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BILLIONS lost from building jobs due to ‘cowboy builders’ | The Crusader | Finance

Householders’ fear of being stung by cowboy builders is costing us all £10billion a year according to trade body the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). That’s the sum its research suggest is being lost to the economy because people hold back and don’t commission new home improvement projects. “A third …

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Bitcoin price: Cryptocurrency fight-back Bitcoin rises to $8000 XRP Ripple LTC | Personal Finance | Finance

Bitcoin was priced $8,177 at the time of press, a rise of around $478 dollars on the day so far and a spectacularly better place than the $5,947 low from earlier this week. So-called ‘wallet-holders’ – owners of highly volatile cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and XRP/Ripple – have been …

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Bitcoin price CRASH sees ‘cryptocurrency billionaires’ suffer HUGE hit in financial value | City & Business | Finance

The prestigious Forbes list includes all the biggest names in the cryptosphere including investors the Winklevoss twins and the head of the popular exchange – Binance. The US publication did admit that the figures are estimates and liable to change on an hourly basis given the volatile nature of the …

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Bitcoin price plummets as Virgin Money bans buying cryptocurrency on credit cards | Personal Finance | Finance

The value of bitcoin has fallen from $19,850 in December to $6,575 after the value of the cryptocurrency halved in less than two months. Banks are concerned customers will run up huge debts due to the volatility of cryptocurrencies. It is thought hundreds of thousands of people invested in bitcoin last year …

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Canada blockchain approved as bitcoin price continues to tumble | City & Business | Finance

Harvest Portfolio said the fund will invest “in equity securities of issuers exposed, directly or indirectly to the development and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies”.  Experts said it followed a surge in businesses looking to expand into blockchain funds over concerns bitcoin does not “have as many legs …

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