Financial news on February 10, 2019

Business and Financial news
Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs. They’re Still Trying.

A generation of the young with dead-end social and economic prospects, calling themselves ‘dirt spoons,’ aimed to strike it rich. They’ve ended up with big losses. Read more..

By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON and SU-HYUN LEE - The New York Times

Flip-Flop by Fed Scrambles Outlook for World Markets

The central bank’s new friendly tone cascaded through the financial world in ways large and small. A look at the consequences. Read more..

By MATT PHILLIPS - The New York Times

The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups

Uber and Airbnb were part of an early generation of tech start-ups that quickly reached $1 billion in value. The up-and-coming generation is looking very different. Read more..

By ERIN GRIFFITH - The New York Times

These 50 Start-Ups May Be the Next ‘Unicorns’

CB Insights, a firm that tracks start-ups, analyzed a variety of data to create a list of 50 private companies around the world that are on a path to a $1 billion valuation. Read more..

By ERIN GRIFFITH - The New York Times

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