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millennial-education

Education doesn’t necessarily guarantee a better paying job

Despite the exorbitant--and rising--costs of American higher education, those dollars aren’t necessarily translating into better-paying jobs.  In some cases, that means that you might end up in the same place if you’re a gas-station attendant...
facial_recognitio

Facial recognition is hijacking our privacy

We’ve come a long way from being able to superimpose Trump’s hair on our own heads. We’ve also come a long way from wearing masks and sunglasses in public for reasons of fashion or...
Can Bitcoin Return To Its Roots?

Can bitcoin return to its roots?

Bitcoin underwent a sort of transformation in 2018… Consider it the awkward teenage years of the burgeoning crypto space. Cryptos stumbled, struggling to find its place in the world. And regulators, officials and traditional economists didn’t...
Gold Miners

Gold miners battle over terms in billion dollar merger

On Monday, Gold miners Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) declined rival Barrick Gold's (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: GOLD) all-stock $18 billion hostile takeover offer, however, left the door somewhat open by countering with the regards to...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...
Trade Truce Stock Market

Trade truce sparks stock market rally

Stock markets surged on Monday early morning following Saturday's meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi, where the two called a trade truce in the ongoing tit-for-tat. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S....
Facebook Libra

Introducing Libra: Facebook’s long-awaited dive into cryptocurrency

Facebook has finally revealed the white paper for its long-awaited dive into the cryptocurrency realm with the introduction of the Libra. On Tuesday morning, Facebook released the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will allow...
Binance Hacked Exchanges Threatened

Binance loses $41 million as exchanges grapple with growing threat from hackers

Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, fell victim to a major data breach on Sunday evening. The "security breach" as Binance is reporting it, led to 7,000 bitcoin being taken from the exchange...
Rare Earth Nuclear Option

China’s rare earth “nuclear option” looks increasingly likely

China's threats to ban rare earth exports to the United States is looking increasingly likely as trade tensions in between the two economic superpowers continue to escalate. China is ready to use rare earths to...
Wall Street Earnings

Wall Street slips on lukewarm bank earnings

It's already been a hectic day on Wall Street even before the bell, with two of the world's largest banks sharing their earnings reports. JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) started the party with a bang on Friday,...