bitcoin digital currency

Just a decade ago, hardly anyone had even heard of Bitcoin outside of some technology circles. But today, it's gained widespread buzz, along with acceptance from both some big businesses as well as major investors. So what exactly is it, and why are so many major financial institutions adopting it? 


With businesses and individuals taking steps to return to normal living, there's a lot of pent-up consumer demand to spend. The new term "revenge shopping" implies that consumers will be making up for lost time with a boom in products and experiences they couldn't purchase during the lockdown.

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Amazon is rolling out new technology allowing customers at some Whole Food stores to pay for their groceries by waving their palms across a scanner.


Research shows 40 percent of Americans don't have enough money to cover a $1,000 emergency. One financial expert wants to change that and he spoke with CBN News about how you can turn your financial situation and savings around - no matter what your income might be.


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jobs and unemployment

Well over 50 million Americans received unemployment benefits during 2020 due to COVID. The spike in jobless claims, starting at the end of March 2020, was like nothing we've ever seen before.


Critics say the billions of dollars in pork spending in the so-called COVID relief bill actually has nothing to do with COVID.


U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has indicated the Biden administration is interested in doing more research into creating a digital dollar. 


Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday underscored the Fed's commitment to reducing unemployment to multi-decade lows, where it stood before the pandemic while signaling little concern about the risk of potentially high inflation or financial market instability. 


Electric automaker Tesla surprised the financial markets on Monday with the announcement that it has invested around one and a half-billion dollars in the digital currency known as Bitcoin. But other experts are warning there are other reasons not to use digital currency – surveillance. Thought you could be spied on using your credit card? With certain types of digital money – the bank, even the government – would know every purchase you make.