Archive: mastercard


Crypto Monitor: Ethereum’s Mid-Year Surge

By Early Investing on July 24, 2020

Ethereum is on a tear right now. It’s up more than 100% on the year. And in this edition of Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan examine the future of this second-largest crypto. Read below for more details on what Adam and Vin talked about.   Among the topics discussed in this episode: Ethereum rebounds Ethereum usage Technology risk…

Bitcoin Processed More Payments Than PayPal Last Year

By Allison Brickell on July 8, 2019

The bitcoin blockchain processed more transactions than PayPal in 2018. And that’s just the start of the good news.
When Facebook announced its Libra cryptocurrency, everyone started to freak out about Facebook taking over the world. In reality, it’s getting help from some friends.
This week, the News Fix dives into a group fighting for medical marijuana in Mississippi, Amazon actually failing at something and Binance cutting out U.S. users.

Credit Card Companies Swipe $90 Billion From Retailers

By Allison Brickell on March 4, 2019

Credit card swipe fees cost retailers $90 billion last year. And retailers are responding with efforts to get around them.
Crypto-friendly Congressional hearings helped shore up bitcoin's long-term outlook while Mastercard gave the popular digital currency a short-term boost.