As Wall Street banks embrace crypto, high-flying start-ups look to lure top finance talent

Wall Street has been beefing up hiring for digital asset teams. But some employees are walking away from name-brand institutions in search of more risk, and potentially, more reward. JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are among the firms with dedicated groups for cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology. JPMorgan has one of the … Read more

Ramadan kicks off in much of Middle East amid soaring prices

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Muslim holy month of Ramadan — when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk — began at sunrise Saturday in much of the Middle East, where Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring. The conflict cast a pall over Ramadan, when large … Read more

Former Indian chief minister likens crypto to gambling, calls for higher taxation

A former Indian chief minister said “crypto is gambling” and urged the government to raise the taxes imposed on virtual assets. “Crypto is gambling. It is a form of lottery, a form of horse racing… When you put money in share market you know companies who are behind it but who are behind crypto?” Bihar … Read more