon Managed Blockchain service that features support for the popular Ethereum blockchain platform. Launched in 2015, Ethereum is t… [+3777 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)

Much wow! The Dallas Mavericks to accept Dogecoin for tickets and merch

Dogecoin (DOGE), a cryptocurrency borne out of a joke, can now be used as payment for tickets and merchandise for the Dallas Mavericks basketball team.  The National Basketball Association franchise… [+2001 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Cryptocurrencies are attractive as a 'small part' of any portfolio, former Prudential Financial chief says

R.Tsubin/Getty Images Former Prudential Financial CEO George Ball told Yahoo Finance on Thursday that he believes cryptocurrencies are "attractive" as a "small part" of any portfolio. Until recentl… [+2115 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Robbins LLP Announces That MoneyGram International, Inc. (MGI) is Being Sued for Misleading Shareholders

SAN DIEGO & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) filed a class action complaint against the C… [+2877 chars]... read more (Business Wire)

Mark Cuban: Crazy NFT prices 'will settle down' over time, but the tech is here to stay

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban has been at the forefront of the wave of interest in blockchain technology, smart contracts and NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. It's "like the early days of all new tec… [+2765 chars]... read more (CNBC)


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Derek Chauvin trial: Minneapolis businesses prepare for new round of potential riots

As the Derek Chauvin trial is set to begin with jury selection on Monday, some Minneapolis business owners are cautiously bracing for potentially another round of unrest and mayhem after recently get… [+3336 chars]... read more (Fox News)

The countdown is on to ditching single-use plastic in the ACT. Are we ready?

For years now, Canberra businesses have been urged by the ACT Government to ditch non-recyclable cutlery and containers. And with a phased single-use plastic ban expected to become law in the ACT in… [+5253 chars]... read more (ABC News (AU))

Businesses continue with mask requirements despite states lifting mandates

Even as some states ease or end mask mandates, a handful of businesses say they will still require customers and staff to wear face coverings as the pandemic continues. The governors of Texas and Mi… [+4647 chars]... read more (ABC News)

Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file paperwork tomorrow for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the… [+1819 chars]... read more (TechCrunch)

Yellen unveils $9bn in new funds to help low-income communities

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen unveiled a new $9 billion initiative for lenders serving low-income communities, expanding the governments assistance to small and minority-owned businesses walloped b… [+2239 chars]... read more (Al Jazeera English)

The one question every leader should ask themselves

Boris is the wise ol CEO of TNW who writes a weekly column on everything about being an entrepreneur in tech from managing stress to embracing awkwardness. You can get his musings straight to your in… [+2846 chars]... read more (The Next Web)

Financial bubbles also lead to golden ages of productive growth

Expert insights, analysis and smart data help you cut through the noise to spot trends, risks and opportunities. Join over 300,000 Finance professionals who already subscribe to the FT.... read more (Financial Times)

Want to add augmented reality to your marketing? Aryel AR now makes it possible

TLDR: Aryel AR Marketing is a first of its kind web platform that allows businesses and brands of any size to launch their own cool new augmented reality marketing campaign. Remember Pokemon Go? Of … [+2371 chars]... read more (The Next Web)

So schaffen Unternehmen Sicherheit im digitalen Business

Eine der größten Herausforderungen im digitalen Raum ist die Sicherheit. Warum sich das auf Geschäftsbeziehungen auswirkt und wie Risiken minimiert werden. Adobe Stock Was online zur Herausforderun… [+5822 chars]... read more (Gruenderszene)