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David Craggen

David Craggen

Staff Writer, Safehaven.com

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018

Biography

David Craggen is a financial analyst and writer for Safehaven.com

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    Published 14 March 2018 | viewed 730 times

    The past 12 hours have been a psychological rollercoaster for bitcoin sentiment, with a comprehensive Google ad ban threatening to spark a sell-off, but major…

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    Published 13 March 2018 | viewed 917 times

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    First it was retail. Now it’s banking, and soon enough it might be tourism, too. Amazon started in e-commerce, but where it will end seems…

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    Only minutes after Coinbase made the sudden announcement that it would start trading Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on 19 December 2017. The price of the coin…

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    Money saved from taxes this year is going to share buybacks, with J.P. Morgan expecting companies to spend up to $800 billion on their own…

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    Amazon—one of the fiercest corporate critics of Trump, and his tax cuts—raked in over $5.6 billion in earnings without paying anything in federal income taxes…

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