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Active Fund Managers Underperform Indexes

Posted on April 14th, 2017.

Are active fund managers worth their fees? Not according to a newly-released report from S&P Dow Jones Indices that reports on actively managed fund performance. Actively managed funds did not fare well against indexes in the last 1-,3-, 5- 10- and 15-year spans, meaning investors are better off sticking with passive funds that track...

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ICO Analysis: Internet of Coins

Posted on April 9th, 2017.

There is an ongoing crowdsale of the “Internet of Coins (IoC).” IoC is one of the competitors in this budding space of networking various blockchains mentioned in our last ICO Analysis, regarding Cosmos. IoC differs from Cosmos significantly. For starters, while Cosmos uses hubs and zones to interconnect assets, IoC uses a somewhat novel...

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ICO Analysis: Cosmos “Blockchain of Blockchains”

Posted on April 6th, 2017.

Cosmos is a novel answer to “sidechains,” which aims to enable users to traverse a galaxy of blockchains with ease. One intended usage of the platform will be to enable automated overflow of transactions, due to the congestion in current cryptocurrency designs. Cosmos consists of “zones” and “hubs.” A “zone” can become congested, just...

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Investors?

Posted on April 4th, 2017.

With interest rates inching upward in the U.S. and elsewhere following a period of sustained low rates, what should investors do to maximize their earnings? Last month, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signaled it will raise interest rates more this year. This followed a raise in December, the first in more than a year....

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Investment Recommendations March 31st

Posted on March 31st, 2017.

Gold: Short-Term Buy Gold Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Gold is still trading in a broad advancing trend channel on the 4-hour chart after this week’s mild correction. The $1240 support held the price twice in the last period and the precious metal remained relatively strong in the face of the Dollar’s rebound. Gold might be ready to...

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How I lost 1600+ USD in Less Than 3 Hours

Posted on March 29th, 2017.

A couple of days ago I wanted to show you how you can earn a lot of money by trading CFDs (Contracts for Difference). I made a pledge to myself, and to you, that I only was going to use 10 000 NOK (approx. 1200 USD) as my initial bankroll. The goal was to make as much money as possible in the coming weeks (and months). However, as I also...

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Daily Analysis: Cryptocurrencies Advance as Brexit Officially Begins

Posted on March 29th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2353 0.21% DAX 12202 0.41% WTI Crude Oil 48.62 0.48% GOLD 1253.50 -0.27% Bitcoin 1044.30 0.30% EUR/USD 1.0751 -0.58%   The Euro is in the center of attention today so far, as the common currency is losing ground against the majors, while stock markets are relatively...

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How to Start Your Investment Portfolio: Is the Crypto Space the Place to Invest?

Posted on March 28th, 2017.

The idea of investing for the average person can often seem like a daunting prospect. Many people may be put off by the idea of investing their hard-earned cash, let alone what they should invest in. Not only that, but the rise in digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is further adding confusion as to whether this is a good...

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Investment Recommendations March 28th

Posted on March 28th, 2017.

GBP/USD: Short-Term Sell GBP/USD, Daily Chart Analysis The Pound might be facing a volatile period following the strong advance of the past three weeks, as the Brexit process enters its next phase tomorrow. The technical setup also shows a possible short-term trend change as the pair hit resistance near the 1.26 level, which corresponds...

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The 10 Most Famous Traders Of All Time

Posted on March 28th, 2017.

The careers of the world’s most famous traders are colored by both triumph and tragedy, with some exploits achieving mythological status within the industry. The dramatic and varied stories of the most famous traders have made compelling material for books and movies.

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(Video) How I Earned $400+ in less than 5 minutes Today

Posted on March 27th, 2017.

In our 2nd lesson, I talk about how you should never lose money. Never do a risky trade unless you are certain it will go your way. However, I also mention “money to play with”. If you have money that you feel you can “lose” while it won’t hurt your financial goals (e.g. it won’t stop you from...

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Investment Recommendations March 27th

Posted on March 27th, 2017.

Bitcoin: Short-Term Buy Bitcoin, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Bitcoin might be concluding its volatile correction after plunging below 900 in weekend trading. The long-term uptrend still dominates the cryptocurrency and the 4-hour chart provided a trend-line and support entry point on Sunday. The MACD also gave a buy signal, following a...

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5 Painful Losses In The Stock Market

Posted on March 26th, 2017.

This month, activist investor Bill Ackman lost around $4 billion on an investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Ackman’s loss is one of many stock market trading losses in recent years. Because of the secretive nature of many hedge funds and fund managers, some big losses may never be reported to the public. Following are five painful...

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Time To Short The Market?

Posted on March 25th, 2017.

The six-year bull market is coming to an end, some say. To profit from falling stocks, short investors borrow shares and sell them, believing the shares will be cheaper to buy back and return to lenders in the future. But when a short call is incorrect and the stock rises, the downside can be hard. David Tepper, a billionaire investor,...

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Investment Recommendations: March 23rd

Posted on March 23rd, 2017.

Bitcoin: Long-Term buy Bitcoin, Daily Chart The long-term picture is still clearly positive for the most popular cryptocurrency, despite the recent volatile correction. The major trend channel is still in play, with multiple strong support levels at 945, 925, and 880. The MACD momentum indicator is reaching oversold territory, although...

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The Fastest Growing Tech Industries that You Should Consider When Starting a Business

Posted on March 23rd, 2017.

If you are a tech-savvy entrepreneur looking to start disrupting the world as we know it, there are a few industries you should consider. These, according to specialists, are where the future of technology lies. According to specialists at Gartner, a technology research firm, the following industries are beginning to break out of an...

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Could a Warren Buffett Emerge Today?

Posted on March 21st, 2017.

Could someone today do what Warren Buffett did and parlay a $105,000 investment into more than $50 billion? In considering the things Buffett did to become the world’s wealthiest man, the answer is yes. But comprehending the things he did takes a measure of study. Not to mention the commitment needed to execute it. Much has changed...

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Is the Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) the Next Trusted Evolution of Online Casinos?

Posted on March 20th, 2017.

Nick Ayton explores the myths and misunderstandings regarding the Decentralised Autonomous Organisation, where recent bad press with the ‘DAO hack’ hasn’t improved the basic understanding. The hack may have created perceptions as to how a DAO actually works. Lots of activity, a hot space. The gaming industry, like music, is being...

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A Safe Approach To Doubling Your Money? More Than One Exists

Posted on March 19th, 2017.

Double your money on an investment? The phrase represents a holy grail for many. The challenge sounds especially daunting today when most “safe” investments are returning historically low returns. Bankrate, which tracks U.S. certificates of deposit, currently lists a 2.0% 5-year return on a $25,000 deposit. According to investment author...

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FinTech Adoption Slower Than Expected

Posted on March 17th, 2017.

The chief executive of Holocentric has said that while there is no shortage of innovation in the FinTech industry, adoption is taking place at a much slower pace due to integration issues. In a report from FinTech Business, Bruce Nixon said: “With any new technology, there is hype and prototyping and testing and a lot of start-ups...