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Bitcoiners Are Building The Future They Want To See: Experiences From 30 Bitcoin Meetups

Bitcoiners Are Building The Future They Want To See: Experiences From 30 Bitcoin Meetups

This is an opinion editorial by Captain Sidd, finance writer and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” — African proverb Grokking Bitcoin’s potential impact on the world often starts with diving into the enormity of the problem with fiat currency. The vast moral hazards and twisted incentives inherent in any centrally …

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The S&P 500 is so close to crossing this crucial level and challenging the bear market's trend line

The S&P 500 is so close to crossing this crucial level and challenging the bear market’s trend line

The S&P 500 index may be about to secure two major bullish SPX, -0.03% milestones. First, the S&P has rallied from that mid-June low right up to the major resistance at 4170. A two-day close above that level would be quite bullish and would set the stage for a challenge of the downtrend line defining …

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Take a bow, Lisa Su: AMD's data-center business is a true rival to Intel

Take a bow, Lisa Su: AMD’s data-center business is a true rival to Intel

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. finally gave investors a direct look at its data-center business Tuesday, and Wall Street should be happy with the business that Lisa Su & Co. have rebuilt. In the first quarterly report from AMD AMD, +2.59% to include a long-desired breakdown of the server business, the chip maker reported $1.5 billion …

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Opinion: Crypto can't rely on the government to save it from itself

Opinion: Crypto can’t rely on the government to save it from itself

Crypto lender Voyager Digital also recently filed for bankruptcy protection. Ordinary investors who deposited their money into Voyager likely don’t know if or when they will see their funds again. Bitcoin, meanwhile, recently fell more than 70% off its all-time high from last year. And back in May, TerraUSD (UST), a so-called stablecoin that was …

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Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Yahoo was once the most popular website on the planet, the only place that everyone on the internet seemed to touch at least once an online session. After an ignominious slide, however, Yahoo is just another site that has some fans in certain parts of Asia and offers some niche products. Has Mark Zuckerberg launched …

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These 20 stocks still have at least 48% upside, analysts say, despite the S&P 500's 8% gain from its lows

These 20 stocks still have at least 48% upside, analysts say, despite the S&P 500’s 8% gain from its lows

The S&P 500 has climbed 8% since June 16, when it closed at its lowest point this year. While the benchmark index is still down 17% this year, analysts expect it to soar 21% over the next 12 months. Not every sector has rallied. For example, the S&P 500 energy sector pulled back 8% from …

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Only 10% of new homes now sell for less than $300,000. Two years ago, a third did. It's not just because of the pandemic.

Only 10% of new homes now sell for less than $300,000. Two years ago, a third did. It’s not just because of the pandemic.

Homeownership became out of reach for millions of Americans following the recent boom in home prices. Lower-income families have been hit especially hard, with the share of new homes selling for under $300,000 plummeting to 10% from 35% in just two years. A number of factors, including more than a decade of limited homebuilding, a …

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'I see buying opportunities.' How this stock trader with 40 years of experience makes money in a bear market

‘I see buying opportunities.’ How this stock trader with 40 years of experience makes money in a bear market

Howard Kornstein, a professional trader with more than 40 years’ experience in stocks, options and futures, developed and fine-tuned his strategies while facing every imaginable market environment. He has little patience for those who claim they can’t make money trading, even during the current bear market.  “This bear market is mild,” Kornstein says. “I see …

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These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

During times of uncertainty, it can help to look at what happened during other down cycles for stocks. True, we don’t know when the stock market will hit bottom during this cycle, or if it already has. But you might want to tilt toward a sector that has fared well during previous downturns. You might …

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