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Sec Says Bitcoin Funds Raise Investor Protection Issues

– The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their...

Sec Questions Prospects Of Bitcoin Etfs

– The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has questioned the prospects of bitcoin exchange-traded funds saying there are a significant number of investor...

Metlife Us Regulators Agree To Set Aside Legal Fight

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government and MetLife (MET.N) announced on Thursday they would jointly be seeking to dismiss an appeal over whether the insurance company...

Us Senators Question Extent Of Ford Do Not Drive Warning On Airbags

WASHINGTON – Two senators asked the U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday to explain why a “do not drive” directive issued last week by Ford Motor...

France To Launch International Group Targeting Toxic Gas Attacks

UNITED NATIONS/PARIS – France has asked some 30 countries to work together to preserve evidence of chemical weapons attacks and impose sanctions on those...

Senate Passes Bill Renewing Internet Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with...

Cold Weather Chills Us Homebuilding Jobless Claims At 45-year Low

WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, likely as unseasonably cold weather at the end...

Senate Passes Bill Renewing Nsas Internet Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years and with...

Nursing Home Study Raises Questions On Medicare Managed Care Networks

CHICAGO – Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade....

Us Housing Starts Fall Jobless Claims Hit 45-year Low

WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of...