A major cryptocurrency exchange is going public. Here’s what that means, and what to know about Coinbase stock.

This article provides information and education for investors. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks or securities. On Feb. 25, 2021, the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase filed its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public via a direct […]

Coinbase IPO: Here’s What You Need To Know

Soon you’ll be able to buy the company that helps you buy Bitcoin. Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., has announced plans to go public—but it will eschew the traditional initial public offering (IPO) process of hiring investment banks to drum up interest and finance the deal. Instead, Coinbase plans to post its […]

TransferWise and Visa Announce Global Partnership Following Successful Collaboration on Cloud Technology

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE: V) and TransferWise today announced a global partnership and the first use of Visa Cloud Connect, a new way for fintechs and partners to securely connect Visa’s global processing network, VisaNet, through the cloud. Visa Cloud Connect underpins a new global agreement between Visa and TransferWise that will enable […]

TransferWise partners with Alipay for international money transfers

TransferWise, the London-headquartered international money transfer service most recently valued by investors at $3.5 billion, has partnered with China’s Aliplay for international transfers. The launch enables TransferWise’s now 7 million-plus users to be able to send Chinese yuan from 17 currencies to users of Alipay, which serves more than 1.2 billion people worldwide including via […]

IPO TransferWise Appoints Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley For London IPO

British payments group TransferWise will file its anticipated initial public offering (IPO) with joint coordinators Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, two of the biggest U.S. banks, Sky News reported on Thursday (Jan. 21). TransferWise is expected to blow past last year’s valuation of $5 billion by the time it files in London. The IPO will make […]

TransferWise rebrands as Wise ahead of an expected IPO

“Ten years in, TransferWise is now Wise,” screams the press release that landed in my in-box late last week. The fintech giant, most recently valued by private investors at $5 billion, is re-branding ahead of an expected IPO. Of course, the company doesn’t actually make reference to a public listing — for regulatory reasons, it […]

John Adams: Gold And Silver Could Skyrocket Over 2000%

In this interview, Brian and Darryl Panes interview Chief Economist, John Adams, and discuss the ramifications of the current lock-downs on our economy. This October, Australia is expecting to see sharp increases in business failures and unemployment, as the economy struggles with stagflation. As major central banks all around the world continue to increase their […]

Gold In Unprecedented Surge

Gold is now starting to break loose and has broken above the US $1350 Maginot Line at US $1358 last Friday. It is now only a matter of time before it breaks through the next major resistance level at US $1400. What many people fail to realise is that gold is now at an all […]

Singapore becomes hub for Chinese tech amid US tensions

Some of China’s biggest technology firms are expanding operations in Singapore as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing. Tencent and Alibaba are increasing their presence in the city state while TikTok owner ByteDance is reported to be investing billions of dollars. Considered neutral territory, Singapore has good ties to both the US and China. Relations […]

After $2,000 gold price, $4,000 is next; Frank Holmes doubles down on call

The fiscal and monetary conditions have never been stronger for gold prices, and while the yellow metal already broke records this week by hitting $2,000 an ounce, Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors, doubled down on his $4,000 an ounce by the end of this bull cycle call. Price corrections can happen along the […]