• Dogecoin starts as a joke, now has $1.8 billion market cap

    Dogecoin starts as a joke, now has $1.8 billion market cap

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    Dogecoin, a parody cryptocurrency , hit $2 billion in market value on Sunday, about two weeks after it first reached $1 billion on Christmas as its remarkable rise continued. Jackson Palmer, the founder of the cryptocurrency, told Coin Desk the surge in Dogecoin speaks volumes for the current state of the altcoin market.
  • JP Morgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

    JP Morgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

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    But when asked to address the topic, Mr Dimon said those were comments "which I regret making". Bitcoin rose around 30 per cent in one month following Dimon's speech, where he also compared the currency to tulips bulbs in a reference to the famous market bubble from the 1600s.
  • Top financial regulator calls on banks to 'gate-keep' cryptocurrency craze

    Top financial regulator calls on banks to 'gate-keep' cryptocurrency craze

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    However, if the investigations reveal any illicit activities, the virtual accounts will be shut down and the banks will have their virtual account services suspended. The chairman went on to say that Korea lacks a concrete information on the exact thing that goes on in the digital currency market because there are no specific rules that directly govern virtual money trading.
  • Nadal to participate in Kooyong Classic

    Nadal to participate in Kooyong Classic

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    Nadal joins former No. 1- ranked Novak Djokovic , a six-time Australian Open champion, in using the Kooyong event to warm up for the year's first Grand Slam tournament. 17 Bernard Tomic is also confirmed to play an exhibition match at Kooyong tomorrow as he weighs up whether to make a last-ditch attempt to win an Australian Open berth in qualifying.
  • Allegiant offering new nonstop flights from Indianapolis to South Carolina, Florida

    Allegiant offering new nonstop flights from Indianapolis to South Carolina, Florida

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    The routes are expected to bring almost 52,000 new visitors to Sarasota annually, the release states. The routes from Indianapolis International Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport will begin April 11. Allegiant Air now has a growing Southwest Florida presence just south of Sarasota at Punta Gorda Airport. Hoosiers will soon have two new options for nonstop service from Indianapolis .
  • IShares US Real Estate (IYR) Declines 0.652% for Jan 9

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    The company has a market cap of $41,730.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.59. iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index has a one year low of $106.56 and a one year high of $139.43. Ishares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF (XMI.TO)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -87.26. This range falls on a scale between 0 and 100.
  • Astronaut John Young dies; flew in Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs

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    The veteran US astronaut holds the record of the first person to fly into space six times. He flew into space six times during his 42 year career at NASA , including two trips to the moon. He helped develop the training protocols for the crews that would fly the space shuttle, and was named Command Pilot for the program's maiden flight with Space Shuttle Columbia in April 1981, spending two days in space.
  • India rejects U.S. claim on solar policy at World Trade Organization

    India rejects U.S. claim on solar policy at World Trade Organization

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    As per media reports, the government had in December ordered a safeguard duty probe on surging solar cell imports to protect domestic manufacturers after the domestic industry approached the Directorate General of Safeguards. A complaint had been filed by the Indian Solar Manufacturer's Association (ISMA) on behalf of five Indian producers-Mundra Solar PV, Indosolar, Jupiter Solar Power , Websol Energy Systems and Helios Photo Voltaic-alleging that their market share has remained stagnant ...
  • Tesco Top Performer Among UK Grocers; Germans Gain Market Share, Survey Show

    Tesco Top Performer Among UK Grocers; Germans Gain Market Share, Survey Show

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    It was a strong end to the year for grocery retailers as shoppers spent nearly £500m more on groceries this December than the last one, and for Tesco in particular who saw the largest sales growth of the Big Four in the final quarter. Kantar said that this was the fastest sales growth the retailer has seen since June, helped by a 6.4 per cent increase in sales of standard Tesco own label.
  • Jet sacks pilots involved in mid-air brawl

    Jet sacks pilots involved in mid-air brawl

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    The lady crew member of a Hong Kong-bound flight was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on the intervening night of January 7 and January 8. "The gold would then be sent to India illegally", the official said, according to agency reports. As per Zee News sources, the crew member was befriended by Amit who convinced her to ferry the money.