• Vatican projects nearly 50M-euro deficit due to COVID losses

    16 days ago - By Chron

    ROME - The Vatican said Friday it expects a deficit of nearly 50 million euros this year because of pandemic-related losses, a figure that grows to 80 million euros when donations from the faithful are excluded.
    The Vatican released a summary of its 2021 budget that was approved by Pope Francis and the Holy See's Council for the Economy, a commission of outside experts who oversee the Vatican's finances. The publication was believed to be the first time the Vatican has released its projected consolidated budget, part of Francis' drive to make the Vatican's finances more transparent and...
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  • With Bitcoin At $50K, Which Crypto Stocks Should You Pick?

    16 days ago - By Forbes

    Cryptocurrency stocks have continued their surge this year, driven by retail and institutional interest. While the crypto market bellwether Bitcoin has soared 5x over the last 12 months and by almost 80% year-to-date, lesser-known crypto Dogecoin is up by over 10x year-to-date. To be sure...
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  • First North American bitcoin ETF booms on debut with $165 million of shares trading hands

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    The bitcoin price smashed through $50,000 this week
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    North America's first bitcoin ETF had a strong start on the Toronto stock exchange on Thursday. Bloomberg data showed $165 million worth of shares changed hands, reflecting strong demand. The price of bitcoin jumped to a new high of above $52,800 on Friday as the rally roared on. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. North America's first bitcoin ETF had a strong showing on its first day of trading on Thursday, with $165 million worth of shares...
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  • Hear the new experience designed to bring people who are blind into the excitement of a tennis match

    16 days ago - By Fast Company

    Tennis is just a starting point. This technology could soon allow visually impaired people around the world to better experience the joy of live sports.
    The highs and lows of this year's Australian Open have been delighting fans around the world, especially during global lockdowns. But not everyone is able to enjoy the thrill of live sports in the same way. For the tennis fans among the 600,000 blind and visually impaired people in Australia-and millions more around the world- experiencing sports broadcasts can be underwhelming. Kala Petronijevic, a young girl who has low vision, says her...
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  • Bitcoin soars to new high near $53,000, boosting its price gain this year to 80%

    Bitcoin soars to new high near $53,000, boosting its price gain this year to 80%

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Bitcoin hit a new high of close to $53,000 on Friday morning.
    The cryptocurrency's year-to-date gains hit 80% and its market capitalization neared $1 trillion.
    Interest from big-name firms such as Tesla and BlackRock has powered the stunning rally.
    Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell .
    Bitcoin scaled new heights above $52,800 on Friday morning, taking its year-to-date gains to 80% as the breakneck rally powered ahead.
    The price increase took bitcoin's market capitalization to within touching distance of $1 trillion, at more than...
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  • Bitcoin soars to new high near $53,000, boosting its price gain this year to 80%

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    The bitcoin price had risen around 80% in 2021 as of Friday
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    Bitcoin hit a new high of close to $53,000 on Friday morning. The cryptocurrency's year-to-date gains hit 80% and its market capitalization neared $1 trillion. Interest from big-name firms such as Tesla and BlackRock has powered the stunning rally. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bitcoin scaled new heights above $52,800 on Friday morning, taking its year-to-date gains to 80% as the breakneck rally powered ahead. The price increase took bitcoin's market capitalization...
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