SoftBank to commit $40 billion to second Vision Fund: WSJ

(Reuters) – Tech conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will invest $40 billion in its forthcoming second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. SoftBank’s board will meet on Thursday to approve the commitment, the WSJ reported, citing people familiar with the matter. While the first, $100 billion Vision Fund launched with $60 billion in backing from the sovereign […]

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CC Forum Investment in Blockchain and AI

14-16 October 2019 will see one of the world’s major industry events.  Following our highly successful inaugural edition in London last October, as well as our joint edition with the Maltese partners this May, the second edition of CC Forum London, will connect global thought leaders, policymakers, investors and startups from across the world for a 3 day top content […]

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Qatar to double US investment citing trust in US economy

Trump on Qatar: Buying large numbers of commercial planes from Boeing President Trump on Qatar’s plans to buy commercial planes from Boeing in new deal. President Trump met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at the White House on Tuesday, where the leaders discussed enhancing the economic partnership between the two countries. Continue Reading Below While Trump said […]

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Wall Street-Backed Crypto Exchange Snags CFTC License, Can List Bitcoin Futures

It seems that once again, a crypto exchange has beat Bakkt, the Bitcoin (BTC) venture launched by the New York Stock Exchange, to the punch. Announced Monday afternoon, ErisX, a Chicago-based cryptocurrency startup, has secured a “derivatives clearing organization” (DCO) license from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Bitcoin Futures Expected From ErisX Last year, a group of Wall Street […]

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Billionaire Investor Henry Kravis Makes First Crypto Investment

Billionaire investor and philanthropist Henry Kravis is dipping his toe into the world of crypto assets. According to a piece by Bloomberg on Friday, Kravis – who is co-founder of global investment firm KKR & Co. – is said to have invested in a cryptocurrency fund offered by ParaFi Capital. The news comes via ParaFi founder and CIO Ben Forman, a former KKR employee who […]

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Should I pay for college with a credit card?

The benefit of using credit cards is collecting rewards for expenses you were already planning to pay. So if you’re staring down a hefty college tuition bill, you may be wondering whether it makes sense to charge it on a credit card. In doing so, you’ll rack up a ton of reward points, which could effectively be free money in […]

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The Rise of Economic Development Zones:  A Way To Mitigate Crypto Taxation?

Taxation frustrates many in the cryptocurrency community. Investor capital gains along with Coinbase’s well-documented jockeying with the IRS, taxes continue to be an ongoing concern. There is some good news however on the U.S. tax front with respect to these cryptocurrency valuations gains. Embedded in the highly debated $1.5 trillion dollar tax cut signed by President Trump into the law […]

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