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Shares eye record high as Fed heads for 2017 hat-trick

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares were within a whisker of another record high on Wednesday as markets traded on expectations of a third U.S. interest rate hike this year and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve on how many more are likely in 2018. The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at Read More

Japan startup smashes SpaceX record, eyes moon landing by 2020 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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A Japanese aerospace startup has broken the fundraising record for commercial space exploration, far exceeding SpaceX. The company plans to land a rover on the moon’s surface by the end of 2020. Tokyo-based ispace, founded in September 2010, aims to be the first Japanese company to land on the moon, joining the former Soviet Union, Read More

Shares eye record high as Fed heads for hat-trick

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares were within a whisker of another record high on Wednesday as markets traded on expectations of a third U.S. interest rate hike of the year, and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve how many more are likely in 2018. A pedestrian stands to look at an electronic board showing Read More

Wall Street hits record closing highs; banks rise

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow registered record closing highs on Tuesday with a boost from bank stocks as investors eyed a potential cut in U.S. corporate taxes and continued economic growth after strong inflation data. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

Bitcoin hits another record high in march toward $20,000

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin hit another all-time peak on Tuesday, two days after the launch of the first ever bitcoin futures on a U.S. exchange and ahead of the start of another futures contract next week, as investors grew optimistic that the $20,000-mark is within reach. A Bitcoin (virtual currency) coin is Read More

S&P, Dow at record levels as Boeing, bank stocks gain

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(Reuters) – The S&P and the Dow hit record levels in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as Boeing rose and bank stocks gained ahead of a near certain move by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rate. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Bitcoin rival litecoin smashes record, value up astonishing 6,000% this year

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Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 12:23 While bitcoin’s 1,700 percent rally seems impressive, there is a cryptocurrency whose value grew much faster this year – litecoin. On Tuesday, litecoin set another record high of $255, up an astounding 52 percent in the last 24 hours. On January 1, the virtual currency was worth just above Read More

Over 1000 drones light up sky in magnificent record-setting display in China (VIDEOS)

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Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 15:09 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 15:15 The night skyline of the Chinese city of Guangzhou lit up by a spectacular show in which hundreds of drones took to the air. In putting on the show, the city broke its own world record for the biggest number of drones involved Read More

Scientists record Earth’s ‘hum’ in depths of the Indian Ocean

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Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 03:06 Scientists have for the first time been able to record the mysterious ‘hum’ generated by the Earth’s movement deep underwater, a phenomenon which could help us understand the inner workings of the planet. There have been attempts to capture the low-frequency sound since 1959, although it wasn’t until 1998 Read More

Another day, another record: Bitcoin juggernaut hits new high of $15,000

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Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 08:33 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 08:59 Bitcoin’s unstoppable bull run continues with the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency beating its own records day after day. The price of a bitcoin token broke the $12,000 mark on Wednesday, and has now smashed the next all-time high of $15,000. Bitcoin was trading Read More