Bitcoin Price Surges Ahead of Derivatives Launch

Bitcoin Price Surges Ahead of Derivatives Launch NEW YORK, December 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – The price of bitcoin continues its rally as the demand for the cryptocurrency surges. According to CoinDesk, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency surged past $16,000 for the first time on Thursday, just a day after it crossed the $14,000 mark. Bitcoin was traded… Please follow and like us:

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5 Predictions for the Future of Investing

The CFA Institute recently solicited video submissions about the future of global investing, an irresistible lure to those inclined to share predictions from their “crystal ball.” My submission highlighted five disruptive forces influencing the future of global investing, starting with many people’s favorite topic, artificial intelligence: 1. Artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning will be… Please follow and like us:

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Why Bitcoin’s Price Will Be Valued At $150,000 By The End Of 2018

Within my daily social life, I often ask people if they know about Bitcoin. For the last few years, most of the responses I received were either “No,” or “Isn’t that what people use for illegal activities?” But towards the end of this year, something changed. People started asking me, “How do I buy it?” and… Please follow and like us:

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How Exchange Rules Can Ease Turbulent Markets

Most Mondays we all just want to ease into the week, uneventfully. But on one particular Monday, a large overnight selloff in the Chinese equity market had many market observers anticipating a less than smooth start to Aug. 24, 2015. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index tumbled 6% and the S&P… Please follow and like us:

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4 Warning Signs Investors Shouldn’t Ignore

A clear and undeniable warning sign of market madness to come presaged “Black Monday,” the calamitous, if now somewhat off-the-radar, crash of Oct. 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 22%. It was the largest single-day drop in Wall Street history. Alas, the powerful message of a terrifying four hours in the market nine… Please follow and like us:

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Pawning of Saudi Aramco and Saudi Arabia

While Sophia the Robot adroitly addressed the throng assembled at Saudi Arabia’s “Future Investment Initiative,” she /it wore no hijab. Sophia once claimed she/it would destroy humanity, yet she/it was now promising to play nice if treated well. The robot doesn’t have a lower half of a body – not yet. Yes, it’s a bit creepy.… Please follow and like us:

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Canadian, Australian stock markets vie for Israel tech firm listings

By Shoshanna Solomon The Nasdaq and the New York Stock exchange may the most aspired-to destinations for many Israeli entrepreneurs, but Canada is now joining Australia in competing for a piece of the pie. “Israel is second only to California in terms of success in the tech space,” Robert Peterman, VP of global business development of… Please follow and like us:

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Stock market crash: A day that will live in infamy

Oct. 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed. Panic ensued as Wall Street sold 16,410,030 shares in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost and America plunged into the Great Depression. An estimated 15 million Americans were unemployed and nearly half of all banks failed. The Great Depression began with a rapid contraction of… Please follow and like us:

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Since 1926, Entire Market Gain Is Due To Four Percent Best Performers

Why do active managers underperform broad-based stock indexes? Hendrik Bessembinder of Arizona State thinks he might have the answer. The vast majority of stocks have failed to outperform T-Bills, he points out in a study. It is only a small percentage of stocks that lead indexes higher. On a statistical basis, selecting individual issues means the… Please follow and like us:

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What Restructuring Under Armour Means For The Company’s Future

This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. What happened Shares of Under Armour Inc. (NYSE:UA) (NYSE:UAA) fell 10.7% and 8.8% respectively on Aug. 1, following the release of the company’s second-quarter financial results. That leaves Under Armour shares down 41% so far this year, and down by 65% from the all-time high. • Motley… Please follow and like us:

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Publicly Traded Private Equity Underperforms Peers

Analyst Note Ever since private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts tested an Amsterdam-listed fund in 2006 and competitors Fortress Investment Group and Blackstone Group went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2007, much thought has been given to how PE firms might adapt their fund structures and sources of funding, now that the public… Please follow and like us:

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Top 5 Things That Moved Markets This Past Week

TOP 5 THINGS THAT MOVED MARKETS THIS PAST WEEK BUZ INVESTORS MARKETS THIS PAST WEEK Take a peek at the top 5 things that rocked U.S. markets this week. Oil prices posted worst first-half performance since 1998 Despite settling higher for the seventh session in a row on Friday, oil prices suffered their worst first half-yearly… Please follow and like us:

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Will Ethereum Pass Bitcoin in 2018?

Bitcoin vs Ethereum Can End One of Two Ways BUZ INVESTORS Ethereum Pass Bitcoin The funny thing about technology is that you never quite know where it leads. I’m sure that Satoshi Nakamoto (the mysterious founder of Bitcoin) had no idea what his creation would spawn, much less that it would one day be threatened by… Please follow and like us:

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Here’s Why Alibaba Stock Is Going Higher

| Chart | Calendar | TRADE NOW | FORCAST | STOCKS Alibaba Breaks to Record High with More to Come BUZ INVESTORS Alibaba Stock Is Going Higher Since displaying a bullish golden cross pattern on the stock chart at $80.00 in April 2016, shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) have been rocketing on the chart,… Please follow and like us:

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How Does Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Make Money?

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) is a truly massive operation with a $400 billion market cap. At its core, Berkshire Hathaway is an insurer that throws off a lot of cash. And while we’re big fans of the cash Berkshire has produced, we’re a lot more excited… Please follow and like us:

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