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ethereum-121317.jpg Ethereum, the world's second most popular cryptocurrency, scaled new heights Wednesday. It surged by more than 20 percent in a day, and at 10.18 ET Wednesday morning it was trading at $729.77. The highest number of transactions - 872340 - were recorded on Tuesday, which might have encouraged traders...

DougJones-121317.jpg Democratic Party's Doug Jones has pulled off a stunning political upset by narrowly defeating Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Special election. With all votes counted, the Alabama Secretary of State said Jones received 49.92 per cent of the vote, and Moore got 48.38 per cent. County-wise...

cryptocurriencies-SEC-121317.jpg A week after bitcoin futures trading made its debut on a major U.S. exchange, US Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a warning against the risks involved in cryptocurrencies and "initial coin offerings" (ICOs). SEC Chairman Jay Clayton told Main Street Investors that there is substantially...

Democratic Party's Doug Jones has narrowly won Alabama Senate Special election with a stunning political upset over Republican Roy Moore. With all votes counted, the Alabama Secretary of State reported Jones received 49.92 per cent of the vote, and Moore got 48.38 per cent of the vote. However,...

Retirementplan-120717.jpg As most of us are painfully aware, the days of the pension are mostly gone. The percentage of employers still offering a traditional defined benefit pension plan to newly hired employees fell from about 50% to 5% between 1998 and 2015, according to advisory firm Willis Towers Watson. Many companies...

Trump-NASA-121217.jpg President Donald Trump has signed a new space policy directive instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to send Americans to the moon after a gap of four and a half decades, followed by missions to Mars and beyond. Representatives of Congress and the National Space Council...

litecoin-121217.jpg Litecoin, the fourth largest cryptocurrency by value, that has been considered as a fork of digital sibling Bitcoin, has reached an all-time high price Tuesday, up by more than 6900 percent of its value at the beginning of this year. At one stage, Litecoin was trading at $299.93, an increase of approximately...

Trump-sexualmisconduct-121217.jpg Female Democratic lawmakers of the US Congress have demanded a congressional inquiry into sexual misconduct allegations leveled against President Donald Trump. 59 members of the Democratic Women's Working Group (DWWG), led by Reps. Lois Frankel, Brenda Lawrence and Jackie Speier, have signed a letter...

President-Trump2-121117.jpg Responding to renewed allegations of sexual misconduct by President Donald Trump, the White House declared that the American people have voiced their opinion of the accusations by electing the real estate tycoon as their president. The statement by the White House came after three women who have accused...

Trump-Nikkihaley-121117.jpg US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said sexual misconduct allegations that a number of women have raised, including against President Donald Trump, should be heard and dealt with. Haley came out in support of victims of sexual harassment in CBS News Talk show, "Face the Nation," Sunday. When...

cboe-websitecrash-121117.jpg The first ever Bitcoin futures trading in the world made its bullish debut on a major U.S. exchange Sunday evoking immense response from traders. The Chicago Board Options Exchange's (CBOE) website was jammed in the initial hours due to heavy traffic on its website with potential traders looking for...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the end of the war against ISIS, as the nation recaptured control of the nation's border with Syria, media reports showed Saturday.

DevinNunes-120817.jpg A House Ethics Committee investigation has cleared House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., of accusations of disclosing classified information. The investigation had led Nunes to step aside from leading a probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's elections.

TrentFranks-120817.jpg Congressman Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced Thursday he will step down at the end of January after the House Ethics Committee launched an investigation of the conservative lawmaker. A statement from the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate whether Franks engaged in conduct that constitutes...

Donaldtrump-120817.jpg Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, President Donald Trump is urging voters to support the former state Supreme Court chief justice. Trump suggested in a post on Twitter on Friday that it is important for Alabama voters to send Moore to the...

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