Month: May 2021

R.Tsubin | Moment | Getty Images The Biden administration wants to get tougher on tax cheats — and cryptocurrency is an area of interest. Virtual currencies like bitcoin and ethereum, which are collectively valued around $2 trillion, offer investors a way to shield income from tax authorities. In that way, the crypto economy contributes to
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Close-up of discounted cans and cases of packaged cocktails on Safeway store shelves in Lafayette, California, December 31, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images This summer’s hottest cocktail comes in a can. Between 2019 and 2020, the premixed cocktail category grew by 50% in the United States, according to industry tracker IWSR.
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Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $280 billion by 2030 if major online shopping marketplaces do more to encourage and enable women entrepreneurs, a new report from the International Finance Corporation found. The “anonymity” of e-commerce has reduced many of the barriers to entry traditionally faced by women and afforded them the
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When comparing different blockchains, billionaire Mark Cuban looks at a few specific characteristics before investing. “Most people look at speed and cost compared to BTC [bitcoin] or ETH [ethereum],” Cuban tells CNBC Make It. “While those things can be important, I look at blockchains as networks with development platforms via smart contracts.”  Cuban is referring
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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the price of higher education is an even bigger consideration for students and their families than usual. At the same time, the cost of a four-year college or university has never been higher. For the 2020-21 academic year, average tuition and fees increased 1.1% for in-state students at four-year public colleges, reaching $10,560,
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