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Monthly Archives: February 2022

What to expect in the 2022 spring housing market, as told by 3 charts

[Fortune] Entering into 2022, the consensus among much of the real estate industry was that the spring housing market—the industry’s peak season—would be a bit less frenzied this year. After all, it couldn’t get much worse than the 2021 spring housing market, when over 70% of home listings saw a bidding war, right? Unfortunately for would-be homebuyers, that conventional […]

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Russian Ruble Is Now Worth Less Than 1 U.S. Cent After SWIFT Bank Sanctions

[TIME, Associated Press] Putin Puts Russia’s Nuclear Forces on High Alert (TOKYO) — The ruble plunged to a record low of less than 1 U.S. cent in value Monday after Russia was cut off from the global bank payments system in retaliation for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The Russian currency dropped nearly 26% to 105.27 […]

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eBay to add crypto payment options soon, says CEO

[Cointelegraph] The e-commerce giant aims to become the marketplace for Millennials and Gen Z, and given their rising interests in crypto, add new payment options to lure in the customer base. Major e-commerce marketplace eBay could integrate crypto payments soon, said CEO Jamie Iannone in a recent interview. The internet marketplace is among the oldest […]

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Only known unused ticket from Michael Jordan’s NBA debut sells for record price

[Yahoo! Sports, Mike Cole] Mike Cole insists that, until a few months ago, he gladly would have accepted $500 in exchange for his unused ticket to Michael Jordan’s 1984 NBA debut. Thankfully for him, nobody ever made him that low-ball offer. A ticket that Cole stashed for years in his basement alongside some other old […]

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Russian soldiers offered Bitcoin in exchange for white flag

[Forkast, Getty] Russian soldiers surrendering to Ukraine will receive 5 million rubles worth of crypto or cash, according to Masha Efrosinina, local TV host and honorary ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine. Fast facts Efrosinina said in an Instagram post that surrendering soldiers of the Russian military will receive 5 million rubles (US$45,000) in cryptocurrency […]

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Did you panic sell during this week’s market volatility? Here’s when to get back into the stock market

[CNBC, Getty] Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered U.S. stock market volatility this week, which may have led to panic selling.However, investors may fail to reenter the market, missing out on future gains, according to research.You may use dollar-cost averaging, lump-sum investing or a combined approach to get back in, experts say.You’re not alone if you […]

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Walmart’s weekend sales are here, and they’re massive — save up to 85 percent on these deals!

[Yahoo! Life, Getty Images] Get a leg up on great sales — a sure-fire way to enjoy your weekend! And this weekend, Walmart’s got tons of sales. There’s a Samsung 70″ Class QLED 4K Smart TV that’s $250 off, earbuds for $84 off and a Google Nest Thermostat that’s $82 off! In between, you’ll find goodies like a Black & Decker Hand-Held […]

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Bitcoin is getting even dirtier

[CNN] Bitcoin is a pollution-creating mess. Despite efforts to make the energy-intensive mining process friendlier to the environment, it has grown significantly more reliant on fossil fuels over the past year. China’s cryptocurrency mining ban in the spring of 2021 significantly worsened Bitcoin’s environmental impact, according to a new research on mining published in Joule. It is […]

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Before rushing into the hot housing market, here’s how to set yourself up for success

[CNBC, Getty Images] Looking for a new home may seem like a daunting task these days. Prices are up, inventory is low and mortgage rates are rising. That’s why, in this environment, it pays to do your homework before you enter the market. Once you start looking, you’ll have to move at light speed to […]

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Warren Buffett in annual letter calls Apple one of ‘Four Giants’ driving Berkshire Hathaway’s value

[CNBC, Getty Images] Warren Buffett called Apple the second-most important business after Berkshire’s cluster of insurers.The “Oracle of Omaha” made clear he is a fan of CEO Tim Cook’s stock repurchase strategy.Berkshire’s Apple stake is now worth more than $160 billion, taking up 40% of its equity portfolio.Warren Buffett said he now considers tech giant Apple as one of […]

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