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Wednesday - May 24, 2017 - Full Edition

Wyoming's Albert Forkner elected chairman of CSBS
[Announcements] - May 24, 2017 - Wyoming Business Report.Com - The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) today announced the election of Albert Forkner, Commissioner of the Wyoming Division of Banking, as the ... Read More ...

Banks have a right to refuse slot machine cash - BBA
[Ongoing Story - Barbados] - May 24, 2017 - Barbados Today.BB - Colville Mounsey - Commercial banks here are making it clear they will not risk their relationship with corresponding banks around the world to satisfy slot machine operators ... Read More ...

Gov't taking wait-and-see attitude on proposed US border wall tax -Harmon
[Opinion - Guyana] - May 24, 2017 - Stabroek News.Com - The Guyana Government is taking the wait-and-see approach when it comes to the proposed US Border Wall Funding Act of 2017. The bill, HR 1813, was introduced to ... Read More ...

How Donald Trump could actually build the wall - and who would pay the price
[Opinion - US] - May 23, 2017 - Vox.Com -  Dara Lind & Tara Golshan - Donald Trump promised the American people he would build a "big, beautiful wall" along the US-Mexico border. At campaign rallies, it became a call and ... Read More ...

Finance ministry holds public consultation on regulating virtual currencies
May 24, 2017 - Medianama.Com - Aroon Deep - The Department of Economic Affairs, under the Finance Ministry, is holding a public consultation on regulating virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Zcash. The consultation ... Read More ...

Blockchain And The Law: An Insurmountable Challenge?
[Opinion] - May 23, 2017 - The Market Mogul.Com - Liam Lambert - Due to  a mix of political and economic circumstances, Bitcoin has hit a new high, with each coin now worth over $2,000, demonstrating a 65% growth ... Read More ...

The Case Against Bitcoin & Crypto-Currency
May 23, 2017 - Barrons.Com - Global turmoil and an unpredictable U.S. president are fueling interest in bitcoin, but it's still not a real currency, BBH argues. Bitcoin just hit a new high in value, and other non-traditional currencies ... Read More ...

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