Aislinn Keely

Aislinn Keely joined The Block as a reporter intern in the summer of 2019. She previously helmed her college newspaper, The Fordham Ram, as its editor-in-chief. There, she covered university life and money. She also lent her voice to the NPR affiliate WFUV, where she reported and anchored newscasts in addition to some podcast work. When she isn't writing or reporting, Aislinn is running and rock climbing.

CME saw nearly 400 ETH futures contracts traded on first full market day

CME’s ether (ETH) futures product saw 388 contracts traded on its opening day, according to Tim McCourt, CME’s Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Products. That’s about 19,400 ETH, or $33 million. “The response to Ether has been overwhelming,” said McCourt.  Monday marked the first full trading day of CME’s ether (ETH) futures product, […]
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Feb 8, 2021, 11:39PM UTC

The CFPB is looking into Venmo — and served parent PayPal with a documents request

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking into unauthorized fund transfers on social payments platform Venmo, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The CFPB issued a documents request to Venmo’s parent company PayPal on Jan. 21. PayPal disclosed the request in its most recent 10-K filing with the […]
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Feb 6, 2021, 4:23PM UTC