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financial technology, fintech

The Fintech Effect: An Ecommerce Merchant’s Guide for 2018

January 26, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Like most things that arrive suddenly and unexpectedly, the wave of financial technology startups that appeared at the start of the decade was met with skepticism, apprehension — even contempt. This so-called Fintech Revolution threatened to take down the financial […]


News

U.S. Added 148,000 Jobs in December

January 5, 2018

Via: Fortune

The American economy gained 148,000 jobs in the final month of 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday morning. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for a third month. This marks the 87th consecutive month of […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Technology companies and retailers lead US stocks higher

December 14, 2017

Via: ABC News

Gains by technology companies helped send U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Thursday. Retailers also rose after the government said retail sales jumped in November. Health care stocks lagged the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose […]


Industries, Others

The Yin and Yang of Budgets: Why a Balance of Flexibility and Inflexibility is Vital to Your Business

November 10, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

When selecting a business solution, whether it’s for managing inventory, supply chains or customer relationships, you’ll hear the buzzword “flexibility” thrown around quite a bit as a main value proposition. While I absolutely agree that flexibility is key, when it […]


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 […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Nordstrom Talks to Go Private Could Be in Trouble

October 2, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN – Get Report) tumbled over 5% in premarket trading Monday, Oct. 2, after insiders said talks to take the Seattle-based retailer private could be in danger of failing, according to the New York Post. The […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

The dollar climbs to its highest level in over a month

September 27, 2017

Via: Business Insider

The dollar jumped to its highest level in over a month. The US dollar index was up by 0.7% at 93.57 at 8:59 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning, its highest level since August 23. The index’s climb follows Fed Chair […]


News

RAY DALIO: The US economy looks like 1937 and we need to be careful

September 22, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget spoke with Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio about the current circumstances of the US economy. Following is a transcript of the video. Henry Blodget: On investing, you’ve recently written that risks are rising because of the political […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Bitcoin bounces up more than $900 from the week’s low

September 18, 2017

Via: Business Insider

LONDON — The price of Bitcoin is surging on Monday after a week in which it lost more than $1,000 in value and dropped below $3,000 per coin for the first time in over a month. Bitcoin collapsed spectacularly last […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble? 5 Ways to Short It

September 14, 2017

Via: Fortune

The CEO of J.P. Morgan this week called bitcoin a “fraud” and “worse than tulip bulbs.” If you agree, it may be tempting to bet against the digital currency. Sure, the price has taken a beating of late but it’s […]