When assisted senior living home The Preston of the Park Cities approached Owen Robertson to hold a course on crypto, NFTs, and the Metaverse for their residents, the 21-year-old didn’t expect how quickly they’d pick up on the complex topics.  Speaking to Cointelegraph, the Quai Network marketing associate, board member of the Mccombs blockchain initiative,
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press release PRESS RELEASE. ReadON (readon.me), a company that aims to provide users with a brand-new content consumption experience by utilizing blockchain, completed its seed investment round of $2M led by SevenX Ventures. Other investors included HashKey Capital, Foresight Ventures, Sky9 Capital, ArkStream Capital, Puzzle Ventures, CyberConnect, M23 Fund, Smrti Lab and individual investors. The
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Bank of England’s analysts say crypto assets could have important roles within the metaverse. “Widespread adoption of crypto in the metaverse … would require compliance with robust consumer protection and financial stability regulatory frameworks,” they added. Bank of England’s Analysts on the Metaverse, Crypto, and Regulation Bank of England’s economist Owen Lock and policy analyst
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How much could your household finances be squeezed in the next few years? The answer could well come down to the size of your mortgage. If you’ve borrowed a lot of money to buy your dream home, rising interest rates have the potential to curb the spending power of the middle classes much more than
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The last time I was truly, painfully, bored, in the way that I remember from childhood — watching the minutes tick by as if they were hours; desperately craving stimuli other than the contemptible ones on offer; feeling an increasing urge to somehow vent the frustration physically, vocally, or preferably both — was almost exactly
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The number of decentralized applications (DApps) on Ethereum-scaling-platform Polygon has topped 37,000, marking a 400% increase since the start of 2022. The Polygon team shared the figures via an Aug. 10 blog post, which was sourced from partnered Web3 development platform Alchemy, noting that the figure represents the cumulative number of applications ever launched on
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President Joe Biden stated Wednesday that the U.S. economy had zero percent inflation in July following the latest CPI report. “Biden is claiming that we saw zero percent inflation last month. But there’s a zero percent chance that’s the case. Inflation in July was 8.5%, which is still a 40-year high,” said a lawmaker. Biden’s
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says “the more regulation there is for crypto, the better it is for Coinbase.” He revealed an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), noting: “We do not yet know if this inquiry will become a formal investigation.” Coinbase’s CEO on Crypto Regulation The CEO of Coinbase Global (Nasdaq:
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Chicago’s heads into 2023 budget season with a $127.9 million gap to close, offering the market a key fiscal update as the buy-side heads to town for the city’s annual investors’ conference. The shortfall unveiled by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her finance team Wednesday marks a sharp decline from the last three years. Lightfoot came
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When non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles became popular, the fractionalized NFT market grew past the $200 million range seven months ago in December 2021. Since then, the fractionalized NFT market has lost more than 76% in value, dropping to an overall market capitalization of around $50 million. Fractional NFT Market Value Slides From $212 Million to
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Two Federal Reserve officials responded to softening inflation data by saying it doesn’t change the U.S. central bank’s path toward even higher interest rates this year and next. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, who prior to the pandemic was the central bank’s most dovish policy maker, said Wednesday that he wants the Fed’s benchmark interest
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Donald Trump refused to answer questions at a deposition in a New York state probe into his businesses on Wednesday, invoking his constitutional right against self-incrimination amid deepening legal woes. Trump said in a statement that the “current administration and many prosecutors across the country have lost all moral and ethical bounds of decency”, leaving
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Municipals were little changed on the day Wednesday in light trading with few deals of size pricing while the Investment Company Institute reported the largest inflows into municipal mutual funds since November. While other markets made moves following better-than-expected inflation figures, with U.S. Treasuries ending mixed and equities rallying, triple-A muni yield curves saw a
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