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Military Studying Digital Currency To Prevent Potential Terrorist Funding

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Tampa, FL) -- Digital currencies are being studied by the U.S. military to see if they could be used by America's global adversaries. "CNBC" reports the global policy counsel of the Bitcoin Foundation met Monday with U.S. Special Operations Command officials in Florida for a daylong discussion on the role of cryptocurrencies. The military's interest…

Stocks Regain Most Of The Ground Lost Thursday

Posted On September 26, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed in positive territory Friday, but the gains aren't enough to make up for Thursday's losses. New figures showed that the GDP in the second quarter advanced at the fastest rate in about two-and-a-half years. The Dow grew 167 points to 17-113. The Nasdaq climbed 45 points to 45-12. The…

Final Quarterly GDP Hits Analysts’ Estimates

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- The smart money's crystal ball is right on the mark for Friday morning's quarterly gross domestic product figures. Analysts predicted final figures would show the GDP growing at an annualized rate of four-point-six percent in the second quarter, and that's exactly where it came in. The revision, up from a preliminary four-point-two percent, is…

BlackBerry Q2 Loss Smaller Than Expected

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- BlackBerry's second quarter loss is much smaller than the company and analysts expected. The Canadian personal device maker announced a net loss of 207-million dollars this morning. That's a lot better than the 965-million BlackBerry lost in the second quarter of last year. BlackBerry shares are up five-percent in trading before this morning's…

Top Apple Execs Sell Off $143-Million Of Stock

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- A planned stock sale has to have top Apple executives feeling relieved today. CEO Tim Cook and four other execs sold 143-million dollars worth of stock earlier this month. The sale came before Apple launched the new iPhone 6, and ran into problems with the launch. It also came before this week's headaches…