Archive: News Fix
News Fix: Cannabis Industry Reaches New Highs
By Allison Brickell on April 20, 2022
It’s April 20, which means cannabis enthusiasts around the country are celebrating what Ronald Reagan once called “probably the most dangerous drug in the United States.” Today, that remark seems pretty outdated. A full 37 states have legalized marijuana in some form (medically or recreationally). Eighteen states have legalized recreational marijuana. And an overwhelming majority of Americans support legalization. A 2021 Pew Research poll shows a staggering 91% of Americans…
News Fix: Ukraine Turns to Crypto, NFTs Cool Off and Public Pensions Divest From Russia
By Allison Brickell on March 9, 2022
Since Russia invaded Ukraine two weeks ago, the war has taken over worldwide news headlines. From the atrocities of war to human rights catastrophes, heroic acts by Ukranians and the impact of the war on the global markets, it’s hard to keep up with all of the news.
News Fix: Robinhood Keeps Besting the Banks
By Vin Narayanan on December 15, 2018
In this week’s News Fix, we’re seeing Robinhood drive banks crazy, late-stage startups plan their IPOs and more.
Bitcoin, Musk making news
By Vin Narayanan on August 11, 2018
Bitcoin and Elon Musk dominated the news cycle for investors this week. From a delay at the SEC to what's going on with Tesla and SpaceX, the News Fix has you covered.
News Fix: Big Checks Down, Bitcoin Surges
By Vin Narayanan on July 28, 2018
This week’s news roundup includes a CEO who doesn’t want big money from VC firms and a closer look at bitcoin’s brief surge past $8,000.
News Fix: Venture Capital Funding Rising to New Heights
By Vin Narayanan on July 14, 2018
A strong economy has venture capital firms funding startups at a rate we haven’t seen since 2000.
News Fix: New York Stock Exchange Parent Company and Facebook Make Big Moves into Bitcoin and Blockchain
By Vin Narayanan on May 11, 2018
It’s hard to keep up with the news these days. Between CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Facebook and Twitter – just to name a few – there’s so much information flying around that it’s become hard to tell what’s really important… and what’s just noise. The cryptocurrency news…