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Social investing, bitcoin and other hot topics at the world’s biggest ETF conference

“Pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies are not just investing but in some cases founding their own ETF firms” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Many are moving away from active management and instead using asset allocation with index-based ETFs.”. Last year was the biggest year ever for ETFs — with the biggest inflows ever (nearly $480 billion) and record assets under management ($3.2 trillion).Here’s a rundown of the hot trends everyone is talking about: Maybe, but it’s a very tough sell, as Fuhr points out, “Most active management have…

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A major bitcoin conference is no longer accepting bitcoin payments because the fees and lag have gotten so bad

“In fact, it has gotten so bad that even a major bitcoin conference has stopped accepting bitcoin payments for tickets altogether” writes Rob Price for businessinsider.my. But would-be attendees can no longer pay for a ticket in bitcoin or in any other cryptocurrencies.For all the hype around bitcoin right now, it’s easy to overlook an important fact: It doesn’t actually work very well as a currency. Source: businessinsider.my Share This:

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Joshua vs Parker press conference low on fireworks but high on menace

“Parker held a conference late last year showing clips of Joshua getting hit and his management had asked for anybody with film of Joshua getting knocked out to send it to them” writes Steve Bunce for independent.co.uk. The conference had no slaps, trash or ‘fake news’, but it did have a lurking, disturbing menace and that is what all great fights need. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Watch Joshua and Parker’s first press conference LIVE

“Watch the press conference above and follow updates with our live blog below” writes Luke Brown for independent.co.uk. World heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will come face to face for the very first time this morning, and you can watch coverage of their press conference live on The Independent.Joshua hopes to move one step closer to his goal of being the undisputed world heavyweight champion when he takes on Parker in Cardiff on March 31.He currently holds the WBA and IBF versions of the world heavyweight title after…

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Kevin Sumlin hire at Arizona should end Lane Kiffin job speculation … for now

“It matters to FAU because it was the final job that may have drawn interest from Owls coach Lane Kiffin” writes Shandel Richardson for sun-sentinel.com. Taking an NFL assistant coordinator job is also a possibility.Still, the reality is speculation will always follow Kiffin even though last month he agreed to a six-year contract extension.Kiffin has repeatedly said he plans to remain in Boca Raton for a long time but it didn’t stop the constant speculation throughout the season. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Tidewater Middle East to organize marine conference in Chabahar

“TEHRAN- The 25th Conference of Coordinating Marine Organizations of Iran is scheduled to be held in Chabahar Free Zone (southeastern Iran) on January 30 and 31” reports tehrantimes.com. And its pivots are: 1- Protecting marine environment, the basis for sustainable development  2- Port logistics and private sector’s role in marine development of the country 3- Marine transportation development: Maritime safety and security Tidewater Middle East, a major port operator in Iran, is the organizer of the event.In a press conference on Sunday, the company’s CEO Mehdi Etesam said that the…

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Project Districts Gears Up for the North American Bitcoin Conference following their Participation at Dubai International Blockchain Summit

“To find out more about Project Districts, please visit https://districts.io/en/ A brainchild of Blockchain Technology LLC, Project Districts is an unlimited Virtual Representation of the real world” reports newsbtc.com. January 10, 2018: Blockchain Technology LLC, one of the earliest blockchain startups in the Gulf States, is pleased to announce that their team Project Districts will participate in the upcoming North American Bitcoin Conference.The first ever synergistic manipulation of the Blockchain and Virtual Reality, Project Districts allows the integration of a diverse range of functionalities into the Districts 3D world. Source: newsbtc.com…

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NFL playoffs 2018: Conference championship odds, point spreads

“Underdogs are either 7-1 or 6-2 against the point spread in the 2018 NFL playoffs, depending on what spread bettors got in the Saints-Vikings game” reports sportingnews.com. The NFC championship matchup, Vikings at Eagles on Jan. 21, is much closer in Vegas’ eyes, and once again, the conference’s top seed is an underdog. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Sadiq Khan’s Fabian Society speech disrupted by pro-Brexit, pro-Trump group

“Pro-Trump supporters disrupted a conference being held in London where Mayor, Sadiq Khan was set to make a speech” writes Francesca Marshall for telegraph.co.uk. The Fabian society, a socialist organisation, had their conference interrupted after demonstrators, from a group called White Pendragons, shouted their support for the US President. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Pro-Trump supporters crash Fabian conference in protest of Sadiq Khan

“Pro-Trump supporters disrupted a conference being held in London where Mayor, Sadiq Khan was set to make a speech” writes Francesca Marshall for telegraph.co.uk. The Fabian society, a socialist organisation, had their conference interrupted after a group of pro-Trump demonstrators shouted their support for the US President. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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