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Trump breaks longstanding precedent of American presidents not commenting on the Fed, says he isn't 'thrilled' about rate hikes

Trump breaks longstanding precedent of American presidents not commenting on the Fed, says he isn't 'thrilled' about rate hikes

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Jae C. Hong/AP Images The US dollar index slipped on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he isn't "thrilled" with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. The comment...
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Some of bitcoin's biggest traders are teaming up to lure Wall Street money to crypto

Some of bitcoin's biggest traders are teaming up to lure Wall Street money to crypto

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Carl Court / Getty Images TrueDigital has teamed up with some of the largest crypto firms to launched two crypto price indices for bitcoin and ether, the company announced...
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The Chinese yuan's slide is concerning but not systemic

The Chinese yuan's slide is concerning but not systemic

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Thomson Reuters The yuan has plunged 5% versus the dollar over the past three weeks. This has drawn comparisons to 2015 when China let its currency fall sharply, roiling global...
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China's currency hits its lowest level in more than a year

China's currency hits its lowest level in more than a year

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Jason Lee/Reuters The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level versus the greenback in more than a year Wednesday. The depreciation comes amid a dollar rally and trade tensions...
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Bitcoin may be down 45% this year, but money is pouring into one crypto fund manager at the fastest clip in its history

Bitcoin may be down 45% this year, but money is pouring into one crypto fund manager at the fastest clip in its history

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Grayscale Investments put out its first Digital Asset Investment report, showing record-breaking stats for its business. The firm raised $250 million in...
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Bitcoin's mad 10% spike could have been a short squeeze

Bitcoin's mad 10% spike could have been a short squeeze

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Bitcoin jumped around 10% in a 20 minute period on Tuesday, with no obvious news spurring the price rise. Market analysts say new money coming into...
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What it's like inside North Korea's controversial restaurant chain

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Over 100 Pyongyang restaurants are spread throughout Asia, all owned and operated by the North Korean government as a way to generate foreign currency. Female citizens are sent...
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Hong Kong and banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered are launching a blockchain-based trade finance platform

Hong Kong and banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered are launching a blockchain-based trade finance platform

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Bobby Yip Hong Kong's banking regulator and seven banks, including HSBC and Standard Chartered, will jointly launch a trade finance platform in September. The sector is...
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Ugandan tourism evokes interest in Russia during World Cup

Ugandan tourism evokes interest in Russia during World Cup

3 days ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

For starters, Russia has endured a bit of isolation from the West and the just concluded World Cup football was their perfect opportunity to market their nation, especially in...
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The crypto boom has faded but this charting company is still basking in its glow

The crypto boom has faded but this charting company is still basking in its glow

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

TradingView US startup TradingView lets people make their own financial charts for stocks, currencies, and crypto assets. The company's users quadrupled over the last year...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Stocks fall amid US trade escalations with EU, China

Stocks fall amid US trade escalations with EU, China

Mike Segar/Reuters Stocks fell Thursday after weaker-than-expected earnings and as trade tensions escalated on multiple fronts. Treasury yields and the dollar slipped after... Read more ...

Boeing Announces New Commitments with Two Airlines for 15 787 Dreamliners

Boeing Announces New Commitments with Two Airlines for 15 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and two undisclosed airlines have reached agreements to buy a total of 15 787-9 Dreamliners valued at $4.2 billion per current list prices, the company announced at the... Read more ...

10 iridescent Disney World treats you'll want to Instagram ASAP

10 iridescent Disney World treats you'll want to Instagram ASAP

Flickr / Joe Penniston Get ready for all things shiny, shimmering - and absolutely delicious. The newest trend taking over the parks and resorts of Walt Disney World this... Read more ...

America's intelligence chief found out during a live interview that Trump...

America's intelligence chief found out during a live interview that Trump wanted to bring Putin to Washington: 'OK. That's gonna be special'

Aaron Bernstein/Reuters Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Thursday reacted with surprise in learning the White House is working to bring Russian President Vladimir... Read more ...

Erstwhile President Obama's visit to Kenya is anticipated to boost up its...

Erstwhile President Obama's visit to Kenya is anticipated to boost up its tourism

Players and investors associated with tourism predict a bullish second half of 2018 and at the same time, a thriving 2019 season after former US President Obama came to Kenya... Read more ...

5 screen-free travel toys that keep my 4-year-old kid calm and content on...

5 screen-free travel toys that keep my 4-year-old kid calm and content on long car trips and flights

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A good... Read more ...

More foreign tourists visit Maldives despite political turmoil

More foreign tourists visit Maldives despite political turmoil

Foreign tourists are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an international outcry over the island nation's president's crackdown on political dissent and... Read more ...

McDonald's is giving away free fries every Friday. Here's how to get some

McDonald's is giving away free fries every Friday. Here's how to get some

Hollis Johnson McDonald's is offering free french fries every Friday for the rest of the year. Customers need to download and register for the McDonald's app and use it to make... Read more ...

Southwest has launched a new premium credit card that frequent flyers of the...

Southwest has launched a new premium credit card that frequent flyers of the airline should strongly consider opening - if just for the sign-up bonus

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Southwest Southwest and Chase... Read more ...

This $130 shower caddy is the only one you will ever have to buy again, no...

This $130 shower caddy is the only one you will ever have to buy again, no matter where you move

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. simplehuman My... Read more ...