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Coinbase snags an executive from the New York Stock Exchange as it tries to become the Google of crypto

The New York Stock Exchange lost an executive to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, according to a blog post by the company.  Eric Scro is set to join the San Francisco-based company as vice president of finance.  Coinbase, which has been at the heart of the crypto boom, told Business Insider it …

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stock news

Crude Oil’s Next Move? Clues from Soybean Oil

As we observed in our past research , soybean oil prices often lead the movement in crude oil prices.  The past year has been no exception.  Even as WTI crude prices soared from $42 to $66 per barrel between June 22, 2017, and January 25, 2018, soybean oil traders weren’t …

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economy

Kim Jong Un reportedly laughed off his ‘Little Rocket Man’ nickname over noodles and wine with South Korea

KCNA Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un plan to meet sometime over the next few weeks. Kim suggested the meeting to South Korean officials at a summit in Pyongyang earlier this week. During the meeting, he reportedly appeared “relaxed” about his international reputation and even made fun of himself. He …

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investments

Immigrants say working at Kansas ranch was ‘like slavery’

SYRACUSE, Kan. (AP) — Immigrants working on a remote Kansas ranch toil long days in a type of servitude to work off loans from the company for the cost of smuggling them into the country, according to five people who worked there.

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business news

There’s chaos around the White House over Trump’s big tariff announcement

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement about new tariffs on Thursday. But no one, even in the White House, seems to know what to expect. The confusion suggests a volatile rollout of the massive trade policy. President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign an order to impose …

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