Cryptocurrency has been touted as the key to building black wealth. But critics say investing is too high a risk.

CNN — Samson Williams was working in the mortgage lending industry in 2014 when a colleague convinced him to invest in cryptocurrencies. At the time, Williams didn’t know much about cryptocurrencies, but he decided to invest a little over $200 to see where it would take him. “No one knew what it was,” Williams said. … Read more

This type of shock to the economy will have consequences

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — Americans today must realize that efforts to rein in runaway inflation, while necessary, have real and potentially damaging consequences. Much. There was a time not long ago when: A small army … Read more