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Acorns Hires Former Amazon Executive as President, Hints at Crypto Options

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Acorns, a popular investing and savings app, announced a former Amazon lead as company president and head of day-to-day operations.

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Earlier today the financial services app revealed David Hijirida as the new president. Hijirida was an executive at Amazon and CEO of the digital bank Simple Finance. During his 12 years at Amazon, he managed global payments and advertising. 

This new hire comes as Acorns expected a public listing later in the year. The public listing is with the intentions of accelerating its mission of wealth building and overseas expansion. Earlier this year the popular investment app Robinhood also went public.

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Acorns CEO David Kerner said Hijirida has the right amount of fintech experience for the role. “David obviously has a great depth and breadth of financial services and technology experience,” Kerner said to CNBC. “He has a great combination of fintech, payments, operations and also product development experience.”

Currently, Acorns has over 4 million active paid subscriptions. According to Kerner the app aims for 10 million in the next four years. 

Crypto-Filled Future 

Until now, Acorns remained more reserved in its approach to investments. They currently don’t allow users access to cryptocurrencies due to their known volatility. However, with the acceleration of crypto adoption my more mainstream financial service providers Acorns plans their next move. 

“We are going to let people customize their portfolios and add individual equities and crypto into a slice of their diversified portfolios, much the way a money manager would advise you to behave,” Kerner said.

There is no official launch date but the CEO says it is in the near future. 

Acorns is one of many mainstream companies with new hires in light of crypto-related expansion. Earlier this summer Amazon itself released a job posting in search of a crypto strategy executive.  As the crypto space continues its expansion, mainstream companies will also expand their venture into crypto. 

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Earn up to 4.75% Yearly When You Stake Your ALGO

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We’re thrilled to announce that Kraken now supports staking for holders of Algorand’s native token, ALGO!

Head into the Earn section of your account to put your ALGO to work today.

What is Algorand?

Algorand is a Proof-of-Stake blockchain that rewards users for contributing their funds as part of the network’s validation process. With a goal of delivering faster, scalable and more cost-effective smart contracts, it departs from the traditional infrastructure that underpins leading cryptocurrencies.

What you need to know

  • You can earn up to 4.75% in yearly rewards, distributed weekly.
  • Deposits require 10 confirmations (~45 seconds). You can add ALGO to your Kraken account by navigating to Funding, selecting the asset and hitting Deposit.

Will Kraken list more assets?

Yes! But our policy is to never reveal any details until shortly before launch – not even which assets we are considering. All of Kraken’s listed tokens are available on our website, and all future tokens will be announced on Kraken’s blog and social media profiles. Our client engagement specialists cannot answer any questions about which assets we may be listing in the future.

Trade with caution

Limit orders are recommended when trading starts since the markets may be illiquid initially. Be extremely careful with market orders and orders that trigger market orders (e.g. stop loss).

Invest with caution

Listing an asset or token for trade is not a recommendation to buy, sell, or participate in the associated network. Do your own research and invest at your own risk.

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Source: https://blog.kraken.com/post/11665/earn-up-to-4-75-yearly-when-you-stake-your-algo/

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4 punti Ask Yourself when you are angry al tuo Guy

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Noi-tutti have crazy al tutti i nostri uomini frequentemente, ma occasionalmente è generalmente anche peggiore rispetto agli altri. Potresti pensare quale lui è oltre a danno a te o sei ottenere anche doloroso e sensibile, ma spesso è solo tanto lui com’è tu. Tuttavia potresti sentire che i ragazzi sono semplicemente insensibili, è quello che preso qualunque cosa il ragazzo menzionato completamente sbagliato?

Poco prima entrare un knock-down-drag-out battaglia, potresti volere attentamente cosa veramente andato errato. Se trovi che sei pazzo con lui e anche tu desidero realizzare un po’ di valutazione, può effettivamente ripagare. Questo può aiutare noi al fine di evitare numerosi partite potrebbe anche permettici di osservare circostanze dimostrabilmente. Quindi prendi un passo indietro, fai un buon respiro profondo, e chiedi te stesso queste preoccupazioni la prossima volta sei crazy at the man!

1. Did the guy really mean it just how I preso? I ragazzi sono davvero letterale creature e le donne sono molto mentale creature. A volte ottenere due incontrarsi al centro non è sempre semplice. Devi pensare se il ragazzo veramente significato esattamente come lui è arrivato fuori, o se tu stai verificando altro assorbito. Comunemente uomini answer una preoccupazione o solo rispondere a qualcosa senza fornire circostanze molto pensiero. Se lo desideri assicurati se sei matto con lui o forse no, prendersi cura di consideralo ed estremamente esaminare se lui significato {il modo in cui|il modo in cui|l’hai ottenuto.

2. In realtà è lui un fantastico ragazzo spesso e questo è isolato incidente? A volte potrebbe aver sperimentato un terribile ora, in cui lui prende it per te. Se il ragazzo sente fuori controllo o infastidito allora lui potrebbe clic contro di te, e può essere un incidente isolato. Se è un piacevole uomo spesso, poi tagliato lui un po ‘di flessibilità. Tutti fa errori e questo è probabilmente loro creare, così potresti dover lasciarlo slip. Se lui è di solito davvero in traccia verso sentimenti e si preoccupa di te significativamente, potrebbe essere probabilmente varrà moving last in conclusione.

3. Really does the guy ha una routine di danneggiare mio personale emozioni o eseguito lui solo rispondere a qualcosa? Sii onesto nel tuo valutazione proprio qui da questo in realtà importa dentro grande immagine. Se lui il tipo esattamente chi influisce i tuoi sentimenti tipicamente successivo cioè una motivo sufficiente per essere sconvolto con lui. Se lui è solo rispondere a te o se lui spesso un benefico uomo allora puoi certamente trascurarlo. Se tuttavia lui uno schema di danneggiare le tue emozioni o piazzare suo personale base, avrai bisogno possedere molto di più significativo dialogo.

4. Was I being also painful and sensitive o critico, o forse è tutto questo giustificato? Devi effettivamente avere un senso per quando è tu o se forse è davvero lui. Chiediti davvero se dovresti esserlo diventare anche critico o rapido per rispondere, o se è garantito. Occasionalmente possiamo rispondere e guardare dopo era assolutamente important. Trascorri un po ‘di tempo per in realtà guarda questo e probabilmente varrà passare rapidamente che ogni cosa iniziato in l’iniziale destinazione.

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Bifrost (BNC) Trading Starts October 26 – Deposit Now

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We’re thrilled to announce that Kraken now supports Bifrost (BNC)!

  • Deposits and withdrawals are available starting now. 
  • Trading will begin October 26 at approximately 15:30 UTC.

Note: Trading is not available to residents of the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan.

What is Bifrost?

Bifrost provides staking liquidity to anyone accessing its network. This means token holders can stake any cryptocurrency, such as DOT or ETH, on the Bifrost platform and receive a vToken of equal value (vDOT or vETH), allowing them to access decentralized finance applications while still receiving staking rewards.

Will I receive BNC for contributing to the auction?

What time will funding and trading start?

Deposits and withdrawals are live! Trading starts on October 26, at approximately 15:30 UTC. 

Trading pairs for BNC

  • BNC/USD
  • BNC/EUR

How to deposit BNC

  1. Navigate to Funding and click on Deposit. You can find the asset either by locating it in the list or by searching for “BNC.”
  2. Click “Deposit” next to BNC and follow the on-screen instructions.

Confirmations required before deposits credit

  • 25 (about 4 minutes)

Trading minimums

  • 1 BNC (price precision $0.01 / €0.01)

Fees and funding minimums 

Which services will be available for BNC?

Available

Not (yet) available

Will Kraken list more assets?

Yes! But our policy is to never reveal any details until shortly before launch – not even which assets we are considering. All of Kraken’s listed tokens are available on our website, and all future tokens will be announced on Kraken’s blog and social media profiles. Our client engagement specialists cannot answer any questions about which assets we may be listing in the future. 

Trade with caution

Limit orders are recommended when trading starts since the markets may be illiquid initially. Be extremely careful with market orders and orders that trigger market orders (e.g. stop loss).

Invest with caution

Listing an asset or token for trade is not a recommendation to buy, sell, or participate in the associated network. Do your own research and invest at your own risk.

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Source: https://blog.kraken.com/post/11639/bifrost-bnc-trading-starts-october-26-deposit-now/

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