Crypto gains may be fueling the labor shortage as people buck low-paying work and take their chances on risky digital assets, research firm says

Selina Johansson

Bitcoin. Chesnot/Getty Images Cryptocurrency gains may be fueling the persistent labor shortage in the US, a new study found. A number of Americans have given up their full-time jobs to take their chances on risky digital assets. The study was conducted by CivicScience, a research firm. The gains from cryptocurrency […]

Stock futures hold onto gains after Fed decision

Stock futures opened slightly higher Wednesday evening as investors mulled the Federal Reserve’s latest signals on monetary policy, which suggested the central bank was warming to a near-term policy adjustment as the economy improved further. Contracts on the S&P 500 gained. Earlier, the blue-chip index rose for the first time […]