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21 companies that give stock pickers their best shot at crushing the market, according to Goldman Sachs

April 17, 2018

When stocks trade too similarly, it’s tougher for stock pickers to profit from unique opportunities. The average three-month stock correlation on the S&P 500, a gauge of how uniformly stocks on the index trade, jumped from 9% in January to […]


Facebook is still a ‘revenue juggernaut,’ asset manager says — so buy on the dip

April 11, 2018

Via: CNBC

Facebook is center stage this week as founder Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress over issues relating to its mismanagement of user data and privacy. Amid an uncertain future for the technology sector’s regulatory environment and its effect on the markets, […]


Trump pushes back against market fears of trade war

April 4, 2018

Via: CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to tamp down economic anxieties over tariffs recently announced by China and the United States. “We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the […]


Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Trading

Tax cuts were supposed to juice the economy, but banks aren’t seeing it

April 16, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Is the tax revamp signed into law in December helping banks? One quarter in, earnings results show that it’s complicated. On Friday, JPMorgan Chase JPM, -2.71% said its quarterly profit jumped by more than one-third to an all-time high, helped […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Why Big Data Could Create Big Problems in the Stock Market

April 16, 2018

Via: Fortune

In 2013’s Big Data, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, professor of digital governance at Oxford, described the necessity of using digital information to better connect with customers and train automated systems. In the new Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data, Mayer-­Schönberger, […]


Energy, Industries

Gasoline prices approach three-year high as oil gets more expensive

April 13, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

Gasoline prices have steadily crept up to a nearly three-year high nationwide, fueled by increasingly expensive oil. Fuel prices averaged $2.68 on Thursday, up 15 cents from a month ago and up 28 cents from a year ago, according to […]