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‘Volatility is your friend’: A former Goldman Sachs hedge-fund boss says crypto investors should embrace bitcoin’s wild price swings — and explains why it’s one of the asset’s key features

Summary List Placement Cryptocurrency investors like bitcoin’s volatility, according to Real Vision founder Raoul Pal. Volatility is a key feature that has helped bitcoin see an explosion in value since its inception, according to Pal. “I think you can’t avoid the fact that it’s the best performing asset class in all recorded history already,” he […]

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Trump wants you to start calling it the ‘Trumpcine’ instead of the COVID-19 vaccine, report says

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump wants you to start calling the COVID-19 vaccine by a different name. “Trumpcine” is the former president’s desired moniker for the life-saving jab, CNN reporter Kevin Liptak said on Twitter. Trump said everyone should be calling it the “Trumpcine” (instead of vaccine) and deemed Mitch McConnell a “dumb […]

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After a vicious year of bankruptcies, some retailers are still at risk. 13 companies, including Rite Aid, Belk, and Neiman Marcus, could be the next to default.

Summary List Placement Apparel and department stores are the most at risk for defaulting on their loans in 2021, analysts with Moody’s Investors Service said in an April 7 report.  After a brutal year in 2020, in which dozens of retailers filed for bankruptcy, more filings could be coming, but not as many as last […]

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Goldman Sachs names 40 stocks to buy before they surge to meet its higher price targets – including 5 with more than 50% upside

Summary List Placement Markets saw a strong start to the second quarter. The S&P 500 rose to a record high on April 1 and surpassed 4,000 points for the first time on the back of increased confidence in the economy that stemmed from vaccinations and Biden’s infrastructure plan.  During the first quarter, all 11 stock-market […]

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David Hogg is giving up pillow entrepreneurship and returning to gun-control activism. His company Good Pillow aimed to rival the MyPillow brand.

Summary List Placement Parkland shooting survivor and pillow entrepreneur David Hogg announced Saturday he is permanently stepping away from his company, Good Pillow. Taking to Twitter, he said: “Effective immediately, I have resigned and released all shares, any ownership and any control of Good Pillow LLC.” The reason for his departure was due to “personal […]

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Word Game: April 11, 2021

TODAY’S WORD — DERELICT (DERELICT: DER-ih-likt: Run-down; dilapidated.) Average mark 45 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 65 or more words in DERELICT? TODAY’S WORD — DERELICT deceit decile deer deet deice deicer dele deli delict deter dice dicer diel diet dieter dire direct dirt edict edit eider elder elect elide elite erect recite reed […]

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Bridge: April 11, 2021

Many players, including successful experts, embrace a competitive style that I can sum up as, “When it’s my turn, I bid.” That style has successes. For example, it may obstruct the opponents’ auction. But there are losses also. Bidding on flimsy values can sustain a heavy penalty or help the opponents judge the play. When […]