CRYPTO VALUTE

Bitcoin Looking Weaker

Bitcoin is looking weaker than it was a week ago, by more than 2 percent Friday.

Binance Partners Paxful To Enable BTC Purchases In 167 Fiat Currencies

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance teamed up with peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace Paxful to provide an additional option to its users to buy cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin using multiple fiat currencies.

SEC Acts Against Founder, Crypto Firm For Running Fraudulent ICO

Te U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a crypto-entrepreneur and his company for running a fraudulent unregistered initial coin offering (ICO) that raised more than $42 million from many investors.

BitPay Adds Support For Three Stablecoins For Global Payments

Bitcoin Payment Processor BitPay added support for three US dollar-backed stablecoins to provide merchants and businesses more option to receive the settlement for their payments. It has added support for Circle's USD Coin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Paxos Standard Token (PAX).

Italian Soccer Club Juventus Launches Fan Token On Socios.com

Italian soccer club Juventus announced the availability of the "Juventus Official Fan Token" on Socios.com, priced around 2 euros per token. The tokens could be used by Juventus fans to vote and decide from a list of four songs that will become the new official Juventus celebration song to echo across the Allianz Stadium from 2020 for each goal scored.

BUSINESS

Wall Street slips as Huawei report adds to trade concerns

U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday after rebounding strongly a day earlier, as investors grappled with fresh trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and...

Wall Street opens lower on trade worries

U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, dragged down by technology shares, as investors grappled with fresh U.S.-China trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and...

Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed

Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken...

Canada sheds ‘disappointing’ 24,200 jobs in July: analysts

Canada’s economy shed a net 24,200 jobs in July, driven by a decline in wholesale and retail trade, official data showed on Friday, as...

U.S. producer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation tame

U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could...

Financial News from Agencies

Economists Got the Decade All Wrong. They’re Trying to Figure Out Why. — Journal Report

In the fall of 2009, the global financial crisis had only just ended, and interest rates were a mere...

Assam CM Sonowal to meet PM Modi, Shah over citizenship protests

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will lead a team to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah very soon to...

Mass entrepreneurs, and not just Nandan Nilekani-type of founders, should be the key focus: Skill development secretary

Ease of doing business has been at the forefront of public discourse but often the reforms are focussed on tech and internet start-ups in...

ArcelorMittal initiates Rs 42,000 crore payment for acquisition of debt-ridden Essar Steel

Global steel giant ArcelorMittal has initiated payment for acquisition of debt-ridden Essar Steel for Rs 42,000 crore, sources said on Friday. The decks for...

Slowdown Blues: It’s not ordinary but ‘Great Slowdown’, Indian economy headed towards ICU, says ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian

Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said the Indian economy was headed towards an "intensive care unit" and that a "Great Slowdown" was...

Economists Got the Decade All Wrong. They're Trying to Figure Out Why. — Journal Report

When rates started to rise, they didn't come close to levels once considered normal, ending the decade between 1.5%...

Thomas Rhett Announces 2020 Center Point Road Tour

Country music star Thomas Rhett has announced plans to embark on his Center Point Road Tour in the summer of 2020.

Disturbed, Deftones, Skynyrd Join Metallica As Welcome To Rockville Headliners

Welcome to Rockville has confirmed Disturbed, Deftones, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Godsmack as headliners for next year's festival.

Sheryl Crow, Usher To Perform On ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced that multi-platinum selling artists Sheryl Crow and Usher will perform on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020," live from the Allstate Fan Fest in New Orleans.

Argentina’s new government increases export taxes on disgruntled farmers

Argentina raised farm export taxes, the country’s main source of foreign exchange, with a decree on Saturday aimed at increasing government revenue ahead of...

Authorities Investigating Shooting Of Exotic Red Stag On Luke Bryan’s Farm

Country music star Luke Bryan's exotic red stag was illegally shot on his property in Maury County, Tennessee.

Federal Prosecutors Ask UAW Members for Tips in Corruption Probe

The criminal probe, which first became public in 2017, has resulted in 11 convictions so far, including two former...

Former Styx Frontman Dennis DeYoung Announces New Album

Former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung has announced plans to release a new album, titled 26 East: Volume 1, in the spring.