Archive for July 23rd, 2017

(Bloomberg) — A recurring challenge for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is how to make them work in the real world. A Singapore-based startup says the answer is its Visa card.

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Developers are close to creating robots that can move products off shelves and into boxes, a breakthrough that would revolutionize one of the most labor-intensive aspects of e-commerce.

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<p>Most of the country understands that when it comes to government, you pay for what you get.</p>

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<p>U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage to business from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in September from the Trump administration.</p>

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Still waiting for that big raise? It may be a while.&nbsp;

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<p>A small group of companies and individuals are looking to register racially charged words and symbols for their products, including the N-word and a swastika, based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on trademarks last month.</p>

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The US dollar lost ground against all the major currencies, save sterling, over the past week, and also fell against most emerging market currencies.  There is little from a technical or fundamental perspective, including next week’s FOMC meeting, that suggests a reversal is at hand.Investors accept that the US economy rebounded in Q2 from another below average Q1 performance. They accept that the jobs market is still healthy.  What they doubt is that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the face of price pressures that have moderated.  The fiscal course of the Trump…

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<p>Lawmakers have introduced new legislation that would increase spending on veterans’ educational benefits under the GI Bill.</p>

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<p>For a landmark fossil-fuel program deep in Trump country, it’s not environmentalists who are the biggest threat. It may be Donald Trump himself.</p>

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<p>It’s been nearly two decades since Chris Vallone first got the bug for a Volkswagen Beetle. But since then, he has turned his auto infatuation into a thriving business.</p>

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Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines

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<p>The most frugal times of my life were my college years. While my apartment rent was paid with loans, I had to come up with money for everything else.</p>

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