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U.S. prominent financial sign increases highly in December

Please try another search EconomyJan 21, 2022 10:30AM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of future U.S. economic activity increased solidly in December, suggesting the expansion would continue despite challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and anticipated interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve to tame high inflation. The Conference Board said on Friday its Leading…

Canadian vaccine required to result in inflation, empty racks, trucking executives state

Please try another search EconomyJan 20, 2022 08:31PM ET 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Cross-border transport trucks cross paths on the Peace Bridge at the Canada U.S. border in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 10, 2018.REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo 2/2 By Steve Scherer OTTAWA (Reuters) - The premier of Canada's Alberta province on Thursday called on…

Get ready for huge reserve banks vacating action: policymakers

Please try another search EconomyJan 21, 2022 10:21AM ET 3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde takes part in a news conference on the outcome of the Governing Council meeting, in Frankfurt, Germany, October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach//File Photo 2/3 By Balazs Koranyi, Leika Kihara and David Lawder…

Gas stoves leakage methane even while off, increasing environment modification

Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they're off, a new study found.In this photo provided by climate scientist Rob Jackson, researcher Eric Lebel attaches sensors to a stove to measure how often it is used in Stanford, Calif., in 2020. According to a…

Tiger King’s Joe Exotic resentenced to 21 years in jail

A federal judge resentenced Tiger King Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for cancer.Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic, is seen at the zoo he used to run in Wynnewood, Okla., on Aug.…

Bop Store: Tunes From Delight Oladokun, Denzel Curry, Ecstasy, And More

Sophia Lauer / Getty Images The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre…

Reed Hastings Purchases $20M in Netflix Shares Amidst Stock Depression

As Netflix’s stock price tumbled over the past week, co-CEO Reed Hastings pounced. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday evening, Hastings purchased approximately $20 million worth of Netflix shares Thursday and Friday, paying between $379 and $393 for the privilege. The purchases (made through a trust that Hastings controls), suggest that…

Sundance: Netflix, Obamas’ Greater Ground Land Doc ‘Descendant’

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Sundance documentary Descendant, which tells the story of the last known ship to bring slaves to America. Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s Netflix-based Higher Ground is set to release the film in partnership with the streamer. The Participant feature from director Margaret Brown screened in the U.S.…

Neil Young Promotes Amazon Music Promo After Spotify Exit

Neil Young is ready to leave Spotify in the past and bring his fans with him. Young fans will now be able to get a free four-month subscription to Amazon Music using a link created specifically for Young. The offer will be available for a week, beginning on Friday. “Amazon has been leading the pack…

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Fun & Serious to be the first Spanish video game festival on Steam

Fun & Serious 2021 will be made available on the most paramount online PC video game store, where it will aim to promote the local video game industry, watch the conferences for free and discover a selection of games created by the Spanish video game industry. The festival reveals the latest names added to its…

Shufti Pro Ltd. Declared Winner For Best KYC & Onboarding Solution in Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2021

Shufti Pro, an AI-powered IDV solution provider has won Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2021 under the category of Best Solution - KYC and Onboarding. Shufti Pro, the global identity verification and authentication service provider, is declared the winner for its state-of-the-art IDV solutions at Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2021 under the category of…

Introducing CasaOS: IceWhale Technology’s Groundbreaking Open Source, Community-Driven Home Cloud OS

How One Group of Geeks and Developers are Single-Handedly Creating a Decentralized Home Cloud Category As the world around us changes, we need modern solutions to match. Technology is advancing at rapid speeds, with that the concern for privacy and security grows by the minute. For parents and families, the thought of someone gaining access…

Oil and gas industry looks to mitigate water waste and seeking highly qualified professionals in the U.S, says Adeoluwa Olotu

As of 2020, the U.S. holds the world’s ninth-largest oil reserves worldwide. Water conservation is number-one priority, the industry says. Highly qualified professionals in the field are being wanted by the industry. Adeoluwa Olotu, a highly qualified engineering professional at Ecolab, having comprehensive skills in project management, process improvement, and data analysis, explains what the…

Latino Connection Captures Four, High-Profile Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

A number of recent cause-marketing initiatives incepted and produced by Latino Connection earned multiple, top-honors from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts and the International Competition for Marketing and Communication Professionals. Latino Connection, a social determinants of health marketing and communications firm specializing in reaching multicultural communities, became a two-time winner in the 2021…

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Bitcoin to Strike USD 93K This Year, According to Less Positive Study

Source: AdobeStock / Сергей ШимановичBitcoin (BTC) could rise to a high of USD 93,000 or more this year, and close to USD 193,000 by the end of 2025, a panel of industry players gathered by comparison website Finder predicted. However, they were less optimistic than in October.By averaging out responses from the panelists, Finder came…

Pandemic Has Accelerated Crypto Market’s Transformation Into Commodity Market

Source: iStock/caoyu36The cryptocurrency market is beginning to consolidate and is increasingly similar to a commodity market, with an increased correlation between cryptos coinciding with the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IFJ PAN).Statistical analyses carried out by these researchers suggest…

Bitcoin and Ethereum Face Strong Resistance, LUNA, ATOM Dive

Bitcoin price is facing strong resistance near USD 37,500.Ethereum failed to surpass USD 2,500, XRP is struggling to stay above USD 0.60.ATOM and LUNA dropped at least 10%.Bitcoin price climbed above the USD 37,000 level but there was no upside continuation. BTC trimmed gains and traded below USD 36,500. It is currently (11:56 UTC) consolidating…

Japanese Judgment Celebration Launches NFT Job Force, Eyes New Development in the Sector

A meeting of the Liberal Democratic Party’s NFT Policy Review Project Team. Source: TAIRAMASAAKI / TwitterJapan may be edging toward regulating non-fungible tokens (NFTs) – after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, which has been in power since 1955, launched an NFT policy task force.The party stated that the force would be officially named the “NFT Policy…

Whales Make Up Over Half of Stablecoin Volume, Tether Losing Supremacy

Source: Adobe/CasimiroStablecoin “whale wallets” containing more than USD 1m controlled the lion’s share of stablecoin volume in 2021, despite the once-dominant Tether (USDT) increasingly being challenged by other stablecoins, according to on-chain analytics firm Nansen.In their recent report, the analysts said that whale wallets made up more than 50% of total stablecoin volume in 2021,…

Putin ‘Supports’ Strategy to Legislate and Control Bitcoin & Crypto Mining– Report

Source: iStock/CylonphotoRussia could accelerate its path to becoming one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto miners – with reports that President Vladimir Putin has backed a measure that may see the industry legalized and brought under government regulation.Bloomberg reported that the move could be “good news” for the crypto mining industry, and claimed…

Modifications in Crypto Loaning, Investors Bet on Crypto Tax Providers, NASA vs. NFTs More News

Source: Adobe/amirul syaidiGet your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news.__________Investments newsGenesis, a digital currency prime brokerage, said that its loan originations reached USD 50bn in the last quarter of 2021, up 40% over Q3 2021. Loan originations for 2021 totaled USD…

Romania, Latvia Mull Modifications To Crypto Laws, Taxes

Source: AdobeStock / OleksiiRomania and Latvia are among the latest European countries to launch analytical work on updating their respective regulations for the cryptoasset and blockchain industry. In Romania's case, this could potentially mean increasing national taxes on crypto-related operations and transactions. In Latvia, the government aims to intensify its anti-money laundering (AML) efforts. Representatives of…

Crypto Markets Trim Losses, United States Dollar Increases as Traders Digest Fed Declaration

Source: AdobeStock / SecondSideMajor cryptoassets including bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) trimmed some of their losses from the aftermath of yesterday’s US Federal Reserve statement, with prices rising during the European trading hours on Thursday. Meanwhile, the US dollar extended a rally from earlier, breaking through key resistance levels on the way up.At 14:48 UTC,…

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What I have actually Found Out: Neil Young

Neil Young at the The Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California, October 30, 2005.Jay Blakesberg This article originally appeared in the January 2006 issue of Esquire. You can find every story we've ever published at Esquire Classic. A best moment in music? Sometimes when I’m playing my guitar, I get to a point where…

The Mass Puke Scene in Home Team Made Me Regret Ever Waking Up

Life comes at you fast. One minute, I was watching Home Team—Netflix's sportsmovieifcation of Sean Payton's bountygate suspension, which saw him briefly coach his kid's football team—saying to myself, Am I thinking that Kevin James actually pulls off a convincing NFL coach? The next? I'm watching a child use his own projectile vomit as a…

Simply How Much Are Halftime Performers Paid For the Super Bowl?

With NFL players pulling in an average salary of $2.7 million per year, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the musical superstars who lend their talents to the most important game of the year also earn millions of dollars—but you’d be wrong. The surprising truth is that halftime performers aren’t paid to perform at the…

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NFL Championship Sunday system rankings: Who has the very best offense? Defense? Unique groups?

Former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks knows the ins and outs of this league, providing keen insight in his notebook. Today's installment focuses solely on the four Championship Sunday teams, specifically how their individual units stack up against each other ... And then there were four. Championship Sunday presents a pair of enticing matchups:…

NFL Champion Sunday vibrant forecasts: Rams lastly snap skid vs. 49ers; Joe Burrow shreds Chiefs

Joe Thomas: Since becoming head coaches of NFC West rivals in 2017, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan owns a 7-3 record -- winning six straight -- against Rams HC Sean McVay, who was an assistant under (then-offensive coordinator) Shanahan in Washington from 2010 to '13. Sunday's NFC title game marks their biggest matchup to date, and…

Dream spin: Evander Kane signing with Oilers

NHL.com has the fantasy hockey impact of Evander Kane signing with the Edmonton Oilers. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the "NHL Fantasy on Ice" podcast.FANTASY RANKINGS: Top 200100 forwards | 50 'D' | 25 goaliesFantasy impact of Kane to OilersForward Evander Kane signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers on…