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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 […]


Finance Tech, News, Trading

We talked to an economist who predicted the Great Recession about the next financial crisis

December 1, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Jim Rickards, the author of “Currency Wars,” “The Death of Money,” and “The New Case for Gold,” and most recently “The Road to Ruin,” is no stranger to financial meltdowns. As general counsel for the hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks weighed down by US tax uncertainty

December 1, 2017

Via: ABC News

Global stocks fell Friday as investors awaited U.S. Senate developments over a big tax reform package. Oil prices surged, meanwhile, after the OPEC oil cartel extended productions cuts. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was down 0.9 percent at 12,906 […]


News

SOCGEN: The good times are coming to an end in 2018

November 30, 2017

Via: Business Insider

The party’s almost over, Societe Generale strategists say. A strong earnings recovery and a growing economy have fueled investor interest in buying risky corporate bonds this year. Societe Generale’s credit strategists see 2018 as a transition year for the credit […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Dow poised to approach 24,000 as techs rev up for a rebound, oil climbs

November 30, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was poised to open at record levels on Thursday, inching closer to 24,000 as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a tax overhaul out of Washington. Meanwhile, major tech stocks, which took a […]


Finance Tech, Trading

GOLDMAN SACHS: Pain is coming for investors with markets the most expensive since 1900

November 29, 2017

Via: Business Insider

The stars have really aligned for global markets in recent years. Aided by a so-called ‘Goldilocks’ environment of strong growth without inflation, portfolios containing a healthy balance of stocks and bonds are enjoying their best bull market in more than […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin at $10,000: What the heck is going on?

November 29, 2017

Via: CNN

Forget the Dow’s big rally or booming tech stocks, there’s a much wilder investment story happening. Bitcoin started the year worth less than $1,000. It’s now stormed past $10,000 — a staggering 950% jump. So how does the virtual digital […]


Finance Tech, Software & Tools, Trading

2 Berkeley grads are using AI to make stock-buying decisions — and it could change investing forever

November 28, 2017

Via: Business Insider

When Art Amador worked in private wealth management at Fidelity, his clients expected him to know absolutely everything. Whether it related to global markets, macroeconomic factors, specific companies, or full sectors, their curiosities were wide ranging — and Amador wondered […]