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    Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

    Some say that meaningful change happens gradually. Others insist it erupts unexpectedly. This week, we saw that both are true.  Earlier this week, the Wyoming Banking Board voted to approve the application from San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken for a Special Purpose Depositary Institution (SPDI) banking charter. Yes, one of the crypto industry’s oldest exchanges has become a bank.  This is a big deal, one that heralds a coming transformation of the crypto asset industry. Market participants and commentators understandably reacted with glee and surprise. Both are warranted, yet both overlook the bigger shift that has been building up for some time, and which will have an even more significant…

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    Israeli business delegations led by banks Hapoalim, Leumi to visit UAE

    TipRanks These 3 “Strong Buy” Retail Stocks Look Compelling, Say Analysts One thing is for sure, 2020 threw the world into a tailspin. The spread of COVID-19 devastated the economy, and took investors on a rollercoaster ride that featured massive amounts of volatility packed into a span of only a few months. Investors saw stocks take a fast and frightening nose dive, only to be followed up by a fierce V-shaped rebound. Against this backdrop, U.S. 10-year and 30-year bond yields plummeted to all-time lows and unemployment levels clocked in at alarming highs. Still, despite all of the chaos, a select few retail names have stolen the show, delivering applause-worthy…

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