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Are we best friendsMARKETS U.S. markets: Indexes finished slightly down for the week, but the U.S.-China announcement on trade could turn things around this week (more on that later). U.S. economy: The dollar has been off to a strong start in Q2. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? ...
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Tesla Q1 Earnings CallWell that was absolutely hilarious. Haven't seen a CEO dodge questions and come unglued like that since the "asshole" moment from Skilling. Stock's down about 5% after-hours thanks to fraud-boy shitting the bed yet again. I hope some of you are short the stock or long swaps on this POS....
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Get a roomMARKETS U.S. markets: Tech weighed on the markets with all three indexes finishing lower. Commodities: Holy oil. Brent Crude popped above $80 a barrel—a number we haven't seen in four years. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... ...
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Investing in the future?Hi Monkeys, I was wondering if any of you are making long-term investments in things like AI/Robotics/Cannabis/Blockchain etc.. Do you guys use indexes? Individual stocks? How do you educate yourself on these topics? Thanks....
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We're sorryMARKETS U.S. markets: It was a record-setting day. The Russell 2000 (an index of small-cap stocks) hit a record intraday high, and Nike—public since 1980—also hit an all-time record. Trade: Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is in D.C. for four long days of trade talks. He met with GOP lawmake...
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Retirement account into cash?I've been seriously thinking about moving my retirement account into cash as of late. I know the golden rule is to not try and time the market, but I can't not think a big correction/pull back is looming. Am I crazy? Appreciate input from all you fiance monkeys who are way smarter than me. ...
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Best Options Trading Platform/BrokerI was wondering what platforms people here use for options trading. Currently looking to open an account for some infrequent (mostly bi-monthly rollover) equity tail hedging, and would love to hear some recommendations / experiences of the brokers out there....
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A 50 million dollar eggMARKETS U.S. markets: It was a pretty eventful day, with the Dow snapping its eight-day win streak and the 10-yr Treasury yield climbing to a 7-year high (indicating a sell-off). So what's giving investors anxiety? Having to constantly re-evaluate inflation and trade concerns. U.S. economy:...
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Musk trims the fatMARKETS U.S. markets: As tensions between the U.S. and China appeared to ease up, the Dow charged forward to its 8th straight day of gains. Oh right, and big tech is back. Apple and Facebook have been leading the charge. Earnings today: Home Depot. Want Morning Brew Daily Served ...
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McKinsey's book on Valuation (Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies) - any other similarly good reads?Hi guys, Just reading McKinsey's book on valuation - Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies. I thoroughly recommend it to any student, intern and even junior analyst in finance. An amazing book which completely upgraded the way I look at companies, industries and share prices - a #1 in the d...
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Game over.MARKETS U.S. markets: The Dow held onto its longest win streak since late last year. Markets reacted to the president's comments on drug pricing (more on that later) and weaker than expected inflation results. Crypto: With several blockchain-focused events happening in NYC this week, crypto ...
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Sources for paying for researchHi, does anyone know good sources to pay for some proprietary equity research? Im looking for a somewhere I can request decent fundamental analysis on a stock along the lines of a buy-side value oriented structure or a sell-side Initiating Coverage report. I have little time and would like somewher...
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ETFs are weapons of mass destruction...Here is a recent article on Bloomberg states that passive investing with ETFs can be a very dangerous situation for the future where investors don't consider valuations, creating the difference between actual value and inflated value of the markets. What do you think about it? It does look like a lo...
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I need your most ridiculous scams :)So I got a YouTube channel as some of you have seen my CFA Program videos. I'm thinking about making some prank call videos on investment scammers. Craigslist "day trading opportunity" types. Penny stock promoters. Crypto "experts" (not talking about real research but you know what I'm saying). Afri...
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You've been trolledMARKETS U.S. markets: Wipe off that bead of sweat. Consumer prices rose less than expected in April, alleviating some investors' fears of inflation rising too fast. Markets crept up after the news. The Dow is riding a six-day win streak. Facebook: Cambridge who? The tech giant's stock has er...
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Is anyone still buying BTC or crypto in general?Just not feeling the predictions out there of $20K for BTC by the end of this year. There's absolutely no basis that I can see for this price level. 1. BTC is popular and pretty proven, but it's slow due to the process of mining. 2. Coincidentally, the open process can also lead to breaks in the ...
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A storm's comingMARKETS U.S. markets: Energy stocks gave U.S. indexes a boost. The VIX (Wall Street's fear gauge) fell below its five-year average. Commodities: You know the drill, oil prices rose to three-year highs after the president's decision to back out of the Iran deal. Earnings today: Duke Energ...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 20 Commentary 20 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 16/16.####**Chapter 20 “Margin of Safety” as the Central Concept of Investment** In the old legend the wise men finally boiled down the history of mortal affairs into the single phrase, “This too will pass.” Confronted with a like challenge to distill the secret of sound investment into 3 words, ...
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Trump nukes dealMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks were unfazed as President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran deal. The iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (up 1.5%) had its best day since March 26. Commodities: Oil prices also didn't flinch on the decision. Some analysts think Iranian crude production won'...
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Has Anyone Looked At HLF and Found It To Be Absurdly Overvalued? Wanted to get some insight from an analyst who might have covered this. If you know someone on here who has a decent view on this please tag them. Thanks!...
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Why you gotta be so crudeMARKETS U.S. markets: Indexes got a slight boost ahead of President Trump's decision on the Iran deal. Earnings today: DISH, EA, Etsy, Match Group, TripAdvisor, Twilio, Disney, Wendy's. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... ...
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Uber dreams bigMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks finished lower after U.S. tensions with Russia and Syria escalated. A day of mixed feelings: There were a number of things pulling and tugging at the markets yesterday—Zuckerberg's second day of testimony, Paul Ryan announcing he wouldn't run for re-election, r...
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What would you do if you received an 8 figure trust fund at age 25?Assuming you are too young to early retire but also don't want to work for someone else and get treated like dogshit anymore. I'd like to do something entrepreneurial. How hard is it to start up your own hedge fund? I could seed it with my own money and hire a couple smart analysts but how do you...
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Buffett vs. Third GraderMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks roared into the weekend on the news of April's jobs numbers. After Buffett disclosed he bought 75 million shares of Apple in Q1, the smartphone maker closed at a record high. Speaking of April's jobs numbers: They were solid. Unemployment dropped to 3.9%, its low...
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Energy research SuperdayHi fellow Monkeys, First post ever on WSO but I have been looking at threads for a while. I do have an Assessment Center (or Superday for US people) lined up with an energy research firm in London. They do not invest, but provide insights to news, private equity funds, hedge funds, trading desks ab...
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Three Valuable Investing Tips: Why I am Transitioning from a VC to a Start UpInvesting is an incredible career, but it takes a particular type of professional experience to excel. My journey towards this realization began after my first year working for a small Venture Capital firm, when my manager gave me the responsibility of overseeing portfolio management. I had limited ...
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How could you be so heartlessMARKETS U.S. markets: The Dow rallied back from 400 points down to finish the day up. The U.S. economy: Worker productivity increased 0.7% in Q1 (0.9% expected). Keep an eye out for the April jobs report this morning. Earnings today: Alibaba. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fr...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 16 Commentary 16 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 15/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 15 Stock Selection for the Enterprising Investor** **A Summary of the Graham-Newman Methods Between 1926 and 1956** 1. Arbitrages The purchase of a security and the simultaneous sale of one or more other securities into which it was to be exchanged under a plan of reorganization, mer...
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Restrictions on Trading as a DependentHi everybody! My father is currently in a company that has trading restrictions for him. I'm not sure what the exact terms are, but in most cases, does this apply to immediate family members as long as he is in the company? Or is it that once I turn 18 and head off to college, I'll be free of those...
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Invested in a new project, if u know something about itHi! I invested 10000$ year ago here: great-mind. org Took 19500$, If U know something about this company...
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Burning bridgesMARKETS The Fed announcement: As expected, no rate hikes right now...but it seems like all-systems-go for one in June. Inflation is close to the sweet spot. Earnings recap: It was a busy day. In its first earnings report, Spotify (-8% after hours) didn't quite hit the mark. Square (-6% after...
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How 'bout dem ApplesMARKETS Currencies: With Asian and European markets quiet for public holidays, the U.S. dollar surged into positive territory for the year. Earnings recap: Snap (-17% after hours), crackled and flopped after the company came up short of revenue estimates. Under Armour (+1.52%) rallied past s...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 14 and Commentary 14 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 14/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 14 Stock Selection for the Defensive Investor** In setting up this diversified list he has a choice of **2 approaches**, the DJIA-type of portfolio and the quantitatively tested portfolio. In the **first** he acquires a true cross-section sample of the leading issues, which will incl...
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Walmart's pulling an UberMARKETS U.S. markets: Indexes ended down to kick off a massive week of earnings and economic data. All eyes are on Apple's report today (after the bell). U.S. economy: Inflation hit the Fed's target rate of 2% in March. Earnings today: Apple, Pfizer, Merck, BP, Mondelez, Aetna. ...
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The Sprint to the finishMARKETS U.S. markets: Indexes gave an uninspired performance Friday. After surging on strong earnings, tech stocks fell back down to earth. U.S. economy: In Q1, U.S. GDP grew at a 2.3% annual rate. That came in above expectations, but below the previous quarter's growth. Wages are also trend...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 12 and Commentary 12 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 13/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 12 Things to Consider About Per-Share Earnings** This chapter will begin with 2 pieces of advice to the investor that cannot avoid being contradictory in their implications. The first is: Don’t take a single year’s earnings seriously. The second is: If you pay attention to short-t...
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Minor advice neededHello. I'm an accounting and finance major ![s][s] . I recently got an opportunity to intern for an investment bank. However, before I reach the interview phase I need to submit an investment proposal. In the attached picture are the requirements. [s]: https://i.redd.it/v51s2bf1qiu01.jpg It seem...
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Looking at you, four-eyesMARKETS U.S. markets: The Nasdaq had enough of its five-day losing streak, surging on strong earnings reports. As for individual stocks, Facebook (+9.06%), Chipotle (+24.50%) and AMD (+13.70) were all big winners. U.S. economy: Today, the Department of Commerce releases its Q1 GDP report. ...
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One and doneMARKETS U.S. markets: The Dow and S&P finished up ahead of many late-day earnings announcements. Investors are closely watching the 10-year Treasury yield. Yesterday's earnings news: Chipotle ordered double meat on its way to a 7% revenue increase, and the stock shot up 10% after hours. Ford...
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Don't post this on FacebookMARKETS U.S. markets: When Google loses, so does everyone else. The company's major spending plans spooked investors, who washed out $86.6 billion from FANG stocks. U.S. indexes fell across the board. Crypto: Bitcoin hit a six-week high. Earnings today: Facebook, Visa, AT&T, Boeing, Comc...
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Buy The Dip Part 2: LitecoinBig dip in cryptos - if you read any of my previous posts, this gravy train always moves forward. Putting in an order for a few dozen LTC as we speak. Thoughts?...
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Apple gets Shazam'dMARKETS U.S. markets: The Dow skidded to a four-day losing streak, its worst stretch since March. Treasury yields came oh-so-close to 3% (more on that later). Metals: Aluminum stocks dropped after the Treasury Department said it would ease sanctions on Russian aluminum producer Rusal. Ea...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 11 and Commentary 11 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 12/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 11 Security Analysis for the Lay Investor: General Approach** The security analyst deals with the past, the present, and the future of any given security issue. He describes the business; he summarizes its operating results and financial position; he sets forth its strong and weak poi...
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All is not WellsMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks ended the week on a down note, especially tech. Apple dropped 4.1% after an analyst said iPhone sales would come in lower than expected. The stock is now negative for the year. Crypto: Bitcoin is back to pushing $9,000, and some altcoins are doing even better. ...
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To enter the market or not to enter the market? That is the question!I've been a good little saver, stashing away some 60% of my monthly salary over the past couple years. Like many of you I work very hard for my money, and now I've made the decision that it's time to make my money work for me. I'm looking at low-cost Index funds (S&P 500, Vanguard, NASDAQ etc.) to...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 10 and Commentary 10 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 11/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 10 The Investor and His Advisors** Businessmen seek professional advice on various elements of their business, but they do not expect to be told how to make a profit. Advice on investments may be obtained from a variety of sources. These include: (1) a relative or friend, presumably ...
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You shall not passMARKETS U.S. markets: Consumer goods, tech, and real estate dragged stocks lower. The S&P fell the most in almost two weeks. Earnings today: GE, SunTrust. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#fff; clear:...
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Do you know PHILIPPE BALLESIO scams?Philippe Ballesio, one of the biggest scammers in the United Kingdom and France, currently lives comfortably in England where he spends his days on the net with different users to flatter himself and promote a series of fake websites which do not even have permission to market, it does so with the i...
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Sincerely, JeffMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks were mixed on a day when the Fed released its Beige Book business survey (tl;dr: economy's good, tariffs aren't). A horrible day for IBM (-7.54%) anchored the Dow. Oil: U.S. WTI crude hit a three-year high, responding to shrinking U.S. stockpiles. We could see pr...
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Break a leg, Harry PotterMARKETS U.S. markets: Earnings drove markets higher, while the VIX fell 8%. All 11 S&P sectors finished up. Hot stocks: Netflix surged 10% after crushing earnings Monday. Twitter rose 12% after winning support from a Morgan Stanley analyst. Earnings today: Alcoa, American Express, Morga...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 9 and Commentary 9 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 10/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 9 Investing in Investment Funds** Those that are redeemable on demand by the holder, at net asset value, are commonly known as “mutual funds” or (open-end funds”). Those with nonredeemable shares are called “closed-end” companies or funds; the number of their shares remains ...
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Bezos holds his breathMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks look like they're gaining a bit of momentum after another strong day for earnings. Earnings today: Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, UnitedHealth, Omnicom, Progressive Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... ...
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Is This Trading Website a Scam? Hey fellow wso’ers I stumbled across this trading website and I wanted to hear your input on it. It’s called [Questrade](http://www.questrade.com/why-questrade/home) and it costs 1 cent a stock. I’m not looking into buying options, just basic trades like etf’s and stocks. If I wanted to tra...
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Ok this LIBOR situation is getting serious.I rarely (if ever) post anything serious/market related here. (just ask around, it's a known fact) So when it happens, means the situation is getting dire. In a nutshell - LIBOR IS GOING PARABOLIC. Today is the 37th CONSECUTIVE day of increase. The last time that (consecutive rise) happened Fac...
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A knight steps downMARKETS U.S. markets: Despite a strong start to earnings season, investors sent stocks falling. Futures: Index futures fluctuated over the weekend after the U.S.' missile strike in Syria Friday and Syria's continued strikes against the country's rebel forces. Want Morning Brew Da...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 8 and Commentary 8 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 9/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 8 The Investor and Market Fluctuations** To the extent that the investor’s funds are placed in high-grade bonds of relatively short maturity-say, of 7 years or less-he will not be affected significantly by changes in market prices and need not take them into account. (This applies a...
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ESPN's new lookMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks surged. Some credit a tweet from Trump saying a Syria attack might not be as imminent as he suggested on Wednesday. Markets also geared up for today's big earnings day, when big banks take the stage. Earnings today: Citigroup, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, PNC. These co...
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Brett Jolly and his payday loan scamI am myself a Victim of Privilege Wealth Scam (payday loan investment scam) which Brett Jolly is behind. The company's directors are Richard Colwell, in whose name the notice was published; Mark Munnelly, and Martin Sampson, all of whom are facing potential substantial liabilities as a result of t...
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Would you invest in Spotify?As you've probably heard, Spotify just went public via direct listing. It opened at $165.90 and closed at $149.01 according to WSJ, but [this article](https://www.wsj.com/articles/spotify-shares-jump-in-market-debut-1522773951) claims outsize investor demand and a 13% increase over the "reference pr...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 7 and Commentary 7 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 8/16. To Be Continued.#### **Chapter 7 Portfolio Policy for the Enterprising Investor: The Positive Side** **Operations in Common Stocks** The activities specially characteristic of the enterprising investor in the common-stock field may be classified under 4 heads: 1. Buying in low markets and selling in high market...
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Zuckerberg takes the standMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks jumped after Chinese President Xi Jinping eased trade war tensions and promised to open China's economy to more U.S. business. His quote to note: "In a world aspiring for peace and development, the Cold War and zero-sum mentality look even more out of place." The...
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Jumping off the pageMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks rallied all day after U.S.-China tensions eased, but a late-day FBI raid of President Trump's lawyer erased most of the gains. U.S. budget: The CBO projected the U.S. budget deficit will top $1 trillion by 2020, two years earlier than expected. Want M...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 6 and Commentary 6 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 7/16. To Be Continued.####**Chapter 6 Portfolio Policy for the Enterprising Investor: Negative Approach** The most useful generalizations for the enterprising investor are of a negative sort. Let him leave high-grade preferred stocks to corporate buyers. Let him also avoid inferior types of bonds and preferred stocks un...
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Boeing, Boeing, GoneMARKETS U.S. markets: The economy added 103,000 jobs in March, but rising threats of a trade war sent markets falling. Inflation: Chicago Fed President Charles Evans sees inflation hitting the target 2% by the Fed's June meeting. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox...
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The Rock's guest of honorMARKETS U.S. markets: Major indexes posted a three-day rally, but futures fell after hours when President Trump had more to say about tariffs... International: European stocks finished higher led by gaming firm Ubisoft (up 11%). Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox?...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 5 and Commentary 5 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 6/16. To Be Continued.#### **Chapter 5 Defensive Investor and Common Stocks** **Rules for the Common-Stock Component** The selection of common stocks for the portfolio of the defensive investor should be a relatively simple matter. Here we would suggest 4 rules to be followed: 1. There should be adequate though not e...
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The front page of the internet gets a makeoverMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks fell early in the day as tensions continue to build between the U.S. and China, but they rallied late. International: European and Asian stocks finished mixed. Everyone is watching if this trade war escalates. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to ...
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Play this on repeatMARKETS U.S. markets: After another wild session, stocks regained some momentum following Monday's losses. All eyes remain on tech and U.S. tension with China. Crypto: Bitcoin popped back above $7,000. Ethereum is hovering around $400. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to ...
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Does Anyone Here Actually Make a Living Trading/Investing?Hey guys, So I’ve always been interested in the markets but have usually taken a longer term approach to investing. All of my retirement assets are in index’s... I do have about $10k in my brokerage account to play with. Anyways, is there anyone that can point me in the right direction to REA...
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Just received Signing Bonus--What to do with it now?Sup Monkies, Had a quick question for you all regarding your signing bonus. I just received mine after signing with a BB for their Full-time analyst program. After taxes came out to a little over 6k. I'm going to have to move to the city later in July so I know I'm going to be spending the majority...
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You stay classy, SinclairMARKETS U.S. markets: For the first time in two years, the S&P closed below its 200-day moving average. Some predict the sell-off is just beginning. Commodities: Gold rallied as investors fled to safe havens. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your ...
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That's a wrapMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks surged Thursday before the long weekend. Crypto: Bitcoin has seen better days—it's now hovering below $7,000. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#fff; clear:left; fon...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 4 and Commentary 4 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 5/16. To Be Continued.#### **Chapter 4 General Portfolio Policy: The Defensive Investor** **The Basic Problem of Bond-Stock Allocation** We have suggested as a fundamental guiding rule that the investor should never have less than 25% or more than 75% of his funds in common stocks, with a consequent inverse range of b...
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If You Could Start AgainIf you were a student who was heading off into college in the fall of 2018, what would you major in, what would you minor in and what would you shoot for and why? What would you have done differently than what you did and how are things different today than they were before compared to when you star...
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Red WeddingMARKETS U.S. markets: The tech sell-off continued. On the economic front, Q4 GDP came in above estimates at 2.9%. International markets: Asian markets got hit with the tech bug. The Nikkei and Hang Seng both finished lower. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? ...
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Field of StreamsMARKETS U.S. markets: A massive late-day tech sell-off pulled stocks into the red. International markets: European and Asian stocks finished higher after concerns of a trade war eased up. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... ...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 3 and Commentary 3 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 4/16. To Be Continued.#### **Chapter 3 A Century of Stock-Market History: The Level of Stock Prices in Early 1972** In this chapter, we shall present the figures, in highly condensed form, with two objects in view. The first is to show the general manner in which stocks have made their underlying advance through the ma...
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Your ride has been canceledMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks came roaring back after one of their worst weeks in two years. Crypto: Bitcoin fell 7%, dipping below $8,000 after Twitter said it would ban crypto ads. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... ...
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Dropbox it like it's hotMARKETS U.S. markets: The Dow dropped another 400 points. That's more than a 1,100 point drop in two days. International: The Hang Seng sank 3% and the Nikkei dropped over 4.5%. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #si...
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USA – CHINA Trade War: Impact on global marketHere's a summary of what analysts are saying approximately the brewing trade war among the world’s two biggest economies. Global markets have dropped sharply after China retaliated against Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium, fueling fears of an all-out trade war bet...
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Greatest & Most Useful Investment BooksWhat books have contributed the most to your intellectual and professional development? I have a list that I have always returned to often that have helped me to continue to learn beyond anything that is being taught in my classes at undergrad. Security Analysis-Benjamin Graham The Handbook of Fixe...
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Mining results in draw of people to crypto-friendly areas?Hi everyone! I was wondering what you think about this: Will crypto mining have positive effects on isolated and therefore economically disadvantaged areas and draw people to them due to low energy costs? Resulting in improved economical balance?...
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Trade war with China incoming? What will this mean?Hey guys, I'm sure many of you have heard of Trump's new ~$60 billion worth of tariffs slapped on Chinese imports. China has fired back with tariffs on American products, but it seems to me only as a warning shot for Trump. Trump has affirmed that it's one of many future moves against Chinese trade...
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Don't mess with the Geek SquadMARKETS U.S. markets: Well...it wasn't a good day. Fears of a trade war sent the Dow down 700 points with all 30 stocks falling. Nine out of 11 S&P sectors ended lower. The VIX rose 20% during midday trading. International: Euro stocks fell on fears of a trade war as well. The Bank of Englan...
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Interbank lending decrease - looking for an explanation.Hi, Came across the following information which depicts interbank lending over time, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: I assume interbank lending has decreased despite favorable economic conditions and low interest rates because of the increase in reserve requirements - per b...
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Legal Marijuana - Target for Big Pharma as well as Big Tobacco?Hi, I've been mulling over this question with regards to legal cannabis. Will Big Pharma jump on this market opportunity as fast and hard as Big Tobacco as more laws are passed? I understand that the recreational side will be a target for Big Tobacco as people are moving away from cigarettes and th...
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Made in ChinaMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks finished in the red after the Fed raised rates. It's the sixth rate hike since late 2015. International: Most European and Asian stocks closed lower. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #s...
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You News You LoseMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks rebounded after Monday's tech sell-off. All eyes will be on the Fed today, which is expected to announce interest rate hikes. Crypto: Bitcoin jumped back to around $8,800 after the G20—a group of the world's economic leaders—determined cryptocurrencies to be ...
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Fix FacebookMARKETS U.S. markets: Facebook and its data privacy struggles led tech stocks over a cliff. Investors were already jittery after President Trump attacked Bob Mueller this weekend. International markets: The UK's FTSE 100 index dropped 1.7% as the investing community awaits the Fed's Wednesda...
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Your Biggest TradeEverybody has got one. What was the most profitable and largest trade that you have ever made? Did you go against the crowd? How did you come up with it? One of mine involved the purchase of the common stock of AGN at 150/s last year, a month later it ran up to 200/s, I promptly sold out. Share your...
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Books for Macro Economic Perspective Hey, you guys I'm looking for book suggestions that will me help gain a better macroeconomic perspective. I get a copy of the WSJ journal daily and try to read it with breakfast if I have time. However I've been having trouble connecting the dots. Such as relationship of the 10-year note to corpor...
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My Key Takeaways From Chapter 2 and Commentary 2 of the Intelligent Investor. Part 3/16. To Be Continued.#### **Chapter 2 The Investor and Inflation** The annual inflation rate of about 2.5% for the entire period 1915-1970. The rise of the DJIA from an average of 77 in 1915 to an average of 753 in 1970 works out at an annual compounded rate just about 4%, to which we may add another 4% for average d...
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AntitrustworthyMARKETS U.S. markets: The major indexes enter the week hoping to make up for last week's losses. The S&P dropped 1.2% What to look out for this week: The Fed's first meeting with Jerome Powell in charge, the fallout from Russia's election, and steel and aluminum tariffs going into effect on ...
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Thoughts on Eco?Hi guys! I was wondering what your thoughts on Eco are? Talking about the cryptocurrency created by Garrett Camp. What makes Eco stand out? And do you think its worth having a closer look into it? Anyone got any more info on the topic? Look forward to hearing what you think!...
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Another "Why Does Buffett Think This?" QuestionHey Monkeys. This is yet another question trying to understand Buffett's contrarian logic. On another popular thread from last year, user " I'm done" responded to a "why does Buffett think this question" with *"he has 2 guys running most of the money nowadays so he splits time between buying cherr...
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A Broken iHeartMARKETS U.S. markets: The trade war is still on everyone's mind. The S&P dropped for its fourth straight session—its longest losing streak of the year. Crypto: Silicon Valley outcast Peter Thiel offered his support for Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency is still hovering around $8,000. ...
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Morning Brew: Bad blood MARKETS U.S. markets: Falling industrial stocks made one thing clear: investors are still concerned about a trade war. International markets: European and Asian stocks seemed to agree. Crypto: Bitcoin dropped below $8,000. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbo...
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Passive Income Ideas - Parking Spaces? Please critique my idea.So my firm does not let me invest in individual stocks, which means that the majority of my investments are just in ETFs. There's nothing "wrong" with that per se, but lately I've been thinking about non-public market ideas to make passive income, which is where parking spaces come in. As far as how...
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