Matchpool, the incentive-based community platform that is touted as allowing anyone to open their own “matchmaking pool”, is to launch a crowdfund campaign later this month in a move described by the blockchain start-up’s CEO and co-founder Yonatan Ben Shimon, a former hedge fund manager, to disrupt the dating scene on a “global scale.”
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After Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, and Republicans held onto a majority of their seats in both houses of Congress, it became a forgone conclusion that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, would soon be no more.
Favorability of Obamacare has begun to shift
Obamacare, which was signed into law by former President Barack....More>>>
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) is a company I have had my eye on for quite some time.
I have already elaborated on the mistake I made as a naive young investor, having panicked and sold my shares in Chevron at a price of $70, having been overly convinced by the media doom sayers that the oil industry will never be the same again.
However, from a long-term financial standpoint, Chevron still remains....More>>>
The U.S. stock market closed out another quiet week with small losses on Friday. The market opened the session lower and then climbed through mid-day. After an early afternoon selloff, the major averages closed near their best levels of the day.
Gainers included The GEO Group (NYSE: GEO), which jumped almost 22 percent a day after plunging nearly 40 percent on news that the U.S. government....More>>>
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Advisors’ bonuses are not maintaining the same pace as industry profit growth, according to the New York State Comptroller’s office.
The latest results of the yearly survey find that....More>>>
Last week, women’s clothing retailer The Limited announced it was closing down all of its stores. It’s yet another casualty in the war on shopping malls and highlights the further transition of clothing retail to “fast fashion” and online formatting. It has been an ominous year for brick-and-mortar stores, but another one down could be good news for the survivors.
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Sneaker aficionados are used to choosing between high tops and low tops, laces and Velcro. But how about a sneaker with a sole made from corn?
By mid-fall, Reebok is planning to unveil a completely compostable sneaker designed to not cause harm to the environment when its created, or to pile up in a landfillwhen it’s worn out and thrown away.
Reebok is joining a diverse array....More>>>
U.S. stocks extended losses on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 recording its longest losing streak in five years after the Federal Reserve, as expected, kept interest rates unchanged.
In announcing its decision, the Fed indicated that it doesnt need for much more evidence to justify a move, boosting the chances of a hike at its final meeting of the year.
The committee judges that....More>>>
February 7, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday and dipped very near the red zone before bouncing back up. The energy sector is the day’s big loser while consumer staples and technology kept the major indexes in the green. WTI crude oil for March delivery settled at $52.17 a barrel, down about 1.6% on the day. April gold added 0.3% on the day to settle at $1,236.10. Equities were headed for....More>>>