How ETF investors can bet on the crypto crash

Digital currency investors have been under pressure this year due to a range of factors, from inflation and recession fears to a liquidity crisis among high-profile crypto companies. Bitcoin’s steady freefall has brought the flagship coin down almost 70% off its historic high last November. For investors mulling a bet against bitcoin, ProShares launched BITI, … Read more

Friends co-creator to donate $4m amid embarrassment over show’s whiteness | Friends

The co-creator of the TV sitcom Friends is planning to donate $4m to an African and African American studies project because she’s so “embarrassed” by – and feels such “guilt” at – the white homogeneity of the characters on the classic coming of ages series. Marta Kauffman told the Los Angeles Times that she intends … Read more

Crypto-sceptic Molly White could be the new JK Galbraith… just much tougher | John Naughton

Yon 1955, the economist John Kenneth Galbraith published a slim entitled volume The Great Crash 1929, a history of the Wall Street crash. In it, he chronicled, with his customary caustic wit, the rampant speculation that led to the catastrophe and its striking resemblance to all speculative bubbles in one key respect: speculators’ endearing belief … Read more

R Kelly prison sentencing updates: Artist sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking, racketeering

R Kelly ‘did atrocious things to children’, victim says after sentencing R&B Singer R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following a conviction in federal court last year on sex trafficking and racketeering charges. Appearing in court on Wednesday, the disgraced singer remained silent as he heard from some of his accusers … Read more

Judge says Florida’s 15-week abortion law is unconstitutional

In a verbal ruling on Thursday, Second Judicial Circuit Court Judge John Cooper said he would be issuing a temporary statewide injunction that will go into effect once he signs the written order in the challenge brought by some Florida abortion providers. The decision is a short-term victory for abortion rights advocates in Florida and … Read more

Celsius’ Options, Tether’s Commercial Paper, vs. Three Arrows + More News

Source: Adobe/Casimiro Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________ investment news Troubled crypto lender Celsius Network (CEL) announced that they “continue to take important steps” to preserve and protect assets and explore options, which include pursuing strategic transactions as … Read more

Sonny Barger, biker outlaw and founder of Hells Angels, dies at 83

Placeholder while article actions load Sonny Barger, the bigger-than-life godfather of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, equal parts brawler, bully, braggart, rule breaker and shrewd huckster of his own outlaw mystique, died June 29 at his home in California. He was 83. A statement on his official Facebook page read: “If you are reading this … Read more

Cabinet Calls State Assembly on 2 July To Elect New Speaker

Maharashtra Political Crisis Live Updates: After taking oath as the new Maharashtra chief minister, Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Thursday, 30 June, along with the new deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis held their first Cabinet meeting. The Cabinet has decided to call a special session of state Assembly for two days – on 2 and … Read more