Nashville mayor named Saul Solomon for interim finance director role

Nashville Mayor John Cooper on Friday named Saul Solomon as Metro’s interim finance director. The appointment is effective Sept. 7, pending Metro Council approval.

Most recently, Solomon served as interim executive director of Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency as the agency’s board searched for a permanent hire. MDHA selected Troy White, the former director of housing authorities at Atlanta business advisory firm Aprio, to fill the MDHA executive director role in July. 

Solomon’s 35-year career includes serving as director of law for Metro government and as an assistant public defender, as well as 18 years in the private sector

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china crypto ban: China’s role in the 2021 cryptocurrency crash

Bengaluru: Earlier this week, the price of Bitcoin dropped below $30,000 for the first time since January, after hitting an all-time high of almost $65,000 in mid-April.

While Tesla chief executive Elon Musk’s tweets are one of the reasons for this price dip, another major reason is China’s massive crackdown on the digital coin and cryptocurrencies in general.

The country has always had a firm stance against cryptocurrencies. Back in 2013, China’s central bank
had barred financial institutions from handling Bitcoin transactions when the price of the digital coin jumped from $100 to $1,000 within a few months. It had

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