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Why Visa Is Buying Fintech Startup Plaid For $5.3 Billion

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[ad_1] Plaid CEO Zach Perret © Kevin HuVisa announced it will acquire Plaid—a startup that connects payment apps like Venmo and Square Cash to users’ bank accounts to transfer funds—for $5.3 billion. That marks a doubling of Plaid’s value in a year. The eight-year-old San Francisco company last raised funding …

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Uzbekistan Bans Citizens From Buying Cryptocurrencies

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[ad_1] The government of Uzbekistan has reportedly barred its citizens from purchasing cryptocurrencies. According to local news outlet Novosti Uzbekistana on Dec. 25, the National Project Management Agency has banned citizens from purchasing crypto, even on established exchanges.  The decision comes as a surprise to many, as the country has …

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North West Company reverses decision to stop buying fur

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[ad_1] Less than a week after The North West Company announced it would stop buying trappers’ furs at its Northern stores, it did an about-face and reversed its decision that same week.  “It alarms a lot of trappers,” said Robert Grandjambe Jr., an experienced trapper from Mikisew Cree First Nation. The …

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Car buying habits: why you bought your car

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[ad_1] The car you drive says a lot about the type of person you are — and our choice in new cars has most likely already been made for us. The Australian new car market is one of the most competitive in the world. There are about 50 car brands …

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