Ether, the worlds second-most valuable cryptocurrency, has been tanking since hitting a peak in mid June, highlighting an extended selloff in buzzy, digital currencies that had been on a tear only a few short weeks ago.
Check out: How cryptocurrency ethereum looks set to overtake bitcoin
In late May, I wrote a DailyWealth showing you exactly what a dying bull market looks like. The idea was simple: In the last great "Melt Up" in stocks – from 1998 to 1999 – something interesting happened... While the main stock indexes were rising in 1999, most st
Financial shares led the market in August, boosted by rising expectations of an imminent interest-rate hike but their advance could be short-lived, analysts said.
The shrinking gap between short- and long-term U.S. Treasury yields a phenomenon that is known as a flattening yield curve is threatening bank profitability as it compresses lenders net interest margin, or the difference between....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
Just because an industry is growing — it doesn’t mean you should try to enter it.
This comes to mind in considering the market for flash storage which IDC estimated was worth $15 billion in 2016 and would grow to nearly $20 billion by 2020. This growth suggests that customers want the product — but publicly traded vendors of flash are losing buckets of money. That’s....More>>>
When it comes to their retirement plans, what investors don’t know definitely can hurt thema lot.
That’s why the U.S. Department of Labor thought it was necessary to step in recently with new rules that will require all financial professionals to adhere to the fiduciary standard when they’re doling out recommendations to their clients about how to handle their qualified....More>>>
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Stanford Investment Group, an RIA in Northern California with about $850 million in assets, is merging with Aspiriant, an independent wealth manager that will include about $10 billion in client assets....More>>>
April 4, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday following some indifferent results in Monday’s session. Utilities and energy paced the sector trading with financials and healthcare dragging equities lower. The political winds are blowing investors first one way, then another, as President Trump prepares for a first meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping and we all prepare for the non-farm....More>>>
A view of Classic Cars during the Amazon Prime Video celebration of The Grand Tour with a VIP Fan Experience at Classic Car Club Manhattan on November 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Amazon)
Recently, Amazon launched a new Prime Rewards Visa Card which will give its Prime customers a 5% discount on all their purchases on Amazon. Additionally, customers....More>>>
Larry Kudlow, a CNBC commentator, speaks about the economy during a panel discussion at the Heritage Foundation on Dec. 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The word is out that President-elect Trump is heavily considering Larry Kudlow to become chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and it took the far left no time at all to fall all over themselves with preposterous....More>>>
The above image is a real picture of a full moon taken in 2012 by an astronaut on board the International Space Station. From blue water to blue sky and the sun revolving earth, there are so many illusions we encounter on a daily basis. I’d like to discuss three illusions in the financial markets that we encounter regularly but hardly take cognizance of.
The news out of Denver just keeps getting better and better. SPYR, Inc. (OTC: SPYR) the Denver based mobile game & app development and publishing company, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPYR APPS, LLC, has acquired all assets related to the game Battlewack: Idl
At LikeFolio, we use data gathered from social media to measure consumer sentiment trends and shifts in consumer behavior. Our most powerful metric, “Purchase Intent Mentions,” looks at the number of people tweeting about spending money on a company’s products or services.
In the world of personal and business financial planning, it’s hard to go very long without discussing rate of return. For decades, brokers and advisors have used it as the primary selling point for many people to buy investments. In many cases, return on investment is the primary measure o
My True Wealth Systems readers are up 35% in just four months on one trade... How are we up so much? We made a massively contrarian bet. In March, we placed a short-term bet on lower oil prices. We were so confident in the trade that we made it with "leverage" to increase our