Category: Investor

What comes after the telehealth boom? Hybrid care models draw interest

Buoyed by the pandemic, 2020 was undoubtedly the year that telehealth turned the corner to mainstream. But for savvy investors, the big question isn’t what’s hot now it’s what’s the future holds. 

“If it’s straight telehealth, we’re not interested,” Lynne Chou O’Keefe, founder and managing partner of Define Ventures, said on a panel Wednesday on digital health business opportunities at the all-virtual Consumer Electronics Show. “To me, telehealth is a pipe… It’s about the use case and what are we trying to solve.” 

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Meet the Bitcoin investors who got insanely rich off crypto

It’s the revenge of the tech nerds. 

“I got my first bitcoin in December 2012, as a gift,” said John Ratcliff, a video game developer who lives near Pikes Peak in Colorado. Back then, the novel token was worth a measly 13 bucks. “I sort of dismissed it, then checked back in in 2013 and saw it was worth $72. So I took my wife out for a nice dinner.” 

John Ratcliff, 59, invested $15,000 in 150 bitcoin at $100 in 2013.
John Ratcliff, 59, invested $15,000 in 150 bitcoin at $100 in 2013 and is now building a $1.4 million “dream house.”
Courtesy of John Ratcliff

That date actually cost him

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With rates on the rise, investors fear any signs of inflation

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With the sharp move higher in interest rates, markets have been on the lookout for inflation creeping up.

So Wednesday’s December CPI report will be important even if it still shows a muted rise in the consumer price index. According to Dow Jones, economists expect an increase of 0.4% month over month, and 1.3% year over year. Core CPI, less food and energy, is expected to be up 0.1% or 1.6% year over year, versus 0.2% and 1.6% in November.

The rapid move higher in bond yields since

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of …

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies.  Investors have until the deadlines listed below to file a lead plaintiff motion.

Investors suffering losses on their investments are encouraged to contact The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz to discuss their legal rights in these class actions at 310-914-5007 or by email to [email protected].

Covia Holdings Corporation (OTC: CVIAQ )
Class Period:   March 15, 2016 – June 29, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: February 8,

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against First American Financial Corporation (FAF)

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 18, 2020–

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming December 24, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased First American Financial Corporation (“First American Financial” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FAF ) securities between February 17, 2017 and October 22, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate.

On May 24, 2019, KrebsOnSecurity reported that First American Financial’s website “leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going

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