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Poland’s central bank is accused of funding a YouTube ‘smear campaign’ against cryptocurrencies

Poland’s central bank accused of hiring YouTubers to “start a smear campaign” against cryptocurrencies. The Narodowy Bank Polski spent around 91,000 zloty (£19,430; $ 27,300) on a marketing…

The secret history of McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish, which was almost killed from the menu before becoming Trump’s staple sandwich

• McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish sandwich — the first new non-hamburger item added to the fast food giant’s menu — went nationwide in 1965. • It was the brainchild of…

JPMORGAN: Bitcoin miners are in a ‘hash rate arms race’

Bitcoin mining is becoming more expensive, according to JPMorgan. That’s because miners are “currently in a hash rate arms race.” Bitcoin miners are in an arms race that…

Wall Street CEOs got big raises — here’s much Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfein, and other top bankers are making

Wall Street banks are coming off a strong year in 2017, and their company boards are rewarding the chief executives with fat pay raises. Despite a lousy year…

How to beat a property downturn with returns of 11.8% per annum

Property Partner’s Gandesha says student blocks is attractive to investors because it is counter-cyclical, meaning it would be well-positioned to weather the storm of an economic downturn. Between…

JPMORGAN: A key component of bitcoin’s design might be its Achilles’ heel during a financial meltdown

JPMorgan in a recent note outlined how bitcoin, since it is decentralized, would hit a speed bump if there were a shock to the economy.  Since bitcoin are…

Only one thing is left keeping stocks afloat

The risk-asset sell-off that has rocked global markets is recalibrating the positive catalysts for the stock market, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch says only one major driver…

A new part of the market is melting down as panicked investors get another ‘wake-up call’

While stocks and Treasurys experienced violent selloffs, the credit market hung in there admirably. That changed this past week as investors pulled near-record amounts of capital from credit…

The Tesla Model 3 interior is unlike anything we have ever seen before (TSLA)

The Tesla Model 3 has the most minimalist interior we’ve ever seen in a production car. Not every decision was brilliant, but most were, and the ultimate impression…

There’s a growing movement to force kids to sit in a separate section on airplanes — but there’s one big reason it won’t happen

There’s a growing movement for airlines to introduce child-free seating. Some international airlines have created “kid-free” zones where customers can purchase seats without the risk of sitting next…

Netflix’s $300 million deal with Ryan Murphy is ‘expensive as opposed to explosive’ (NFLX)

Netflix is over investing, says Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter. He believes making the $ 300 million investment in Ryan Murphy worth it will be a tall order….

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Digital disruption is rocking…

There’s an invite-only ‘Soho House for nerds’ launching soon in NYC

Betaworks Studios, a members-only club for New York’s tech community, is opening in downtown Manhattan in the spring. The club is the offshoot of 10-year-old startup studio Betaworks,…

Tech workers in Silicon Valley are sending their kids to a $28,000-a-year private school that shuns technology

Parents who work in technology are sending their children to “anti-tech” schools that don’t use laptops and tablets in the classroom. At Basis Independent Silicon Valley, teachers see…

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know. 1. A top official for a US financial regulator is urging players in the burgeoning cryptocurrency sector to boost their…