Dramatic price swings: Gold price sheds $90, silver price sees sharp reversal as analysts

[ad_1] (Kitco News) High levels of volatility are making their way through financial markets following Russia’s attack on Ukraine, with gold seeing $90 price swings and silver posting a sharp reversal as investors digest the new geopolitical reality. The precious metals market saw strong gains for most of the day following Russia’s full-scale invasion of […]

Chernobyl power plant captured by Russian forces -Ukrainian official

[ad_1] KYIV, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been captured by Russian forces, an adviser to the Ukrainian presidential office, Mykhailo Podolyak, said on Thursday. “It is impossible to say the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is safe after a totally pointless attack by the Russians,” he said. “This is one of […]

Trudeau announces sanctions to punish Russia for its ‘horrific’ attack on Ukraine | CBC

[ad_1] Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday a new suite of “severe” sanctions against Russian entities after the country’s president, Vladimir Putin, launched a series of unprovoked attacks on neighbouring Ukraine late last night. The economic measures — which the government says were carefully coordinated with other G7 countries — are meant to hobble Russia’s economy as its forces push further […]

MDE investing $49 million in federal COVID-relief funds to support student safety and

[ad_1] “These student and school support services will help all district and school leaders manage the challenges of the pandemic and help students accelerate their learning,” said Dr. Carey Wright. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is investing up to $49 million of its American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III […]

Putin was playing Biden all along

[ad_1] None of these efforts mattered. In launching a massive assault on Ukraine this week, Putin proved that he sees the world, and his interests, very differently than Biden hoped. He also proved resistant to many traditional tools of diplomacy and deterrence. Biden’s appeals to Putin’s geopolitical ego didn’t work. Neither did threats of sanctions, […]

EMERALD HOLDING, INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and

[ad_1] MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS This discussion and analysis of the financial condition and results of our operations should be read in conjunction with “Item 6. Selected Financial and Operating Data” and our consolidated financial statements and related notes of Emerald Holding, Inc. included in Item 15 of […]

Rage Against the (TradFi) Machine – Jumping into DeFi + Projects Built on the Ethereum

[ad_1] If you’re like me, you always have a problem wrapping your head around a cryptocurrency exchange. The first mantra of the crypto community is decentralization. Down with the establishment man! Decentralization leads to freedom from large institutions! Yet the exact function of an exchange is centralization. Aggregating buyers and sellers in a free market […]

Live updates: West hesitant on cutting off payment system

[ad_1] The latest on the Russia-Ukraine crisis: ___ BRUSSELS — European Union leaders pledged Thursday to impose tough economic and financial sanctions on Russia, but there is a lack of consensus within the West over cutting the country off the SWIFT financial payment system. The Belgium-based cooperative is used by more than 11,000 institutions globally. […]

Bitcoin price spike to $39K leads traders to say ‘the panic is over for a few days’

[ad_1] Global financial markets and crypto markets were pummeled over the past 24-hours as the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces sent investors scrambling and sell-offs took place across most asset classes. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) hit a low of $34,333 in the early trading […]