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Small Business Rescue Earned Banks $10 Billion in Fees

Small Business Rescue Earned Banks $10 Billion in Fees

Banks handling the government’s $349 billion loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees — even as tens of thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program, according to an analysis of financial records by NPR.

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SEC Creates Spoof Cryptocurrency Website to Warn Investors

SEC Creates Spoof Cryptocurrency Website to Warn Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission launched a spoof cryptocurrency website on Wednesday to warn investors about the risks of participating in “initial coin offerings,” or ICOs.The website — called “HoweyCoins.com” — mirrors marketing materials published by actual cryptocurrency promoters.

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