Juneteenth, known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day, commemorates the day in 1865 when the federal army reached Texas to ensure that enslaved people in the state were freed. Union General Gordon Granger brought news of the end of the war and the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been signed more than
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Layer-2 scaling solution Synthetix recently collaborated with liquidity provider Curve Finance to create Curve pools for sETH/ETH, sBTC/BTC, & sUSD/3CRV, allowing investors to cheaply convert synths such as sETH to Ether (ETH). Given the investors’ willingness to hold tokens instead of synths, the protocol racked up over $1.02 million in trading fees — overshadowing Bitcoin’s
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The UK government has announced plans to strengthen rules on buy now pay later services, improving protection for users of the short-term credit. The announcement on Monday, a response to a consultation which closed in January, follows concerns being raised around the model and consumer protection as the cost of living crisis deepens. The government
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Value stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, uses the P/S ratio to profile Casey’s General Store, Inc. (CASY). Casey’s General Store: http://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/CASY?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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In this article SGEN UTZ 9618-HK The Kroger supermarket chain’s headquarters is shown in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lisa Baertlein | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Friday. Seagen — Shares of the biotech company surged more than 16.1% following a Wall Street Journal report that pharmaceutical company Merck is considering buying Seagen.
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The Federal Reserve raised its target federal funds rate by 0.75 percentage points, the largest increase in nearly three decades, at the end of its two-day meeting Wednesday in an effort to quell runaway inflation. “The motivation for all of this is that prices are going up,” said Chester Spatt, a professor of finance at Carnegie Mellon
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It’s been a week of polarizing opinion in crypto news. Whether it’s cryptocurrency fund managers predicting $100K bitcoin by the end of the year, Peter Schiff saying things “will only get worse as the recession deepens,” or Bill Gates slamming crypto and NFTs, citing the Greater Fool Theory, there’s been no shortage of spicy debate
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Texas is getting closer to producing a list of financial companies that it deems to be boycotting energy businesses — a move that could further diminish the number of big banks eligible to underwrite municipal bonds in the state. The looming list and a law barring banks that “discriminate” against the firearm industry from deals
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A top US Federal Reserve official expressed early support for another 0.75 percentage point interest rate rise at the central bank’s next meeting in July, in anticipation that inflation will not moderate sufficiently to slow the pace of monetary tightening. In a remarks delivered on Saturday, Christopher Waller, a Fed governor, affirmed the central bank’s
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Getty Images For homeowners, big projects and purchases may be another casualty of rampant inflation, new research suggests. Overall, 60% of homeowners in a recent survey are less comfortable making large purchases for their home or household because of rising prices, according to Hippo Insurance’s 2022 Homeowner Preparedness Report. And 43% either strongly (14%) or
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