Bitwise launches first crypto industry ETF, ‘BITQ’

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Bitwise Founder Matt Hougan joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down his thoughts on the current cryptocurrency market and what to watch the remainder of 2021.

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ADAM SHAPIRO: All right, let’s bring up a serving of crypto, specifically Bitcoin, because Bitcoin right now it’s about 36,100 bucks, down almost 2%. Is the bloodbath or what– well, it is a bloodbath. It was, what, $64,000 six weeks ago. Let’s bring in someone who knows better than we do. And that would be Matt Hogan, Bitwise CIO. It’s good to have you here, Matt. And the question, I think a

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5 Ways to Simultaneously Grow Your Personal Brand and Scale Your Business

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There’s no doubt that innovation and risk-taking are important strategies for growing your business. Of course, predictability builds trust and that grows sales. In order to scale, best practices use both new and proven strategies. Personal branding is not a new strategy, but it is a new approach for many. Behind-the-scenes leadership has worked for founders and executives in the past.

The role of leadership has changed. Now, entrepreneurs, owners, and executives need to publicly demonstrate their authority without showing arrogance. When a leader’s authority is limited to existing internally within an organization, it stunts the company’s growth.

Businesses strive

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Neighbors roaring mad that contractor skipped meeting about noise complaint

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Published: 6/4/2021 11:45:06 AM

Katherine Shamel and Carol Egan have a common goal in Chichester: quiet the noise coming from a neighbor’s noisy construction business – which the town say he’s been running illegally since he split his land and no longer lives on his property

Across the street from their house, Mike Hague, who owns NH Groundscapes at 73 King Road, is building a new house and says he wants to be a good neighbor. By all accounts, things have quieted down lately. 

On Tuesday night, Shamel and Egan had planned to make some noise, again complaining that Hague 

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What you don’t know about crypto (yet)

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Taken out of context, cryptocurrency can sound like a plot point in a fantasy roleplay board game. A mysterious figure creates a currency. The currency can be purchased, but it can also be found by determined miners, creating a potential pathway to unbelievable wealth. While the currency itself can never be forged or destroyed, the owner of the currency can lose access to their wealth forever if they lose the key to their account.

But cryptocurrency is real — and more relevant than ever. Still, some of the details are so crazy that a dry “here’s

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Winners Announced for 6th Annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards

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The winners of the sixth annual Innovation in Insurance Awards have been announced by Efma and Accenture, which jointly established the awards in 2016 to recognize technology innovation.

At a virtual ceremony, Generali was a big winner, receiving four out of a total of seven awards. This year’s competition attracted 460 entries from nearly 300 institutions in 55 countries — 100 more submissions than received in 2020.

The winners of the Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2021 are:

  • AXA XL (USA) received the Connected Insurance & Ecosystems 2021 award for the AXA XL Construction Ecosystem, a digital network of innovative
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Why Digital Banks Offer Higher Interest Rates On Savings Accounts

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David Herpers is the Head of Product at Credit One Bank. His expertise includes wealth management, banking and product management.

If you’ve looked at your savings account statement recently, you may have noticed a lower interest rate than you were expecting. Perhaps as low as 0.06%. This is not a typo.

To put that into perspective, a rate of 0.06% is 6/100th of 1%. If you had $100,000 in your savings account, you would earn $60 per year in simple interest — so it would take a very long time to earn any meaningful amount of money.

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