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Should You Invest In Cryptocurrency? Where To Start?

Should You Invest In Cryptocurrency? Where To Start?

“Should I invest in cryptocurrency and Bitcoin?” This is one of the most common questions I get from my followers and students. That, along with “what the heck is a cryptocurrency?” and “Can you actually invest in this stuff, or it’s just pure speculation?” In this educational piece, I aim to answer these
Should You Invest In Cryptocurrency? Where To Start?
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New Lawsuit May Deflate Google’s Big Internet Balloon Project — Fortune

Google's big plans to use giant solar-powered balloons to provide Internet access has hit some turbulence. An Arizona technology company called Space Data Corporation has sued Google, its parent company Alphabet, and its corporate research arm, X, over the ambitious Project Loon. Space Data claims in its lawsuit filed on Monday federal court in San…

via New Lawsuit May Deflate Google’s Big Internet Balloon Project — Fortune

Hillary Clinton Will Sidestep Congress To Raise Taxes on Hedge Funds — Fortune

Hillary Clinton told USA Today this week that, if elected president, she would “ask the Treasury Department to use its regulatory authority” to change the tax treatment of carried interest, if Congress does not act to do so. Or, put more bluntly, she’d raise the tax rates on partners in hedge funds, private equity funds,…

via Hillary Clinton Will Sidestep Congress To Raise Taxes on Hedge Funds — Fortune

Why the U.S. Solar Market Is Set to Nearly Double in 2016 — Fortune

The U.S. solar energy market will nearly double new installations this year to 14.5 gigawatts, led by utility projects that developers scrambled to bring online in anticipation of the expiration of a key federal tax credit, according to a report published on Thursday. Solar installations rose 24% in the first quarter, accounting for 64% of…

via Why the U.S. Solar Market Is Set to Nearly Double in 2016 — Fortune

U.S. Investigators Are Probing Goldman Sachs Over Malaysian Fund 1MDB — Fortune

U.S. law enforcement officials are attempting to identify whether Goldman Sachs Group violated federal law after failing to flag a transaction in Malaysia, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people it said were familiar with the investigation. The probe concerns $3 billion raised by Goldman Sachs gs through a bond issue for Malaysian state investor…

via U.S. Investigators Are Probing Goldman Sachs Over Malaysian Fund 1MDB — Fortune

On shrinking U.S. corporate tax base, presidential candidates differ sharply — Reuters: Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The corporate income tax is a major revenue source for the U.S. government, but it has been shrinking for decades and the three main presidential candidates could not differ more dramatically on what to do about it.

via On shrinking U.S. corporate tax base, presidential candidates differ sharply — Reuters: Politics

Real Estate Deals in the U.K. Are Getting ‘Brexit’ Clauses — Fortune

Commercial property investors are writing clauses into contracts giving buyers the right to walk away from real estate deals if Britain votes to leave the European Union this month, as a way to unfreeze a sector stalled by uncertainty over Brexit. Transactions in commercial property fell by 40% in the first quarter, according to the…

via Real Estate Deals in the U.K. Are Getting ‘Brexit’ Clauses — Fortune

Verizon Reportedly Has Yahoo Insider Advising Its Bid for the Firm’s Assets — Fortune

Verizon Communications is working on its bid for Yahoo’s core assets with an investment bank which was, as recently as last year, one of the U.S. internet company’s top advisers, people familiar with the matter said. Verizon vz has added former Yahoo adviser Bank of America to its roster of investment banks, as the U.S.…

via Verizon Reportedly Has Yahoo Insider Advising Its Bid for the Firm’s Assets — Fortune