Need a reason to stay awake and pay attention to the World Series? Think Free Food. Taco Bell announced it is bring back its Steal a Base, Steal a Taco promotion. The fast-food chain will give away free Doritos Locos tacos if/when a base is stolen during the World Series. Tentatively the giveaway is scheduled for November 1st from 2 to 6 pm at all participating U.S. locations, while supply last. This year, the chain will also allow website and app user to redeem a free taco.
Give Me The Coins…
Fidelity Investments has launched a new company for its institutional clients that will trade and store digital assets such as bitcoin. Fidelity Digital Assets Services LLC will electronically buy and sell crypto currencies on behalf of hedge funds, family offices, and financial institution. Fidelity will source from large over-the-counter crypto trading firms and hold them in cold storage..aka storing the coins offline. The company will initially offer services for the bitcoin and ether, but plans to add to its roster.
Fidelity’s new company could play an important role in helping the new asset mature, as it draws more interest from traditional financial institutions.
Asia: Asian indexes closed mixed on Tuesday after a negative hand off from Wall Street and geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and the international community.
Europe: European stocks closed lower as as a flurry of threats such as trade wars, rising U.S. yields, a slowdown in China, Brexit and the Italy/EU budget row continued to weigh on markets.
U.S: U.S. stocks declined on Monday lead by the technology sector. DJIA: -89.44 25250.55 S&P: -16.34 2750.79 Nasdaq: -66.15 7430.74
Word of The Day:
Standard & Poor’s 500 Index aka S&P 500:
An index of 500 stocks chosen by a committee for factors such as market size, liquidity and industry groupings. The S&P 500 index is market weighted meaning each stock’s weighting in the index is proportionate to its market value. The index is designed to be a leading indicator of all things in the large cap universe.
Dinner or Drink:
1 oz. Absolut® vodka
2 dashes Blue Curacao liqueur
1 dash grenadine syrup
fill with orange juice
Stir together with ice.