Most people from around the world that hear about Bitcoin are confused. It is completely normal to feel like that. Bitcoin is relatively new. It appeared in 2008 as a white paper written by Satoshi Nakamoto, an alias of a person that nobody knows. Then, the official launch as a currency took place in 2009.
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Kena Betancur | Getty Images New Jersey, it seems, is the last place where people want to spend their golden years. Almost 67% of all New Jersey moves were outbound last year, according to a survey from United Van Lines. The relocation company polled 26,998 of its customers who moved last year, through Nov. 30,
In this article, we examine the significant weekly order flow and market structure developments driving XLK price action. The highest probability path for this week was for price discovery lower amidst the developing sell-side corrective phase and buy-side failure at key support, 76.22s, noted in the most recent XLK Weekly. The primary expectation did play
Traders and financial professionals work at the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), May 6, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Evaluating the price-earnings ratio is a deeply ingrained practice for investors. But it isn’t a metric that delivers positive results,
View Bitcoin fell $1,100 on Thursday, creating a bearish candle on the daily chart and confirming a bearish divergence of a key indicator. Prices risk falling to the 30-day moving average (MA), currently at $7,342, in the next few days. The pullback could be short-lived, as BTC tends to perform well in June, and the
Bitcoin is closing out the month near $8,500 USD. Surging more than 60% since the beginning of the month, its revival has caused a global stir. However, in the midst of the excitement, blockchain researcher Chainalysis is discovering a problem that perhaps most of us already know: hardly anyone is actually spending it. Chainalysis Inc
U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. proposed a fiscal year 2020 budget that doesn’t address what credit analysts have called the islands’ “extremely large” pension underfunding problem. As of March 2018 the Government Employees Retirement System projected that it would run out of money in late 2020 or early 2021. It reported in August
Bitcoin decoupled from traditional markets in May, rising more than $3,000. The cryptocurrency, currently at $8,300 on Bitstamp, is set to end higher for the fourth straight month with 60 percent gains. That is the longest monthly winning streak and the biggest monthly gain since August 2017. Notably, the leading cryptocurrency by market value has
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Federal Reserve officials speaking at a policy conference may get a lot more attention than usual in the week ahead after President Donald Trump’s latest tariff
Coinbase has announced that from today, EOS will be supported by its custodial wallet. Coinbase users can now buy, sell, receive, convert, and store crypto on the platform as well as exchange it against fiat currencies that are supported. EOS is currently among the top cryptocurrencies, and it is ranked fifth largest in terms of
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The euro area is at risk of a new real estate bubble as a result of expansionary monetary policy from the European Central Bank (ECB), Commerzbank analysts have warned. The ECB council meets on Thursday June 6, and is likely to decide on the details of the third edition of its targeted longer-term refinancing operations
The Aberdeen Global Premier Property Fund (AWP) is a medium-sized closed-end fund with $576.5 million in net assets and an attractive 10% yield. While the fund is levered, the fund is currently only levering 3% of the portfolio, indicating a lack of aggressiveness. The fund’s expenses are modest for a CEF: 1.18% total fees, which
Avocado toast and that extra side of guacamole are probably going to get more expensive if President Donald Trump‘s newest trade threat becomes a reality. The United States gets the vast majority of its supply of the popular fruit from Mexico. If Trump’s surprise threat of 5% tariffs on imports from the country goes into effect,
View Bitcoin bounced up from $8,420 on Wednesday, forming a bullish higher low. The 4-hour chart now shows a bull flag breakout. As a result, a rally to $9,000 looks possible. A pennant breakout confirmed on Sunday has already created room for a rally to $10,000. On the way higher, BTC may face selling pressure
The weekly average yield to maturity of The Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, fell to 3.74% from 3.75% the week before. The Bond Buyer’s 20-bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields fell five basis points to 3.51% from 3.56% the week before. It is at its
Bitcoin’s price peaked above $9,000 for the first time in over a year earlier today, but the rally was short lived as its price returned below $8,600 just minutes later. At 16:00 UTC, the world’s largest cryptocurrency jumped 4.6 percent from today’s UTC opening price of $8,681 and climbed as high as $9,084 – its
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (center) joins other employees in ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the ride-hailing company Uber makes its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) on May 10, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making
Satoshi Nakamoto is the alias used by a person or group who authored the Bitcoin whitepaper. Satoshi is the creator of the first release of the Bitcoin protocol and blockchain database. The alias was used in email and forum correspondence from August 2008 through April 2011. History Satoshi’s first appearance in the world was the
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A woman walks next to a “For Rent” sign at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, California. Paul Sakuma | AP Say goodbye to the gift cards, discounts and free amenities from landlords. With rental demand heating up as home buying cools, rent prices are rising and freebies are vanishing. Listings on Zillow’s rental website
Whenever volatility ETPs are being discussed, the vast majority of the time it’s the VXX, UVXY, SVXY, even TVIX. And of course in the past a lot of the focus was on our fallen hero the XIV, before its unfortunate termination in February 2018. But how often do you hear people talk about ZIV? Not
Miners are seen at the Bayan Obo mine containing rare earth minerals, in Inner Mongolia, China July 16, 2011. Stringer | Reuters China’s threat to curb exports of rare earth minerals to the United States could move the needle in an escalating trade war as the world’s two largest economies continue to jockey for leverage.
It seems that cryptocurrencies are nearer and nearer to mainstream adoption with each day. In the latest crypto development, Microsoft Excel has added a Bitcoin symbol to the spreadsheet for use when entering financial data. This is a big leap for Bitcoin acceptance. Microsoft Adds Bitcoin Symbol to Excel This move from Microsoft is a
Most of the week’s largest deals came into a stronger market on Wednesday, as the U.S. municipal fixed income market was hitting on all cylinders. Modest domestic economic growth, reasonable inflation, lackluster new-issue supply and sound fundamentals continue to drive investors into the tax-exempt bond market, according to Rob Amodeo, portfolio manager, at Western Asset.
View With 63 percent month-to-date gains, BTC looks set to register its longest monthly winning run since August 2017. The falling channel breakout seen on the monthly chart favors a rally to key Fibonacci resistance of $9,442. BTC has pulled back from one-year highs hit earlier this week. The cryptocurrency, however, remains on the hunt
A general view of the atmosphere at the TommyXZendaya collection launch event at the Tommy Hilfiger store on March 3, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger) David M. Benett | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of
27.3 Million Share Buyback Expected to Add Significant Value to Shareholders Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE:GGB) (OTC:GGBXF), a company that has been at the forefront of every major financial publication after announcing a hostile takeover bid of Aphria in December, has recently announced a buyback of 27,300,000 common shares held by GA Opportunities Corp. The
It may not feel like it, but China and the U.S. are in the midst of a cold war. According to a CNBC report, the global technology sector is completely dependent on 17 rare metals that are mostly mined in China. Now the Chinese are hedging about supply. It’s what countries do when they are at war.