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Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations

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UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...
09:42 2019-07-12

Trump says cryptocurrencies must face banking regulations, ‘not a fan’ of them "If Facebook and other companies want to become a bank, they must seek a new Banking Charter and become subject to all Banking Regulations, just like...
07:00 2019-07-12

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
17:42 2019-07-12

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
17:00 2019-06-29

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses ris...
20:00 2019-06-23

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
02:00 2019-07-05

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social me...
20:14 2019-07-03

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compare...
12:14 2019-06-28

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
13:28 2019-06-18

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many...
14:00 2019-06-18

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from ...
10:00 2019-07-02

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that ...
12:14 2019-07-09

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the ci...
05:42 2019-06-13

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
10:56 2019-07-17

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &...
14:42 2019-06-18

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from...
15:42 2019-07-17

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are ...
18:42 2019-06-27

Deregulation explodes under Trump, 13 regulations killed for every new one, $33B saved It was an odd, geeky campaign promise for a populist presidential candidate to make. But when Donald Trump in 2016 pledged to kill two Obama-era regu...
17:42 2019-07-22

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for compani...
02:00 2019-06-13

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Tr...
00:14 2019-07-09

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon e...
12:28 2019-06-19

Enforcement of food and drug safety regulations nosedives under Trump Number of ‘warning letters’ sent by FDA has fallen by 33% compared with the most recent equivalent period under ObamaThe US regulator of food and dru...
18:28 2019-07-02

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands ...
14:28 2019-06-30

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk ...
18:42 2019-07-15

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of...
21:00 2019-05-21

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financ...
06:56 2019-06-19

British Bitcoin scammer nets $50M running fake Bitcoin trading site A British Bitcoin scammer has admitted to a con that duped people, all over the world, out of $50 million. In US courts last week, the perpetrator, i...
13:00 2019-06-18

Trump appeals court ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag o...
02:56 2019-06-19

Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records. The post Federal j...
23:00 2019-05-22

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
04:28 2019-07-12

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate...
04:14 2019-06-02

Bitcoin Backers Welcome Trump Attack: At Least He Notices Us Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ...
12:56 2019-07-12

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans ...
08:28 2019-06-19

Mexico Has Two Options in Dealing with Trump Demands on Migration. Both Could Hurt. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico can either give in United State’s demands or face stiff tariffs. Both could weaken his ratings at hom...
00:28 2019-06-08

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration...
14:42 2019-05-21

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions ab...
14:42 2019-05-21

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible th...
00:00 2019-07-22

Donald Trump: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies aren't money The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charterDonald Trump has criticized Bitcoi...
07:56 2019-07-12

Donald Trump’s critique of Bitcoin is antiquated and irrelevant US President Donald Trump, known for his complicated relationship with technology and his incessant need to share his ill-advised thoughts with the w...
13:28 2019-07-12

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates....
15:56 2019-05-21

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond...
16:42 2019-06-11

AOC blasts Ivanka Trump for chatting up dignitaries at G-20 ​Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed First Daughter Ivanka Trump for attending the G-20 summit of world leaders in Japan with her father, President...
20:56 2019-06-30

Trump blasts Mueller, says investigation biased President Donald Trump blasts special counsel Robert Mueller, as a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s meddl...
19:14 2019-05-30

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the c...
07:56 2019-07-12

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger...
01:00 2019-06-03

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging ser...
00:14 2019-07-02

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce...
23:56 2019-07-11

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migr...
02:56 2019-06-28

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding te...
21:14 2019-05-22

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records ...
20:14 2019-05-22

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Me...
02:42 2019-06-01

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cybe...
19:56 2019-06-18

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the f...
04:00 2019-06-24

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security,...
12:56 2019-07-16

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who ...
22:56 2019-07-08

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn h...
16:28 2019-07-17

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
09:56 2019-05-31

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speak...
20:00 2019-05-22

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up ...
02:14 2019-07-10

Joe Biden blasts Trump’s Iran policy as ‘self-inflicted disaster’ Joe Biden on Thursday blasted President Trump’s Iran policy as a “self-inflicted disaster” as tensions between the US and the Middl...
18:00 2019-06-20

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazin...
17:56 2019-07-19

Pelosi blasts Trump's comments on foreign election interference U.S. President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election were an insult to Americ...
18:14 2019-06-13

Trump blasts Mueller, says special counsel ‘would have brought charges' if he had 'anything’ President Trump blasted Robert Mueller as “highly conflicted” on Thursday, claiming that the special counsel "would have brought charges" against him...
14:56 2019-05-30

Trump blasts New York Times over report on Mexico deal President Trump on Sunday called the New York Times “The Enemy of the People!” for reporting that a deal Mexico worked out with the admin...
17:56 2019-06-09

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The pre...
11:56 2019-06-03

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in resp...
17:42 2019-07-22

Trump blasts Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation, balks on infrastructure President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russ...
18:42 2019-05-22

Trump's lawyer warns Dems as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unautho...
15:14 2019-05-21

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.    ...
02:42 2019-05-23

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over ...
22:42 2019-05-22

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate call...
02:14 2019-06-08

AOC blasts New York Times for comparing Trump family to British royalty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, slammed The New York Times over the "gymnastics stunt" that compares the Trump family to British royalty as Pres...
04:42 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Robert Mueller after statement, saying he was in cahoots with James Comey President Trump on Thursday ripped Robert Mueller a day after the special counsel declared that he could not clear the commander-in-chief of obstruct...
19:00 2019-05-30

Trump blasts Democrats for 'putting wonderful Hope Hicks through hell' Trump criticized congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller�...
22:56 2019-06-19

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his th...
22:42 2019-05-31

Laura Ingraham blasts Pelosi as 'obsessed' with Trump, 'muttering and sputtering' In a biting monologue Thursday night, Fox News' Laura Ingraham went after Nancy Pelosi, saying the House speaker has an "obsession" with President Tr...
11:28 2019-05-24

MSNBC panel blasts Trump's July 4 plan as 'dangerous' and 'un-American' It appears there's little appetite for President Trump's Fourth of July celebration over at MSNBC, where one panel called his plan "dangerous" and "u...
08:14 2019-07-04

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis. ...
19:14 2019-06-05

Trump demands end to ‘phony investigations’ in fiery Rose Garden statement, after meeting with Dems cut short President Trump on Wednesday demanded Democrats end what he called their "phony investigations" before he'll negotiate with them on issues like infra...
21:14 2019-05-22

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” s...
10:00 2019-07-08

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Mo...
02:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 8-Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over ...
00:42 2019-05-23

Trump revives ICE raid threat, blasts judge who ruled against border wall President Trump vowed Saturday to “immediately” appeal a judge’s ruling blocking funding for his border wall, while reviving threats to proceed with ...
15:14 2019-06-29

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them ov...
21:28 2019-05-22

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed ...
12:56 2019-06-05

Trump calls Theresa May ‘foolish’ on Brexit, blasts ‘wacky’ and ‘pompous’ UK ambassador President Trump on Tuesday said Prime Minister Theresa May was “foolish” in her handling of Brexit, as he doubled down on the feud with Britain’s amb...
17:00 2019-07-09

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough blasts 'Woke Democrats' in fiery tweetstorm: You'll 'lose another election to Trump' MSNBC's anti-Trump morning show star Joe Scarborough turned the tables on Tuesday and slammed the 2020 Democrats for embracing "woke" positions, insi...
02:14 2019-07-03

Biden blasts Trump's 'Salute to America' as 'designed more to stroke his ego than celebrate American ideals' Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July Spectacle on Thursday - saying the event “misses the ...
23:28 2019-07-04

Eric Trump blasts Dems' giveaways to illegal immigrants, talks about spitting attack Eric Trump says "it's a joke" that Democrats want to give free health care and other benefits to illegal immigrants and predicted the platform will "...
07:14 2019-06-30

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts 'fake news' for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if ...
12:00 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chidin...
01:28 2019-07-14

Trump Jr. blasts Nike with photo of Soviet-style shoe design: 'More in line with their views' Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, had a scathing critique of the athletic company Nike after it decided to pull a sneaker bearing a flag used du...
19:56 2019-07-03

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbyi...
16:14 2019-06-10

Trump praises G20 successes, blasts Jimmy Carter, Kamala Harris in wide-ranging remarks An upbeat but tired-seeming President Trump wrapped up his two days of whirlwind diplomacy at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday with a press...
14:00 2019-06-29

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him woul...
18:42 2019-06-06

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump, says president is ‘running scared,’ claims Pelosi video is ‘sexist trash’ Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced a 2020 run for the White House but remarks she delivered in Houston may have sounded like a campaign speech to some ...
09:28 2019-05-26

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.   &...
04:42 2019-06-01

Meghan McCain blasts Trump over USS John S. McCain scandal ​Meghan McCain ​on Thursday ​accused President Trump of creating an atmosphere in the military ​in which service members are afraid ​to display the n...
01:01 2019-05-31

Regulations Are a Better Disinfectant Than Sunlight A deeply-reported Washington Post story today exposes the network of dark money behind the movement to stack the judiciary with conservatives. The ce...
00:42 2019-05-22

Trump on Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies: 'I am not a fan' In a series of tweets posted Thursday evening, President Donald Trump said the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is "based on thin air." &...
17:00 2019-07-12

States sue EPA for tighter asbestos regulations A group of 10 states and Washington, D.C., sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday seeking increased regulation of cancer-causing asbestos...
06:42 2019-07-02

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rul...
19:28 2019-07-15

We gave US police, ICE, and CBP AI without regulations in 2016: Now it’s 1984 This weekend’s ICE raids are essentially a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the government‘s surveillance state. The same AI-powered tools empowering thos...
04:28 2019-07-13

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bill...
21:56 2019-06-12

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and ...
19:28 2019-06-28

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a m...
08:14 2019-06-04

| Kim and Xi in Pyongyang talks as both face standoffs with Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Pyongyang during a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, as t...
07:42 2019-06-22

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’...
05:01 2019-06-18

Trump says he'd rather run against Biden than face another campaign against Clinton President Trump said that he would prefer to run against former Vice President Joe Biden than have to face another campaign against former Secretary ...
23:28 2019-06-23

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Jeremy Hunt blasts US President Donald Trump for 'disrespectful and wrong' comments amid ambassador spat Jeremy Hunt has criticised Donald Trump for making "disrespectful and wrong" comments amid a spat over the UK's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
03:28 2019-07-10

Munich changes topless bathing regulations after police reprimand Munich police scolded female sunbathers for exposing their breasts along the Isar River. The incident prompted a backlash and greater regulatory clar...
19:00 2019-06-28

F1 regulations look to reinvent racing and bring back ‘wow factor’ • Proposed plans for 2021 aimed at getting more competitive races• Main proposal is to reintroduce ground effect to help overtakingFormula One has re...
21:14 2019-07-17

Esto brevis: How Idaho accidentally let all of its regulations expire It’s not often that government ineptitude fuels progress. But Idaho can thank its bickering state legislature for providing it with a revolutionary o...
14:39 2019-05-21

EPA cuts 40 regulations, saves $3.6B, seeks balance on costs Aiming to erase the “fuzzy math” past administrations used to hide the costs of politically favored policies, the Environmental Protection Agency is ...
21:14 2019-06-11

U.S. to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Tr...
16:14 2019-06-07

French government to create ‘ICO white list’ with new regulations While the world is looking at Facebook’s Libra and its recent senate hearing, France is knuckling down and is set to approve the first wave of crypto...
15:00 2019-07-17

US risks its leading role in tech by leaving regulations to the EU In the 30 years since Tim Berners Lee first documented his vision for what would become the World Wide Web, the US has been the primary leader in inn...
13:56 2019-07-09

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — New details about the lion mauling death of a 22-year old who interned at the Conservator’s Center in Burlington, North...
17:28 2019-05-25

Rudy Giuliani does about face after saying he’ll leave Team Trump Rudy Giuliani suggested Thursday that he would leave Team Trump after finishing “cleanup” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe — only t...
00:00 2019-06-07

The US is more likely to end the trade war than face a 'Trump recession,' JP Morgan's top quant says J.P. Morgan's head quant said a U.S.-China trade deal could head off a "Trump recession" and ignite a powerful rally in value and high beta stoc...
04:28 2019-06-13

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed ...
19:56 2019-06-12

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on...
23:00 2019-06-13

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S....
21:14 2019-05-23

The Fiver | Paul Scholes and that breach of football betting regulations Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Reading the story detailing how Paul Scholes was hauled before the Football Association beaks to a...
19:42 2019-06-19

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jumpstart creation of deployment rules for the mobility system...
17:14 2019-05-23

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigatio...
04:14 2019-07-20

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 20...
19:28 2019-06-27

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and...
13:00 2019-06-12

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulator...
17:56 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Morgan Stanley CEO slams US trade policy, regulations The United States is edging dangerously close to a "full-blown" trade war with China, and its regulators impose overly punitive financial regulations...
20:00 2019-06-11

Trump says 'absolutely broken' Iran will face major new sanctions US president says move will be made on Monday as Iran warns it may step up nuclear activitiesDonald Trump has pledged that Iran’s “absolutely broken”...
23:00 2019-06-23

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency...
01:14 2019-07-12

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t wa...
04:28 2019-07-23

In Another About-Face, Trump Refuses to Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chant After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 20...
04:00 2019-07-20

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship ques...
13:00 2019-06-05

Trump has made Ilhan Omar the face of his re-election strategy In Omar, the president has at long last found a face to his stigmatization of Muslims – and so, too, have his alliesThe chants of “send her back” rev...
15:00 2019-07-19

Family of woman who died performing webcam sex act calls for more regulations on industry The family of a 21-year-old U.K. woman who said she was “left to die” while performing on her webcam sex show last March are reportedly calling for m...
15:00 2019-06-28

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s ca...
03:42 2019-05-31

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to addres...
15:42 2019-05-21

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over w...
16:56 2019-07-15

Trump car tariffs would be a 'first-order slap in the economic face,' Citi's Buiter says The global economy would be hit hard if President Donald Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on imported cars, Citi's Willem Buiter told CNBC ...
13:14 2019-05-23

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave ...
20:14 2019-07-02

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S. &#...
04:00 2019-06-15

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations t...
01:42 2019-05-26

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read ...
18:56 2019-07-18

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays...
00:14 2019-06-07

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged...
04:14 2019-06-03

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to e...
17:14 2019-07-12

Trump's former aide Hope Hicks to face Congress over Mueller and Russia – live Ex-communications chief to testify behind closed doorsTa-Nehisi Coates to speak on funds for slaves’ descendantsSign up for the US briefing and get a...
15:14 2019-06-19

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional en...
02:28 2019-06-15

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare ...
03:42 2019-06-29

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to bloc...
04:14 2019-07-12

Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 mill...
20:00 2019-06-13

Banking: Is size the solution in CEE? Well-capitalized, liquid and digitally sophisticated, banks in emerging Europe today are far from the clunking incumbents and fly-by-nights of the po...
14:56 2019-05-21

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks ess...
14:56 2019-05-21

Singapore banking: Inside UOB’s new era UOB is run by three generations of the Wee family, with a fourth in the wings. It is conservative, cautious and stable. But a bold new digital strate...
03:56 2019-07-22

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Sw...
21:00 2019-05-21

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
14:33 2019-05-21

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Mas...
21:14 2019-07-20

Victor Davis Hanson: Anti-Trump figures could face 'boomerang effect' as Mueller probe concludes Anti-Trump figures may soon face scrutiny in a "boomerang effect" after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, poli...
06:42 2019-06-13

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic. ...
14:42 2019-06-19

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets t...
14:56 2019-05-21

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth tra...
21:00 2019-05-21

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullb...
16:56 2019-07-19

Global finance: Banking is in a better place The global banking industry looks stronger and healthier than at any time since the global financial crisis. It is not about to – and probably doesn’...
12:42 2019-06-10

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the r...
14:56 2019-05-21

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
15:56 2019-06-13

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distil...
21:00 2019-05-21

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well...
21:00 2019-05-21

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier...
15:00 2019-06-28

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Ear...
14:42 2019-05-21

Artificial Intelligence: Taking the formality out of banking Imagine you’re meeting with your bank manager. The chances are, you’ll ‘dress up’ to give a certain impression, to look l...
11:01 2019-05-23

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one...
11:28 2019-06-28

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
21:00 2019-05-21

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers ...
21:00 2019-05-21

You Can Access These Banking Services At Designated Post Offices Post office scheme: India Posts, which operates a network of more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, provides interest rates to the tune ...
14:42 2019-05-29

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction ...
21:00 2019-05-21

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system: Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston war...
10:14 2019-06-21

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system -Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston war...
10:28 2019-06-21

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users c...
19:28 2019-06-08

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles o...
14:14 2019-05-24

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thurs...
17:56 2019-07-11

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking...
21:00 2019-05-21

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is a...
12:56 2019-06-01

Nets banking on Kenny Atkinson to be the Kyrie Irving whisperer Nets coach Kenny Atkinson has a reputation as a point-guard whisperer. If the Nets land Kyrie Irving, what Atkinson whispers to him — and how the mer...
09:14 2019-06-28

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest...
02:42 2019-07-19

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing...
17:00 2019-07-18

European banking stocks are ready for a rebound, Barclays strategists say European banks are finally showing signs of recovery and investors should be looking to reduce their bearish positioning in the beleaguered sector, a...
15:14 2019-07-18

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the marke...
21:00 2019-05-21

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran's enduring speed Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr. says his speed remains his most distinguishing asset as he enters his 13th NFL season       &#...
00:14 2019-06-07

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers...
05:56 2019-05-25

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a ...
00:14 2019-05-27

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Associat...
20:42 2019-06-28

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by count...
21:00 2019-05-21

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and ...
16:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan profit beats estimates on strength in consumer banking JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and a modest increase in loans more than ma...
13:56 2019-07-16

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths ...
11:14 2019-06-17

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billion...
21:00 2019-05-21

Citi ramps up ASEAN banking team with 30 hires over past year Citigroup Inc said it has hired about 30 bankers over the past year across its banking, capital markets and advisory teams in the 10-member Associati...
10:56 2019-07-16

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesda...
05:28 2019-06-20

Ford executive hired by Credit Suisse to lead auto tech banking Joe Heyer’s coverage area will include autonomous vehicles, components and software, the bank said Monday in a memo that was confirmed by a spokesman...
19:28 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and fundin...
09:28 2019-07-11

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
00:00 2019-06-20

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consid...
07:28 2019-06-12

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matte...
19:56 2019-07-03

MOVES-Bank of America names Steinemann head of Asia industrials banking Bank of America Corp has named Patrick Steinemann as its head of Asia industrials investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters o...
11:42 2019-07-08

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, bank...
16:14 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank Investment-Banking Chief Ritchie Could Depart as 'Tough Cutbacks' Look Set to Bite Deutsche Bank executives have discussed the potential departure of investment-banking chief Garth Ritchie, who has come under fire from investors for...
20:00 2019-05-27

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital commu...
21:00 2019-05-21

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Stil...
00:56 2019-06-18

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth ...
21:00 2019-05-21

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters...
07:00 2019-07-03

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000?...
19:56 2019-07-11

MOVES-Bank of America hires Vitols as head of asset management investment banking -memo Bank of America Corp has appointed Janis Vitols to be its new head of global asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo seen ...
22:42 2019-07-18

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more ...
22:42 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider al...
02:00 2019-06-12

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading ...
01:14 2019-05-23

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitco...
01:14 2019-06-28

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric m...
15:42 2019-05-21

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,...
15:14 2019-05-21

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to T...
22:56 2019-05-31

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its col...
15:14 2019-05-31

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion follow...
00:42 2019-07-06

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
12:00 2019-06-18

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curv...
15:42 2019-05-21

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it...
15:42 2019-05-21

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the wor...
18:28 2019-06-30

The Bitcoin Ponzi scam that won't go away This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. In an industry rife with scams, one cryptocur...
18:28 2019-05-23

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 m...
16:00 2019-05-21

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal sec...
10:00 2019-06-16

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissol...
19:01 2019-05-27

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage o...
22:00 2019-06-01

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms ...
14:14 2019-06-12

Schumer demands Grubhub CEO refund all overcharges Sen. Chuck Schumer has been in talks with the chief executive of Grubhub over bogus fees the food-delivery giant has been charging restaurants nation...
02:28 2019-07-23

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abo...
03:14 2019-06-20

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming G20 summit will hand President Trump a list of terms that he wants met in order to settle a rocky tr...
20:56 2019-06-27

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues...
17:14 2019-07-06

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations ar...
19:00 2019-07-19

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphi...
14:00 2019-05-27

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
05:00 2019-06-21

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
20:56 2019-07-16

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
13:56 2019-06-18

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance...
22:42 2019-07-22

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
17:00 2019-07-13

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
18:00 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
05:28 2019-06-14

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
23:00 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
21:56 2019-06-19

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
10:28 2019-07-16

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secret...
21:56 2019-07-15

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the interne...
16:42 2019-05-21

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best t...
12:56 2019-05-27

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this...
20:42 2019-06-27

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why?...
07:28 2019-06-30

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point...
15:42 2019-05-21

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to ac...
18:28 2019-05-23

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on...
05:42 2019-06-28

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament electi...
08:42 2019-05-27

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the...
18:28 2019-07-19

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel t...
12:28 2019-07-19

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Mi...
00:00 2019-06-11

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes...
23:00 2019-05-22

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
17:14 2019-06-17

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gr...
14:56 2019-06-21

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scanda...
14:42 2019-06-13

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer sy...
22:28 2019-06-28

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, r...
21:14 2019-06-07

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Sav...
11:56 2019-07-12

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative est...
04:14 2019-07-06

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my ...
23:00 2019-06-03

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government in...
23:00 2019-06-03

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at th...
20:56 2019-06-20

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeerin...
04:56 2019-05-31

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donate...
16:14 2019-06-07

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if ...
09:56 2019-06-02

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran...
18:56 2019-07-05

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of Le Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspection Knives are being s...
19:42 2019-07-11

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of nation...
03:14 2019-06-05

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talk...
14:39 2019-05-21

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
21:28 2019-07-15

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
12:42 2019-06-18

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
22:00 2019-07-15

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
15:14 2019-07-08

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
21:56 2019-07-17

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, a...
18:14 2019-07-17

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social netw...
17:28 2019-06-21

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
05:42 2019-07-18

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
01:56 2019-07-04

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
16:28 2019-06-18

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
14:14 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogn...
00:56 2019-06-29

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
07:56 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
15:56 2019-06-23

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
19:14 2019-07-05

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren...
12:14 2019-07-18

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
20:42 2019-06-18

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at le...
20:42 2019-06-18

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based...
06:56 2019-07-12

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s...
21:42 2019-07-19

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the syste...
17:14 2019-06-20

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular cra...
16:42 2019-05-21

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on Ju...
12:56 2019-07-16

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, tod...
03:56 2019-05-22

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptoc...
17:42 2019-07-18

Iran’s bitcoin interest should have the world concerned The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be use...
05:01 2019-07-23

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's ...
21:28 2019-07-15

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet ...
17:28 2019-07-10

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
05:00 2019-06-08

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
04:42 2019-07-17

Bitcoin surpasses $9,000 setting another yearly record Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the ...
11:56 2019-06-17

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Cha...
15:42 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to over...
12:42 2019-07-19

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
10:14 2019-06-01

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is...
20:28 2019-06-06

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a ...
04:42 2019-06-07

More than a year later, ‘Justice League’ fans are ramping up demands to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut As Warner Bros. gets a new CEO, fans have taken the opportunity to escalate their campaign for Zack Snyder's rumored version of the disappointing 201...
21:56 2019-06-27

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
02:14 2019-06-01

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy ca...
20:42 2019-07-01

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous ga...
09:42 2019-07-12

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal Top Italian officials have called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship rammed bo...
15:00 2019-06-02

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it ma...
00:14 2019-05-23

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate th...
21:42 2019-07-01

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
07:14 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at th...
19:00 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. demands S.Korea improve competition hearing procedures The United States has urged South Korea to improve procedures in competition hearings led by the Asian country's fair trade agency, the Office of the...
14:56 2019-07-09

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
12:01 2019-05-29

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legi...
00:42 2019-06-05

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eight...
09:42 2019-06-16

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in Londo...
13:14 2019-06-11

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s &...
22:00 2019-07-12

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a ...
20:14 2019-06-30

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on th...
04:00 2019-05-22

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in...
18:42 2019-06-14

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a fri...
18:28 2019-07-14

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver m...
21:56 2019-07-14

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defen...
05:14 2019-07-14

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
06:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
03:28 2019-06-10

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to t...
23:14 2019-07-14

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that use...
13:56 2019-07-18

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expec...
10:14 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience ...
12:00 2019-06-18

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
04:56 2019-07-11

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ 'bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial ...
00:56 2019-07-20

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate a...
18:28 2019-07-02

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
14:28 2019-07-16

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
09:14 2019-06-20

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
17:42 2019-07-16

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House F...
11:56 2019-07-03

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, hav...
17:14 2019-07-18

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighten...
14:56 2019-06-22

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clo...
10:56 2019-07-03

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
10:28 2019-06-21

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence...
05:42 2019-07-18

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned ...
18:56 2019-06-18

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
03:14 2019-07-18

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednes...
19:56 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which othe...
19:28 2019-06-27

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destab...
03:56 2019-07-20

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new tech...
19:28 2019-06-27

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ...
21:14 2019-07-12

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financ...
20:28 2019-07-12

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely ...
15:28 2019-07-17

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
14:56 2019-06-18

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Mo...
04:42 2019-07-16

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
13:42 2019-07-04

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
19:56 2019-07-17

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations...
00:14 2019-07-16

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
23:42 2019-06-18

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its L...
14:56 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
19:28 2019-07-17

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking...
01:56 2019-06-19

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throu...
13:00 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
13:42 2019-06-18

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump a...
05:28 2019-05-23

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using crypt...
11:28 2019-06-20

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as ...
21:14 2019-07-16

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t ...
18:00 2019-07-17

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police...
17:56 2019-06-14

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like La...
16:14 2019-06-13

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When S...
15:14 2019-07-08

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drug...
13:14 2019-06-13

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—...
00:00 2019-07-03

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that sh...
13:56 2019-07-09

How the weed-loving CEO of a bitcoin firm partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting ...
15:14 2019-05-21

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was q...
21:00 2019-07-03

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high ...
21:56 2019-06-27

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic...
16:42 2019-07-11

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
03:56 2019-05-22

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Face...
18:14 2019-07-15

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's...
21:14 2019-07-11

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, so...
21:56 2019-05-28

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service...
18:56 2019-05-29

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Li...
03:42 2019-06-18

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alte...
12:56 2019-05-27

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that...
23:42 2019-06-18

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitco...
14:28 2019-05-22

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks' early blockchain successes and failures This is a preview of the Blockchain in Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this an...
10:56 2019-06-30

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy...
02:14 2019-06-04

TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU’s tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in ...
01:00 2019-05-24

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
17:42 2019-05-28

Spain's Podemos demands bigger government role to back Sanchez as PM Spain's far-left Podemos on Monday demanded higher profile government posts, upping the ante on the eve of Socialist Pedro Sanchez's confirmation vot...
22:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handli...
00:56 2019-06-17

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing sugges...
21:00 2019-06-17

Family demands answers in police shooting of 17-year-old California girl Police claim a ‘replica gun’ was found, but Hannah Williams’ family says she was killed for no reason after a minor traffic incidentPolice in souther...
00:28 2019-07-10

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the m...
02:28 2019-06-05

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked ...
17:56 2019-05-24

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council...
21:56 2019-06-05

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelk...
01:56 2019-07-16

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four...
17:56 2019-06-28

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Scam In Ujjwala Scheme, Demands Probe Accusing West Bengal BJP leaders of being involved in a scam relating to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday ...
04:14 2019-07-22

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle ta...
19:00 2019-07-09

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
15:28 2019-06-18

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seo...
11:42 2019-07-12

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next deca...
23:00 2019-06-03

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Muell...
05:56 2019-06-01

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing narrow-body order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at thi...
15:14 2019-06-20

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the ...
03:42 2019-06-22

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were ...
22:42 2019-07-18

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on...
21:28 2019-06-14

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern Afr...
23:14 2019-06-11

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year e...
09:42 2019-07-08

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, n...
00:42 2019-07-19

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation's congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a v...
10:28 2019-05-30

Devin Nunes demands release of Mueller report source material A top Republican is joining Democrats’ calls for the public release of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s source material. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-C...
22:56 2019-06-01

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the...
14:14 2019-07-07