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Bank of America (BAC) Stock Price Down 3.23% as Its Small Business Loan Portal Opens

Bank of America (BAC) has opened its small business loan portal. This comes as its stock is down in the market due to the COVID-19 situation.Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) stock price has fallen since the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Bank of America (BAC) stock has dropped to around $19.90, -$0.66 (3.23%).This comes at a time that the bank is seemingly “all-American” in its response to the business malaise that is currently occurring due to COVID-19.Bank of...

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Dow Futures Lose 800 Points Hitting ‘Limit Down’, Market Rebounded on $1T Stimulus Hopes

Dow Futures lost another 800 points. Futures contracts for the indices were in “limit down” territory, a situation where trading is halted after they have hit a 5% loss and can go no lower.Trading of futures contracts has seen extreme volatility overnight, and some traders even thought of the possibility that computer trading has distorted trading moves in the market’s collapse deriving from the coronavirus outbreak. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 821 points, indicating a...

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Dow Jones Falls More Than 12% in a Week: What to Expect?

Equities on major United States stock markets closed the trading session on Friday mostly lower, ending the worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 each dropped 12% and 11% in a week.Wall Street went through a historic drop this week all “thanks” to fast-spreading coronavirus that worried investors and traders. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) developments grabbed the investors’ focus as the World Trade Organization (WHO) updated the coronavirus global risk to...

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Tesla Stock Outperforms Bitcoin as It Gains 10% after Impressive Earnings Report

Tesla stock is beating Bitcoin – and when we say “beating” we mean it. Bitcoin investors are surely not happy with this fact that Tesla is outperforming Bitcoin (except if they didn’t invest in Tesla as well). If we look at the exact figures starting from January 1, the Bitcoin price rose around 30% while Tesla went 38% up.New Record – AgainTesla stock wasn’t like this all the time. Just for the reminder, in November, when the famous Cybertruck was revealed (and smashed, but hey every PR is a...

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Bitcoin Beats Gold as Investors Turn to Crypto while Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 107

The spread of the coronavirus in China has really shaken the world. On Tuesday, January 28, the Chinese authorities said that the coronavirus outbreak has infected over 4000 individuals with over 100 deaths registered.Moreover, the global markets have already reacted to this alarming situation as we saw global stock plunging on Monday. At this time, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are showing upward movement. The Bitcoin price surged nearly 5% today climbing above $9000 levels.At press...

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Ripple Describes Future of Payments for 2020, XRP Poised to Benefit

Ripple has said that blockchain technology and other fintech solutions will usher in the future of payments in 2020. In an official publication posted on Thursday, the company explains what the future of payments will look like. The publication also details events that are likely to unfold this year and how new technology will lead the way.In the Future Payments Will Be Faster and SmallerRipple is stressing that as time goes on, financial institutions and payment companies will have to...

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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Hints at IPO in 2020, Says More Crypto Firms Can Do the Same

In a major revelation, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse hinted that the blockchain startup can go for an IPO this year. On Thursday, January 23, while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Garlinghouses surprised the audience with his statements.He predicts that in 2020, more companies from the blockchain and crypto industry are likely to go hold their IPOs. Besides, he also hinted that Ripple could one of those companies seeking an Initial Public Offering (IPO). During an interview with...

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Ripple Gets Two New Partners as U.S. Treasury Declares Support

All of the products being offered by Ripple regularly are drawing new partners for the blockchain company. Ripple already has an interesting list of companies that currently use different RippleNet products for their core functions. Now, two new partners, including Bottomline Technologies and Tranglo, are joining the Ripple team. In addition to this, the U.S. Treasury might be throwing its back behind the company as well.Bottomline Technologies Partners with RippleAccording to the company’s...

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U.S. Treasury Is to Start Issuing 20-Year Bonds in 2020 to Fund Growing Deficit

As the demands for longer-dated, risk-free securities among institutional investors have always been high, the Treasury will start issuing 20-year bonds. Securities that offer some nominal yield, amid $11 trillion of global debt with negative rates. While Japanese officials are thinking about a much longer 50-year security, the U.S. officials turned this idea down in their announcement.“The 20-year bond fits more easily into the existing market structure. This is a way of taking advantage of...

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