Surging demand for the cryptocurrency drove Square's first quarter profit to 41 cents a share, exceeding Wall Street's consensus estimate of 16 cents by about 156%
"The spikes in Bitcoin outflows from exchanges typically coincides with upside price action in the following days, as investors continue to accumulate during the dips of this bullish market cycle," said Lennard Neo, a certified financial analyst and head of research at Stack Funds in Singapore.
About 25 publicly traded companies have invested a total of $4 billion in Bitcoin and most have at least doubled their initial outlay, an analyst reported.
Bitcoin's price surged this month as large companies including Elon Musk's Tesla and Mastercard voiced support for its potential as a payments option. This week, however, it's price has fallen.
Banks typically follow the Federal Reserve's holiday schedule, which includes Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday.
Banks tend to follow the Federal Reserve's holiday schedule, which observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Accusations of misogyny over debate of Yellen's reported Wall Street speaking fees are just a primer for mainstream media to soon "go easy" on the incoming Biden administration, right-leaning critics claimed.
December 25 is a federal holiday observed by the Federal Reserve.
Despite Christmas Eve being declared a federal holiday this year, many major banks will likely be open.
Congressional debate over the pending $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill again underscores the split between Democrats and Republicans over who should receive the funds and how the money can best be used.
The Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates low for the foreseeable future, even if the economy recovers sooner than expected from the COVID19 slump. The decision to keep interest rates low is good news for homebuyers shopping for a low mortgage rate, but bad news for small savers.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested the return of $455 billion in coronavirus-related funding by the Federal Reserve on Thursday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday continued to shoot down Democratic calls for a comprehensive stimulus package.
The U.S. left the Paris Agreement on climate change the day after the 2020 presidential election.
The deadline to pass the next federal spending budget falls on December 11. Congress must approve another bill by that date to avoid a government shutdown.
Major U.S. banks follow the Federal Reserve's holiday schedule, which observes days like Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Some businesses shut for federal holidays—is your bank one of them?
Millennials are the largest group in the U.S. workforce but have 10 times less money than Baby Boomers control today.
First-time unemployment claims increased the most last week in the states of Indiana, Kansas, Illinois and Michigan, with some economists saying the U.S. economy is "running on empty."
As the novel coronavirus continues to infect Americans and hurt the country's economy, the 12 Federal Reserve Bank chairs have spoken about how the economy could recover in the future.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has been tipped to outline the central bank's most active efforts yet in bringing inflation back to a healthy ballpark.
"You don't need to shut down businesses that you don't need to shut down," said St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard.
The sandwich chain said the $10 million loan "will go to our dedicated employees, to preserving jobs and to keeping shops open."
The calls come as many support measures are about to or have expired. There is no set deadline for the passing of a second stimulus bill.
The Federal Reserve announced a program to support the corporate debt market, but there could be more bankruptcies, which so far this year have topped 3,000.
Jerome Powell told lawmakers that the path to economic recovery was "extraordinarily uncertain" amid the continued spread of COVID-19.
Comedian and actor Roseanne Barr believes President Donald Trump intends to end taxation and all debts as part of an unevidenced pushback against the Federal Reserve.
"The expansions announced yesterday to the Main Street Lending Program are the result of an extensive comment period, and are designed to better meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses," said U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement.
The Federal Reserve chairman added that the U.S. economy would "get through this" downturn onset by the coronavirus pandemic.