Here’s Why FED Gives Markets Green Light, Further Rate Hikes Unlikely

Renowned economist, author of the “Death of Money,” Jim Rickards says the markets just “got the cue” they need. The U.S Federal Reserve (FED) is now unlikely to raise interest rates again without significant warning. That’s a green light for the stock markets and indeed the cryptocurrency market. Powell's use of "patient" on Friday was

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Here’s Why FED Gives Markets Green Light, Further Rate Hikes Unlikely

Renowned economist, author of the “Death of Money,” Jim Rickards says the markets just “got the cue” they need. The U.S Federal Reserve (FED) is now unlikely to raise interest rates again without significant warning. That’s a green light for the stock markets and indeed the cryptocurrency market. Powell's use of "patient" on Friday was

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Shrinking IPO Market Stacking Deck Against Ordinary Investors: CFA Institute

Non-accredited investors are finding it challenging to access investment opportunities in public-traded companies, said Paul Smith. The President and CEO of CFA Institute, an association of investment management professionals, said that public market c...

Shrinking IPO Market Stacking Deck Against Ordinary Investors: CFA Institute

Non-accredited investors are finding it challenging to access investment opportunities in public-traded companies, said Paul Smith. The President and CEO of CFA Institute, an association of investment management professionals, said that public market c...

Shrinking IPO Market Stacking Deck Against Ordinary Investors: CFA Institute

Non-accredited investors are finding it challenging to access investment opportunities in public-traded companies, said Paul Smith. The President and CEO of CFA Institute, an association of investment management professionals, said that public market c...

Fred Wilson: Crypto Bottom Close But Not a ‘Safe Haven’ for Stock Market Downturn

Legendary venture capitalist Fred Wilson says 2019 might be a “doozy,” leading investors to be cautious. Cryptocurrency markets won’t be a “safe haven” amidst global uncertainty but: “There will be signs of life in crypto land in 2019.” Wilson believes...

Op-Ed: Initial Exchange Offerings Restore Agility to Blockchain’s Original Fundraising Model

One of the most groundbreaking concepts to emerge from blockchain over its short lifespan has been the initial coin offering, or ICO. In this article, the author will discuss an emerging trend called “Initial Exchange Offerings” or IEOs. Re...

Government Shutdown Continues Over Trump’s Border Wall – Who Will Dominate Cross-Border Payments?

Opinions expressed in this article are those of the author alone. While some conservatives are focused on fomenting national security with barriers, cryptocurrencies have at their heart a mission to cut across national boundaries. Money talks, and cryp...

The Big Long: Faith in Underwater Mortgages Nets Hedge Fund $2.6 Billion Payday

The film “The Big Short” is about how Michael Burry’s Scion Capital and others famously uncovered the housing bubble and sought to profit from it. Fir Tree Capital Management was part of this story as well, except they were on the other sid...

Quantitative Hedge Funds: Wall Street’s Own Mt. Gox Willy Bot(s)?

The Wall Street Journal published an article on Tuesday, the gist of which was that computerized trading by quantitative hedge funds is to blame, if blame is to be assigned, for the downturn in the overall market. Leave out a geopolitics that might as ...