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These Are the Types of Returns Investors Should Expect From the S&P 500

December 12, 2017

Via: TheStreet

The broad S&P 500 is up 18.7% so far this year, but investors shouldn’t count on this type of return every year. Fredrik Axater, EVP & Head of Strategic Segments, Wells Fargo Asset Management, expects a long-term return of 7% […]


Energy, Finance Tech, Industries, Trading, Uncategorized

Oil prices climb as upbeat economic data raise demand expectations

December 11, 2017

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices edged higher Monday as upbeat economic data helped to raise expectations for crude demand, offsetting some pressure from concerns over growing U.S. production. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, January West Texas Intermediate crude CLF8, +0.63% tacked on […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin Startup Predicts Cryptocurrency Market Will Grow As Much As $100 Billion in 2018

December 11, 2017

Via: Fortune

With a wave of institutional investors expected to enter the Bitcoin game in coming months, safely storing cryptocurrency is becoming a top priority. BitGo, a virtual wallet provider based in Palo Alto, Calif., said Monday it raised $42.5 million in […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin Falls $3,000 From Record High as Futures Trading Looms

December 8, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Bitcoin prices tumbled more than $3,000 from the record high reached in overnight trading, only to rally moments later as its wild swings continue ahead of the launch of a futures contract linked to the world’s hottest cryptocurrency. Bitcoins hit […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Howard Gold’s No-Nonsense Investing: We’re still only in the early stages of stock-market euphoria

December 7, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The stock market, until the last couple of days, has been hitting record after record this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.16% topped 24,000 with little fanfare, and the S&P 500 SPX, -0.01% sits comfortably above 2,600, easily […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

The cryptocurrency market is now worth more than JPMorgan

December 6, 2017

Via: CNBC

Cryptocurrencies’ total market value edged up to another record high Wednesday, surpassing that of the U.S.’ largest bank. The combined market capitalization of all digital currencies reached an all-time high of more than $370 billion at about 6:50 a.m. London […]


Finance Tech, News, Trading

Global shares down as US economy takes center stage

December 6, 2017

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets mostly fell Wednesday following the latest retreat on Wall Street and as investors awaited a run of U.S. economic data culminating at the end of the week with the latest nonfarm payrolls report. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, […]


Finance Tech, Trading

If you’re panicking over tech stocks and taxes, here’s a good reason to stop

December 5, 2017

Via: Market Watch

While some have been applauding the Republican tax plan’s potential benefit for stocks, it’s clear not every side of this market may be in for a big boost. Tech stocks such as Amazon AMZN, +1.01% , Netflix NFLX, +1.15% and […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin, hitting new records, tops $200 billion in market capitalization

December 5, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, passed another in a series of rapidly falling milestones on Tuesday. The price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +2.78% rose 5.8% on Tuesday, hitting a record of $11,855.73. The […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Retail & Wholesale, Trading

Amazon’s amazing run is headed for trouble, technical strategist says

December 4, 2017

Via: CNBC

Shares of Amazon have been under pressure, and the charts are pointing to more downside, according to one technical strategist. The stock posted its first negative week after five-straight weeks of gains, its longest winning streak since March. Despite the […]