Top 10 Financial Terms of 2017: Investopedia

Investopedia, an online provider of financial content, has announced its list of the top financial terms of 2017. The list reflects investor interest, key trends and news events during the year as measured by search volume and percentage gains. “Investors clearly have disruptive technology on the mind this year,” Investopedia’s chief executive, David Siegel, said in… Please follow and like us:

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Streaming becomes mainstream as cord-cutting accelerates

CHICAGO — Cord-cutting is not just for millennials anymore. Fed up with high prices and bloated packages, millions of Americans cut the cord on cable TV in 2017, finding refuge with a growing number of streaming services, which deliver lower prices and a competitive channel lineup over the internet. “This was really the year that cord-cutting… Please follow and like us:

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Warning to Veteran Advisors: Your Old Model Won’t Cut It With Millennials

Blunt message to veteran financial advisors: No way do millennials want FAs whose goal is to sell them products. They want advisors who focus on meeting their needs, as Eric Roberge, 38, a successful four-year “virtual advisor” targeting professionals in their 20s, 30s and 40s, told ThinkAdvisor in an interview. Roberge is unquestionably representative of the… Please follow and like us:

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Americans Are So Over the Financial Crisis … Or Are They?

A decade after the Great Recession, Americans say that the event had no impact on their lives — yet their spending and investing behaviors tell a different story, according to new data from Hartford Funds. According to a survey of 1,006 American adults, 40% of respondents said that the financial crisis had no impact on their… Please follow and like us:

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Millennials Really Dig Bitcoin

Millennials Really Dig Bitcoin It’s become fashionable to malign millennials for killing everything from dinner dates to department stores. If the results of a recent survey are anything to go by, there’s another victim that can be added to that lengthy list – fiat currency. According to a newly released survey, over 50 percent of millennials… Please follow and like us:

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Majority of millennials want to live in socialist, fascist or communist nation: Poll

A majority of millennials would prefer to live in a socialist, communist or fascist nation rather than a capitalistic one, according to a new poll. In the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s “Annual Report on US Attitudes toward Socialism,” 58 percent of the up-and-coming generation opted for one of the three systems, compared to 42 percent… Please follow and like us:

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Investors rush to develop rental housing as Chinese home prices surge

An advertisement is displayed at the entrance of a so-called youth apartment by Chinese developer Mofang Apartment in Shenzhen, China April 26, 2017. [Photo/Agencies]China’s sky-high apartment prices and its footloose generation of millennials are fuelling demand for rental apartments, driving investment by foreign private equity funds and Chinese real estate developers. The country has been very… Please follow and like us:

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Bitcoin ETF: Coming to an exchange near you

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 – A bitcoin ETF is going to happen. The SEC may not approve the cyber-currency ETF this weekend, but it is going to happen, probably sooner rather than later. Current investor anticipation centers on an ETF application submitted to the SEC four years ago by the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss,… Please follow and like us:

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