Articles by Skip Potter

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My Cryptocurrency Education

The very first thing I had to do was convince myself that Blockchain Technology was here to stay. Blockchain is the core reason cryptocurrencies work at all so I needed to understand its future potential….


Absentee Landlord

What is an ‘Absentee Landlord’ An absentee landlord is an individual, corporate or state entity that owns and rents out real estate but is not located on or near the property. BREAKING DOWN ‘Absentee Landlord’…


Batch Trading

What is ‘Batch Trading’ Batch trading refers to an accumulation of orders that are executed simultaneously. Batch trading saves time and effort by treating multiple buy and sell orders as one large transaction. In the…


Weekly Chart

DEFINITION of ‘Weekly Chart’ A weekly chart is a technical price chart where each data point is comprised of the price movement for a single week of trading. This type of chart will show high,…


Minsky Moment

What is a ‘Minsky Moment’ Minsky Moment refers to a period of time when a market fails or falls into crisis after an extended bullish period with highly inflated market speculation and unsustainable growth. A…


S&P MidCap 400 Index

What is the ‘S&P MidCap 400 Index’ The S&P MidCap 400 is a subset of the S&P 500 and serves as a barometer for the U.S. mid-cap equities sector. The S&P MidCap 400 is one…


Cryptocurrency This Week

Cryptocurrencies appear to be on the rise once again, helping to quell investor anxiety after several weeks of disappointment. Cryptocurrencies as a group climbed throughout the past week, following two losing days early on. Bitcoin…


Employee Engagement

What is ‘Employee Engagement’ Employee engagement is a human resources concept that describes the level of enthusiasm and dedication a worker feels toward their job. Engaged employee cares their work and about the performance of…


Women Should Plan for 100-Year Life: Merrill Lynch

Women’s growing career and financial power doesn’t necessarily translate to long-term financial wellness. That’s the takeaway from a new Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study released Thursday, April 19, “Women & Financial Wellness: Beyond the Bottom Line”. “Women…


Doorbuster

What is a ‘Doorbuster’ A doorbuster is a marketing and sales strategy retailers use to get a high volume of customers into their stores during their opening hours. During a doorbuster sale a particular item…