How the U.S. dollar’s ‘almost silent slide’ is juicing the stock-market rally

Investors might not have noticed amid all the excitement, but a stealthy slide by the U.S. dollar should get some of the credit for the stock market’s stunning rally.

Investors might not have noticed amid all the excitement, but a stealthy slide by the U.S. dollar should get some of the credit for the stock market’s stunning rally.

OKEx Continues Their Ongoing OKB Token Buyback

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the eighth round of buyback for its platform’s proprietary OKB token.

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the eighth round of buyback for its platform’s proprietary OKB token.

Bitcoin derivatives market is growing faster than spot market, suggesting rising institutionalization in the space

The bitcoin derivatives market, or futures and options, is growing faster than the spot market, according to research conducted by The Block’s Larry Cermak.The post Bitcoin derivatives market is growing faster than spot market, suggesting rising institutionalization in the space appeared first on The Block.

The bitcoin derivatives market, or futures and options, is growing faster than the spot market, according to research conducted by The Block’s Larry Cermak.The post Bitcoin derivatives market is growing faster than spot market, suggesting rising institutionalization in the space appeared first on The Block.

Home Seller Sues Buyer Over Payment in ‘Fool’s Gold’ Token

A Californian homeowner is suing a prospective buyer for attempting to pay for 30% of the property using a “worthless” cryptocurrency.

A Californian homeowner is suing a prospective buyer for attempting to pay for 30% of the property using a “worthless” cryptocurrency.

Insurance Company Settles SEC Charges for Failing to Disclose Executive Perks

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against Bermuda-based insurance company Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. for failing to fully disclose perquisites and benefits provided to its former chief executive officer…

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against Bermuda-based insurance company Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. for failing to fully disclose perquisites and benefits provided to its former chief executive officer…

ECB expands PEPP asset-buying program to 1.35 trillion euros

The European Central Bank, as expected, boosted the size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program on Thursday. The ECB said the envelope for asset purchases was increased by 600 billion euros ($674.5 billion), to 1.35 trillion euros. The program is now set to run through at least the end of June 2021, versus the end of 2020, while maturing principal payments from assets purchased under the plan will be reinvested until at least the end of 2022, the ECB said. The ECB left interest rates unchanged, with the deposit rate at -0.5% and the main refinancing rate at 0%. ECB President Christine Lagarde will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

The European Central Bank, as expected, boosted the size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program on Thursday. The ECB said the envelope for asset purchases was increased by 600 billion euros ($674.5 billion), to 1.35 trillion euros. The program is now set to run through at least the end of June 2021, versus the end of 2020, while maturing principal payments from assets purchased under the plan will be reinvested until at least the end of 2022, the ECB said. The ECB left interest rates unchanged, with the deposit rate at -0.5% and the main refinancing rate at 0%. ECB President Christine Lagarde will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

Bittrex and Poloniex Targeted in Class-Action Crypto Manipulation Suit

Bittrex and Poloniex have become embroiled in a class-action lawsuit that alleges USDT created out of thin air drove the 2017 bull run.

Bittrex and Poloniex have become embroiled in a class-action lawsuit that alleges USDT created out of thin air drove the 2017 bull run.