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Activity, Trading

Stay bearish because the ‘Big Low’ for stocks hasn’t arrived yet, says Bank of America

November 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

For investors, it may be a case of nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. So says CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer, who warned Monday of a very “serious correction” in a day that saw the Dow skid 600 points […]


Activity, Trading

What plunging oil prices may be telling us about the stock market and global economy

November 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

What the heck happened to oil prices? But more significantly, what does it mean for the broader stock market and the global economy? That is what has some Wall Street investors scratching their noggins, as crude futures and U.S. stocks […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin trades to 3 1/2-week high above $6,500

November 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices moved higher Wednesday, trading above $6,500 for the first time since mid-October. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.13% was last changing hands at $6,523.57, up 1.3% since Tuesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. The move […]


Activity, Corporate banking

Crypto bank Nebeus raises £1m funding

November 6, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

The platform, which is backed by “King of the Disruptors”, Brett King, has been doing pretty well. It was founded in 2014, but has been trading since 2017. Since that time it has transacted more than €34 million to date […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin futures volatility sets record low

November 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin opens Monday where it has kicked off the majority of recent sessions, trading mostly unchanged. Early Monday a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.10% was fetching $6,423.21, down 0.1% since 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday on the Kraken crypto exchange. […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin set for back-to-back losing weeks

November 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices are trading mostly unchanged Friday, but on track to log back-to-back weekly losses, and the fifth over the past six weeks. In early Friday trading, the price of one bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.35% was last changing hands at $6,359.11, […]


Activity, Trading

European stocks trade mixed to kick off November action after brutal October

November 1, 2018

Via: Market Watch

European stocks saw mixed trading action Thursday to kick off November, with the pan-European index rising, while London’s equity market retreated amid a surge in the pound following reports that an accord on Brexit may be at hand. How did […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin turns 10 — how it went from an abstract idea to a $100 billion market in a decade

October 31, 2018

Via: CNBC

Ten years ago, as Lehman Brothers was declaring bankruptcy and the global economy was lurching into recession, the idea for an alternative currency was being quietly built online. On October 31, 2008 bitcoin was born — and in the past […]


Activity, Insurance

What’s Happening and What Lies Ahead for P/C Insurance Pricing: Moody’s

October 30, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

The current pricing environment for property/casualty insurers is “modestly positive,” with commercial and personal auto rates rising by mid-to-high single digits, homeowners and commercial property rates rising by low-to-mid-single digits, and commercial casualty rates showing smaller changes, according to a […]


Activity, Insurance

Insurer: Not liable for Claims of Embezzlement in New Mexico Matter

October 29, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Another insurance company has gone to federal court in New Mexico to avoid paying millions of dollars in claims from victims whose trust funds and savings were embezzled. The Albuquerque Journal reported the Cincinnati Insurance Co., based in Fairfield, Ohio, […]