Month: September 2019

New cases of Bitcoin fraud are back circulating the media. Back in May, the NYPD warned the public about Bitcoin scams, but that hasn’t stopped incidences of fraud from occurring. In the news this week, we have learned of two new Bitcoin fraud cases: one involves a Pennsylvania resident, and the other, interestingly enough, involves
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Gov. Wanda Vázquez García said over the weekend she supports the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s plan of adjustment, removing an obstacle to the restructuring of the commonwealth’s debt. By supporting an adjustment plan that includes a reduction to pensions, she walked a different path than the one former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he’d have taken.
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San Francisco-based crypto startup Ripple has acquired Logos Network, a payment platform, to help in developing decentralized financial products. Ripple is the firm behind XRP, which is the third-largest cryptocurrency. Xpring Growing Its Team The investment arm of the company, Xpring initiative, has already brought on board the Logos Network. Logos Network is a blockchain-based payment
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Trading 212 explains how to read the FOREX charts in a simple way. This video shows you how to recognize the two types of trend lines and easy ways to spot FOREX market trends. Trading 212 gives you basic knowledge about technical analyses and FOREX market movements. Start now for free with virtual money: https://www.trading212.com/en/Free-FOREX-Practice-Account-GBP/
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As we enter the fourth quarter, municipals continue their remarkable performance with the market continuing to follow trends of demand outstripping supply and inflows into the asset class. “The classic law of physics — a body in motion stays in motion, is how I would describe the inflows,” Jim Colby, senior municipal strategist and portfolio
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Nearly all top 10 alternative cryptocurrencies by Market Capitalization have hit their respective 6-month lows after bitcoin’s rapid price slide dragged the rest of the markets into the red on Tuesday. Litecoin (LTC), EOS (EOS), Binance Coin (BNB), and Stellar (XLM) dropped to their lowest point in over 6-month shortly after BTC’s major sell-off forced traders
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Bollinger Bands are one of the most popular trading indicators and in this video we’ll give you a tutorial on what they are and how you can use them in your trading. The bands themselves represent two volatility lines around the (typically) 20-day moving average. The two bands are placed at 2 standard deviations from
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Recent highly publicized flops by supposedly disruptive companies could be painting an unpleasant picture ahead for innovation, at least in how it’s viewed in the financial markets. Investors have turned thumbs-down on high-profile companies including WeWork, Uber and Tesla. Industries including marijuana, vaping and bitcoin all have seen big price drops following a spate of
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A prolonged Michigan budget battle would hit the state’s charter schools the hardest, according to S&P Global Ratings. The Republican-led Michigan legislature approved $59.9 billion in state spending in budget bills while axing a controversial 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax hike proposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, setting the stage for a budget battle. Charter schools are vulnerable
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Troubled online retailer Overstock has invested $2 million USD in blockchain-based identity firm Evernym through its crypto division, Medici Ventures. Blockchain-Based Identity Technology Evernym was founded in Salt Lake City in 2013 and has developed a blockchain-based technology that allows organizations and governments to issue, accept, and verify credentials that operate similarly to a digital passport. Its
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A Sonder living room. Sonder As Airbnb prepares to become a publicly traded company in 2020, the home-sharing marketplace is signaling a huge appetite for high-quality supply. It’s a move from helping everyday homeowners build small businesses to also propelling a handful of professionals to large ones. Startups have appeared with offerings ranging from a
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For the fourth week in a row, investors were overall net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting $27.3 billion for Lipper’s fund-flows week ended September 25, 2019. Fund investors were net purchasers of money market funds (+$37.8 billion), municipal bond funds (+$1.6 billion), and taxable fixed income funds (+$427
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Swing vs. Day Trading – Which is Better? ★ SUMMARY ★ You can compare day traders and swing traders to the Ninja Turtles – always fighting the Foot Clan. They are always battling each other, but which one is better? Let’s break down the differences between day traders and swing traders, so you can decide
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