• Florida now accounts for nearly a quarter of all new COVID-19 cases in the United States

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    New cases of COVID-19 in Florida have grown by more than 400% since the start of July 2021.
    CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images 12,647 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida on Wednesday.
    The 7-day average of new daily cases is 8,911.
    Across the US, more than 55,000 people tested positive on July 21.
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    Florida is experiencing its largest number of new coronavirus cases since January, with the state accounting for nearly a quarter of all positive tests in the United States on Wednesday. Nationally, more than 55,000 people were confirmed to...
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  • 3 states have cracked down on crypto lender BlockFi as the company's interest accounts draw scrutiny

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Three US states have said cryptocurrency platform BlockFi's Interest Accounts may be a security under state regulation.
    New Jersey, Alabama, and Texas said the crypto platform did not register its BlockFi Interest Accounts with regulators.
    BlockFi CEO Zac Prince says that the interest-bearing accounts are lawful.
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    Three US states have said cryptocurrency platform BlockFi may have violated securities law by offering its interest-bearing accounts within their...
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