Disintermediation and the Bankers’ Conundrum – Stanford Prof Says Status Quo Can’t Avoid Digital Currencies

Disintermediation and the Bankers’ Conundrum – Stanford Prof Says Status Quo Can’t Avoid Digital Currencies

Faced with dismal economic projections that show that the global economy will shrink by 3% in 2020, much worse than during the 2008-2009 financial crisis, adoption of technologies that can boost efficiency and optimize procedures is accelerating. According to Stanford Business School professor of finance…

Breakdancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris in 2024

GENEVA >> Breakdancing has become an official Olympic sport today. With the International Olympic Committee’s pursuit of urban events to lure a younger audience, street dance combat was officially added to the medal event schedule at the 2024 Paris Games. Also confirmed for Paris by…

Bronco Garettt Bolles living up to first-round status at age 28

Bronco Garettt Bolles living up to first-round status at age 28

Garett Bolles went back to basics to transform himself from a grabbing criminal lineman into one of the top left tackles in the NFL. That focus on the fundamentals has turned him from a player who was marked 46 times in 48 games to a…

Chicago’s Wrigley Field granted top historic landmark status

Chicago’s Wrigley Field granted top historic landmark status

CHICAGO – Wrigley Field, the 106-year-old baseball sanctuary where the Chicago Cubs live, has been designated a National Historic Landmark. US Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the designation Thursday, saying the baseball field has played an important role in Chicago’s history and…