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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 […]

Legal Cannabis Market Sales are Projected to Increase at a Strong Rate

20 Apr
Chem Stomper Crack OG - Legal Cannabis

NEW YORK, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a report by Energias Market Research, the global medical legal cannabis market is anticipated to grow significantly from USD 8.28 billion in 2017 to USD 28.07 billion in 2024, at a CAGR of 19.1% from 2018 to 2024. Factors driving the advances of the medical cannabis […]

CME Group Announces All-Time Overall and Non-U.S. Hours Agricultural Daily Volume Records

05 Apr
Chicago IL ~ Chicago Board of Trade Building

CHICAGO, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that a record 3,002,818 agricultural futures and options contracts traded yesterday, April 4, 2018 – surpassing the 3 million milestone for the first time.  The company also reported that a record 778,841 agricultural futures and options contracts traded yesterday outside of U.S. […]

Tech Giant Tencent’s 2017 Profit Surpasses Expectations, Up 105% Says Kangyo Yokohama Securities

23 Mar
Tencent and UnionPay

TOKYO, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Kangyo Yokohama Securities has recently commented on Chinese tech titan Tencent, which is best known for its messaging app WeChat, ‎who has just announced net profits of RMB 21.6 billion ($3.4 billion) for its fiscal year in 2017. The ‎figure was up 105 percent year-over-year, its biggest leap in more than a decade, ‎supported by […]

World Cannabis Congress Announces Partnership with CannaTech

19 Mar
World Cannabis Congress

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The World Cannabis Congress is pleased to announce that it has partnered with CannaTech, Europe’s premier cannabis conference, to maximize its reach to the international cannabis community. The World Cannabis Congress, presented by Civilized, is happening June 10-12, 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick. The Congress is an exclusive, by invitation only event that […]

Talk About Money: Financial Education Benefits Center Encourages Open Financial Communication

03 Mar
Money, Dollars, Pocket, Bank, Income, Salary, Cash and tax reform

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Talking about finances can be awkward, but sometimes it is necessary. Financial experts always advise couples to talk about money, but even mentioning finances with friends can result in stronger friendships. Besides the benefits that come with open communication about something as important as finances, other people may have different […]

Budbo Token Pre-Sale Quickly Sells Out – Crowdsale Now Under Way to Catapult Cannabis Industry Via Blockchain

24 Jan
Cannabis Industry Blockchain

Budbo platform generating massive interest from crypto and cannabis communities NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Budbo, Inc., an enterprise suite of products focused on data analytics in the cannabis sector, has officially sold out its token pre-sale 10 days before its scheduled end date. Tier one of the token crowd sale is now underway, as contributors […]

Future Finance Recognized As Global Fintech Leader

09 Jan
Global Fintech

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Future Finance, Europe’s leading student lender, was recently recognized by KPMG as one of the world’s leading fintech innovators. KPMG evaluated numerous companies around the world to select their Global Fintech100 companies.  Based on KPMG’s extensive research and analysis on the following five factors (total capital raised, rate of capital raising, geography, sector, and ‘x-factor’ […]

IPC CEO Neil Barua Wins 2017 American Financial Technology ‘Best Third-Party Technology Vendor CEO’ Award

05 Dec
American Financial Technology Awards AFTA

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, today announced that its CEO Neil Barua has won the 2017 American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs) “Best Third-Party Technology Vendor CIO or CEO” honor, which recognizes a CIO or CEO that has been particularly innovative and […]