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European Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is On “Road To Irrelevance”

European Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is On “Road To Irrelevance”

The bitcoin logo displayed on a smartphone with euro banknotes in the background. Andrea Ronchini | NurPhoto via Getty Images The European Central Bank has strongly criticized bitcoins Wednesday, saying the cryptocurrency is on a “path to irrelevance.” In a blog post titled “Bitcoin’s Last Stand,” ECB Director General Ulrich Bindseil and analyst Jürgen Schaff …

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2022 Vacation Cost Stats: What You Can Expect to Spend |  The bank rate

2022 Vacation Cost Stats: What You Can Expect to Spend | The bank rate

November and December are usually a flurry of holiday gatherings, giveaways, and celebrations. Whether it’s a huge Thanksgiving dinner, giving gifts around Christmas and Hanukkah, or toasting the New Year, the holidays are busy. This year they may also seem more expensive. More than a quarter (27%) of holiday shoppers say the holidays will strain …

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“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property.  Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property. Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

Dear MarketWatch, Along with a sibling, I own a 40+ bedroom rental property in the Caribbean, where we do weekly rentals. It is near the city center but needs repairs and renovations. Is it a good time to go to the bank for a renovation loan? We are also open to changing our business model. …

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Exclusive: Moonstone Bank explains its ties to Alameda Research

Exclusive: Moonstone Bank explains its ties to Alameda Research

Listen to this article. Recent bankruptcy documents revealed the relationship between Sam Bankman-Fried’s bankrupt Alameda Research and a rural bank in Washington called Farmington State Bank, now known as Moonstone. As the review continues, Protos had the opportunity to pose a few questions to Moonstone’s Chief Digital Officer, Janvier Chalopin. Farmington State Bank was bought …

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Investment: Active or Passive?

Investment: Active or Passive?

The merits of active and passive investing have been debated for years. On average, 35% of active equity funds outperformed their passive counterpart in the 12 months ending June this year, according to Morningstar’s Asset/Liability Barometer, which tracks the performance of 30,000 European-domiciled funds managing €7 billion (£6 billion) in assets. Active and passive: the …

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NBC National Bank Mortgage Review: Positive Customer Reviews, Wide Variety of Mortgages

NBC National Bank Mortgage Review: Positive Customer Reviews, Wide Variety of Mortgages

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. The bottom line: BNC National Bank offers mortgage options to a wide …

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