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Inequality Issues Hit Crypto World

1 hour 57 min ago
Bitcoin has been making a lot of news lately. The cryptocurrency shot up in value by over 200% in 2017, making many people fear that the market is in a bubble.

The Stock Whisper Of The Day: SPY, BBBY, XLF, NKE

2 hours 4 min ago
Hot whispers of the day: SPY, BBBY, XLF and NKE.

What 'Energy Security' Looks Like In The 21st Century

2 hours 8 min ago
Energy security, which features flexibility in supply chains as its cornerstone, is becoming increasingly common in today's globalized world.

Disasters All Around

2 hours 28 min ago
Behind the supply and demand talk, the market cannot ignore the potential impact from Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Jose and the magnitude 7.1 quake in Mexico that struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that killed thousands.

Morning Call For Wednesday, Sept. 20

2 hours 35 min ago
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ17 +0.03%) this morning are unchanged ahead of the conclusion of the 2-day FOMC meeting today and expected announcement by the Fed of how and when they will reduce their balance sheet.

Costs Of Brexit

2 hours 50 min ago
Re-imposition of customs requirements after Brexit could mean that 130000 “new” companies would need to deal with customs. It is estimated that this new burden would represent a five-fold increase in customs declarations and workload.

Japan Early Election Would Delay BoJ Exit Further

3 hours 24 sec ago
A possible snap election in the coming months would raise the probability that the BOJ’s exit discussion will have to be pushed back further.

Preview for September FOMC Decision & Outlook for USD-pairs

3 hours 8 min ago
The Fed intends to wind down its balance sheet with an initial reinvestment cap for US Treasuries at “$6 bn per month initially, and will increase in steps of $6 bn at three-month intervals over 12-months, until it reaches $30 bn per month.

Markets Still Waiting On Fed Read

3 hours 14 min ago
In early pre-market trading, Dow futures are 13 points above fair value, Nasdaq futures are 1 point above fair value and S&P futures are 1 point above fair value.

BoJ Preview: Policy To Remain Unchanged Amidst Political Uncertainty

3 hours 19 min ago
At their upcoming meeting this week, the BoJ is widely expected to keep their current “QQE with yield curve control” unchanged and as such, is not expected to create much market movement.

Bitcoin/USD Forex Signal - Wednesday, Sept 20

3 hours 28 min ago
Bitcoin is at the highest long-term bearish trend line, currently sitting at about $4200.00.

Abe And BOJ

3 hours 31 min ago
There is practically no chance that the BOJ changes policy. BOJ shares the common dilemma among major central banks. Growth is ok--above trend, which in Japan is seen as about 0.8%, but price pressures remain weak.

In An Era Of Financialization, Who Really Owns The U.S. Corporation?

3 hours 35 min ago
Some new investors may need to be reminded that all debt interest owed is paid before one cent of profit is ever earned. Debt holders are always paid unless bankruptcy protection occurs.

Ok, Bitcoin Fans – Riddle Me This…

3 hours 42 min ago
There is nothing unique about the characteristics of Bitcoin. Other things are finite, other things are expensive to produce, and other things can and do employ the same technology.

NZDUSD Spiking, Silver Slightly Higher

3 hours 48 min ago
NZDUSD spiked up. Silver is slightly higher. There may be some major shifts today after the FOMC meeting.

USD/JPY And AUD/USD Forecast - Wednesday, Sept. 20

4 hours 24 sec ago
The US dollar had a volatile session on Tuesday against the Japanese yen, testing the 112 level. The Australian dollar had a bullish session, breaking above the 0.80 level during the day.

Global Markets, US Futures Barely Move With All Eyes On The Fed

4 hours 14 min ago
Today the Fed will officially announce the start of its balance sheet shrinkage while keeping rates unchanged, perhaps hiking again in December (odds at 56%), while revising its economic projections and "dots", most likely in a lower direction.

US Business Cycle Risk Report - Wednesday, Sept. 20

4 hours 22 min ago
Surveying a broad set of indicators still points to moderate growth for the near term. Recession risk, in short, remains low for the US, based on the numbers published to date.

Mid-Term Trading Idea XAU/USD – To Buy Or To Sell? The Fed’s Decision Will Tell

4 hours 28 min ago
If the Fed decides today to raise the key rate, or maintain it at its current level of 1.00% - 1.25%, but significantly raises the trajectory of rate hikes (i.e. tightens its rhetoric on monetary policy), I’ll be looking to buy gold.

Should You Buy A Dividend ETF Or Manage Your Own Portfolio Of Individual Dividend Stocks?

4 hours 39 min ago
One of the big questions many dividend investors face early on is whether or not it’s worth managing a portfolio of individual dividend stocks instead of keeping things easy and buying a dividend ETF.