For Robinhood, the stock brokerage platform on which many WallStreetBets users began recently buying GameStop (NYSE:GME) stock, the events of the past week have been nothing but trouble. If you haven’t been following along, here’s…

Investors are increasingly seeking exposure to bitcoin following the recent months-long price rally. Bitcoin exchange-traded products are seeing record trading volumes. Meanwhile, more big banks are reportedly trying to get into the crypto space, including…

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the third largest of Pakistan’s four semi-autonomous provinces, is setting up two state-backed bitcoin mining farms, local media reported last week. Ziaullah Bangash, advisor to the chief minister of…

Top U.S. banks have racked up almost $200 billion in fines and penalties over the past 20 years from illegal activities in 395 major legal cases. Bank of America tops the list, followed by JPMorgan,…

Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency is reportedly preparing to launch with a single cryptocurrency, a scaled-down version of its original plan. The launch date for Facebook’s libra could be as early as January. Launch Date for Facebook’s…

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Bitcoin (BTC) was higher, following through on the upside after Wednesday’s 7.4% jump to a new 2020 high. It was the biggest single-day increase in almost three months.  The surge past $12,000, with prices now…

Every time the Federal Reserve meets, it’s important to remember that the only real monetary policy tradition at the 107-year-old institution is that a bunch of people will get together and talk about markets and the economy and…

Global finance giant Goldman Sachs is searching for a new vice president for its Global Markets Division’s London-based digital assets team. According to the job posting, the teamis focused on developing Goldman’s “distributed ledger technology…

As the coronavirus takes its devastating toll on the U.S. economy, financial pros are increasingly confounded by the markets.  The economy is in its worst shape since the early 20th century, and stocks are soaring. The U.S. government’s…

Top Shelf Yesterday, some of the earliest mined bitcoin moved after more than a decade of dormancy. Whale Alert – a popular, mostly-automated Twitter account that tracks major crypto transactions – broadcast the message across…

Iranian lawmakers have reportedly approved a plan to slash four zeros from the national currency, the rial, which has been falling sharply in value amid chronic inflation and the U.S. sanctions. The official currency will…