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Australian Investment Group With Billions in AUM Starts Investing in Bitcoin Futures

Pendal Group, an Australian Securities Exchange-listed investment manager with over A$100 billion (US$73.6 billion) in assets under management, is getting into bitcoin. As reported by the Australian Financial Review on Monday, Vimal Gor, Pendal’s head of bond, income and defensive strategies, said with the cryptocurrency “entering the realm of mainstream,” the company is now investing […]

Can you still travel during the pandemic?

Even though Bermuda was recently ranked as “very low risk for COVID-19” by the CDC, the country is not taking any chances with tourists. Visitors must present negative COVID results, from a test taken within 72 hours of your departure flight. Once you land, you’ll take another COVID test at the airport. You’ll then need […]

Moderna to file COVID-19 shot for emergency nod in November, with Pfizer rollout pegged for early next month: Slaoui

As a tide of late-stage data rolls in on COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca, the U.S. is gearing up for reviews that could see a vaccine authorized and deployed before the year is out. On Saturday, the chief of the White House’s Operation Warp Speed effort laid out a definitive timeline, setting expectations for […]

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Can you still travel during the pandemic?

Even though Bermuda was recently ranked as “very low risk for COVID-19” by the CDC, the country is not taking any chances with tourists. Visitors must present negative COVID results, from a test taken within 72 hours of your departure flight. Once you land, you’ll take another COVID test at the airport. You’ll then need […]

Why People Drive Artificial Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

Like it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is already part of our daily lives. From the smartphones in our pockets to the Alexa virtual assistants on our kitchen counters, AI and its applications are accepted norms today. While we appreciate that AI can automate repetitive workplace tasks or even drive a car, the reality is […]

Making sense of the markets this week: November 23

Photo by Worldspectrum from Pexels Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. It’s déjà vu vaccine all over again as we make sense of the markets This week began, like last week, with some very positive (and welcome) news on the vaccine front. As […]

Canada’s Best Visa Credit Cards 2020

For new cardholders there’s a bonus of up to 60,000 points, which is a travel value of up to $300 when redeemed online at ExpediaforTD.com. In addition to the sign-up incentive, this card gets first pick for its flexibility. Rewards can be applied to any travel expense—not just flights. Annual fee: $120 (rebated for the […]

Pharmaceuticals, health and wellness

Moderna to file COVID-19 shot for emergency nod in November, with Pfizer rollout pegged for early next month: Slaoui

As a tide of late-stage data rolls in on COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca, the U.S. is gearing up for reviews that could see a vaccine authorized and deployed before the year is out. On Saturday, the chief of the White House’s Operation Warp Speed effort laid out a definitive timeline, setting expectations for […]

ApiJect snares $590M government loan for ‘Gigafactory’ to produce billions of pre-filled vaccine injectors per year

As a number of COVID-19 vaccines race toward the regulatory finish line, the U.S. government is looking to shore up its fill-finish prospects through a massive investment in Stamford, Connecticut’s ApiJect Systems—maker of a plastic, pre-filled injector designed to ween the nation off its glass vial and syringe habit. ApiJect on Thursday was approved by the U.S. International Development Finance […]

Trump to unveil international pricing index, rebate crackdown rules: reports

Several years after saying the pharmaceutical industry was “getting away with murder,” President Donald Trump appears poised to unveil new drug pricing rules that could shake up U.S. pricing dynamics in a big way. But it remains to be seen exactly how the implementation will play out or whether the incoming Biden administration will keep […]

Iconic buildings and monuments illuminated in blue for World Pneumonia Day

Famous buildings and monuments turned blue this month in a Pfizer-sponsored effort to raise pneumonia awareness. From Trafalgar Bridge in Australia to Niagara Falls in Canada, more than 250 well-known structures in 52 countries were lit up in a brilliant blue hue on Nov. 12. Pfizer collaborated with the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and the Every Breath Counts Coalition to commemorate World […]

Blockchain

Australian Investment Group With Billions in AUM Starts Investing in Bitcoin Futures

Pendal Group, an Australian Securities Exchange-listed investment manager with over A$100 billion (US$73.6 billion) in assets under management, is getting into bitcoin. As reported by the Australian Financial Review on Monday, Vimal Gor, Pendal’s head of bond, income and defensive strategies, said with the cryptocurrency “entering the realm of mainstream,” the company is now investing […]

China Construction Bank Pulls Planned Listing of Bitcoin-Tradable Bond

The “Big Four” Chinese bank has suspended the listing of a $3 billion bond issuance that was intended to be tradable for bitcoin and U.S. dollars. Source link

Pantera Raises Additional $5M for Its Bitcoin Fund, Bringing Total to $134M

Cryptocurrency firm Pantera Capital has raised another $5 million for its bitcoin fund, bringing the total to $134 million, according to a form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Formed in 2013, the Pantera Bitcoin Fund Ltd. was the first U.S.-based bitcoin fund. In an investor letter at the end of 2017, […]

US OCC Seeks End to Bank Deplatforming of ‘Disfavored’ Industries

Call it the CPR for Operation Choke Point. The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a national bank regulator led by former Coinbase counsel Brian Books, has proposed a rule that would forbid banks to blacklist legal industries — including, presumably, cryptocurrency firms.  Under the proposed rule, banks could deny financial services to […]

A directory listing for active private placement offerings

Greenway

Raising $5,000,000

Led by the team from DelFresco Pure, this cannabis company boasts an illustrious track-record of growing and distributing. Check out the pre-IPO opportunity before Greenway goes public.

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$0.50 per share

Frontier Wellness Management

Frontier Wellness Management is raising funds to finance an expansion into Spain’s watershed cannabinoid market. Investors now have the opportunity to purchase stock in Frontier Wellness Management before it’s listed on a public exchange.

Prime Meridian Resources

PMR is a resource mining company operating in Minnesota and Michigan. They became publicly traded in April, 2019, and are building value through rapid development.