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Damien Vanderwilt, co-president of Galaxy Digital, Mike Novogratz founder of Galaxy, and Chris Ferraro, co-president of Galaxy Source: Galaxy Digital Goldman Sachs‘s efforts to help hedge funds and other big institutional clients wager on bitcoin have taken a step forward. The bank has begun trading bitcoin futures with Galaxy Digital, the crypto investment firm founded
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Starship prototype SN8 flies above Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX The leader of the Federal Aviation Administration’s space office defended Elon Musk’s SpaceX in front of Congress, despite the company launching a Starship prototype in December without authorization. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing Wednesday on the FAA’s role in spaceflight, with the
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Matthew McConaughey speaks onstage during HISTORYTalks Leadership & Legacy presented by HISTORY at Carnegie Hall on February 29, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has said that taking time off from Hollywood, in what he called an “unbranding phase,” actually helped revitalize his
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In this article ORCL Safra Catz, co-chief executive officer of Oracle Corp. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oracle shares fell 3% in extended trading on Tuesday, even though the enterprise software maker issued earnings that came in better than analysts had expected and showed accelerated revenue growth as the pandemic receded. Here’s
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Antony Jenkins, founder of 10x Future Technologies and former CEO of Barclays. Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The financial technology venture of former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has raised £132.5 million ($186.6 million) from investors in a bid to expand into North America. 10x Future Technologies was founded by Jenkins in
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Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Joe Biden has consistently pledged not to raise taxes on households making less than $400,000 a year. Whether his tax proposal keeps or breaks that promise depends on one’s frame of reference. Primarily, it’s a question of how an observer considers a taxpayer earning less than $400,000 who has
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Jack Taylor | Getty Images News | Getty Images Cryptocurrency is known for volatility and some experts say crashes tend to happen on weekends. “This has been a phenomenon in crypto for several years,” said Stephen McKeon, associate professor of finance at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, and partner at Collab+Currency, a cryptocurrency-focused
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Economist David Rosenberg believes the bond market is getting inflation right and yields shouldn’t trade at higher levels. His reasoning: Inflation as a temporary phenomenon caused by enormous pent-up demand and supply chain issues connected to the coronavirus pandemic. “The numbers have been shocking to the upside, no doubt about it. But it’s pretty easily
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In this article PSTH Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (PSTH) Business: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings is a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”). The firm does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition,
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Today, William Tanuwijaya is a formidable force. As CEO of e-commerce site Tokopedia, the 39-year-old is one-quarter of the leadership of the newly- merged GoTo Group — Indonesia’s most valuable technology company. But his business may never have come to be if it weren’t for his determination in the face of critics. “Tokopedia’s story almost
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As some nuclear power companies continue to shut down nuclear reactors for reasons ranging from economic woes to safety concerns, Bill Gates is bullish on nuclear power as a clean energy solution to climate change. Gates, who is also an investor in nuclear power, told the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Nuclear Energy Assembly on Wednesday that
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In this article WMT AAL LUV Crime’s up. Tempers are up. Across the United States, businesses are grappling with an astonishing rise in what can only be called “people behaving badly.” Retail workers have been subjected to horrifying attacks based on their race, gender identity or disability. Flight attendants have been verbally — and occasionally
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