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Envestnet Announces Winners of Essential Advisor Awards and First-Ever EIOC Vision Awards

17 May
The Square in Vieux Carre ~ New Orleans ~ Advisor Awards

NEW ORLEANS, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to helping ensure the success of the financial services industry, Envestnet (NYSE: ENV) today announced the winners of its first-ever Envestnet Institute on Campus (EIOC) Vision Awards and its Essential Advisor Awards at the annual Advisor Summit in New Orleans. “Just as we provide the tools and […]

Hong Kong Occupational Retirement Schemes (ORS)

16 May
Hong Kong Harborview of ORS

Hong Kong has established a rather unique vehicle, the Occupational Retirement Scheme (ORS), and its use is not restricted to Hong Kong. An ORS is capable of attracting pension assets from across Asia, Europe and North America. The ORS structure not only benefits from tax-free pension accumulation but it also works as a tax friendly repository, which […]

Investment Platform Giant eToro Expands Into U.S. Market

15 May
Subway, Nyc, New York, Brooklyn, Transport, Stairs to Investment Platform

NEW YORK, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With the belief that all assets will be digitized in the future, leading investment platform eToro has announced it will launch a cryptocurrency offering in the United States. The launch will initially enable U.S.-based users to invest in 10 cryptocurrencies, with more to be added throughout 2018. Users will have access to a community […]

Spending on Legal Cannabis Products Expected to Grow

11 May
cannabis products

NEW YORK, May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to data by Arcview Market Research, consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates. The report emphasises that retail cannabis sales will grow 33% from 2016, to about $10 billion this year. The data published projects that by 2021 the legal cannabis market will reach a value of $24.5 billion and […]

Asia Equity Exchange Group, Inc. Announces Membership Growth for the AEEx Platform for the First Quarter of 2018

10 May
Asia Equity Exchange Group

HONG KONG, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Asia Equity Exchange Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS: AEEX) (“AEEX” or the “Company”), a leading equity investment and financing information services provider in Asia, announced today that 17 new member companies were approved and successfully listed on the Company’s equity information disclosure platform, AEEx, and 4 companies signed an “International Listing Consulting Agreement” […]

National Geographic and Wall Street Journal Enter Multi-Platform Collaboration

09 May
Far & Away, a premium print magazine for business travelers from National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal, will be distributed with the May 19th edition of the Journal. (PRNewsfoto/National Geographic)

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal have partnered to launch Far & Away, a premium print magazine for business travelers that will include digital and social content as well. The first issue will be distributed with the May 19th edition of the Journal. Combining The Wall Street Journal’s global insights and information with […]

Tangem Launches Bitcoin Banknotes in Singapore

07 May
Bitcoin Banknotes - Helixbridge, Bridge, Lights, Night, Singapore

Available immediately in denominations of 0.01 and 0.05 BTC, Tangem Notes radically improve the simplicity and security of acquiring, owning, and circulating cryptocurrencies for both sophisticated and incoming users. Based on a recently developed S3D350A chip from Samsung Semiconductor, Tangem Note is the first hardware storage solution on the market with its entire electronics and […]

J. Levine to Auction Rarely Seen Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting on May 11

06 May
"Untitled," an abstract and unfinished painting, by Jean-Michel Basquiat is up for auction on May 11. This piece was uncovered in a seized storage unit auction in 2012 and was recently inherited. It is accompanied with documentation and chain of custody paperwork leading back to its purchase from Basquiat. (PRNewsfoto/J. Levine Auction & Appraisal

Painting has documentation leading to its original purchase directly from Basquiat SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — An untitled and possibly incomplete Jean-Michel Basquiat painting is up for auction until Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12 p.m. PT by J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, a Scottsdale-based auction house. Online bidding is available now and a free, public preview will take place on Thursday, May 10 from 4 […]

EY Tax survey shows ripple effect of federal tax reform

03 May
EY Tax survey shows ripple effect of federal tax reform

Technology becomes integral part of the tax team NEW YORK, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Now that federal tax law changes are in place, the 13th Annual EY Domestic Tax Conference survey shows that state tax is drawing the attention of corporate tax leaders. Among respondents, 78% anticipate either a patchwork of changes or new ways to decouple […]

Abra Now Offers 25 Cryptocurrencies on the World’s First All-in-One Crypto Wallet and Exchange Platform

01 May
Landmark bridge for Cryptocurrencies

SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Abra, the first and only all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, today announced the addition of five new additional cryptocurrencies, or “altcoins” to its platform enabling users to now buy, sell, hold and invest across 25 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiat currencies. Abra, which recently launched its redesigned app, lets users exchange across […]

London Block Exchange Lists Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Classic Due to Popular Demand

30 Apr
London Block Exchange Lists Bitcoin

This makes LBX the sole player offering GBP pairing with both these cryptocurrencies, in addition to being the only exchange underpinned with UK on-shore banking. This takes LBX’s total coins listed to six (in addition to BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP) and comes just weeks after LBX added Ripple (XRP) to its exchange – showing its […]