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Activity, Trading

Stocks inch higher, putting S&P 500, Dow a hair away from records

September 19, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Wednesday, in the latest example of investors ignoring escalating tensions between the U.S. and China on trade policy to focus instead on improving economic fundamentals. The day’s gains were widespread, with nine of […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin falls after Goldman reportedly drops crypto trading plans

September 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

Goldman Sachs is dropping its plan to open a trading desk for cryptocurrencies, Business Insider reported Wednesday, as the firm sees the regulatory environment as ambiguous. Bitcoin fell 5.3 percent Wednesday after the report, according to Coinbase data. The Wall […]


Activity, Trading

Treasury Trading Evolves with Bilateral Streaming

August 27, 2018

Via: Finextra

Electronic trading in the US Treasury secondary market is evolving and shifting, as non-bank liquidity providers and dealers participate on venues that offer bilateral streaming on a disclosed basis. Non-bank liquidity providers and some dealers are actively participating in venues […]


Activity, Trading

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 […]


Activity, Trading

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, […]


Activity, Investment banking

A Key Goldman Sachs Executive Explains the Investment Case in…Goldman Sachs

August 9, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Goldman Sachs (GS) shares may be too cheap to ignore. Shares of the investment bank have fallen 7.7% so far this year, part of a broader bear thesis on the financials that has descended on Wall Street. But to see […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

The US economy has plenty of steam despite bond market and trade fears, investors say

July 17, 2018

Via: CNBC

When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies on Capitol Hill this week, investors will be looking for clues as to how issues like escalating trade tensions could alter the U.S. economy and therefore the Fed’s interest rate path. Investors have […]


Activity, Investment banking, Trading

U.S. government bond yields tick lower as Treasury plans curbs on Chinese investment

June 25, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Prices for U.S. government bonds rose, pushing yields lower, Monday after the Treasury Department said it was planning to restrict firms with at least 25% Chinese ownership from buying a piece of leading U.S. technology firms. What are Treasurys doing? […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin tumbles 9% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to beef up practices against money laundering

June 22, 2018

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin prices fell roughly 9 percent Friday after Japan’s financial regulator ordered several cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their practices against money laundering. The digital currency was trading at $6,150, according to CoinDesk, breaking below $6,400 for the first time in […]


Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Will Pay Big Money for Cash — Yes, Even Your Measly Savings

June 19, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) wants your cash. And you might actually want to give it to them. The Wall Street investment bank is trying to transform itself into a broader financial-services company like bigger rivals Bank of America Corp. […]