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Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns'

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns'

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Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concern...
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Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
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Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act ...
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Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as...
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UPDATE 2-Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed -Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
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Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cu...
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is view...
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Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
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UPDATE 4-Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act ...
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Facebook's Marcus says regulatory concerns to be "fully addressed" before Libra launch Facebook's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company does not plan to launch the digital...
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Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
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UPDATE 1-Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cur...
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Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until se...
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Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
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Facebook digital currency plan raises 'serious concerns' -Fed chief U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra raises "serious concerns" ...
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Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship questi...
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Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing o...
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04:48, 06/18/2019

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to ...
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Trump Dealt the Fed a Losing Hand. Now It’s Powell’s Play. The Fed may create political waves no matter what it does with rates at its meeting this month. The central bank’s thinking will be clearer this week....
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07:48, 07/10/2019

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18:24, 07/10/2019

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Powell says he sees ‘moderate’ risk from corporate debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says a sharp rise in corporate debt is being closely monitored but currently the Fed does not...
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Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, b...
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19:48, 06/25/2019

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Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I ...
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22:12, 05/15/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and...
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Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to ...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages,...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Trump ‘dossier’ author Christopher Steele was grilled by feds: report Federal investigators exploring the start of the Russia probe grilled the author of a controversial “dossier” that alleged election meddling and possi...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast _____ SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists said Friday they will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches....
18:48, 06/01/2019

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken ...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang ...
20:12, 05/29/2019

Feds accuse Jho Low, Pras of funneling cash to Obama re-election campaign The feds have slapped new charges against fugitive Malaysian playboy Jho Low — this time for alleged campaign-finance violations connected to Pr...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber’s appeal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (juh-HAHR’ sar-NY’...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal w...
16:36, 06/12/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of J...
14:48, 05/25/2019

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state’s new safety restrictio...
12:48, 06/15/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
01:24, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a...
02:24, 05/23/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the d...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff wi...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans e...
09:24, 05/23/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early ins...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Rea...
18:36, 07/04/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting ...
01:24, 07/16/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media gi...
21:24, 06/13/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could fu...
05:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
12:12, 07/16/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little l...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra c...
03:24, 06/18/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're ...
08:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policyma...
14:24, 06/25/2019

Myles Powell will be back, setting up Seton Hall dream Go ahead, Seton Hall fans. Dream of a monster season and a memorable March — Myles Powell is returning for his senior year. The Pirates now have the p...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the...
19:48, 05/20/2019

W Series Zolder: Chadwick beats Visser and Powell to take pole Jamie Chadwick secured her second consecutive W Series pole by finishing ahead of Beitske Visser and Alice Powell with a time of 1m28.681 seconds in q...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Trump denies 'ever threatening to demote’ Fed chairman Jerome Powell President says ‘I’d be able to do that if I wanted but I haven’t suggested that’ when asked if he had considered such a moveDonald Trump has denied th...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency b...
12:12, 06/30/2019

‘Siren’ star Eline Powell dishes on all things mermaid Freeform show “Siren,” which follows a small coastal town beset by dangerous mermaids, is now in its second season (Thursdays at 8 p.m.) Star Eline Po...
18:12, 06/21/2019

Asia stocks set to slide as Fed's Powell temper rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were set to open lower on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cu...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
06:24, 07/09/2019

European shares slip ahead of U.S. Fed chief Powell's testimony European shares dipped in early trading on Wednesday ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's two-day testimony where investors will closel...
02:12, 07/10/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed stands ready to act "as appropriate" to sustain expansion Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as...
07:48, 07/10/2019

Fed’s Powell says trade, slow growth ‘weigh’ on US economic outlook Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy “continue to weigh on the US economic outlook” and the Federal Reserve stands ready to “act as a...
09:12, 07/10/2019

W Series leaders Chadwick and Powell troubled by gearbox issue W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick and runner-up Alice Powell both say they struggled with a gearbox problem when downshifting in the opening race of...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Fed's Powell Says Stress Tests Must Evolve to Avoid Bank Complacency Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said stress tests of the nation’s largest banks must adapt and keep firms on their toes, or the annual exam cou...
09:24, 07/09/2019

Fed chief Jerome Powell hints at possible rate cut at next policy meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday began the first of two days of testimony in Congress, where he hinted the Fed is eyeing an interes...
11:12, 07/10/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comment...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Commi...
11:12, 07/10/2019

Powell assails gold standard supported by Trump Fed nominee Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday rejected the idea of returning the United States to the gold standard even as he asserted that his...
11:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. Dollar Strengthens After Powell Suggests Soft Inflation Is Transitory The WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index fell to 52.8 in April from 55.3 during the p...
15:24, 05/01/2019

W Series leaders Chadwick and Powell plagued by gearbox issue W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick and runner-up Alice Powell both say they struggled with a gearbox problem when downshifting in the opening race of...
07:24, 05/05/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the c...
05:12, 07/10/2019

Powell Says Outlook Hasn't Improved, Setting Stage for Rate Cut Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday the economic outlook hasn’t improved in recent weeks, an indication the central bank could be pr...
06:24, 07/10/2019

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy...
16:36, 07/10/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of t...
22:24, 06/19/2019

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S....
20:24, 06/02/2019

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and b...
04:24, 05/02/2019

Afghanistan war vet plotted to bomb Long Beach white nationalist rally, feds say A veteran of the war in Afghanistan was arrested Friday and accused of plotting to attack a scheduled white nationalist rally in Long Beach, federal i...
13:24, 04/29/2019

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his l...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this we...
15:48, 07/01/2019

Feds charge suspect in Poway synagogue killing with 109 counts of hate crimes The 19-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting spree at a Poway synagogue has been charged by federal officials with 109 counts of hate crimes.  &...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.  &#...
11:12, 06/19/2019

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also fo...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — i...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Border Agent Spoke of ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs ...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cu...
11:48, 06/07/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts...
18:24, 06/18/2019

Feds charge Chinese national in 2015 breach of health insurer Anthem Enlarge (credit: FBI.gov) Federal prosecutors have indicted a Chinese national they say carried out sophisticated network intrusions on four US comp...
18:12, 05/09/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
15:12, 06/18/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at lea...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogniz...
15:36, 06/28/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others ...
04:36, 06/18/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
18:24, 07/03/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inter...
13:48, 06/29/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from ...
04:24, 07/17/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no mo...
07:36, 07/08/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networkin...
08:24, 06/18/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearin...
17:12, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abou...
03:36, 06/23/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by ...
09:48, 07/05/2019

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congress...
16:36, 07/15/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncer...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Powell: W Series title hopes now slim after airborne Misano crash Alice Powell believes that her chances of winning the inaugural W Series title are now slim, after crashing out on the first lap of the third round at...
09:12, 06/09/2019

Treasury yields tick higher as investors digest Powell comments U.S. government debt prices were lower Wednesday morning, after Federal Reserve policymakers tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monet...
01:36, 06/26/2019

Fed's Powell resists pressure for hefty rate cut, sends global stocks down Global stocks fell while the dollar rose on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve dampened excitement about an aggressive rate cut as early ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Trump Believes He Has Authority To Demote Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Report US President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but...
22:36, 06/19/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed is 'insulated' from short-term political pressure Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers faced...
12:36, 06/25/2019

Wall Street drops on trade worries, Fed Chair Powell's speech Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, sent buyers to the sidelines, where they re...
12:36, 06/25/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints th...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker ...
21:24, 07/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerf...
02:12, 07/10/2019

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, A...
19:24, 06/03/2019

Feds Charge Ex-Fugees Pras of Campaign Finance Fraud in the 2012 US Presidential Election Pras, aka the “other” Fugee, is facing federal charges of campaign finance fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in a case involving an interna...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, ...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.   ...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regar...
06:36, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how ...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new techn...
05:48, 06/26/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesd...
05:24, 07/17/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulat...
11:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new...
08:36, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expect...
05:36, 06/19/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more...
05:24, 06/25/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned i...
03:48, 06/19/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Auth...
05:24, 06/25/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisl...
09:24, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intention...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw int...
05:00, 07/16/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Fi...
11:36, 07/03/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social med...
12:48, 07/03/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will b...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense re...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Mon...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience s...
04:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw int...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets an...
05:36, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighteni...
07:12, 06/22/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Li...
05:24, 07/03/2019

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the c...
05:48, 06/18/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
05:24, 07/17/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell t...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financi...
11:48, 07/12/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesd...
04:24, 07/17/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate al...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networkin...
03:36, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with nation...
11:24, 07/15/2019

The Fed is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Jerome Powell says Powell wrote that the Federal Reserve viewed climate risks through the lens of potential "shocks to the system" in the form of severe weather events, ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pres...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly dis...
13:48, 06/18/2019

NBA Finals: Ranking Raptors and Warriors players, from Kevin Durant to Norman Powell LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent...
06:24, 05/30/2019

The Details Surrounding Susan Cox Powell's Unsolved Disappearance and the Death of Her Sons Don't Get More Chilling Than This "If I die, it may not be an accident, even if it looks like one. Take care of my boys." So Susan Cox Powell wrote in what she labeled her last will a...
06:12, 05/04/2019

S&P 500 soars above 3,000 for first time as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchma...
12:36, 07/10/2019

Powell says the strong June jobs report did not change the Federal Reserve outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell was asked by Congress on Wednesday whether the recent strong U.S. jobs report changed his perspective on cutting interest r...
09:48, 07/10/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central ...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble SAN FRANCISCO, May 1- Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, ...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Trump has no plans to fire Fed Chair Powell ‘at the present time,’ Larry Kudlow says The president has been saying for months that the Fed should cut interest rates, a move that probably would boost the economy and the stock market ahe...
22:24, 07/09/2019

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled to Congress that central bank officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July.  &#...
19:36, 07/10/2019

Ringleader of failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb NYC subway to be sentenced after helping feds catch terrorists The ringleader of a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York City subway system around the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks i...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risk...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s pri...
05:12, 06/24/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrenc...
15:48, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on T...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten fi...
05:24, 07/16/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the cu...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incre...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance ...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its co...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that c...
20:24, 07/09/2019

Libra cryptocurrency won’t set us free, it will further enslave us to Facebook | Kenan Malik The social media giant openly admits it doesn’t respect our privacy, so why would anyone trust it with our financial details?‘By sharing with a hundre...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global dominatio...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inves...
04:12, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the marke...
11:24, 06/28/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a n...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's fi...
09:36, 07/02/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  ...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from l...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of ...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency...
12:00, 07/08/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered pros...
14:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view  ...
18:24, 07/03/2019

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who co...
09:24, 07/09/2019

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for fa...
09:12, 06/18/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the po...
12:36, 07/09/2019

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s...
18:36, 06/21/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in...
10:24, 06/20/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
04:24, 06/21/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said...
03:24, 06/20/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does no...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
17:36, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on T...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that so...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown sa...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
10:24, 07/15/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financ...
17:12, 07/12/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On ...
18:36, 06/19/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and wa...
08:00, 07/12/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to ...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer ...
08:24, 07/11/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to rol...
10:00, 07/16/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete fa...
09:48, 06/17/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of Wizeline, a San Franci...
11:12, 07/10/2019

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live as market awaits hints on future rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to deliver a speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, followed by a questi...
10:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
22:48, 07/11/2019

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, nex...
14:12, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
04:24, 06/21/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &#...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency...
08:00, 07/16/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-launde...
09:36, 06/21/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers banking...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a secu...
08:24, 06/19/2019

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
12:24, 05/17/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.   ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.    ...
07:36, 05/21/2019

Grindr and the 'new cold war': why US concerns over the app are dangerous The Chinese-owned app does pose data risks – but wrongly framing such fears can fuel racism and homophobiaFor years, American leaders claimed that the...
07:00, 05/18/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics s...
11:48, 05/31/2019

UK says 5G roll out could be delayed by security concerns The roll-out of 5G networks in Britain could be delayed, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said, adding that he would not trade off the economic benefit...
19:36, 05/08/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
15:48, 06/17/2019

Oil Wavers As Oversupply Concerns Ease Oil prices wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday as concerns about oversupply were mitigated by government data showing a decline in U.S. prod...
11:48, 06/19/2019

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond mar...
10:00, 06/03/2019

CVS Eases Concerns About Aetna Deal CVS Health delivered stronger-than-expected results in its first quarter as a combined health-care company, taking a step toward selling skeptical inv...
13:24, 05/01/2019

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. election...
15:36, 06/19/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy manage...
22:24, 06/14/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them mo...
07:12, 04/30/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesda...
13:48, 06/18/2019

US has ‘deep concerns’ about UN official’s trip to China The U.S. has expressed deep concerns to the U.N. about a reported trip by the U.N. counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China’s fa...
20:12, 06/14/2019

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to d...
18:24, 06/17/2019

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of e...
08:12, 06/10/2019

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. T...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It wa...
08:24, 07/03/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels. &#...
15:24, 05/13/2019

No Novelis concessions for now despite EU concerns over Aleris bid -sources U.S. aluminium producer Novelis has no plans for now to offer concessions despite EU antitrust objections over its $2.6 billion buy of processor Aleri...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns ab...
17:12, 05/23/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s even...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Crude Rises But Growth Concerns Remain Oil prices rose a day after U.S. crude futures fell into a bear market by declining more than 20% from their recent highs amid growing worries over gl...
17:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. Treasurys Gain as Growth Concerns Deepen Yields on U.S. government bonds fell to fresh lows as a deepening rift between the U.S. and China over trade is leading global investors to seek safe ...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front o...
16:36, 05/08/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war betw...
19:12, 06/09/2019

WeWork to Buy CEO's Properties That Spurred Conflict Concerns Chief Executive Adam Neumann plans to sell the properties he owns and leases to the office-space company, a move to eliminate a potential conflict of ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

All the RJ Barrett concerns have been on display in summer league LAS VEGAS — When it was over Sunday night, Suns players basked in their overtime victory over the Knicks. They privately made comments about how much ...
11:12, 07/09/2019

'No concerns at all' over player behaviour during NRL's Magic Round League will not implement restrictions or curfewsBrisbane set to welcome 300 players for weekend carnivalThe NRL has refused to put a ban on players h...
17:36, 05/08/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
11:36, 05/18/2019

Sixers face major concerns this offseason SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt details the big decisions facing the 76ers this offseason after their heartbreaking Game 7 loss. &#...
03:12, 05/13/2019

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. T...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.    &#...
15:00, 05/31/2019

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor ha...
22:12, 07/03/2019

Proposal to hire civilian first responders concerns TFD union TUCSON — Manpower and resources are at a premium inside the Tucson Fire Department. The city is looking to minimize the high call volume firefig...
05:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern abou...
06:48, 05/15/2019

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in ...
12:48, 07/09/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue w...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Oil Jumps on Supply Concerns, as Stockpiles Fall by Most Since 2016 Oil prices extended their gains Wednesday after U.S. oil inventories had their biggest one-week drop since 2016 and investors shifted their focus to s...
23:36, 06/26/2019

British Pound Tumbles, Reflecting Economic Concerns in U.K. The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no...
08:12, 07/09/2019

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing ri...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the gl...
14:12, 07/04/2019

GSK offers concessions to address EU concerns over Pfizer deal GlaxoSmithKline has offered concessions to address EU antitrust concerns over its planned joint venture with Pfizer's consumer health business, the Eu...
06:36, 06/20/2019

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Wall Street’s Slump Continues Over Trade War Concerns The sell-off has been driven by a sudden shift in tone surrounding the trade talks between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United Sta...
23:24, 05/08/2019

Oil edges up as supply concerns offset trade disputes Oil edged further above $64 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions countered the U.S.-China trade dispute that has been drag...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Oil prices dip on signs of slowing U.S. demand, economic concerns Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles along with worries about the global ec...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Dow futures fall more than 150 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's tw...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental pr...
12:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
18:48, 07/03/2019

The huge concerns surrounding the Giants’ linebacker corps Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look ...
15:36, 06/26/2019

Oil drops as trade war concerns outweigh supply disruptions Oil prices declined on Wednesday on concerns the China-U.S. trade war could trigger a global economic downturn, but relatively tight supply amid OPEC ...
00:00, 05/29/2019

England’s refusal to be bullied by Cameroon cannot hide concerns Phil Neville’s players showed their appetite for battle and cool heads but improvements will be needed against NorwayThe good news is that, offering a...
06:12, 06/24/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, t...
00:24, 07/13/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as...
08:24, 07/13/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German governmen...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking t...
12:36, 05/02/2019

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles witho...
21:48, 06/09/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at th...
20:36, 06/12/2019

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over cont...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would ...
15:24, 04/30/2019

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competit...
11:48, 06/03/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leader...
15:36, 06/13/2019

Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Washington and Mexico City both took victory laps over a deal that headed off threatened tariffs on Mexican imports, it remained...
17:00, 06/08/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges fro...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh concerns about trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are finishing lower Friday amid more concerns abou...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Beyond Meat raises the price range for its IPO Leanna Garfield/Business Insider Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat increased the expected price range and size of its initial public offering, ahead...
19:00, 05/01/2019

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco s...
09:36, 05/08/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down re...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Walmart raises age to purchase tobacco to 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growi...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Joe Biden raises record $6.3M in first 24 hours Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign announced Friday that he raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his presidential candid...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of...
16:12, 07/01/2019

Wall St. slips on trade concerns, muted rate cut hopes U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expectat...
07:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks...
12:00, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS-Futures fall on concerns over U.S.-China trade fallout U.S. stock futures fell on Tuesday as investors worried over a hit to earnings from the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and receding hopes of a sharp r...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the po...
01:12, 07/09/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensi...
07:48, 06/22/2019

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with ...
10:12, 06/19/2019

Refinery fire probe continues; no health concerns found PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say it will take some time to determine the cause of last week’s fire and explosion at a Philadelphia refinery, bu...
13:48, 06/25/2019

UK competition watchdog flags concerns on Live Nation-MCD merger Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday the proposed takeover of Ireland-based MCD Productions by the joint venture owned by U.S.-based Live N...
04:36, 07/11/2019

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those atten...
21:24, 06/28/2019