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As of today, September 13, 2021, the jumbo 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 3.14%, the jumbo 15-year rate is 2.82%, and the jumbo 7/1 ARM rate is 2.19%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should be more representative of what customers could expect to
What Is a Cryptocurrency ETF?  A cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a fund consisting of cryptocurrencies. While most ETFs track an index or a basket of assets, a cryptocurrency ETF tracks the price of one or more digital tokens. Based on investor sales or purchases, the share price of cryptocurrency ETFs fluctuates on a daily
Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Company: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Business: Vonage is a collection of three main businesses: (i) the legacy consumer VOIP business; (ii) Application Programing Interface (API) business, which helps companies communicate to their customers through text messaging and (iii) Cloud-based Enterprise Communication as a Service business (CaaS). Stock Market Value:
Bribery vs. Lobbying: An Overview Bribery and lobbying are often conjoined in the public mind: Critics of lobbying suggest that it’s bribery in a suit. While both seek a favorable outcome, the two remain distinct practices. Bribery is considered an effort to buy power; paying to guarantee a certain result; lobbying is considered an effort
In this article RKLB An Electron rocket gets ready to launch. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab signed a five-launch contract with European satellite data company Kinéis, in a deal that adds to the space company’s backlog. Kinéis is building an Internet of Things connectivity constellation with 25 satellites, all of which will be launched to orbit
Brian Moynihan, chairman and chief executive officer of Bank of America Corp, speaks in New York City, September 25, 2019. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan announced the most sweeping management overhaul of his 12-year tenure atop the giant financial institution. In a memo distributed to employees on Friday, Moynihan named
The cosmetics industry makes consumer beauty products such as makeup, lotions, shampoos, perfumes, hair colors, and accessories. Companies in this group include Revlon Inc. (REV), Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR), and South Korea-based Amorepacific Corp. (090430). Although there is no direct benchmark for the cosmetics industry, most cosmetics companies are considered part of the consumer staples
In this article MA The MasterCard logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mastercard has agreed to acquire blockchain analytics start-up CipherTrace, in the latest sign of how major companies are warming to cryptocurrencies. The payments giant said Thursday it entered into an agreement to
Social entrepreneurship creates a green industry, which helps to solve environmental problems through the development of innovative solutions. Some companies go green either to reduce environmental harm or to gain consumer support. From energy sharing and ride-sharing to commodities trading, there’s no limit to the kinds of industries green startups can tackle. This article looks at the top three green
Health conscious American millennials have found their drink of choice: alcoholic carbonated water that is lower in calories and carbs than beer and wine. A hard seltzer craze is sweeping the United States as Generation Y and Generation Z pursue healthier lifestyles, influenced by viral trends on Instagram and YouTube. TIMOTHY A. CLARY | AFP
On Sept. 21, 2021, Investopedia will team with a fellow member of the Dotdash online publishing family, Verywell, in hosting a unique virtual conference, “Your Money, Your Health.” The investing-oriented panel discussions during that conference will include “Investing Through the Pandemic: How the Pandemic has Changed Investor Behavior and Impacted Global Markets” and “Healing the
The CEO of the investment firm running the world’s biggest bitcoin fund sounded off on comments made by Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler about the likely approval path for the first U.S. bitcoin ETF. Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale Investments, warned on Tuesday that the SEC would be making a mistake if it
The steel industry is part of the basic materials sector and consists of companies involved in steel production, mining, and related activities. Although steel historically has been a major U.S. industry, the number of steel mills that produce the metal has declined sharply in the past several decades due to foreign competition. Some of the