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NFTs Revive Dot-Com Era Hype Over Domain Names — CoinDesk

Since starting in 2018, Unstoppable Domains has registered over 1.4 million domain names, including several for Fortune 1000 companies. The company sells domains that end in “.crypto”, “.wallet”, “.coin” and “.nft”, among others. The company also plans to launch “.blockchain.” Source link

Making sense of the markets this week: September 27, 2021

There are concerns about the regulatory environment in China. Plus, we have soaring energy prices and fears of an energy crisis, as we mentioned last week. There’s the ongoing debate about whether inflation is transitory or sticking around for a while. And can central banks begin tapering their bond buying programs without sending shock waves […]

Student Money Guide | MoneySense

Age 18 and beyond: At this point, your kids are preparing to enter into the real world. Hopefully, they have a good grasp on the value of money and the know-how to responsibly manage a savings account. Now’s the time to talk to them about budgeting, education costs, student debt and more. Want to know how? […]

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Making sense of the markets this week: September 27, 2021

There are concerns about the regulatory environment in China. Plus, we have soaring energy prices and fears of an energy crisis, as we mentioned last week. There’s the ongoing debate about whether inflation is transitory or sticking around for a while. And can central banks begin tapering their bond buying programs without sending shock waves […]

Student Money Guide | MoneySense

Age 18 and beyond: At this point, your kids are preparing to enter into the real world. Hopefully, they have a good grasp on the value of money and the know-how to responsibly manage a savings account. Now’s the time to talk to them about budgeting, education costs, student debt and more. Want to know how? […]

New for 2021: The Ultimate Couch Potato Portfolio Guide

There’s a catch-22 facing many would-be investors that’s keeping them out of the market. On the one hand, they feel they lack the financial knowledge to handle their own investments confidently. On the other hand, they don’t want to rely on the advice provided by financial advisors, who often have a vested interest […]

Ways to build a Couch Potato portfolio

Tangerine, the well-known online bank, offers pre-fab portfolios of lower-fee index mutual funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are as simple as you can get. You choose the investment fund with your preferred asset allocation (the proportion of stocks vs. bonds in your portfolio, more on this below) and that’s it, you’re done. The management […]

Pharmaceuticals, health and wellness

Gilead, Merck and others slapped with ‘pay-for-delay’ lawsuits over lucrative HIV and cholesterol meds

A number of Big Pharma companies, including Gilead and Merck, engaged in what’s known as “pay-for-delay” deals, settling with up-and-coming generic rivals to stall their market entry and costing drug buyers hundreds of millions in lost savings as a result, a handful of high-profile new lawsuits claim.  Pharma watchers are likely familiar with so-called “pay-for-delay” […]

FDA’s ongoing review of accelerated cancer approvals targets 2 drugs from Secura and Aurobindo

The FDA initially targeted immunotherapies in its industry-wide review of accelerated drug approvals in oncology that failed to deliver in confirmatory trials. But the agency isn’t stopping there. The FDA is gathering an oncologic drugs advisory committee meeting on Dec. 2 to review whether two drugs should keep their conditional approvals, the agency said (PDF) Friday. […]

Merck will pay royalties on next-gen pneumococcal shot to settle Pfizer patent fight

Even before Merck and Pfizer won back-to-back FDA nods for their rival pneumococcal conjugate vaccines this summer, the companies were fighting it out in court over patents on the lucrative shots. With a new settlement, the pharma rivals are putting that dispute to rest. In a settlement this week in the U.S. federal court in Delaware, […]

AstraZeneca, Merck target broad use of Lynparza in prostate cancer as PARP rivals Pfizer, J&J, Clovis loom

Building on an FDA nod last year for Lynparza in some previously treated patients with prostate cancer, AstraZeneca and Merck are now trumpeting first-in-class positive data from a clinical trial that could open a broader market for the PARP inhibitor.  Lynparza plus Johnson & Johnson’s Zytiga prolonged the time to tumor progression or death over […]

Blockchain

NFTs Revive Dot-Com Era Hype Over Domain Names — CoinDesk

Since starting in 2018, Unstoppable Domains has registered over 1.4 million domain names, including several for Fortune 1000 companies. The company sells domains that end in “.crypto”, “.wallet”, “.coin” and “.nft”, among others. The company also plans to launch “.blockchain.” Source link

China’s Latest Crypto Ban Is Its Most Severe, Insiders Say — CoinDesk

“Do not be too pessimistic about it,” he told CoinDesk via WeChat audio messages. “…I think the biggest possibility in the future is that once major countries in Europe, North America as well as Japan, South Korea have come out with clearer regulatory policies on crypto, China will slowly introduce laws and regulations on crypto, […]

Bitcoin Is the Most Illiquid It’s Ever Been: 12 Numbers That Tell the Current Story of Markets

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Download this episode NLW looks at the current state of crypto markets through numbers, including: Bitcoin illiquid supply Lightning Network capacity Evergrande’s debt The total value of CryptoPunks And more See also: Twitter Adding Bitcoin Tipping Feature, Pushes Further Into NFTs “The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features […]

Why El Salvador Is Botching Its Bitcoin Experiment — CoinDesk

There’s a reason El Salvador uses the dollar, and why Ecuador and Venezuela do, and why Argentina, where I lived for six years, had de facto dollarization throughout the 1990s. In all these cases, reverting to the world’s reserve currency as the national medium of exchange is a last resort move, a mark of profound […]

A directory listing for active private placement offerings

Greenway

Raising $5,000,000

Led by the team from DelFresco Pure, this cannabis company boasts an illustrious track-record of growing and distributing. Check out the pre-IPO opportunity before Greenway goes public.

Terms

$0.10 per share

Fire & Flower

Raising $5,000,000

Publicly traded on the TSX.V, Fire & Flower is a growth-oriented cannabis company engaged in the production and sale of medical cannabis. Learn more about Fire & Flower here.

Terms

$0.10 per share

Harvest One Cannabis

Raising $5,000,000

This cannabis company focuses on health and wellness products for medicinal and recreational use. Learn more about Harvest One to see if they’re the missing piece to your portfolio.

Terms

$0.10 per share