Cryptocurrency market is now worth half as much as Apple, after Bitcoin hit a record above $37,000 | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images Value of the cryptocurrency market topped $1 trillion on Thursday, after Bitcoin hit a record above $37,000. The entire crypto market is now worth roughly half of what Apple is and more than the entire economy of Switzerland. Rival token Ethereum hit its highest in two years, above $1,200, while smaller altcoins including XRP also shot up. […]

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This Is the State That Lost the Most People in the Past 10 Years

America’s population growth from 2010 to 2020 was among the slowest for any decade on record since the U.S. census began over 230 years ago. The nation’s population rose only 6.5% to 329,484,123. While several states posted double-digit population growth, a few shrank and one had a drop larger by a wide margin than any other. The recent population measurement […]

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This Is the Worst COVID-19 Hot Spot in Each State

The U.S. has reported more than 20,000,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 4, 2021. More than 340,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 — the highest death toll of any country. The virus has spread throughout the country in a way that has been difficult to predict, surging in one region, then showing signs of improvement, and then reappearing in […]

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This Is the Most Popular Used Car in America

The average lifetime of an American car has grown to over 11 years. Much of that is attributed to high-quality manufacturing and better dealer services. Even though cars last longer, Americans bought 17 million new cars a year for five years, until the pandemic. In 2020, the number dropped to about 13 million. People often trade in their used cars […]

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This Is The Most Popular Game Show Host in History

Legendary “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has died at the age of 80. The iconic game-show host, known for his calm and wittiness, has a legion of fans, as evidenced by the outpouring of concern over his more than a year-long public battle with pancreatic cancer. In honor of his outstanding career, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of famous game […]

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COVID-19: This Is the Deadliest County in America

The rates of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in America have risen sharply in the past few days, taking daily case counts to record levels. For several days in the past two weeks, the number jumped above 150,000. Yesterday, cases rose by 190,481 to 14,055,018. Some states did not report numbers because of the holidays. This means that some of the […]

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This Is the Most Dangerous City in America

Cities across the United States have reported a spike in gun violence and homicide during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first six months of 2020, the increase in murders nationwide was nearly 15%, and across a sample of 59 cities tracked by the FBI, the number of murders was up 28% from January through July, compared to the same period […]

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