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Kodak shares more than double on news of new blockchain project

Kodak wants photographers to register their photographs with its new blockchain platform, which will track down unlicensed images, so that the photographers can get paid for their work. Thomson Reuters Kodak’s stock more than doubled in price early Tuesday following news that the photo company will launch a new blockchain-based …

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Mike Novogratz is planning a crypto version of Goldman Sachs

Reuters/ Rick Wilking Famed hedge funder turned cryptocurrency enthusiast Mike Novogratz announced Tuesday that he is launching a cryptocurrency bank.  Bloomberg News reported Novogratz plans to take the entity public on a Canadian venture exchange.  In December, Novogratz tabled plans for a cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund.   Less than a month …

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Stock market news today January 7

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox. 2017 was a rough year for Wall Street bond traders — with low volatility and decreased demand leading to revenue slides across the industry.  …

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CRYPTO INSIDER: Prices rebound | Markets Insider

Chris Graythen/Getty Images Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Major cryptocurrencies are gaining Tuesday morning. Prices are still down over the last 24 hours, but not by the staggering numbers that …

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CRYPTO INSIDER: Prices rebound – Business Insider

Chris Graythen/Getty Images Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the  bitcoin  and  cryptocurrency news  you need to know today. Sign up  here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Major cryptocurrencies are gaining Tuesday morning. Prices are still down over the last 24 hours, but not …

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Bitcoin and blockchain stock picks from HSBC

Spencer Platt/Getty It’s quite easy to buy bitcoin. But it’s not as straightforward to directly profit from the technology that drives the cryptocurrency.  Analysts at HSBC have identified a handful of stocks mostly in the US, Japan, and China that let investors to do just that.  Blockchain is basically a …

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NFIB small business optimism hits record level in 2017

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Mark Lyons/Getty Images The Small Business Optimism Index from the National Federation of Independent Businesses came in at 104.9 in December. The average monthly reading for the index in 2017 was 104.8, the highest for any year in its history. Both the NFIB’s CEO and …

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