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Sprint, T-Mobile Plunge: SoftBank Calling Off Merger

October 31, 2017 - 4:12am
Sprint, T-Mobile Plunge: SoftBank Calling Off Merger

Sprint stock plunged, and was halted by the exchange volatility trigger, when the Nikkei reported moments ago that Japan's SoftBank Group plans to break off negotiations on the long-awaited merger between its subsidiary Sprint and T-Mobile US due to a failure to agree on ownership of the combined entity, "dashing the Japanese technology giant's hopes of reshaping the American wireless business."

"Worse Than Tulips..." And Other Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

October 30, 2017 - 6:00am
"Worse Than Tulips..." And Other Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

Via CoinDesk.com,
Chris Burniske is a cofounder of Placeholder Ventures in New York and former blockchain products lead at ARK Investment Management LLC. Jack Tatar is an angel investor and advisor to startups. In this opinion piece, adapted from their book Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond, they explain what mainstream financial commentators still don't understand about the space – even if the markets are starting to get it.
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