Stocks Rise After Omicron-Driven Selloff

Stocks Rise After Omicron-Driven Selloff

U.S. stocks rose Thursday after a seesaw week, driven by uncertainty about the potential impact of the Omicron Covid-19 variant. The S&P 500 edged up 1.6%, indicating the broad-market index may recoup some losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 2%, adding more than 600 points, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.9%. Source link

Save Energy, Save Money This Winter, as Gas Prices Rise

By Amy Fiala Cooler temperatures have arrived and the days are shorter, which means Coloradans may start to use more energy to keep their homes comfortable and day-to-day activities running. Several factors, impacting utilities across the U.S., are pointing to higher prices for natural gas this winter. These include lower inventory levels of gas in … Read more

The Rise Of Decentralized Money On Polkadot

The Rise Of Decentralized Money On Polkadot

Last month I wrote about the rise of stablecoins – from USDT, with a market cap of $70 billion, and USDC, with a market cap of $32 billion, to government-sponsored digital currencies – most notably, China’s Digital Renminbi and Cambodia’s Bakong. In many ways, this seems to be the era of the “crypto-dollar,” which, like … Read more

Indiana police get money to curb reckless driving as crash deaths rise

With the pandemic trend of increasingly fatal car crashes continuing into 2021, Indiana police departments have received millions in federal grant money to put toward efforts to curb reckless driving.The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute gave the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department $1.5 million, Indiana State Police $1 million and nearly 200 other Indiana police departments a remaining $4 … Read more