Gov. Phil Murphy signed New Jersey’s largest budget into law Thursday. As the nation faces an economic slowdown, Murphy addressed a joint session of New Jersey legislators and told them that the record $50.6 billion spending package, which follows strong consecutive tax seasons and includes a $7.8 billion surplus, avoided using “temporary windfalls for long-term
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Tradeweb Markets Inc. has launched a program to connect diverse dealers with the buy-side directly through the company’s electronic marketplaces. The Spotlight Dealer Diversity Program, an initiative to highlight firms owned by women, veterans, people with disabilities and individuals of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, aims to enhance their visibility and influence with new individual
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Manhattan’s real estate market typically slows to a crawl during the summer months. The number of participants usually shrinks dramatically as many buyers and sellers celebrate Summer Fridays by trading floor plans for flip-flops and square-footage discussions for sandy toes. Then came 2021. A surge in deal activity, which began in late 2020, continued through
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Municipals were steady to firmer in spots in secondary trading as a large revenue bond offering from the New York City Transitional Finance Authority took the focus and saw yields lowered in a repricing. U.S. Treasuries improved on rising recession concerns while equities ended nearly flat. Municipals underperformed the moves to lower yields in UST,
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Terra’s $40-billion experiment to create a functional “algorithmic stablecoin” project has failed drastically following its collapse in May. Nonetheless, its native stablecoin TerraClassicUSD (USTC), earlier called TerraUSD (UST), has been thriving in the past week. Dead stablecoin walking To recap, UST lost its U.S. dollar peg in May following mass withdrawals from Anchor Protocol, a lending
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The chairman of China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) Development Alliance Shan Zhiguang, and his colleague, insisted in a recently published op-ed that virtual currency is “undoubtedly the largest Ponzi scheme in human history.” However, they have said the “value of blockchain technology should not be ignored because of virtual currency.” Opinion Piece Claims 90% of
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The TON Foundation, an organization developing the Telegram-initiated blockchain project, the TON blockchain, on Tuesday officially announced that TON miners have mined the final toncoin. “Tens of thousands of miners have mined the entire issuance of toncoins, which was about 5 billion tokens,” TON Foundation founding member and core developer Anatoly Makosov said in a
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