Regulators looking into potentially widespread violations in cryptocurrency markets have taken a bite out of the once-soaring investor demand for token deals.
While the pace of new proposed initial coin offerings has remained near record levels, there has been a marked deceleration in the amount of money being raised and a change in the source of the capital being provided.
More than 180 coin offerings are expected to launch in March, according to an estimate from research firm Token Report. That would exceed January’s total of 175 and fall only a bit below February’s 197 offerings. But the March projects are expected to raise only $795 million, a 45% decline from February’s $1.44 billion. Read more “Has the Cryptocoin Market Met Its Match in the SEC?”
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NEW YORK–It is telling that the largest new CMBS delinquency in February was a $26.9 million Studio Green Apartments loan, secured by a 1,074-bed student housing property located in Newark, DE. And the largest resolution was a $90 million Wells Fargo Place loan secured by a 656,000 square foot office property in St. Paul, MN. Relatively speaking, these are small amounts.
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The latest on peace treaty between Australia and East Timor setting maritime border (all times local):
Australia and East Timor have signed a historic treaty drawing their maritime boundary, ending years of bitter wrangling over billions of dollars of oil and gas riches that lie beneath the Timor Sea and opening a new chapter in relations.
The agreement was doubly historic because it also marked the successful conclusion of the first-ever negotiations to settle maritime differences under the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea. Read more “The Latest: Australia, E Timor sign pact on maritime border”
A skyscraper in Hawaii will include a vertigo-inducing swimming pool, allowing brave swimmers to look down through its transparent base. (via Dezeen)
This list of complaints is meant to argue that literary criticism should be critical just for the sake of it, giving an unflinching excoriation of a book’s content or a cold-eyed assessment of what it lacks. Hardwick herself underscored this when she pointed a finger at the “torpor,” the “faint dissension” and “minimal style” that had infected the book review in her time. What’s new is that this faint style has developed a politics or an ethics that gives non-judgment in the book review a high-minded justification. Per its pronouncements, all reviewers (and readers) must check their biases and privilege prior to engaging with a text. Read more “Required Reading”
Lindsey Vonn is currently getting ready to take the ski slopes in what she said is “likely” her final downhill ski competition at the 2018 Olympics.
A few weeks ago, Lindsey tweeted, “I’m single because I only have eyes for the Olympics❤ #whyimsingle #onetrackmind …also, where’s my pep talk coach?” in response to Jimmy Fallon asking fans to “Tweet out a funny or embarrassing reason why you’re single and tag it with #WhyImSingle.”
Back in November, Lindsey split with her boyfriend of one year, Kenan Smith.
She’s also been linked to actor Alexander Ludwig and split from her longtime boyfriend Tiger Woods in 2015.
Danny Feltwell (right) joins Detective Bill Wentz on the sidelines at a UD football game.
UD Police Department to host marrow registry event inspired by Newark boy battling cancer
The University of Delaware Police Department will host a “Be The Match” marrow registry event on Feb. 19 two locations — the STAR Health Sciences Complex (540 S College Avenue, Newark, DE 19713) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Perkins Student Center (325 Academy St, Newark, DE 19716) from 12 to 4 p.m. No advance registration is required. Read more “Feb. 19: Be The Match marrow registry”
These are the bids Amazon didn’t choose for HQ2
Amazon has released a “short” list of cities it’s considering for its second headquarters.
The 20 potential cities are Atlanta; Austin; Boston; Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville; Newark; New York City; Northern Virginia; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh; Toronto and Washington, D.C.
Last year, Amazon (AMZN) received bids from 238 cities and regions from across 54 states, provinces, districts and territories across North America. The company said it would make a decision in 2018. Read more “Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters”
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Approximately 400,000 people live in NYC’s public housing system, struggling to make their homes in crime-ridden developments with often squalid conditions. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) needs billions just to maintain its already poor conditions. So why is NYCHA’s new Vice President of Development a guy who was involved with wasting millions of tax dollars on a boondoggle in Newark, New Jersey?
Read more “Can The Guy Who Helped Waste Millions In Newark Help Save NYC Public Housing?”
Do you need to find information on houses in Newark? If you are moving there because of a job, or if you simply want to retire in New Jersey, this is a great city to choose. It is a nice location, located on the East Coast, were many people enjoy living. It is one of the most populous cities in the United States, and is certainly the most populated of all of the cities in the state. Located in Essex County, located west of lower Manhattan, you really couldn’t choose a better place to be. To find housing in Newark that you might want to consider purchasing, these tips can show you how to get this information.
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