Regulators are getting nervous about stablecoins after Terra’s stunning collapse

The entire stablecoin market is now worth more than $160 billion. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Regulators are getting increasingly worried about stablecoins after the collapse of controversial cryptocurrency venture Terra. TerraUSD, an “algorithmic” stablecoin that’s meant to be pegged one-to-one with the U.S. dollar, has erased much of its value this week … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Twitter, Affirm, Robinhood and more

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  NYSE Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twitter — Shares of the social media platform slid 9.7% after Elon Musk said his take-private deal is on hold until he receives more information about how many fake accounts there are on Twitter. Still, Musk … Read more

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell confirmed by Senate for a second term

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting on May 04, 2022 in Washington, DC. Powell announced the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates by a half-percentage point to combat record high inflation.  Win Mcnamee | Getty Images As he and his colleagues engage in a … Read more