Puerto Rico’s path to statehood remains muddled because of differences among key members of Congress on how to resolve the territory’s political status. That was highlighted at a Wednesday afternoon hearing by the House Natural Resources Committee that didn’t resolve the conflict between two competing bills that lay out different paths to follow. Chairman Raul
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Dogecoin (DOGE), the meme-based altcoin which has become a favorite talking point of Elon Musk, has doubled in 24 hours to hit all-time highs of $0.29. DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Source: Tradingview DOGE leaves others in the dust Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed DOGE/USD outperforming other major cryptocurrencies by an order of magnitude on April 16.
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For several years, one of the biggest hurdles to blockchain adoption has concerned the fact that it’s a rather technical space. Experienced developers find it daunting to build decentralized apps using this technology. Meanwhile, consumers unaccustomed to tokens and crypto wallets often struggle with user interfaces that are far clunkier than what mainstream platforms provide.
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The municipal market rallied Thursday with robust secondary activity, primary deals repricing lower, following better-than-expected economic data, a much stronger U.S. Treasury market, and high-yield municipal bond mutual funds reporting a record $1.28 billion of inflows. Municipals were stronger as the reality of an improved credit outlook, and strong demand buoyed by fund flows and
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Russia assets sold off on Thursday after reports that US president Joe Biden was set to announce a fresh round of sanctions against Moscow, potentially targeting the country’s sovereign debt. Washington is set to unveil the new measures, the first against Russia from the Biden administration, to punish Moscow for alleged meddling in US elections
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Is “deal or no deal” a popular refrain from a successful game show or is it the voice of real estate investors who are growing concerned about the potential repeal of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code?   A recent read of the Biden/Harris tax plan reveals a $4 trillion tax hike, and one
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Municipals firmed across the yield curve after a strongly bid deal from gilt-edge Delaware and active secondary activity moved levels lower by two to four basis points while nearly $2 billion more inflows were reported into municipal bond mutual funds. The Investment Company Institute Wednesday reported another week of inflows with $1.995 billion coming into
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