Month: September 2019

View BTC quickly fell to $9,600 this morning, bolstering the bearish setup on the 4-hour and daily charts. A deeper drop to key support at $9,454 may now be in the offing. A UTC close below $9,450 would confirm a downside break of a three-month-long contracting triangle and expose the 200-day moving average (MA) support
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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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Significant improvement in Louisiana’s financial position led Moody’s Investors Service to change its outlook to positive from stable, a move that could trigger a rating upgrade within the next two years. Moody’s also confirmed its Aa3 rating on $3.4 billion of outstanding general obligation bonds, while suggesting an upgrade could be in the offing if
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Better regulation is needed around bitcoin markets before they can be traded on major exchanges, the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday. Speaking at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha conference, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said investors are “sorely mistaken” if they think bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies undergo the same price discovery practices
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Note: this article was released to members 1 month ago. In our latest Chemist’s Monthly Quality Closed-End Fund Report, Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund (ARDC) was ranked 5th in the D x Y list with a -11.45% discount and 8.55% yield which was 104% covered. However, its positive 1-year z-score of +0.6 meant that it
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Cup and Handle Pattern: -It is a continuation pattern. -Discovered in 1988 by William O’Neil. I recommend his book How to Make Money in Stocks. -You need a previous trend in order to have a continuation pattern. -When the pattern trickles down the “handle” the volume will be slowly declining. -Once it breaks the “handle,”
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Trading 212 shows you how to find retracements and identify entry and exit points with Fibonacci numbers. At Trading 212 we provide an execution only service. This video should not be construed as investment advice. Investments can fall and rise. Capital at risk. CFDs are higher risk because of leverage.
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Lacy O’Toole | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway‘s executive Tracy Britt Cool is leaving the firm after a decade to start a company that replicates Warren Buffett’s business model. Cool, who joined Berkshire in 2009 as Buffett’s financial assistant, said she’s building an investment vehicle that acquires companies “too small for Berkshire,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve. The future actions of the Fed will have a key impact on bond markets. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg We’re now firmly into a rising interest rate cycle in the U.S. With several bond metrics approaching extreme levels relative to recent history, here are a few things to be aware of, and
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Shutterstock Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself. 
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A recent critique of sustainable investing on MarketWatch by Alicia Munnell offers a highly skewed analysis with conclusions that simply aren’t justified by the facts. I am the chief executive of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, a membership organization with the objective of advancing sustainable investing. Sustainable investing does not exist
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California Treasurer Fiona Ma announced Wednesday that a state board has approved $300 million in private activity bonds for a high-speed rail line to link Las Vegas with Victorville, California. The debt was approved by the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee, which administers the state’s tax-exempt, private activity bond program. A rendering of an XpressWest
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The U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance is opening for registration and deposits on Wednesday. The platform will go live supporting just six cryptocurrencies initially – bitcoin, (BTC), ether (ETH), XRP, bitcoin cash (BCH), litecoin (LTC) and the tether stablecoin (USDT). The platform expects more to be added in “coming weeks,” providing they pass Binance.US’s Digital
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