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Finance Tech, Trading

FORGET BITCOIN: There’s an $8 trillion bubble in global markets waiting to pop

October 13, 2017

Via: Business Insider

For all the hype about bitcoin, far more investors are exposed to an $8 trillion bubble in financial markets. It’s all the government and corporate bonds that still have negative yields eight years after the financial crisis, according to Torsten […]


Energy, Industries

Energy surge sends US consumer prices up 0.5 pct.

October 13, 2017

Via: ABC News

U.S. consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. The result reflects another big jump in energy prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which shut Gulf Coast refineries and caused gasoline prices to spike […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

The Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Opens the Door to Day Trading

October 12, 2017

Via: Fortune

The frenzy around digital money is likely to intensify as San Francisco-based Coinbase announced on Thursday that customers will be able to purchase bitcoin and two other currencies instantly from U.S. bank accounts. This is significant because Coinbase is the […]


Energy, Finance Tech, Industries, Trading

Oil market bulls are wrong to forecast a pick-up in prices — and here’s why

October 12, 2017

Via: CNBC

Oil prices are unlikely to reach $60 per barrel anytime soon as hawkish forecasters continue to ignore the “elephant in the room”, a senior economist told CNBC Wednesday. Daniel Lacalle, chief economist and investment officer at Tressis Gestion, said: “The […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Wells Fargo launches contactless ATMs to significantly reduce transaction time (WFG)

October 11, 2017

Via: Business Insider

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Wells Fargo enabled contactless withdrawals from phones or payment-enabled wearable devices at over 5,000 of its ATMs, according to a press release. […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bank stocks are soaring, but now it’s time to go for quality

October 11, 2017

Via: Market Watch

It’s not too late to buy bank stocks, which have shot up in the past few weeks, but you had better stick with quality companies to lower your risk. Bank earnings season is about to begin, and most of the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

The biggest stock market trade of the year may be at a tipping point

October 10, 2017

Via: CNBC

Foreign stocks have had a fine year, up more than 20 percent in developed countries and 27 percent in the emerging markets, and more U.S.-based investors have gone along for the ride. But now analysts warn there are factors that […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

October 10, 2017

Via: Fortune

Walmart (WMT, +3.81%) expects little abatement in the pace of its torrid e-commerce growth next year, and the retailer’s latest forecast sent shares up 2% on Tuesday. The world’s largest retailer, for years slow to respond to Amazon.com (AMZN, +0.45%) […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Why Warren Buffett is selling his money-losing stocks before 2018

October 9, 2017

Via: USA TODAY

Though he’s made long-term investing an integral part of his personal brand, Warren Buffett indicated that he may be placing some trades for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) based on his view of how tax laws could change later this […]


Finance Tech, Trading

The stock market just flashed a dangerous warning signal

October 9, 2017

Via: Business Insider

For months, stock market pessimists have been saying that US equities are overvalued. And as of this past week, they have a major piece of tangible evidence. The measure in question is the so-called relative strength indicator (RSI), which indicates […]