Saturday, July 31


ADA, Disability, Employees, Law, Lawsuits, Legal, Retail, Walmart

Walmart fired an employee with Down syndrome who worked there for 16 years. A jury said it should pay her $125 million.

Walmart was hit with a $125 million verdict on Friday in a disability-discrimination case. The company fired Marlo Spaeth, an employee with Down syndrome who worked at Walmart for 16 years. Walmart said it expected the verdict to be reduced to $300,000 because of a federal law. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal jury determined on Friday that Walmart violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it fired an employee with Down syndrome following issues related to her work schedule.After a four-day trial in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the jury awarded Marlo Spaeth $125 million in damages. Before her termination, S...
ADA, América, Bitcoin, Coinshares, crypto trading, Cryptocurrencies, digital assets, Ether, Europe, Markets, MI Exclusive, UK

Crypto trading volumes have fallen to a 9-month low as Europeans ditch bitcoin, although US investors are still buying: CoinShares

British flag and US flag Alex Wong Bitcoin has seen outflows in Europe but inflows from North America in the latest week, according to CoinShares. Trading volumes totalled $1.58 billion for the week to July 9, the lowest since October. Multi-asset investment products, like the Bitwise 10 crypto index fund, were the most popular last week. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Cryptocurrency trading volumes fell to their lowest in nine months in the latest week, as bitcoin continued to fluctuate in a relatively narrow range, according to data from digital asset manager CoinShares on Tuesday.Outflows picked up speed in Europe, where regulators have toughened their scrutiny of cryptocurrency trading in general, while US investors were net buyers o...