The Ways to Learn Stock Trading writtenIf you are planning to start investing in stock trading, it’s important to first have an access to several sources of quality education and some experience. In fact, trial and error together with the ability to continue pressing forth will at last lead you to success. One good thing about this kind of investment […]
The whole “market economy” thing is turning out to be a little trickier than China’s dictators expected. To set up the story: After the 2008 crash the country borrowed about $15 trillion (an amount that dwarfs the US Fed’s quantitative easing programs) and spent the proceeds on history’s biggest infrastructure program.This pushed up the prices of iron ore, oil, copper, […]
Payments company Square has informed US regulators privately that it is exploring going public with a stock market debut, according to reports Friday.
The mobile payments and financial services startup launched by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is stealthily looking into an initial public offering of stock.
He’s doing so under legislation that lets young, growing companies secretly begin the process if they […]
I don’t agree with the slow-growth-indefinitely forecasts.I’ve long said that, until global deleveraging is completed, gross domestic product will continue to grow by about 2 percent annually. I’ve also noted that reducing debt levels after a financial crisis, especially one caused by a borrowing binge, normally takes about a decade. This episode is eight years old, and at the rate […]
WikimediaA software release caused the glitch.A software release caused the blackout at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.According to an update on the NYSE’s website on Thursday, the exchange started rolling out a software release ahead of a scheduled industry test on Saturday.It noted that gateways for customers were updated with the right software at the market open on […]
History shows rather clearly that the stock market is prone to extreme events, aka crashes. The challenge is deciding when the risk for a repeat performance is unusually high. The literature offers endless possibilities, which is a reminder that the market can crumble for any number of reasons. The leading factor, of course, is the business cycle. But internal market […]
Kyle Anderson: Spending on cancer treatment has been skyrocketing globally. According to the IMS Institute of Health, spending on cancer topped $100 billion globally in 2014. That was a 10% increase from 2013.That’s why many biotech stocks tied to cancer treatments have seen triple-digit gains in the last two years.Have you ever wondered how billionaires continue to get RICHER, while the rest of […]
Submitted by Daniel Drew of Dark BidThe Stock Market Is Disappearing In One Giant Leveraged BuyoutIt’s easy to find critics and doomsayers who predict that the next stock market crash is just around the corner. They could be right, but another possibility is that the stock market itself will disappear entirely.Anyone who is familiar with mergers and acquisitions knows what […]
Some decisions in life deserve serious, thoughtful contemplation.Other times, you have to make a split-second decision and live with the consequences.Picking companies to pitch in hedge fund and private equity case studies falls somewhere in the middle.If you already have a few companies in mind, you need to decide on one quickly – but if you have no clue where […]
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jmcangel / flickrWhen you’re reading a book on the beach this summer, don’t forget to keep an eye on these 10 big market themes.Summer is almost here, and for investors June marks the final month of the second quarter: we are almost halfway done with 2015. Right now the big questions surrounding markets are how the […]