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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday said the central bank’s current trading rules are insufficient and promised that it would “make changes” after filings showed that officials traded stocks and bonds that could be influenced by its policy actions. Specifically, Powell said that Fed officials should as a general rule be barred from owning
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The facade of Blue Origin’s new rocket engine factory in Huntsville, Alabama. CNBC | Michael Sheetz The U.S. Federal Court of Claims released the redacted version of the lawsuit filed in August by Jeff Bezos‘ Blue Origin against NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX over a lucrative lunar lander contract awarded earlier this year. “Historically a
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Charlie Javice, Founder/CEO of Frank, which is a college financial aid start-up. Source: JP Morgan JPMorgan Chase has acquired college planning platform Frank to deepen relationships with students and their parents, CNBC has learned exclusively. Frank is an online portal with tools that help students apply for and negotiate financial aid, enroll in online courses
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An Amazon worker delivers packages amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Denver, Colorado, April 22, 2020. Kevin Mohatt | Reuters Though the markets are off from their highs, analysts believe that several companies still have room to grow. Innovations in point-of-sale technology, acquisitions of buy now, pay later firms, and trend shifts to cloud-computing
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In this article GSBD David Zalik, founder and CEO of GreenSky. Chris Hamilton | GreenSky Goldman Sachs is acquiring digital lender GreenSky for $2.24 billion as the investment bank pushes further into consumer finance. The all-stock deal for GreenSky, called the biggest fintech platform for home improvement loans in a release announcing the transaction, is
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The Inspiration4 crew in their SpaceX spacesuits, from left: Chris Sembroski, Dr. Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux John Kraus / Inspiration4 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch four civilians to orbit. They will become the first full crew of non-professional astronauts to fly to
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Acorns president David Hijirida Courtesy: Mo Osborne | Acorns Investing and savings app Acorns has hired a former Amazon executive and fintech CEO to lead day-to-day operations ahead of the start-up’s debut as a public company, CNBC has learned. The company is set to announce Wednesday that it named David Hijirida as president, according to
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Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Company: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Business: Vonage is a collection of three main businesses: (i) the legacy consumer VOIP business; (ii) Application Programing Interface (API) business, which helps companies communicate to their customers through text messaging and (iii) Cloud-based Enterprise Communication as a Service business (CaaS). Stock Market Value:
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In this article MA The MasterCard logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mastercard has agreed to acquire blockchain analytics start-up CipherTrace, in the latest sign of how major companies are warming to cryptocurrencies. The payments giant said Thursday it entered into an agreement to
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In this article COIN People watch as the logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron at Times Square in New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Coinbase has received notice of a possible enforcement action from the Securities and Exchange Commission related
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Bitcoin’s biggest investors appear to be upping their positions as the price recovers. Cryptocurrency accounts holding roughly $50 million or more worth of bitcoin have steadily increased their buying since the end of June, according to new data from blockchain firm Chainalysis. That bullishness continued into late August as prices rebounded above $50,000. “The bitcoin
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In this article FISV Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images Company: Fiserv Inc. (FISV) Business: Fiserv provides payment and financial services technology worldwide. The company operates through Acceptance, Fintech, and Payments segments. The Acceptance segment provides point-of-sale merchant acquiring and digital commerce services; mobile payment services; security and fraud protection products; Carat, an omnichannel
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX revealed new details about plans for the next-generation of satellites in its Starlink internet system in federal filings on Wednesday, including that the company intends to use its massive Starship rocket as the primary vehicle to deliver the spacecraft to orbit. SpaceX filed an amendment with the Federal Communications Commission that included
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