Showing posts from December, 2021

From the desk of Fernando Guzmán Cavero .

 Dear Friends For unpredictable issues, related to  security topics, Today and the rest of the week I will not be with selected news in regular hours, this for my own security and yours that may be redirected to a site that has nothing to do with mine.  My website address is; All the best, Fernando Guzmán Cavero  

Google and Tech Rivals Tapping Cash Reserves To realize Cloud Ambitions

 Source: Google and Tech Rivals Tap Cash Reserves to Realize Cloud Ambitions Tripp Mickle and Aaron Tilley 8-10 minutes Google and its rivals are wielding a new weapon in the battle for cloud-computing market share: big-dollar investments in companies that agree to sign on to their services. With Thomas Kurian serving as cloud chief executive since 2019 after a long tenure at Oracle Corp. ORCL -0.50% , the Alphabet Inc. GOOG 0.04% unit has been tapping its $142 billion treasure chest of cash to make it more attractive to customers. Google has taken equity stakes over the past year in companies including Univision Communications Inc. and CME Group Inc., CME -0.44% in turn winning multiyear commitments to its cloud

Florida Covid Update by The Miami Herald

 Source: Florida COVID update: State surpasses 4 million cases and breaks single-day case record Devoun Cetoute 4-5 minutes Miami-Dade announces new mask rule to combat COVID-19 spread Miami-Dade announces new mask rule to combat COVID-19 spread Miami-Dade announces new mask rule to combat COVID-19 spread By Jose A. Iglesias This article has Unlimited Access. For more coverage, sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter . To support our commitment to public service journalism: Subscribe Now . Florida reported 46,923 COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Tuesday, according to Wednesday’s report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on Miami Herald calculations of CDC data. This is the largest single-day case increase of newly reported cases since the pandemic began. Florida’s seven-day case average has seen consecutive increases since Dec. 10.

Difference between a cryptocurrency broker and an exchange by Bitpanda

 Source: Bitpanda 9-11 minutes The difference between a cryptocurrency broker and an exchange A cryptocurrency broker is a firm or an individual that acts as an intermediary between the cryptocurrency markets to facilitate buying and selling of cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency brokers enable buying and selling for customers at prices set by the broker A cryptocurrency exchange provides an online platform for buyers and sellers who trade cryptocurrencies with each other based on current market prices Cryptocurrency exchanges act as intermediaries and charge fees for trading Sound knowledge on trading processes and cautious handling of cryptocurrencies are essential when trading on an exchange I n this lesson, you are going to learn about cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges. Trading cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency trading, as a practice, appears complicated. Everyone seems to have different opi

Nine Best Crypto Exchanges and Platforms on January 2022 by NerdWallet

 Source: 9 Best Crypto Exchanges and Platforms of January 2022 - NerdWallet 3-4 minutes NerdWallet’s comprehensive review process evaluates and ranks the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, along with emerging industry players, using a multifaceted and iterative approach. Our aim is to provide an independent assessment of providers to help arm you with information to make sound, informed judgments on which ones will best meet your needs. DATA COLLECTION AND REVIEW PROCESS We collect data directly from providers, and conduct first-hand testing and observation through provider demonstrations. The final output produces star ratings from poor (one star) to excellent (five stars). Ratings are rounded to the nearest half-star. RATING FACTORS Evaluations vary by provider type, but in each case are based upon the weighted averages of factors that include but are not limited to: trading and transac

U. S. Indexes At Close

  Dow 36,488.63 90.42 0.25% S&P 500 4,793.06 6.71 0.14%

Metals, Spot Prices as of the >Close of Trading in New York on December 29, 2021:

 Source: CMI Gold & Silver Spot Prices as of close of trading in New York Wednesday, December 29, 2021