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>>>
Small cap prepaid payment network and card stock Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the market closed Wednesday with results beating Wall Street expectations. Operating revenues increased 18% to $463.1 million due to an 8% increase in commissions and fees driven primarily by international growth, including the addition of Grass Roots which was acquired....More>>>
Taxes needn’t be tough. When you boil it down, if you’re preparing your taxes, you compile everything you can deduct and try to save as much as you can.
But thieves know that they can get into your financial life by pressing the fear and hacking buttons. Although everybody wants some money back from the IRS, almost no one wants to hear from the agency.
Big U.S. banks like Morgan Stanley (MS), Goldman Sachs (GS), Citigroup (C) and Bank of America (BAC) have completed their Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, or CCAR, submissions and now investors will wait to see how much capital the Fed allows them to return to shareholders. Credit Suisse analyst Susan Roth Katzke and team offer their thoughts:
On Wednesday,our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap aestheticdevice stock Syneron Medical Ltd (NASDAQ: ELOS):
Syneron Medical is a pretty pre-emptive trade. We’re betting that yesterday’s high-volume surge was a blowoff top, AND we’re betting today’s huge outside-day reversal is indeed a signal that all the recent buyers are now turning into....More>>>
Smart Beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been around since 2003, but they’ve exploded in popularity in the past year. Several major investment product providers, including Franklin Templeton, Legg Mason, John Hancock and Goldman Sachs, have all moved recently to introduce new Smart Beta ETFs.
Let’s try to understand why — and how you can use them to make big bucks....More>>>
The backlash against China’s epic global shopping spree just intensified: a U.S. government panel is trying to stop Chinese state firms from snapping up American companies.
Warning of a threat to national security, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission wants the United States to block Chinese state-owned companies from carrying out takeovers in the country.
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.