Month: July 2019

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin These 15 funds are the cheapest in their categories for short-term speculations.  Shutterstock Owning a bond fund is one way to bet on a decline in interest rates. The table ranks the cheapest exchange-traded funds for three-month holding costs on a $10,000 investment. 3-month Holding Cost*
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The Takeaway Bitcoin derivatives provider LedgerX announced it has launched the first physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts in the U.S. Wednesday. The contracts, which pay traders out in bitcoin, rather than U.S. dollars, will be available to both institutional and retail investors. Customers can deposit bitcoin, rather than dollars, when buying a contract. LedgerX has beaten
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(Photo by Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images) The trend is your friend is an investment adage that is usually associated with short term traders, employing technical analysis or other momentum strategies. It can also apply to thematic investors seeking to identify mega-trends that will last decades. These are trends so clearly in place, it is
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Shutterstock To become a “Dividend Aristocrat,” a dividend paying company must accomplish an incredible feat: consistently increase shareholder dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years. Companies with this kind of track record tend to attract a lot of investor attention — and furthermore, “tracking”
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Bitcoin wallet and blockchain explorer provider Blockchain just launched its first exchange platform. Blockchain’s head of retail products, TD Ameritrade alum Nicole Sherrod, told CoinDesk the custodial exchange, called the PIT, can connect to non-custodial Blockchain wallets for nearly instant transfers. Registration opens today, with the ability to trade up to 26 assets rolling out over
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U.S. President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Citigroup kicks off earnings season on Monday. Traders enter with a singular focus on company guidance. Bears believe second-half guidance will be cautious and lower than expected
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Merck – The drugmaker reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $1.30 per share, 14 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also came in above forecasts. Merck’s results got a boost with strong sales of its Keytruda immunotherapy treatment as well as improved vaccine sales. Procter & Gamble
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Weather prediction is getting much better. Now, innovative companies are spinning that increased capability into lucrative new business models. ClimaCell, featured in a July 24 Forbes story, combines data analytics, traditional inputs and the analysis of signals beamed between cellular towers to predict local weather six hours in advance. The dark clouds. The sky in black. Pattern
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