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Bloomberg: Asia Stocks Build on Record High, Yen Strengthens: Markets Wrap
Asian equities built on the best start to a year since 2006 as Japanese traders returned from a holiday following new all-time highs for U.S. shares. The yen climbed in an apparent reaction to the Bank of Japan trimming bond purchases in one of its regular operations. [more...]
Bloomberg: Cryptocurrencies Are Selling Off
Bitcoin slumped, dragging down smaller rivals such as ether and litecoin, as concerns that regulators will tighten their grip on the market weigh on the the world’s largest cryptocurrency. [more...]
Bloomberg: SpaceX-Launched Satellite for the U.S. Military May Be Lost, Officials Say
A military satellite launched by Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. hasn’t been spotted in orbit by the U.S. Strategic Command, creating a mystery about the fate of the classified payload and doubts about whether the mission was a success. [more...]
Bloomberg: Yen's Spike Shows Taste of What Comes When BOJ Really Does Shift
A minor tweak in a regular Bank of Japan bond-purchase operation on Tuesday was enough to send the yen climbing the most in almost a month, even though evidence weighs overwhelmingly against the adjustment signifying anything meaningful. [more...]
Bloomberg: Wall Street's Rising Euphoria May Spell Trouble for Stock Market
Euphoria on Wall Street that stocks can just keep on building on record highs is getting so stratospheric that it’s reaching levels that previously signaled a slump. [more...]
Bloomberg: Venture Capital Investing Hits Highest Since Dot-Com Boom
U.S. venture firms deployed $84 billion in more than 8,000 companies last year, according to research firm PitchBook. The last time this much money sloshed around Silicon Valley and other tech hubs, many venture firms lost their investments in the dot-com bust of the early aughts. That’s far less likely to happen today. [more...]
Bloomberg: How China's Stifling Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: QuickTake Q&A
China, home to the world’s biggest community of bitcoin miners, is cracking down on cryptocurrency activity -- more so than most other major economies. From a halt to virtual currency trading on domestic exchanges to banning initial coin offerings, regulators have taken a proactive role in shaping the stratospheric rise of bitcoin and its peers. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares edge up, yen jumps as BOJ trims bond buying
Asian shares pared gains on Tuesday, pulling away from the cusp of a record high, while the yen stole the currency spotlight and jumped after the Bank of Japan’s slight reduction to its bond purchases reminded investors that it will eventually normalize policy. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. oil prices hit highest since 2015, but doubts loom over rally
U.S. oil prices hit their highest since 2015 again on Tuesday as speculators bet on further price rises amid OPEC-led production cuts and a dip in American drilling activity, though some warned the rally could run out of steam. [more...]
CNBC: Cryptocurrency market will see crash and then consolidation, Ethereum co-founder says
The cryptocurrency market will strengthen after bitcoin alternatives that lack substance have failed, a former chief executive and co-founder of Ethereum said. [more...]
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