After Ban, Kosovo’s Crypto Miners Weigh Options

After Ban, Kosovo’s Crypto Miners Weigh Options

Crypto mining has become a craze particularly in several northern, majority-Serb municipalities of Kosovo where consumers have not paid for electricity since the 1998-99 Kosovo war, when NATO air strikes halted a brutal Serbian counter-insurgency war and the then province became a ward of the United Nations. Majority-Albanian Kosovo declared independence in 2008 but still … Read more

Turkish Parliament To Weigh In On New Crypto Bill

Turkish Parliament To Weigh In On New Crypto Bill

According to a senior government official, the upcoming crypto regulations under review in the Turkish Parliament do not include a 40% tax on crypto. Cryptocurrency investors in Turkey can breathe a collective cautious sigh of relief. A legal framework designed to prioritize transparency, safety, and auditability of crypto exchange platforms, will be delivered to Parliament … Read more

Yields from Crypto Lending Are Attractive. But Weigh the Risks.

Yields from Crypto Lending Are Attractive. But Weigh the Risks.

If you own some Bitcoin, you may be tempted to hold on and hope for the best. That may take a while, since Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have slipped into a bear market—Bitcoin is off more than 28% from its record high, recently trading around $47,500. But some owners of cryptos aren’t just banking on … Read more

Doctors weigh COVID-19 impact on children as vaccine drives ramp up

Doctors weigh COVID-19 impact on children as vaccine drives ramp up

Brooke Knippenberg, 6, receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, U.S., December 5, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah BeierRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterJERUSALEM, Dec 9 (Reuters) – One month after her son Eran had recovered from a mild case of COVID-19, Sara Bittan rushed the three-year-old to the emergency room. He had … Read more

new Omicron Covid strain may weigh on growth outlook

new Omicron Covid strain may weigh on growth outlook

Workers unload sacks of rice at a grocery store, known as a kirana, in Bengaluru, India, on Monday, Jun. 21, 2021. DDhiraj Singh | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesIndia’s economy expanded in line with market expectations for the quarter ending in September, but economists say risks like the new Covid variant omicron could weigh on future … Read more

Crypto Advocates Weigh ETF Rejection — Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Says Bitcoiners Should ‘Oppose Spot Bitcoin ETFs in US’ – Bitcoin News

Crypto Advocates Weigh ETF Rejection — Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Says Bitcoiners Should 'Oppose Spot Bitcoin ETFs in US’

Following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rejection of Vaneck’s bitcoin spot market exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Friday, a number of cryptocurrency advocates discussed the subject this weekend. For instance, the veteran FX trader Peter Brandt told his 581,700 Twitter followers that bitcoin maximalists “should oppose” a spot market bitcoin ETF. Bitcoiner Preston Pysh said bitcoin … Read more

Wondering about vaccinating younger kids against COVID-19? Alberta experts weigh in

Wondering about vaccinating younger kids against COVID-19? Alberta experts weigh in

Many Alberta parents have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12, as regulators in Canada and the United States get closer to making a decision about whether to approve it. Health Canada is currently reviewing Pfizer-BioNTech’s request to approve its vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds and, on Tuesday, a U.S. Food … Read more

Covid-19: Auckland midwives weigh up Government’s mandatory vaccination order

Covid-19: Auckland midwives weigh up Government’s mandatory vaccination order

Sarai Tepou has worked as an independent midwife in south Auckland for a number of years and says the Government’s mandatory vaccination order for those in the profession is a step too far. Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins announced last week that high-risk workers in the healthcare sector would need to be fully vaccinated by … Read more

Should you buy a bitcoin-futures ETF versus actual bitcoin or crypto stocks? Experts weigh in on the advantages of each. | Currency News | Financial and Business News

A gold Bitcoin seen on display with a stock market graph in the background

Bitcoin has pushed to an all-time high above $66,000. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Bitcoin futures ETFs burst onto the scene this week, marking a new milestone for the crypto market. Insider talked to market experts about how the new ETFs compare to owning actual bitcoin. ProShares and Valkyrie launched their ETFs this week, … Read more

U.S. parents weigh risks, benefits as COVID-19 vaccine for kids nears approval

U.S. parents weigh risks, benefits as COVID-19 vaccine for kids nears approval

A child wears a face mask on the first day of New York City schools, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidSept 22 (Reuters) – In an ideal world, Leah Smithers said she could afford to wait for longer-term testing of the COVID-19 vaccines before getting … Read more