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The Ethereum ''Merge'' Is Disrupting Crypto Trading And Lending. What to Know.

Ethereum’s ‘Merge’ Is Disrupting Crypto Trading and Lending

Text size Ethereum’s “Merge” is a hotly anticipated and long-awaited upgrade. Dreamstime Crypto markets linked to Ether are facing disruption as the blockchain network behind the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency nears the end of a critical upgrade. The final stage of Ethereum’s “Merge” is now about a week away. Expected to finish around Sept. 15, it …

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The Ethereum ''Merge'' Is Disrupting Crypto Trading And Lending. What to Know.

The Ethereum ”Merge” Is Disrupting Crypto Trading And Lending. What to Know.

Text size Ethereum’s “Merge” is a hotly anticipated and long-awaited upgrade. Dreamstime Crypto markets linked to Ether are facing disruption as the blockchain network behind the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency nears the end of a critical upgrade. The final stage of Ethereum’s “Merge” is now about a week away. Expected to finish around Sept. 15, it …

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Ethereum’s Big Moment Is Coming With ‘The Merge.’ What It Means for Crypto.

Ethereum’s Big Moment Is Coming With ‘The Merge.’ What It Means for Crypto.

If Bitcoin is crypto’s answer to gold, Ethereum is the closest thing it has to its own internet. Anyone who wants to mint a new token, launch a crypto app, or spend $150,000 on a Bored Ape nonfungible token, or NFT, probably uses the Ethereum network. More than $3 billion in transaction volume flows through …

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Bitcoin Keeps Falling. Why Friday Could Bring a Bounce.

Bitcoin Keeps Falling. Why Friday Could Bring a Bounce.

Text size Bitcoin prices tumbled last Friday and remained weak over the weekend. Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were weaker on Monday, in line with the stock market, extending recent declines ahead of what could be a turbulent week of trading. The price of Bitcoin shed less than 1% over the …

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Here are 5 reasons that the bull run in stocks may be about to morph back into a bear market

Here are 5 reasons that the bull run in stocks may be about to morph back into a bear market

Some market gurus are starting to worry that the summer rally on Wall Street may be starting to fizzle, after stocks lurched from oversold to overbought. Gene Goldman, chief investment officer of Cetera Financial Group, explained that stocks are likely headed for a pullback, even though the economy is in better shape than many Americans …

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20 bank stocks expected to benefit the most from rising interest rates as the Federal Reserve fights inflation

20 bank stocks expected to benefit the most from rising interest rates as the Federal Reserve fights inflation

When companies report financial results, analysts tend to make comparisons to the year-earlier quarter. But there are times when sequential improvements can be telling. This is one of those times for small and mid-sized banks. Below is a screen that shows which U.S. banks are expected to show the greatest improvement in interest-rate spreads over …

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The red flag that preceded a halving of global equities in 2000 and 2007 is back, warns Citi

The red flag that preceded a halving of global equities in 2000 and 2007 is back, warns Citi

We are a day away from data that could prove a turning point for markets. If Wednesday’s CPI doesn’t reveal some slowing in prices, expectations will rise for a bigger Fed rate hike in September, possibly knocking stocks. But if it swings the other way, especially after surprisingly good jobs data, the view that things …

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Block Stock Wobbles After Earnings. Why Analysts Are Upbeat.

Block Stock Wobbles After Earnings. Why Analysts Are Upbeat.

Text size Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey leads Block. Marco Bello/AFP via Getty Images Block’s stock price has wobbled in the wake of the fintech company’s second-quarter earnings, but there remain multiple reasons to be upbeat, according to analysts. Founded and led by former Twitter (ticker: TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey, shares in Block ( SQ …

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Bitcoin Soars as Crypto Traders Turn Bullish. 2 Signs the Rally Has Momentum.

Bitcoin Soars, but Don’t Get Excited

Text size Crypto prices jumped alongside etch stocks after the Federal Reserve announced it would raise interest rates by 75 basis points. Dreamstime Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were rallying on Thursday as investors piled back into risk-sensitive assets following the Federal Reserve’s latest decision on monetary policy. But analysts don’t see this crypto rally as …

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