DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded 6.4% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on April 21st. One DFSCoin coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0488 or 0.00000560 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptopia. In the last seven
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
A December interest rate hike is on the table and investors have been frantically reallocating their portfolios in anticipation of the announcement. The probability of an interest rate hike at the December 14th FOMC meeting, according to action in the futures market, is currently implied at 95.4%. The image below shows the latest probabilities from CME Group’s Fed Watch Tool
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
As the end of the year nears, companies will start to report their end of the year numbers giving investors the opportunity to find value for their portfolios in 2017. Earlier this week, Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) released its numbers for the fourth quarter of its 2016 fiscal year. The machinery company, with market capitalization of just under $6.00 billion, specializes in a variety of manufacturing....More>>>
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Kiplinger’s spoke with Maya MacGuineas (pictured below), president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, about what it would take to solve the U.S. debt problem. Here’s an excerpt from our interview:
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The Dow Jones today jumped 57 points in pre-market trading after Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) posted better-than-expected earnings. Facebook beat revenue estimates by 4% and announced that it had increased its workforce by 48%. Much of the market expected Facebook to report losses on
Active money management is alive and well, at least at T. Rowe Price Group Inc.
The firm attracted $11.3 billion in client cash in the first quarter, the biggest inflow in six years and the second biggest quarterly haul in the company’s history, spokesman Brian Lewbart said in an em
Indonesian equities dropped the most in Asia, with the benchmark gauge sinking to its lowest level since Dec. 15, on concern that Bank Indonesia may raise interest rates for the first time since 2014 to defend the currency, which is already hurting economic growth.
The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the major financial institutions in the United States are a good barometer of the current state of U.S. markets.