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Decline in ​NFL Popularity ​Expected to Cost TV Networks $500​-Million this Season

November 28, 2017 Daily Wire 0

P​rotests against the National Anthem by NFL players have contributed to the organization’s loss of one-million viewers compared to 2016. According to OKTC’s Clay Travis, the four networks that carry the NFL (CBS, ESPN, Fox,​ and NBC)​ are on pace to lose $500 million this season compared to last year due to the ratings slide. The top reason for the loss is “cord-cutting” which is cancelling subscriptions to multi-channel television services on cable. […]

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Bitcoin Surges Over $9​,​500 After Korean Bank Tests Crypto Wallet for Customers

November 27, 2017 ZeroHedge 1

Bitcoin makes another dramatic advance​, this time​ above $9,​500 as Korea’s second largest bank, Shinhan Bank, tested Bitcoin services for its clients. The bank intends to manage and issue the private keys of bitcoin addresses and wallets. Shinhan ​is no small enterprise with ​$192-​billion in assets and over 13,000 employees in 2016. Bitcoin now has a market cap over $156​-​billion, leaving the cryptocurrency worth more than Merck, Disney, and GE. […]