Mortgage Applications Jump 4.9% as Rates Hold Steady

The spring home-selling season has arrived, giving a much needed boost to the mortgage market. Mortgage applications surged 4.9% from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) seasonally adjusted index. Purchase and refinance…


A 'Yelp for Weed' Startup Is Launching Its Own Ethereum Token

Cannabis social networking platform MassRoots is developing a crypto token and other blockchain-based applications for its ecosystem of more than one million users. MassRoots outlined its vision in an annual report filed with the Securities…



Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison

The alleged thief behind Iceland’s “Big Bitcoin Heist” has escaped from prison and escaped to Sweden. Sindri Thor Stefansson, who is accused of stealing 600 cryptocurrency mining computers across at least four separate incidents between…


What is the Bitcoin Foundation, and What Does it Do?

Founded in late 2012, the Bitcoin Foundation is one of the oldest and most vocal non-profit organizations advocating for the development and use of bitcoin (BTC) in the mainstream financial world. According to the Foundation’s…



Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of General Motors

In 2016, General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) was the third-largest automaker in the world, behind Volkswagen AG (OTC: VLKAY) and Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM). GM famously held the top spot in global auto sales for 77…


Ethereum (ETH) and NEO: The Latest

The crypto markets are having, what appears to be, a pretty mediocre day so far. While most coins are seeing green, like NEO, there are others that have moved into the red zone, such as Ethereum…


Verge Price Collapse, But Monero Coin Soars

A Verge price collapse has stunned investors as the coin made substantial price swings in the last 24 hours: Verge coin price rose from $0.082 at the beginning of Tuesday trade to intraday high of…


Energy Giant BP Says It's Tested 'Internal' Tokens

Energy giant BP would consider partnering with blockchain startups that are doing initial coin offerings, and it’s even tested tokens internally, an executive said Wednesday. Speaking at the Blockchain Expo in London, Julian Gray, the technology…