Category: Finance

Coinbase acquires trading platform Paradex in its most up-to-date scoot to dominate the crypto economy 0

Coinbase acquires trading platform Paradex in its most up-to-date scoot to dominate the crypto economy

Top U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it would acquire trading platform Paradex in the start-up’s latest attempt to stay ahead in an increasingly competitive crypto economy. The San Francisco-based company, which landed at the No. 10 spot on the 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, is also overhauling its flagship trading platform GDAX designed for professional…

Jeremy Corbyn backs the return of a united Eire through ‘consent’ 0

Jeremy Corbyn backs the return of a united Eire through ‘consent’

Jeremy Corbyn Getty Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman says the Labour leader was on the record as saying a majority of people on the Island of Ireland wanted re-unification. However, he insisted  reunification can only come through “consent” and the Good Friday Agreement process. Corbyn has been a long-term supporter of Irish reunification The Labour leader has…

Weekly mortgage refinances plunge to an 18-year low as charges soar 0

Weekly mortgage refinances plunge to an 18-year low as charges soar

A sharp rise in interest rates last week meant far fewer homeowners could benefit from a mortgage refinance. That was the primary driver behind a 2.6 percent drop in total mortgage application volume last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted report. Volume was 10.5 percent lower than a year ago. Refinance volume…

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans 0

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to head to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Speaking at the Susan B. Anthony List’s annual “Campaign for Life Gala,” Trump took a victory lap for his anti-abortion policies and nominations of conservative justices to federal courts. But he…

White Home Bars Democrats From Meeting on Russia Investigation Records 0

White Home Bars Democrats From Meeting on Russia Investigation Records

Two House Republican leaders — and no Democrats — will meet with FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Thursday to discuss records the lawmakers have demanded related to the Russia investigation. White House officials also won’t participate. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the meeting on Tuesday…