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Michigan State still evaluating forward options with Joey Hauser’s status in limbo

“In the meantime, Hauser has been practicing with the scout team and playing against the rest of the candidates for the Spartans’ power forward spot” writes Mlive Com for mlive.com. EAST LANSING — By now, Tom Izzo had hoped to know the answers to two key questions regarding his open forward spot in Michigan State’s starting lineup. Source: mlive.com

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GOLDMAN SACHS: These 5 trades can help investors make a killing during a crucial earnings season

“Traders will be flooded with company earnings reports over the next couple of weeks, and many of them are going to lead to dramatic reactions on Wall Street” writes Marley Jay for businessinsider.com. All five of these companies will report earnings in the next month. He added that options prices were low relative to previous earnings periods.Goldman Sachs equity-derivatives associate Vishal Vivek says the options market suggests this might be an especially volatile earnings season, and he named five stocks that could make big moves. Source: businessinsider.com

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Warren reviewing ‘Medicare for all’ funding options after getting pressed on taxes

“She’s reviewing the revenue options suggested by the 2016 Bernie campaign along with other revenue options” reports washingtonexaminer.com. In total, national health spending would reach $59 trillion under the Medicare for All plan.The bill does not contain a funding mechanism, but Sanders has acknowledged that the reform would mean raising middle-class taxes. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Beyond Meat’s stock gains after Hardee’s to test plant-based meat options for breakfast, lunch and dinner

“BYND, +2.49% rose 1.4% in premarket trading Wednesday, after CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc.’s Hardees restaurants said it is offering plant-based meat options in two markets, with an eye toward college students” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. Beyond Meat’s stock has tumbled 29.3% over the past three months through Tuesday, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.01% has slipped 0.3%. Source: marketwatch.com

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Germany to tap all fiscal options in case of economic crisis: Scholz

“The permitted debt would rise to 8.4 billion euros in 2021 and 9.7 billion euros in 2022, according to budget experts” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The government is expected to update its economic growth projections on Thursday.BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany intends to stick to its balanced budget rules for now and boost spending without incurring new debt, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Tuesday, adding that the government would use all fiscal options in a severe economic crisis.The German government will lower its 2020 forecast for economic…

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Bitstamp Integrates Ledger Vault Technology for Custody Options

“Under the partnership, Ledger Vault will provide the cryptocurrency exchange with flexible wallet tech infrastructure” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, Bitstamp, announced this Tuesday that it is integrating Ledger Vault’s technology to its existing services, in order to enable advanced custody options.Forward-thinking exchanges like Bitstamp understand the importance of endpoint security to safely guard cryptocurrencies,” added Pascal Gauthier, Ledger CEO. “I am thrilled to see them adopt the Ledger Vault technology to securely store their digital assets.As part of this, Ledger will be…

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CME: Despite Pullback in Bitcoin Prices, Investor Interest Is Strong

“The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group recently tweeted that, despite the Bitcoin (BTC) price pullback, customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong during Q3 2019” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. On Oct. 9, the CME Group took to Twitter to state that customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong during Q3 2019, with daily open interest (OI) of over 4,600 contracts, up 61% vs Q3 2018, because of the strong interest of institutional investors.Cointelegraph previously reported that CME is adding options to its Bitcoin futures contracts in the…

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