Month: January 2020

Yesterday Chainlink released price reference data for 25 of its decentralized oracle networks which, together, power more than $100m in DeFi. On this special interview episode, @nlw talks with Sergey Nazarov and Kain Warwick, the founders of Chainlink and Synthetix respectively about:  To see Chainlink’s newly released decentralized price feeds, visit: feeds.chain.link Disclosure Read More
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Hankering for a Ferrari? Well, the only licensed stock exchange in Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, is listing tokenized collectible cars worth over $200 million for retail and institutional investors. MERJ said Friday it is partnering with CurioInvest, a tokenization platform building on ethereum, to create tokens representing shares in “supercars” like
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Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk attends an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters Investors betting against Elon Musk’s electric-auto maker Tesla collectively lost more than $1 billion-plus on Thursday as the company’s stock rocketed higher after its better-than-expected earnings report. Tesla popped 11.4%
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Co-produced by Stanford Chemist Flaherty & Crumrine offers several funds in the preferred and fixed-income space. Flaherty & Crumrine Dynamic Preferred and Income Fund (NYSE:DFP) is one such fund that we are holding in our Income Generator portfolio at the CEF/ETF Income Laboratory. We acquired these shares with a trade alert on December 13th, 2019.
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They’re definitely not equity, but could “exchange tokens” be bellwethers for one of crypto’s best use cases? (Spoiler: Probably not) Among thousands of venture-backed startups, tokens, coins, blockchains and open-source technology projects, exchange operators now stand out among the top revenue getters in the crypto asset category. Coinbase, not the largest by trading volume even
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Listia is discontinuing work on the Ink protocol, a cryptocurrency built for marketplaces, CoinDesk has learned. The project was funded with a $15 million token sale for the XNK ERC-20 token, which announced results in January 2018. Listia, a used-goods marketplace, is now shifting entirely to the props network, created by Union Square Ventures–backed startup
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Investment thesis Welcome to Orchid’s Gold Weekly report. We discuss gold prices through the lenses of the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (BAR). BAR has enjoyed stronger-than-expected upward pressure over the past week, which is essentially due to growing investor fears over the outbreak of the Coronavirus. While the net spec length in Comex gold is
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Coinbase has hired a former vice president of product at Google to be its chief product officer.  Surojit Chatterjee spent 11 years at Google, where he worked on payments, adtech and commerce. He most recently led the continuing development of Google Shopping, a service available in more than 90 countries. Prior to that, he was
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Harley-Davidson motorcycles are offered for sale at a Harley-Davidson dealership. Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. 3M — Shares of 3M fell 5% after the conglomerate missed Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines for its fourth-quarter results. 3M reported $1.95 in adjusted earnings per share and $8.111 billion
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Prospective buyers and a real estate agent, center, enter a home for sale in Warren, Michigan. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images After cooling for much of last year, home price gains are accelerating again. Nationally, prices increased 3.5% annually in November, up from 3.2% in October, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National
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Trading platform Uphold is now offering commission-free cryptocurrency trading, the company announced Tuesday.  Following in the footsteps of companies like Schwab and TD Ameritrade that have made trading free of commissions for customers in the traditional markets. Uphold CEO JP Thieriot said the move was based on Uphold’s ability to net trades at a lower
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Standard Chartered has invested an undisclosed sum into Contour, a Corda-based blockchain trade platform, to streamline transaction settlement processes. Contour, which rebranded from Voltron last week, recently tapped R3’s Asia chief Carl Wegner as CEO in the run-up to a full commercial launch of its digitized letter-of-credit (LoC) service, which it claims reduced processing time
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American multinational sport clothing brand Nike store seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images The deadly coronavirus, whose spread accelerated around the globe, is battering the stock market, and some U.S. companies are particularly vulnerable to the disease as their growth has been driven by Chinese consumers. Wall Street analysts
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An employee works on a Whirlpool washing machine at the company’s operations plant in Clyde, Ohio. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Take a look at the companies making headlines after the bell. Whirlpool Corporation – Whirlpool stock briefly rose in extended trading on Monday before returning to the closing price of $148.23 after
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