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Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

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Bitcoin has made headlines as a surging cryptocurrency over the last few months, but economists believe these gains are fueled by speculation. The Wall Street Journal surveyed fifty-three private-sector economists, and fifty-one of them (96%) say Bitcoin is ex... More »

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Investors Pull $30B from Stock Market

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Financial specialists and investors are pulling a constant flow of cash from the U.S. securities exchanges, marking a shift in investor sentiment and concern among the bulls. The $2.6 billion pulled from U.S. equities last week brought outflows to $30 billion ... More »

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Last Week in Finance: June 19th, 2017

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The end of last week’s trading session brought about mixed sentiment, with small suggestions of the bulls taking over this week. Overall, however, it is evident that the markets are showing some fatigue since the presidential election in November, seeing there... More »

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Snapchat: The Golden Goose

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What’s next for Snapchat? Will it reach beyond the heights of Facebook, or stagnate like Twitter? Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, went public on Thursday. Snap was one of the biggest offerings in the tech sector since Alibaba. However, many venture ... More »

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Dow Climbs to 21,000 for First Time

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Trump’s optimistic tone in his Tuesday night speech and a hawkish Fed sparked the 300 point Dow push, surging to 21,000 points. Stocks have gone through the roof since November, with the Dow index surpassing 19,000, 20,000 (and now 21,000) points since Trump’s... More »

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Bond Prices Fall on Tax Overhaul Plan

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Bond prices fell to lower levels on Friday after a struggle to find direction over the past few weeks. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note finished on Friday at 2.409%, which is 0.099% lower than the close last Friday. It is common knowledge that yields ris... More »

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Facebook Revenue Leaps Again

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Facebook Inc. [stock symbol=”FB”] saw a 51% spike in fourth-quarter 2016 revenue, citing a strong mobile advertising business that has kept the technology company’s consistent growth since 2012. According to sources at Thomson Reuters, analysts had expected Fa... More »

Today in Finance: January 3, 2017

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Happy New Year to all of our followers and members! Recapitulating 2016, we saw a higher year (for the most part) in markets, with the end to the year being slightly weaker than usual compared to the last two months. Last Friday’s session saw a lower start bef... More »

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Today in Finance: December 30, 2016

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What a remarkable year. Looking back on 2016, we saw many significant events that shaped the markets and made the year as remarkable as it was. To begin the year, we saw a large reversal with China and energy concerns, a retracement through the bulk of the yea... More »