WSJ: SEC To Examine Up To 100 Crypto-Related Hedge Fun… | News

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing to examine up to 100 hedge funds that deal with cryptocurrencies, a person familiar with the matter told WSJ March 22. The initiative is separate from the dozens of cryptocurrency probes, which mainly target companies the SEC suspects of running afoul of securities laws via Initial […]

NFL free agency: Terrelle Pryor joining Jets, report says | NFL

Free-agent wide receiver Terrelle Pryor has agreed to a contract with the Jets, Newsday’s Calvin Watkins reported Thursday. Terms were not available. Pryor, 28, will be entering his third full season as an NFL receiver, each with a different team, after beginning his career as a quarterback with the Raiders. Last season he caught 20 passes for […]

Daily General Discussion – March 23, 2018 : CryptoCurrency

Welcome to the Daily General Discussion thread. Please read the disclaimer, guidelines, and rules before participating. Disclaimer: Though karma rules still apply, moderation is less stringent on this thread than on the rest of the sub. Therefore, consider all information posted here with several liberal heaps of salt, and always cross check any information you […]

Trump exempts countries from steel, aluminum tariffs

CLOSE DONALD TRUMP IMPOSES IMPORT TARIFFS ON STEEL AND ALUMINUM Trump tells Pennsylvania: ‘Your steel is coming back’ | 5:14 US President Donald Trump on Saturday told supporters in Moon Township, Pennsylvania: ‘your coal is coming’. He was speaking during a campaign event for Republican Rick Saccone ahead of next Tuesday’s special election. USA TODAY […]

US Congress passes huge spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Congressman Paul Ryan praised the bill, saying it funding many Republican policy priorities The US Senate has completed congressional approval of a sweeping $1.3tn (£921bn) package to fund the government until September. Senators passed the 2,232-page bill in a 65-32 vote early on Friday, hours after the House backed it. […]

#GuptaLeaks: The great train robbery Part 2 – The choo-choo switcheroo

How Transnet’s substitution of a Japanese locomotive with a Chinese one was helped along by – and served – the Guptas. There is a classic con-move called the “bait-and-switch”, in which one product is advertised but another is substituted that is inferior, more expensive or both. At Transnet, the Guptas and their fellow-travellers pulled off […]