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5 Things to Watch Next Week: The Fed, Bitcoin, the Euro, Key Earnings, and Gold

Posted on July 23rd, 2017.

1.            A Fed Meeting Without Expectations After last month’s rate hike by the Federal Reserve, the markets widely expect the FOMC to leave the benchmark rate unchanged, while signaling caution regarding the economic situation. Janet Yellen already voiced her concerns regarding inflation and growth last week, and that caused a...

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Top 5 REIT ETFs Allow Investors To Gain Expsoure To Real Estate With Limited Risks

Posted on July 23rd, 2017.

Real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) allow investors to buy shares and receive dividend distributions based on their investment. This provides a unique angle to real estate investing, which often uses leverage, whereby a buyer borrows against most of a property’s value to gain income from the property, even though the buyer only put...

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ICO Analysis: Kyber.Network

Posted on July 23rd, 2017.

Kyber Network wants to enable Ethereum addresses to receive payments from any kind of blockchain. That’s the top deck view of what they intend to do, and perhaps their best offering. Although they appear to believe that the exchange nature of their platform is what is important – and that definitely adds value to their offering, as well....

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Cryptocurrencies

What Ethereum Investors Should Takeaway From Recent ICO Hacks

Posted on July 22nd, 2017.

Investors in initial coin offerings (ICOs) should take necessary precautions when sending Ether, the native token of Ethereum, to ICOs due to potential hacking attacks and security breaches. Coindash Hack, $7 Million in Losses Recently, Coindash, a Blockchain-based trading platform, which was set to raise $12 million in its ICO, had over...

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Long-Term Cryptocurrency Analysis: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, and Dash

Posted on July 22nd, 2017.

The cryptocurrency market went from hell to heaven in a matter of days, as the long-term correction that started in mid-June ended with a bang last Sunday. The liquidation-fueled final leg lower in Ethereum took the majors deeply into oversold territory, and this week was all about upside momentum adn rising prices. That said, some of...

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2% Club

One Week With Live Streaming and I Ended Up With 13 500 USD in Profit

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

I went out on a limb this week with live streaming all my trades as a part of the 2% Club. All members were able to view the live streams through Workplace. Below I’ve added all the videos of my trades this week so you can take a closer look at what I did, which mistakes I made and how I ended up with 13 500 USD in profit.

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Euro Hits 2-Year High as Market Calls Draghi’s Bluff

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2470 -0.01% DAX 12334 -0.89% WTI Crude Oil 46.49 -0.92% GOLD 1249.00 0.24% Bitcoin 2751 11.81% EUR/USD 1.1638 0.05% The most important trend in financial markets continued yesterday and today in early trading as the Euro hit yet another new high compared to the US Dollar,...

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Cryptocurrencies

Going down a Stronger Path

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

In one of the biggest turnaround stories in history, it appears that Russia is about to legalize and regulate the Cryptocurrency markets.

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Analysis: Bitcoin Storms Higher on BIP 91 Lock-In as Crytpocurrencies Continue Rally

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

The most valuable coin is still leading the way higher, after breaking out of its one-month long correction that took BTC 40% lower. The scaling debate has been resolved by a much-needed, but still debated consensus regarding the BIP 91 protocol, propelling Bitcoin towards its all-time highs. The currency that has been pushed lower by...

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Bitcoin Prices (BTC/USD) Poised for 17% Weekly Gain as Institutional Cash Floods Back In

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

Bitcoin prices (BTC/USD) were down at the start of Friday trading, but were poised for a dramatic weekly rise amid easing concern over the future of the digital currency. The cryptocurrency was down 5% to $2,729.58 at 5:42 BST, according to Bitstamp. It had approached $2,900 on Thursday as the market clawed back toward record highs. At...

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Market Recap: Nasdaq Records First Ten-Day Winning Streak Since 2015

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

The Nasdaq Composite Index recorded its sixth straight record close on Thursday, buoyed by gains in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. The technology-rich index posted the narrowest of gains, edging up 0.1% to 6,390.00. In doing so, it recorded its tenth straight gain, or the longest winning streak since February 2015. On the most active...

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Draghi Flip-Flops Twice as Bitcoin Surges Past $2500

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2474 0.11% DAX 12522 0.56% WTI Crude Oil 47.67 0.61% GOLD 1239.00 -0.25% Bitcoin 2575 12.11% EUR/USD 1.1562 +0.42% Well, that was quick; the European Central Bank backtracked from its recent hawkish position today, as the President of the central bank announced in its...

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Bitcoin Prices Rebound as Crypto-Market Shows Signs of Stability

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

Bitcoin prices swung higher Thursday, as a sense of calm returned to the cryptocurrency market following a prolonged period of volatile moves. Bitcoin (BTC/USD) was trading near session highs at 12:55 BST, having gained 8.5% to $2,457.14, according to Bitstamp. Prices opened at $2,294.41 and have been trekking higher ever since. At its...

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Bank of Japan Keeps Monetary Policy on Hold as Economic Outlook Brightens

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept interest rates on hold Thursday amid signs that ultra-loose monetary policy was breathing new life into the world’s third-largest economy. The BOJ voted to keep its overnight interest rate at -0.1%, unchanged since early 2016. Officials also pledged to continue purchasing Japanese government bonds so...

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Market Overview

Does Slow and Steady Win the Race?

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

A new report out of the UK today states that young workers in England will need to save as much as 20% of their paycheck in order to receive a pension that is 66% of their monthly salary once they retire. This is nearly an impossible task for most, especially those with outstanding student debt. My friends, this is unsustainable. Janet...

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Cryptocurrencies Bounce Back after Quick Correction

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

The major coins experienced a swift and deep correction after rallying hard on the first two days of the week, with Ethereum dipping below $200 after almost doubling to reach $250 previously. The correction was likely triggered by a security breach in the Parity Wallet that resulted in more than $30 million worth of ETH being stolen....

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Trade Recommendation: Sell BTC/USD with a Tight Stop Loss

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

During the late trading session on the Sunday 16th of July, the BTCUSD pair bottomed around $1820 on average in major USD markets and 13,000 in leading CNY exchanges. Since then, it has retraced the entire fifth wave of the down leg and moved 30% upwards towards its resistance around $2400. What we’re looking at above is an impulse...

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Markets Calm Before Central Bank Madness

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2460 0.13% DAX 12434 0.04% WTI Crude Oil 46.55 0.32% GOLD 1242.00 0.00% Bitcoin 2350 -0.03% EUR/USD 1.1530 -0.21% Financial markets are very calm once again, with yesterday’s most active European equities also virtually unchanged. The Dollar also settled down after...

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My Golden Rules for Financial Freedom: Why I’m going to Reach $1 000 000

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

This is the most important overall lesson I can teach you. It involves multiple of my strategies, strategies that I’ve written about before. But I’m writing this article to give you an overview of what I’m doing. Since I started Hacked.com and the new strategy for reaching $1 000 000 and financial freedom (in my eyes,...

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Cryptocurrencies Hold Gains as Hard Fork Fears Ease

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

The major coins all rallied strongly in late trading on Tuesday, with Ethereum leading the way higher after surging past the $200 level and getting close to $250. The oversold long-term picture together with the positive news regarding Bitcoin’s scaling issues gave a huge boost to the whole market, as the weekend panic seems like a bad...