Although there will be no more new issuance in 2019, municipal bond investors can expect to get plenty of returns as seasonal trends should provide opportunities from now through January. Together, December and January have accounted for approximately 44% of full-year total returns on average the past five years, according to Blackrock. The Blackrock municipal
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Ether is down significantly from record highs and the majority of its holders are losing money on their investments. The second-largest cryptocurrency, which powers ethereum’s blockchain, is currently trading at $131, representing a 90 percent drop from the all-time high of $1,431 reached in early January 2018, according to CoinDesk’s ether price index. The relentless
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The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board set a compliance date of Nov. 30, 2020 for an amendment requiring additional data from underwriters in the primary market. Starting then, underwriters will be required to provide more information about new offerings of bonds. The change is in association with Rule G-32 on disclosures in connection with primary offerings,
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This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Donna Redel is founder of Strategic 50, a consultancy dedicated women in business, and board member of New York Angels, an independent consortium of over 100 individual accredited angel
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Gary, Indiana’s city council has approved $20.6 million in short-term borrowing against its future tax collections to help manage cash flow. The borrowing, approved Tuesday, comes on top of a $40 million sales-leaseback bond transaction the city closed in November that brought the city’s coffers back into the black and repaid $28 million in short-term
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(OTC:LLNKF)(FRA:C0B), a key player in digital freight and logistics platforms as well as payment solutions, is pleased to announce that it has commenced trials with Easterday Farms Produce Company (“Easterday Farms”) of LiteLink’s 1SHIFT Logistics platform for rail freight transports. Easterday Farms
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This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Richard Chen is a partner at 1confirmation, a seed-stage venture fund supporting crypto-native founders fueling the decentralization of the web and society. Bitcoin dominance. The rise of DeFi. Libra.
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Democratic presidential candidates do not seem particularly concerned about Americans’ retirement savings accounts, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. “I listened to the Democratic debate last night. None of those candidates, I find, is really interested in your 401(k),” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” Seven candidates qualified for Thursday’s primary debate in Los Angeles,
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This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Jalak Jobanputra is founder of FuturePerfect Ventures. A year ago, I predicted 2019 would be the year of regulation in the crypto sector, building upon the increased scrutiny we saw
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