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wallstreet-aug29_22feb19.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, more than offsetting the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. With the upward move, the major averages reached their best closing levels in over three months.

wallstreet2-061318_22feb19.jpg After moving higher early in the session, stocks have seen some further upside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The advance on the day has lifted the Dow and the Nasdaq to more than three-month intraday highs.

wallstreet3-061318_22feb19.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday, offsetting the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the upside, with the Dow reaching its best intraday level since early November.

kpmg-guardtime-022219.jpg Big four auditing firm KPMG is partnering Dutch enterprise blockchain firm Guardtime to provide blockchain-powered solutions and services to its clients. The partnership will help KPMG's clients to harness the potential of blockchain technology to build transparent, traceable, and secure business processes and tools.

weeklyroundupcrypto-feb22.jpg After a surge of 10 percent on Sunday, the Bitcoin price has consolidated around $3900 this week, but just short of the crucial $4,000 resistance level. Prices are trapped in a narrow $90 range between $3,860 and $3,950 for the fifth consecutive day this week. As of writing, BTC is changing hands at $3,937 on Coinbase. Gaining $387, or 11 percent, the most popular cryptocurrrency rose to $3,952

wallstreet-aug21_22feb19.jpg After ending the previous session moderately lower, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 114 points.

ifo-nov26_22feb19.jpg Germany's business confidence fell for a sixth straight month in February to its lowest level in over four years, as firms continue to worry that the economic outlook is set to turn bleak due to worsening global trade tensions and political crises such as Brexit.

binance-charity-022219.jpg Binance Charity Foundation (BCF), the philanthropic arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, is piloting a blockchain-powered donation drive for its "Lunch for Children" program in 2019. The program envisages providing two meals a day for a full year 2019 to more than 200 students and school staff in Uganda.

cybercriminalsturning-feb22.jpg Cybercriminals are now resorting to alternative money making methods like formjacking as returns from ransom ware and cryptojacking are diminishing, the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) says. The report cites two reasons for cyber thieves' waning interest in the looting of cryptocurrency: Declining value of cryptocurrencies and increasing adoption of cloud and mobile computin

wallstreet-feb22.jpg Earnings from major corporates and a slew of Fed speeches are the prime focus on Friday. No major economic announcements are scheduled for the day. Initial cues from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open positive. Asian shares ended the day mostly higher, while European shares...

pharma-031918_22feb19.jpg Shares of Achieve Life Sciences Inc. (ACHV) are up over 30% in pre-market trading on Friday, following encouraging final data from its phase I/II multi-dose, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics clinical study of Cytisinicline in smokers.

royalbankofcanada-feb22.jpg Royal Bank of Canada (RY, RY.TO) reported that its first-quarter net income to shareholders increased to C$3.10 billion from C$2.93 billion, a year ago. Earnings per share was C$2.15 compared to C$2.01. Adjusted EPS was C$2.19 compared to C$2.05. On average, 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected...

bankofchinajoins-feb21.jpg The Bank of China is joining PropTech, a new blockchain platform for homebuyers, Hong Kong news outlet The Standard reported. The platform was launched by Property development firm New World Development and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute or ASTRI. The Bank of China, a state-owned Chinese bank, is perhaps the first bank user of the platform.

exmocryptocurrency-feb22.jpg Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo opened a representative office in Istanbul, the financial capital of Turkey. Exmo, a leading crypto trading platform in Eastern Europe, said the entry to the new crypto market follows the launch of a Turkish language version of its website and introducing support for the Turkish lira (TRY). "The Turkish market has become an incredibly pleasant discovery for us: afte

stockmarkets-dec21_22feb19.jpg European stocks were broadly higher on Friday as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks prevailed and investors counted on more stimulus from Beijing to lift growth. U.S.-China talks are entering a more serious phase with U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He...

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