Article: Oracle unit partners with Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide

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Oracle unit partners with Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide

Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss, 14 July 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd, a unit of Oracle Corp, has teamed up with financial technology provider Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide to enhance their product offerings, Everest Chief Executive and co-founder Bob Reid said.

Oracle Financial’s software is used in retail and corporate banking as well as the insurance sector.

Everest, whose blockchain technology enables a wide range of financial services, said it recently worked with the Asian Development Bank on the Central Bank of Samoa’s regulatory compliance platform. Everest is also a licensed custodian of cryptocurrencies. Continue reading “Article: Oracle unit partners with Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide”

Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

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Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

Evan Perez, David Shortell, Paula Reid and Pamela Brown, 2 April 2021

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators looking into Rep. Matt Gaetz’s relationships with young women have examined whether any federal campaign money was involved in paying for travel and expenses for the women, a person briefed on the matter said.

Investigators are examining whether the Florida Republican engaged in a relationship with a woman that began when she was 17 years old and whether his involvement with other young women broke federal sex trafficking and prostitution laws, according to that source and another person briefed on the matter. Continue reading “Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women”

Article: EXCLUSIVE: How George Soros influences Canadian government (PART ONE)

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EXCLUSIVE: How George Soros influences Canadian government (PART ONE)

Sheila Gunn Reid, 23 September 2020

In late January 2021, GameStop experienced a once-in-a-decade squeeze that has captivated the world’s attention. It was a premeditated and programmatic exercise, orchestrated by coordinated stock and option buying across the retail and professional community, resulting in large institutional entities losing billions of dollars. Investment houses with significant short positions did not expect a stock with GameStop’s fundamental profile to increase +2,500% in price over less than three weeks; therefore, they did not have the controls in place to handle the incredible levels of stock and call option purchases. The frenzy drew comments from the White House, provoked a social media crackdown, caused brokerage units to restrict trading, and has led to a Congressional hearing on GameStop on Thursday, February 18th.
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Article: CGI inks $14.5 million with government, moves futher into B.C.

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CGI inks $14.5 million with government, moves futher into B.C.

Rebecca Reid, 15 January 2014

It’s been a week of contracts and acquisitions for Montreal-based CGI Group Inc., as the company snagged a big deal with a federal government department and expanded its presence in B.C. with a buy. Continue reading “Article: CGI inks $14.5 million with government, moves futher into B.C.”

Article: Insider trading case targets big donor

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Insider trading case targets big donor

Steven A. Cohen, the multibillionaire hedge fund owner implicated in an insider-trading scandal, is a major political donor who has contributed heavily to big players in both parties.

Cohen and his wife, Alexandra, have donated more than $450,000 to the campaign committees and leadership PACs of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and other key lawmakers during the past several election cycles, Federal Election Commission records show.

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