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Did the introduction of futures sink the Ether cryptocurrency?

August 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Digital currencies are on track to finish the week on a positive note with all major coins trading in the green early Friday. Ether ETHUSD, +4.13% which runs on the ethereum network, has borne the brunt of the August cryptocurrency […]


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The biggest contagion risk to U.S. stocks isn’t Turkey — it’s an already-deteriorating China

August 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Recent events in Turkey have reminded investors of the contagion risk coming to the U.S. stock market from abroad. However, the biggest potential contagion is 14 times bigger than Turkey and deserves investors’ attention. Let us explore with the help […]


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Crypto selloff takes a breather, market cap back above $200 billion

August 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Prices of digital currencies are trading higher Wednesday, bucking the recent trend which saw as much as $20 billion wiped off the market cap of cryptocurrencies to begin the week. Bitcoin BTCUSD, +5.34% the world’s biggest digital currency, is trading […]


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Bitcoin looks ‘very sick’ and the pain is not over, says analyst

August 10, 2018

Via: Market Watch

After a brief reprieve on Thursday, when most digital currencies finish in the green, all major coins showing losses in early New York trading on Friday. Bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.30% the world’s largest digital currency was last changing hands at $6,308.79, […]


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Market bull braces for 5-10 percent pullback, sees compelling reasons to buy the dip

August 9, 2018

Via: CNBC

Even some market bulls can’t deny sell-off risks right now. Wall Street veteran Bill Stone, who spent 18 years as a chief strategist at PNC Financial, told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday that a 5 to 10 percent stock market […]


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This could be the ‘most interesting’ trade in the world right now

August 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The S&P 500 has scrambled up to just 0.8% below its January peak, sparking chatter that the bull market is definitely not over. But the U.S. stock market isn’t necessarily the place to go at this point, if you’re looking […]


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BOE rate hike not enough to lift British pound versus dollar

August 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The Bank of England’s interest-rate hike wasn’t enough to lift the British pound into positive territory versus the U.S. dollar on Thursday. The U.K. central bank upped its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 0.75% in an unexpectedly unanimous […]


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Trump’s trade policies have ‘upended’ the ‘global economic order,’ Bank of America writes

August 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Escalating tensions between the U.S. and its major trading partners have been a major headwind to the U.S. stock market throughout 2018, but the issue could be far more significant than the number of tariffs that are instituted, or the […]


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European stocks fall as Trump threatens China with tariffs on all $500 billion in goods to U.S.

July 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

European stocks fell Friday, with auto and bank shares among those losing ground as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a significant expansion in tariffs on Chinese imports, underscoring concerns that a global trade war will crimp global economic growth and […]


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The Most Important Number in Finance Is Going Away. Wall St. Isn’t Prepared.

July 19, 2018

Via: The New York Times

In the world of finance, there is one number that arguably matters more than any other. You can find it in the small print on adjustable-rate mortgages and private student loans, it is the basis for enormous corporate loans, and […]