When crypto enters campaign finance
May 27, 2024

When crypto enters campaign finance

The Trump campaign recently announced it would start accepting crypto campaign contributions, but transparency issues can come with such donations.

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Brace yourself for a data storm

Due in the days ahead are releases on consumer confidence, the Case-Shiller Price Home Index, pending home sales and the personal consumption expenditures price index. We’ll also hear speeches from several regional Fed presidents. Oh, and there’ll be the Beige Book too.

Scientists hope to improve hurricane forecasting with new government investment

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Forecasters are predicting an active, dangerous year of hurricanes.
Above, Sarasota Bay during Hurricane Ian in September 2022. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that this year will have above-normal hurricane activity.
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Trump campaign will now accept crypto contributions

May 27, 2024
The Federal Election Commission says crypto donations are subject to the same rules and contribution limits as conventional contributions are — but some states ban them, as the currencies are harder to trace and regulate.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC