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Dow Points North as Analysts Pound the Table on FAANG

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rallied in pre-market trading on Tuesday, as progress in negotiations to end the US-China trade war as well as bullish outlooks for FAANG stocks helped the stock market consolidate its…


Are “Permissioned Blockchains” Real Blockchains?

Even after bitcoin gained some name recognition – as nerd money, as a lubricant for dark web commerce, as a latter-day Semper Augustus – its technological underpinnings remained obscure to all but the most dedicated…


The Great Moderation

What is ‘The Great Moderation’ The Great Moderation is the name given to the period of decreased macroeconomic volatility experienced in the United States since the 1980s. During this period, the standard deviation of quarterly…


What Role Did China Play in Bitcoin's Decline?

China has long played an outsized role in the world of cryptocurrencies. Whether (formerly) acting as one of the central hubs of digital currency mining, thanks to massive operations capitalizing on cheap electricity, or as…


Next Target for Lobbyists: SEC Best Interest Rule

Now that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule is officially dead, attention has now turned to the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed rule package, Regulation Best Interest. The same lobbyists that successfully blocked the fiduciary…



Pfizer: 7 Secrets You Didn't Know (PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is the world’s 44th-largest public company, according to Forbes. As of July 27, 2018, Pfizer had a market capitalization of $217.78 billion. Pfizer’s roots date back to 1849, when two German-American entrepreneurs opened the…


Day Traders: Retail vs. Prop Trading Accounts

Those looking to break into the day trading industry have a choice to make: do they open an account with a proprietary trading firm (also known as a “prop shop”) or one with a retail online broker?…