Jay-Z, Meek Mill to launch criminal justice reform organization

CEO., Michael Novogratz, Galaxy Digital CEO, Robert Smith, Vista Equity Partners CEO and Clara Wu Tsai, Brooklyn Nets co-owner, are among the …
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MANHATTAN — Leaders across the sports, entertainment and business industries are coming together to form an organization devoted to reforming the American criminal justice system.

The reform comes in the wake of the public injustices of Meek Mill and Kalief Browder.

Browder was 16 when he was held for three years at Rikers Island when his family couldn’t come up with some $200 in bail money. He spent two years in solitary confinement and never convicted of a crime. He died by suicide two years later.

His plight, and that of rapper Mill, who was incarcerated after a minor parole violation, was the spark of change.

Today, Titans of their industries will join money and influence to create real change.

Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years for violation of his probation on aa 2008 gun and drug case in Pennsylvania. After judge denied Mill bail, his plea was moved to the state’s Supreme Court.

“I grew up being trained that we just went to prison,” the rapper said.

Both are symbols of a broken criminal justice system when it comes to men of color.

Now a force to change that Jay Z, Meek Mill, Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and other leaders are creating a new organization to affect true change to the criminal justice system.

Michael Rubin, Philadelphia 76ers co-owner, Daniel Loeb, Third Point LLC. CEO., Michael Novogratz, Galaxy Digital CEO, Robert Smith, Vista Equity Partners CEO and Clara Wu Tsai, Brooklyn Nets co-owner, are among the leaders partaking in the launch.

Bold face names to tackle a crisis in New York and beyond.

Meek is already using his own incarceration and fame to shine a light on the epidemic.

“I see Kalief Browder as a prophet,” said Jay Z when talking about his documentary series on the teen.

It’s the latest effort from the media mogul that won a Peabody award.

“When it comes to criminal justice reform, the people in power have to say something. Because the people at the bottom have been yelling and screaming and you need someone willing to listen to put something behind it,” explained Meredith Sandiford of Boston when it comes to reforms.

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Eternal Token (XET) registered -12.91% drop during a day

The Crypto XET has proof type and operates under algorithm. … The issuance between two compatible virtual currencies is a new form of virtual …

It was bad day for Eternal Token (XET), as it declined by $-0.0610054980000001 or -12.91%, touching $0.41160336. International Crypto Experts believe that Eternal Token (XET) is looking for the $0.452763696 goal. According to 4 analysts could reach $0.683897469283865. The highest price was $0.591312327 and lowest of $0.368238006 for January 11-12. The open was $0.472608858. It last traded at IDAX exchange.

For a month, Eternal Token (XET) tokens went up 129.18% from $0.1796 for coin. For 100 days XET is down -79.11% from $1.97. It traded at $0.00 (non existent) 200 days ago. Eternal Token (XET) has 200.00 million coins mined with the market cap $82.32 million. It has 200.00 million coins in circulation. It was founded on 12/06/2018. The Crypto XET has proof type and operates under algorithm.

XEC is a centralized coin unlike other coins in the market. Our core idea is to provide an “Equivalent Value Overseas Remittance” through our Eternal Wallet System. We can do any transactions like remittances, payment without any other coins involving hence having a very low transfer or processing fees. The XEC system also preventing hackers and fraudulent activities including tracing back the data, among others.

XET refers to a token that can be exchanged with Eternal Coin (XEC) at 1:10 ratio. Eternal Coin (XEC) can be traded and acquired via authorized exchanges ONLY which leads to the disadvantage that XEC can’t be acquired via ANY unauthorized exchanges throughout the world. Therefore, Eternal Token (XET) is developed to be listed and tradable with various currencies on global exchanges. The issuance between two compatible virtual currencies is a new form of virtual currency to solve the disadvantage of XEC and other currencies with a similar situation.

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Market movers: Key stocks seeing action today – and why

(WEED-T) was up 8.2 per cent in mid-afternoon trading, while rival Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB-T) sat 6.4 per cent higher. Aimia Inc. (AIM-T) rose 1.6 …

A roundup of some of the North American equities making moves in both directions today

On the rise

Marijuana producers enjoyed a second consecutive day of significant gains in the wake of a bullish report released Tuesday from U.S. brokerage Piper Jaffray which predicted the global cannabis market could reach US$500-billion in value. A day after jumping 13 per cent, Canopy Growth Corp. (WEED-T) was up 8.2 per cent in mid-afternoon trading, while rival Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB-T) sat 6.4 per cent higher.

Aimia Inc. (AIM-T) rose 1.6 per cent after announcing the completion of the previously-announced sale of Aimia Canada Inc., the owner and operator of the Aeroplan loyalty program, to Air Canada.

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Superior Plus Corp. (SPB-T) jumped 1.7 per cent after an analyst at CIBC World Markets raised his rating for the specialty chemicals company.

Twitter Inc. (TWTR-N) rose 1.3 per cent after Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Justin Post gave a “double upgrade” to its stock, pointing to increase metrics among younger users.

AltaGas Ltd. (ALA-T) rose 1.8 per cent after announcing its monthly dividend of 8 cents per share.

On the decline

Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG-T) was down 5.9 per cent after reported lower-than-expected 2018 output from its Brucejack gold mine in British Columbia. The company produced 376,012 for the fiscal year, which was less than the 387,000-ounce result expecting from the Street.

Seven Generations Energy Ltd. (VII-T) fell 1.8 per cent after announcing it expects lower production volumes during the first half of 2019, stemming from its 2018 investment profile, which led to fewer new wells being brought on in late 2018. However, the Calgary-based company also said its 2019 production “will moderate corporate decline rates resulting in a reduced maintenance capital requirement in 2020.” It is forecasting of 200,000 to 205,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day of total production. It said it expects 2018 production to average 202,000 boe/d.

New Gold Inc. (NGD-T) was down 7.5 per cent after announcing the resignation of James Estey from its board of directors .”Over the past ten years, Jim has made a significant contribution to New Gold, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his efforts,” said chair Ian Pearce

Shares of Aritzia Inc. (ATZ-T) fell 2.5 per cent despite reporting better-than-expected third-quarter results after market close on Wednesday. The company announced net income of the quarter of $32.6-million, or 28 cents per diluted share, up from $28.1-million or 24 cents per share the year before.

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Despite reporting comparable sales growth of 5.7 per cent during November and December, helped by higher customer visits and strong online sales during the holiday season, shares of Target Corp. (TGT-N) fell 4.3 per cent, due largely to a disappointing performance by rival Kohl’s Corp. (KSS-N).

Kohl’s shares were down 6.8 per cent after reporting comparable sales growth of 1.2 per cent during the final two months of 2018, from 6.9 per cent a year earlier.

Target expects same-store sales growth of about 5 per cent for the fourth quarter through January, while comparable sales had grown 3.4 per cent in the November-December period last year.

Macy’s Inc. (M-N) stock also dropped on Thursday, sitting down 18.8 per cent after cutting it same-store sales forecast for the holiday quarter. The retailer slashed its comparable sales growth forecast to 2-per-cent growth, down from a previous outlook of 2.3-per-cent to 2.5-per-cent growth.

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL-Q) plummeted 6.2 per cent on Thursday after it cut its fourth-quarter unit revenue estimate, a closely monitored metric which compares sales to flight capacity, to an increase about 1.5 per cent in the quarter, verses a 1.5 per cent to 3.5-per-cent rise previously.

With files from Staff and Reuters

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Bitibu Coin (BTB) Crypto Price at $0.069681, MarketCap at $296311

Bitibu Coin (BTB) traded up 8.68 percent against American dollar since yesterday time period closing 18:30 on December 18th EST. Bitibu Coin at this …

Bitibu Coin (BTB) Crypto Price at $0.069681, MarketCap at $296,311

December 18, 2018

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Bitibu Coin (BTB) traded up 8.68 percent against American dollar since yesterday time period closing 18:30 on December 18th EST. Bitibu Coin at this time has a market cap of $296,311 and its 24 hr trading volume is around $0. Within the period covering seven days, Bitibu Coin is 17.06 percent against the American dollar with a move of 2.89 percent in the last hr.

Now let’s look at how other similar cryptocurrencies have faired in the last day:

    Bitibu Coin Info

    Bitibu Coin has a maximum supply of exactly 4,252,372 coins. It started on 13th May, 2013.

    In accordance with CryptoCompare.com: “The BitBar (BTB) crypto coin is a mixture of Novacoin, Fairnova and Rarecoin. It is a unique alternative to bitcoin and it’s first-mover advantages over the glut of currencies that launched during the summer of 2013. It is resistant to Asic miners and dedicated mining hardware, meaning specialist mining equipment built into chips is very costly to manufacture efficiently – but that could soon change.”

    Listed here are a few helpful links if you happen to want to find out more concerning Bitibu Coin:

    BTB: Trading Info

    People can acquire BTB at trading exchanges like BTER, Cryptopia, Novaexchange, LiveCoin, Cryptsy,

    It’s not necessarily always possible to buy coins including Bitibu Coin instantly using dollars. Market players needing to purchase BTB may perhaps need to firstly pick up BTC or Ethereum using an market place that offers dollar trading pairs like Coinbase or perhaps GDAX. Investors can then use this BTC or ETH to buy Bitibu Coin using one of the trading exchanges we detailed previously.


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Canadian stocks hit lowest level since September 2016

Canadian stocks fell to their lowest close since September 2016 with every sector in the red, as crude prices settled below $50 (U.S.) a barrel for the …

Shopify Inc. lost 7.4 per cent, bringing its two-day decline to 19 per cent, the most ever. The company said Friday that it would sell 2.6 million shares to strengthen its balance sheet, its second equity capital raise this yearKatanga Mining Ltd. slid 9.5 per cent. The company has agreed to settle with Canadian regulators over an investigation into its accounting practices Superior Plus Corp. added 1.3 per cent after RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to outperform

Commodities

Western Canada Select crude oil traded at a $12.50 discount to WTIGold rose 0.8 per cent to $1,247.40 an ounce, the highest since July

FX/Bonds

The Canadian dollar weakened 0.2 per cent to $1.3414 (Canadian) per U.S. dollar, the weakest since June 2017 The Canada 10-year government bond yield fell 5 basis points to 2.05 per cent, the lowest since January.

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