Libra promises huge financial gain for Facebook at a time when future revenue growth has appeared uncertain. Photograph: EPA/Julien de Rosa

Excepting some Instagram influencer posting selfies while wearing an ethereum T-shirt, or your grandfather getting a bitcoin wallet, is there any more(...)

John Stumpf testifying before the house financial services committee last month into  Wells Fargo’s opening of millions of unauthorised customer accounts. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

Wells Fargo’s embattled chief executive John Stumpf is stepping down as the US’s second largest bank is dogged by a scandal over its sales practices. (...)

Janet Yellen, the new US Federal Reserve  chairman, has signaled she will carry on the central bank’s unprecedented stimulus until she sees improvement in an economy. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said today the US central bank was on track to keep reducing its policy stimulus, even as she acknowledged the l(...)