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Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, introduces a new lunar landing module called Blue Moon during an event at the Washington Convention Center, May 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Friday denied protests from companies affiliated with Jeff Bezos that NASA wrongly awarded a lucrative
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Damien Vanderwilt, co-president of Galaxy Digital, Mike Novogratz founder of Galaxy, and Chris Ferraro, co-president of Galaxy Source: Galaxy Digital Goldman Sachs‘s efforts to help hedge funds and other big institutional clients wager on bitcoin have taken a step forward. The bank has begun trading bitcoin futures with Galaxy Digital, the crypto investment firm founded
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Starship prototype SN8 flies above Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX The leader of the Federal Aviation Administration’s space office defended Elon Musk’s SpaceX in front of Congress, despite the company launching a Starship prototype in December without authorization. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing Wednesday on the FAA’s role in spaceflight, with the
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday warned about the stock market implications of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell‘s upcoming post-meeting news conference. The Fed is set to release its policy statement at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, at the conclusion of its two-day June gathering. Powell’s Q&A session with reporters is scheduled to follow. Powell’s comments
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Hunter Horsley, CEO of Bitwise Asset Management and executives celebrate the launch of an ETF at the New York Stock Exchange, June 1, 2021. Source: NYSE Henry Kravis, Stanley Druckenmiller and Bridgewater CEO David McCormick have invested in Bitwise Asset Management’s Series B funding. The cryptocurrency index fund manager raised $70 million from a handful
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SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell Jay Westcott / NASA SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell returned to her alma mater on Monday and delivered Northwestern University’s commencement address to the class of 2021. Speaking virtually, Shotwell gave Northwestern’s students an overview of her career, especially focusing on the nearly two decades that she’s worked for Elon
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Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones told CNBC on Monday that he’s paying close attention to the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week in light of recent economic data showing higher consumer prices. “If they treat these numbers ’ which were material events, they were very material ’ if they treat them with nonchalance, I
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In this article PSTH Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (PSTH) Business: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings is a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”). The firm does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition,
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In this article TSLA AMZN CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday suggested the U.S. impose a surtax on billionaires following this week’s ProPublica report on how some of the richest people on the planet are avoiding taxes. In recent years, billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and businessman Michael Bloomberg, investors Carl
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Financial services for cryptocurrency holders have been growing as a subset of the fintech industry for years. Now, crypto 401(k)s are entering the mix. A small 401(k) provider called ForUsAll is now allowing participants to allocate up to 5% of their retirement funds into cryptocurrency.  The offering includes 50 different crypto assets including bitcoin, which
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A series of GEN1 satellites ready to head to a launch site. Kepler Communications Kepler Communications, a start-up that is building a satellite internet network for service outside of the Earth, raised $60 million in a new round to help the Toronto-based company grow, including an expansion in the U.S. “We’re not selling to businesses
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In this article CLOV CLNE VIRT The frenzied activity involving so-called meme stocks is being driven by more than just retail investors, the CEO of market maker Virtu Financial told CNBC on Wednesday. “There’s a lot of institutions, professional traders, speculators, whatever you want to call them, engaged in this in both the cash equities
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway made a $500 million investment in the parent company of Nubank, a privately held digital bank based in Brazil, the South American company announced on Tuesday. Nubank, which was
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An artist’s rendition of a Terran R rocket launching to orbit. Relativity Space 3D-printing specialist Relativity Space raised $650 million to step up work on a fully reusable rocket that will attempt to challenge Elon Musk’s SpaceX in less than three years, the company announced on Tuesday. The money will be used “to accelerate some
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Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Chairman and CEO Thomas Peterffy. Mike Segar | Reuters Interactive Brokers founder and chairman Thomas Peterffy on Monday issued a warning to investors betting against so-called meme stocks like AMC Entertainment. “It is extremely tempting to short these stocks, but unless you have huge liquid resources, please try to resist the temptation
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