Month: August 2020

When you think of Medicare, you probably assume that it’s for people of retirement age. That’s true, but the program covers more than just those who have worked all their life. You might be eligible right now and not know it. That’s because while the bulk of beneficiaries, more than 80%, are people aged 65 or
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Q: With everything going on involving the coronavirus pandemic, what would you say is the most important thing broker-dealers should be focused on at this time? A: I generally say the most important thing broker-dealers, or any business, should be focused on is their business continuity plan (sometimes referred to as a disaster recovery plan).
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The blockchain surveillance firm Ciphertrace claims to have created the “world’s first” monero tracing tools for law enforcement. According to the company announcement, Ciphertrace developed forensic tools for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in order to track illicit monero transactions. Despite the firm’s claims, there is zero evidence provided that prove the company
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Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) - Gold prices are modestly up and silver prices sharply higher in midday U.S. trading Monday, supported by a slumping U.S. dollar
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“…markets naturally flow then ebb, taking two steps forward before retreating one step back. Their price action gradually meanders around…” by Adam Hamilton of Zeal LLC The silver miners’ stocks have had a roller-coaster ride of a year, getting sucked into March’s stock panic before skyrocketing out in a massive upleg.  While much-higher prevailing silver
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BY SVEN HENRICH The panic buying we’re seeing in $TSLA and $APPL today, following the historic runs into the stock splits effective today, firms my view that we are setting up for something sinister in markets. To be sure we live in strange times, even some bulls are capitulating giving up completely on rationalizing the
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Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved: An Overview Most real estate buyers have heard that they need to pre-qualify or be pre-approved for a mortgage if they’re looking to buy a property. These are two key steps in the mortgage application process. Some people use the terms interchangeably, but there are important differences that every homebuyer should understand.
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When Sumner Redstone passed away, ViacomCBS, the media empire he carefully curated, had an enterprise value of roughly $40bn. Included in the colossus: the CBS broadcast network, film studio Paramount, book publisher Simon & Schuster and cable networks MTV and Comedy Central. Together it contains some of the most successful creative minds in the world.
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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is convening an eight-member municipal resilience task force, which she said will craft recommendations to build economic resiliency and curb costs to prepare for a post-COVID-19 future. The group, which the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns requested, will consist of municipal, state and private sector leaders. “Now is
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Gold rose 2% after the Fed’s new monetary policy strategy which suggested that the U.S. central bank’s key overnight interest rate, already near zero, would stay there for potentially years to come. Gold has gained nearly 30% so far this year, notching an all-time high of $2,075 earlier this month, as investors seek to buy
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MGM Resorts International informed its staff that it would lay off 18,000 furloughed employees in the US as the casino operator grapples with the financial fallout resulting from the coronavirus-induced travel restrictions. MGM (MGM) will start the streamlining measure on Monday, according to a letter from its CEO Bill Hornbuckle to employees and seen by
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