Month: April 2018

Even in its early stages, blockchain is acquiring such renown for potential that any business associating itself with the term can attract new investment overnight, prompting some to use “the B word” so casually that they’ve also attracted attention from regulators. Core blockchain software lives on the internet, available to anyone with a modem, just
0 Comments
The recent decline in Nvidia shares is a great buying opportunity, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The firm reiterated its buy rating for the chipmaker and added the company to its US1 top ideas list. It cited the company’s product leadership several large growth categories. Nvidia is “one of the more unique investments
0 Comments
That’s entirely possible, said Alexander Capri, visiting senior fellow at National University of Singapore. Still, it’s nearly impossible for companies to completely ignore the U.S., he added. To leapfrog American tariffs, some Pacific-based corporations that can’t afford to be excluded from the U.S. market may move manufacturing stateside, which would harmonize with the White House’s
0 Comments
Monday’s broad-based sell-off pushed stocks below important technical levels, signaling more pain ahead for the market. “The story you just can’t avoid is the cracking leadership of this market,” said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Leuthold Group. In afternoon trading, 10 of 11 major S&P sectors were trading at correction levels Monday, 10 percent
0 Comments
Of course, your exact circumstances will vary, but you can use the principles above to run your own personalized numbers. Maybe you can earn more and save less. Or perhaps you’re better at saving than earning. Or maybe your side hustle can become a $30,000 per year business. Simply run the numbers with your particular
0 Comments
Market volatility is the statistical measure of a market or security’s tendency to rise or fall sharply within a short period of time. Measured by standard deviation, volatility can be caused by the imbalances within trade orders in one direction or another. Volatile markets are characterized by wide price fluctuations and/or heavy trading. Although there
0 Comments
Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the U.S. opioid crisis, at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire, March 19, 2018. Amazon shares fell nearly 2 in the premarket Monday after President Donald Trump attacked the company from his Twitter account. The president said via Twitter on Saturday that Amazon was
0 Comments
Airbnb may seem like an overnight success story. In 2008, three college graduates put their heads together from an apartment in San Francisco and completely reimagined the way we see vacation accommodation. Today, just ten years on, their platform features more than 4.5 million rental properties, from Scandinavian tree-houses to Fijian private islands. But it
0 Comments
Still, large employers are pushing for new models to reign in health costs and improve care. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan have joined together to create a firm, which will try to reduce costs and improve care for their combined workforces of 1 million people. Three years ago, when four of the major health
0 Comments