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What Are Blockchain Cryptocurrencies?

  If you’ve been pretending (or not) to understand the blockchain technology conversation percolating around you the past few years but have no real idea how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Etherium, and Litecoin actually work, you’re not alone. There’s a lot of nebulous verbiage of dubious value out there. Can you just tune out and hope …

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Trump to Repeal the Durbin Amendment

President Trump may be gunning to reform the Dodd-Frank Act, in particular one of the most contentious policies of the act: the Durbin Amendment. The Durbin Amendment—passed as a stipulation of the Dodd-Frank Act—allows the government to set price caps on fees for card transactions. Before 2009, interchange rates were set by banks and merchants …

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