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Hertz hires advisers to roll debt: report

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has hired lawyers and investment bankers as advisers as it tries to renegotiate its $17 billion of debt, according to a report Friday on The Wall Street Journal that cited people familiar with the matter. Hertz and the firms involved, which included White & Case LLP an...

Tesla names Hiromichi Mizuno its 10th board member

Tesla Inc. said late Thursday that Hiromichi Mizuno has joined the Silicon Valley car maker's board of directors, effective immediately. With Mizu...

Avis stock rallies as company expects still-strong Q1 sales

Shares of Avis Budget Group Inc. rose more than 7% in the extended session Wednesday after the rental-car company said it expects first-quarter sa...


Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 7740.13 32.57 0.42%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 181.10 1.93 1.08%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.21 0.0131 6.71%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 44.75 0.7900 1.80%
BTC.1 Bitcoin (CME) Front Month 7820.00 40.00 0.51%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 241.20 2.90 1.22%

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The Fed’s dangerous resistance to digital dollars

The Federal Reserve and Treasury oppose issuing digital currency to ordinary citizens. That burdens the economy, handicaps fiscal policy, and threatens the international status of the dollar.

Bed Bath & Beyond, Lululemon, Zumiez announce more cost-cutting moves

Three retailers late Thursday announced more belt-tightening measures to shore up balance sheets amid the economic destruction brought by the coronavirus pandemic. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said that it has extended the clos...

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Coronavirus lockdowns and social-distancing fuel surge in use of fintech apps

Fintech is fast-becoming the new normal as coronavirus lockdowns and social-distancing fuel surge in apps

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Gold-buying app sees 718% spike in volume as coronavirus volatility drives investors to havens

Gold buying apps, which allow customers to buy and use the precious metal for everyday spending, are seeing record volumes as customers flock to the safe haven currency amid violent market swings on fears of a global econo...

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Bitcoin plunges 26%, its sharpest selloff in 7 years

Cryptocurrencies were not immune to the coronavirus-related selloff on Wall Street on Thursday, as the price of bitcoin plummeted 26%, its worst daily selloff in seven years.

FedEx CFO Graf to retire, treasurer Lenz to become new CFO

FedEx Corp. said late Monday that Chief Financial Officer Alan Graf will retire effective Dec. 31, and Mike Lenz, corporate vice president and treasurer, has been named his successor. Graf will serve as CFO until Sept. 22...

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Cryptocurrencies lose nearly $21 billion in total market cap in Sunday selloff

Cryptocurrencies were not immune from the massive selloff late Sunday as oil prices plunged, losing nearly $21 billion in market capitalization.

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‘Don’t be late to the party’ — bitcoin rose 170% the last time this signal flashed

Bitcoin $26,000? If history were to repeat itself (spoiler: it usually doesn’t) bitcoin could see a huge run in the next two months, according to Cointelegraph analyst Keith Wareing.

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The Coronavirus Impact on Bitcoin

Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors' head of research, explains how factors like volatility, geopolitical tensions and young investors all help drive the price of Bitcoin higher.

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Tom Lee on Bitcoin "Buzzkills" & "Parabolic Bulls"

Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors' head of research, lays out his bull thesis for Bitcoin and explains why there's more room to run for the crypto currency.

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The Bull Case for Bitcoin $40,000

Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors' head of research, makes the case for why Bitcoin will reach $40,000 before the Dow does. Additionally, Chris Harvey of Wells Fargo Securities discusses how investors can maneuver markets...

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Bitcoin recently topped $10,000 but don’t expect a run to the 2017 record

The cryptocurrency has had a big run so far in 2020.

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Fortnite gamers don’t need to worry about reporting their V-Bucks to the IRS

Virtual currency is ‘an important focal point’ for the IRS in 2020 — just not in-game currency that can’t be used in the real world.

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When Will Bitcoin Go Full Tesla?

The cryptocurrency is approaching a “halvening,” which in the past has led to new highs.

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Bitcoin back above $10,000 for first time since September

The price of bitcoin topped $10,000 on Sunday for the first time since September, as the leading cryptocurrency continues its rally in 2020.