Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Trade Mixed As BTC ETF Activity Surges To Highest Levels Since Their Debut; Biden Forgives $1.2B In Student Debt For 150K Borrowers Hit By Specific Issues; Democrats Slam Capital One-Discover Merger - Top Headlines Today While US Was Sleeping

BY Benzinga | ECONOMIC | 02/21/24 09:15 AM EST

Crypto

  • BNB Chain Unveils 2024 Web3 Blueprint
  • Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Would ‘Certainly Welcome’ Backing An XRP ETF
  • Rep. Warren Davidson Says CBDCs An ‘External Threat To Western Civilization’
  • Ethereum ICO Investor Moves $5M ETH After 8-Year Gap As Price Hits $3K
  • Much Wow! Dogecoin’s Transaction Count Crosses The Million Mark Every Day In February
  • Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Trade Mixed As BTC ETF Activity Surges To Highest Levels Since Their Debut: Analyst Foresees King Crypto Skyrocketing To $180K In 2025

US Markets

  • Wall Street Waits With Bated Breath For Nvidia Earnings After Tech Selloff, Fed Minutes Eyed: Analyst Flags This As Biggest Risk For Market
  • Palo Alto Networks Issues Weak Outlook, Joins Teladoc Health, SolarEdge Technologies And Other Big Stocks Moving Lower In Wednesday’s Pre-Market Session
  • Investor Sentiment Falls Further; Fear & Greed Index In ‘Greed’ Zone
  • S&P 500 Set For 9% Gain To 5,400, UBS Ups Target: ‘Higher Inflation Tends To Be A Positive For Stock Prices’

US Politics

  • Trump Not Sure If He Can Work With Mitch McConnell: ‘He’ll Probably End Up Endorsing Me’
  • Biden Forgives $1.2B In Student Debt For 150K Borrowers Hit By Specific Issues
  • Biden Vs. Trump: Swing State Pennsylvania’s Voters Favor This Candidate For Presidency, But Poll Data Reveals Potential Setback Factors
  • Elizabeth Warren On New Senate Opponent: ‘MAGA Republican Machine…Brought In Someone From Rhode Island’
  • Trump Challenger Nikki Haley Says She’s ‘Not Going Anywhere’ Despite Ex-President’s Lead In Polls: ‘I Refuse To Quit’

World Politics

  • Russia Adds Lindsey Graham To ‘Terrorists’ List For Holding President Responsible For Navalny’s Death
  • Turkey Re-Enters NATO’s Good Books: US Approves Long-Delayed $23B F-16 Fighter Jets Sale

World Economy

  • Nigeria’s Economic Crisis Deepens: Largest African Economy Faces Currency Freefall And Soaring Inflation

Tech

  • Apple’s 2024 iPad Lineup To Feature Larger iPad Air, Thinner iPad Pro: Report
  • ‘Gemini Is A Joke:’ Google’s AI Chatbot Doesn’t Even Know How Its Own Founders Larry Page And Sergey Brin Look Like
  • Marc Andreessen Warns Of ‘Draconian Censorship’ And ‘Bias’ In AI Chatbots: Elon Musk Vows Grok Will ‘Hew To the Truth’
  • Amazon Replacing Walgreens In Dow Jones Industrial Might Not Be A Great Thing: ‘Will History Repeat Itself?’
  • Nvidia’s Earnings Around The Corner: Can AI Stalwart Bulldoze Its Way To Another Superlative Quarterly Performance?
  • TSMC, ASML And Other Chip Stocks Slide As Market Anticipates Nvidia’s Earnings Report Impact
  • US Supreme Court Just Saved Apple $503M After Putting An End To A 14-Year-Long Legal Battle
  • Good News, iPhone 15 Owners: Apple Says Your Device’s Battery Will Now Last Longer Than Expected
  • Nvidia Earnings Disappointment Could Trigger Up To 10% Crash In Stock Market, Warns Macro Strategist: ‘I’m Wondering Who’s Turning Around To Buy’

Electric Vehicle

  • 3 European Auto Giants Consider Joining Forces To Tackle The Might Of Tesla And Chinese EV Rivals
  • Tesla Takes Aim At Toyota: Model Y Now Cheaper Than Prius PHEV In Germany
  • Remember Nikola’s Answer To Tesla’s Cybertruck? The Infamous Badger EV Pickup Is Making A Most Unexpected Comeback
  • Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe Zeroes In On $48K As ‘Sweet Spot’ For R2 Pricing
  • Auto Regulators Have No Plans To Crash Test Tesla’s Cybertruck For Now: But Why?
  • Trees Trump Tesla In Germany: Locals Say ‘Nein’ To EV Giant’s Berlin Gigafactory Expansion Plans

Consumer

  • Walmart’s Solid Quarter Proves Tesla ‘Uberbulls’ Wrong? Fund Manager Explains Why High-Interest Rates, Dissatisfied Customers Aren’t Hurting EV Maker
  • GM Issues 2nd Stop Sale In 3 Months ? This Time For Colorado, Canyon Mid-Size Trucks

Communication

  • HBO Delays Free Streaming Of ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’ On YouTube To Drive Max Viewership And Revenue Growth
  • Elon Musk Recommends Ford Advertise On X After Blue Oval Slashes Mustang Mach-E Price By As Much As $8,100

Industrial

  • Dana Divests European Hydraulics Business To HPI Group To Streamline Portfolio
  • General Dynamics’ Unit Wins $1.3B Contract To Supply Armored Vehicles To Austrian Armed Forces
  • American Airlines Hikes Bag Fees, Limits Miles For Travel Agency Bookings: What Flyers Need To Know

Financial

  • Why HSBC Shares Are Diving Premarket Wednesday
  • Democrats Slam Capital One-Discover Merger: ‘This Wall Street Deal Is Dangerous And Will Harm Working People’

General

  • ‘What Fraud?’: Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Says Trump Being Fined For A ‘Victimless Crime’
  • Elon Musk For Nobel Peace Prize? Tesla CEO Joins Assange, Trump, Stalin For Nominations

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