DC United acquires Christian Benteke

DC United acquires Christian Benteke

Comment on this story How DC United on Friday acquired Belgian national team striker Christian Benteke from Crystal Palace, adding a 10-year Premier League veteran as MLS’s transfer and trade window closed and the London club was preparing to begin its season. The deal was struck late Thursday, hours before MLS’s midnight deadline and one … Read more

China Planners Can’t Handle Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

China Planners Can't Handle Bitcoin - Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Andrew A, a Bitcoin educator and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine Much like the tragic figures of Greek mythology, China has a long and storied history of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Its ruling class, in particular, has always had an insatiable appetite for self-flagellation. Banning bitcoin is … Read more

Rockies Claim Dinelson Lamet, Designate Ashton Goudeau

Rockies Claim Dinelson Lamet, Designate Ashton Goudeau

1:00pm: The Rockies announced the claim of Lamet, adding that right-hander Ashton Goudeau has been designated for assignment in order to create roster space. 12:46pm: The Rockies have claimed right-hander Dinelson Lamet off waivers from the Brewers, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports (Twitter link). Lamet, whom the Brewers acquired alongside Taylor Rogers and leads Esteury … Read more

Bitcoin Stumbles After the Jobs Report but Keeps Afloat. One Major Crypto Risk.

Bitcoin Stumbles After the Jobs Report but Keeps Afloat.  One Major Crypto Risk.

Text size Crypto prices have rallied over the past month. Dreamstime Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were higher Friday, though digital assets took a leg lower after the US jobs report blew past expectations and signaled a strong economy. The price of Bitcoin rose 1% over the past 24 hours to around $23,000, getting closer to … Read more

Dow falls 200 points after strong July jobs report points to more aggressive Fed

Dow falls 200 points after strong July jobs report points to more aggressive Fed

Market expecting bigger Federal Reserve rate hike in September The much-stronger-than-expected July jobs report caught markets by surprise and has Fed watchers ratcheting up expectations for rate hikes. The economy added 528,000 jobs in July, more than double expectations. Fed funds futures for October are now pricing in a 72% chance of a 75 basis … Read more