Cash is pretty convenient.
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Paying for the stuff you want with currency is way easier than relying on chairs you made or chickens you raised.
Significant losses have caused a crypto market exodus, but for how long?
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for crypto or is this just another crash in a volatile market?
According to the authors, investment banking is a sector particularly prone to unethical behaviour.
The regulatory apparatus designed to oversee investment banking is structurally flawed. To spawn ethical behaviour within traders will require nothing less than a sector-wide cultural change.
Russian-made goods will likely cost more in Western liquor stores if most-favored-nation status is removed.
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The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
Gordon Gekko of ‘Wall Street’ may be the fictional face of insider trading.
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers is pushing for a ban on active trading by members of Congress following accusations that some of their colleagues may have engaged in insider trading.
Rock paintings from the main gallery at Djulirri in Namunidjbuk clan estate, showing traditional Aboriginal motifs as well as European boats, airplanes, and more.
Photo by Sally K May.
Pictures of boats and ships in rock art at the northwestern tip of Australia show the European incursions from the 1800s — but also the much earlier and lesser known sea trade with southeast Asia.
Despite having no real basis as a financial asset, cryptocurrency Dogecoin recently reached a market cap of more than A$12 billion.
GameStop shares soared after some retail investors teamed up to jack up the price.
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The easy answer as to why trading was halted relates to the stock’s ‘volatility’ after its dramatic climb in recent weeks. But it could also mean something fishy is going on.
Our super funds could have cleaned up when the market crashed 40% and then rebounded by about as much. That they didn’t says a lot about how hard it is to time trades.
Taking a whiff of the marijuana flower.
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A business ethicist explores whether cannabis stocks fit in with a socially responsible approach to investing.
Futures trading is driving up the price of Bitcoin but institutional investors remain cautious.
Recalling August 9 2007 – the start of the credit crunch and global financial crisis.
Traders react with dismay after stocks plunged in September 2008 following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it’s done today.
Female traders are better at buying cheap and selling high.
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New research reveals not only why female traders buy and sell less than men, but that they may be better at it.
The benchmark scheme that protects cocoa farmers and local communities could be toppled as big players rethink their role.
A frequent call market may help prevent ‘flash crashes,’ like this one on May 6, 2010.
New research shines light on whether creating such a haven as a new type of exchange that slows trading down a bit could attract enough traders to be effective.
Can Turkey still straddle two worlds?
Turkey is the one of the U.S.‘s most important allies in the Mideast, but recent actions such as the downing of a Russian fighter raise important questions about its reliability as a partner.
Traders used to stuck on the floor in colorful suits, shouting at the top of their lungs. No more.
The 2010 Flash Crash wiped 1,000 points off the DJIA in an instant. An MIT professor explains how to keep it from happening again.
Understanding how news flows affect stocks can help you beat these guys.
The trick is to trade on companies linked to the news, not those in the news.
Trading floors like this one – at the old American Stock Exchange in the 1980s – are at the heart of capitalism and financial speculation.
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The word “speculation” carries a connotation of negativity. And it’s probably fair to say that pretty much every financial crisis since the tulip mania of the 1630s can be attributed to some sort of mass…