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Finance Tech, Trading

Chinese stocks are flirting with bear market territory as trade worries fester

June 22, 2018

Via: CNBC

Trade war concerns have weighed on U.S. equity markets, but Chinese stocks are bearing the brunt of the international tension. China’s large-cap ETF, the FXI, just posted its 11th straight session of losses for the first time since 2012 as […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global markets are flashing an ominous signal that investors are bracing for the worst

June 21, 2018

Via: Business Insider

As the prospect of a trade war threatens to divide the world, a unified front is forming in global markets. It’s just not the type any risk-seeking investor wants to see. A Morgan Stanley gauge that monitors the correlation between […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Gold gets no traction from haven demand, pinned near 2018 lows

June 19, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures twisted in mixed action before dropping early Tuesday as potential trade war concerns touched nearly all financial markets. The yellow metal remained within a whisker of the lowest levels of 2018, plumbed last week when gold shed almost […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

June 19, 2018

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX plunged 1.8 […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin futures could be hurting bitcoin’s price

June 18, 2018

Via: Business Insider

LONDON — A Wall Street analyst known for his bullish stance on bitcoin has flagged the possibility that bitcoin futures contracts could be hurting the cryptocurrencies price. Bloomberg reports that Tom Lee, the cofounder of research firm Fundstrat, said in […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Investors still love equities but ‘market fragility’ could be ahead in the second half of 2018

June 18, 2018

Via: CNBC

As the second half of the year approaches, investors are looking at what might impact their investments. From trade issues to political uncertainty and central bank policy, there are a number of factors to assess. Nonetheless, the consensus view suggests […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Trump Has Approved $50 Billion in China Tariffs as the Superpowers Inch Toward a Trade War

June 15, 2018

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump has approved tariffs on Chinese goods worth about $50 billion, said a person familiar with the decision, ratcheting up a confrontation on trade with Beijing and triggering losses in the domestic stock market. The Trump administration is […]


Capital, Finance Tech

How to keep on top of your personal finances in a growing economy

June 14, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

The economy has shifted into high gear, with corporate profits surging, bankruptcies and foreclosures tumbling and the national unemployment rate easing to 3.8%, an 18-year low. Americans have become more optimistic, but their personal finances don’t necessarily mirror the economy’s […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. stock futures in holding pattern as attention turns to possible policy shift at ECB

June 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures swung between small gains and losses on Thursday, with traders erring on the side of caution ahead of what could be a major announcement from the European Central Bank on its bond-buying program. Investors were also digesting […]


Finance Tech, Trading

European stocks inch higher as traders brace for Fed’s next move

June 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

European stocks edged higher Wednesday, making headway after swinging in and out of the red, as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy decision. How markets are performing The broader Stoxx Europe 600 Index SXXP, +0.35% […]