Horizontal photo close up of male businessman hand holding pen putting signature on official … [+] document contract paper binding agreement concept banner for website header design with copy space for text Getty Though no one likes to think about this possibility, sometimes even the most dedicated buyers get cold feet. When that happens, it’s
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Dubai property magnate Hussain Sajwani has repeated calls for an immediate halt to construction, warning the city faces “disaster” if oversupply continues. “Nothing has changed,” Sajwani told a CNBC-moderated panel at the Salt Conference in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. “The glut of supply we have, or we are going to have, will have an impact
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For us, it’s a foundational component of the technological change taking place. I always joke, we never have anyone come into our office and say ‘Hey, we’re building a Microsoft Excel Company.’ If you think about automation of micro-transactions or high frequency transactions between a bunch of connected devices, there’s no way current way to
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After driving down collateralization rates, the second priority for DeFi is greater diversity of synthetic assets. Look at MakerDAO: MakerDAO produces dai, a synthetic dollar-pegged stablecoin, with no actual dollars being held anywhere in the system. All requires is an ETH/USD price feed. If we just swap out that price feed for ETH/gold instead, suddenly
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Scammers, fraudsters, insider traders, Ponzi schemers, stock spoofers — the Securities and Exchange Commission has seen it all. I spent a day at SEC headquarters with the regulators Chairman Jay Clayton and the co-directors of the Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin. The highlight was a visit to the Forensics Lab, a copper-lined
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The skyline in the distance beyond Lake Washington and Interstate 90 crossing the lake shot from a … [+] helicopter at an altitude of about 400 feet. Getty If you’re deciding on where to buy a house, you shouldn’t just consider city and state. Important things like property taxes and school districts operate on a
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According to CEO Alex Melikhov, Equilibrium’s EOSDT is now backed by smart contracts that pay out consumers if the dollar-pegged token crashes through its collateralized floor. Much like how America’s FDIC insures consumers’ traditional bank deposits against a run, Melikhov says these smart contracts inject certainty, and stability, in the face of “black swans.”
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that
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I spent a day at the Security and Exchange Commission’s headquarters with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and the co-directors of the Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin. The highlight was a visit to the Forensics Lab, a copper-lined room where the SEC extracts data from cell phones and computers that are part of
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Healthfield House in London’s Highgate asks $52 million KNIGHT FRANK/SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY On the eve of a general election in the United Kingdom that will almost certainly impact the direction of Brexit as well as London’s property trends (which had been on the decline), a home
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Municipal bond buyers saw a chunky calendar come to life on Wednesday with issuers from Connecticut, California and Cincinnati come to market with large deals. The Federal Open Market Committee meeting yielded no surprises. In a unanimous vote, the panel left rates at a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, and offered predictions of the rate
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Despite having operable smart contract blockchains like Ethereum in production, projects have struggled with product-market fit for decentralized applications in recent years. The industry might simply be too early. If we look back to how “mobile applications” progressed, they didn’t really solidify into a multi-billion dollar business until their infrastructure — smartphones like iPhone and
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Howard Marks, Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital  David A. Grogan | CNBC Investors should take some risk off the table in 2020 given some of the challenges the market faces, billionaire investor Howard Marks said on Tuesday. “The economic expansion and the bull market are old,” Marks told CNBC’s Wilfred Frost. “Valuations are above average. There’s a
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a closed two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, September 18, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters The Federal Reserve is likely to indicate it’s not in a hurry to do anything to change its neutral stand on interest rates, following its meeting Wednesday. But
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