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Bitcoin’s main rival ethereum hits a fresh record high

Ether, the digital currency of the ethereum blockchain, made significant gains on the day of the Thanksgiving holiday.<p>The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $425.55 Thursday, according to data from industry website Coinmarketcap.<p>This broke a previous record high of $414.76, which the digital …

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Why Amazon Should Blow Everyone's Mind and Buy Macy's for Billions

If opposites attract then maybe dominating online retailer Amazon (AMZN) should link up with struggling traditional retailer Macy's (M) .<p>At least …

Wells Fargo's Bory Says Curve Flatness Poses Risks – Bloomberg

Wells Fargo's Bory Says Curve Flatness Poses Risks<p>Wells Fargo's Bory Says Curve Flatness Poses Risks<p>Wells Fargo's Bory Says Curve Flatness Poses Risks<p>…

Apple Needs to Reach This Share Price to be Worth $1 Trillion

Shares of Apple (AAPL) recently traded high enough to give the company a valuation of $900 billion, adding a good deal to speculation that it will …

Did one major reason for owning GE just fly out the window?

David Seaburg of Cowen and Stacey Gilbert of Susquehanna discuss General Electric shares with Brian Sullivan.

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

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S.E.C. Warns Celebrities Endorsing Virtual Money

The Securities and Exchange Commission took a first step on Wednesday to head off the recent trend of celebrities endorsing new virtual currencies, warning that they could be breaking laws.<p>Entrepreneurs have been issuing the digital currencies through so-called initial coin offerings, or I.C.O.s, …

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With 65% share in autonomous driving chips, Cypress Semiconductor CEO says 'we play where it matters'

Jim Cramer caught up with Cypress Semiconductor CEO Hassane El-Khoury about autonomous driving and the internet of things.

3 Stocks That Could Put Amazon's Returns to Shame

What does it take to keep up with Amazon's skyrocketing stock chart? These three companies might have the answer.<p><b>Amazon.com</b>'s (NASDAQ:AMZN) long-term …

Apple reportedly looking to ditch Qualcomm components

Apple may be looking to squeeze Qualcomm out of its devices entirely.<p>Apple, which is locked in a fierce battle with Qualcomm over patents and licensing fees, is designing iPhones and iPads for next year that would ditch the chipmaker's components, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The …

Poor people are running out of places to live

The rental crisis has grown so severe that some states have virtually no affordable apartments available for the lowest-income families, according to a new report from Freddie Mac, which finances loans for apartment buildings.<p>The report focuses on very low-income households, defined as those that …

Hong Kong and Singapore to work together on blockchain project

They announced a project based on blockchain technology that would allow cross-border trade and financing.

The 'Wolf of Wall Street' calls ICOs a 'scam'

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become a primary means of fundraising for projects built on blockchain technology.