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JC Penny?Tell me what you think of JCP.. It's down to an all time low of $1.64 a share at the moment.. I mean can this stock go any more down? I don't see how this isn't a buy at this point. I personally just bought a load of this stock at an average of $1.88. What do you guys think? Thanks. ...
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Robot revolutionMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks fell across the board as concerns over a trade war with China continued to grow... And in China: The Shanghai Composite dipped to its lowest level since 2014. More on the trade dilemma below. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? D...
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Is NVIDIA a short?Hello everyone, Taking a look at NVDA today, I see company's GPU segment makes up around 84% of the company's total revenue base, and EBIT contribution is over 100% because its "other" segment is EBIT negative. Semiconductor company's operate in a very cyclical and competitive industry, and usuall...
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That's one BFRMARKETS U.S. markets: The S&P 500 is heading into a new week fresh off a five-day winning streak. The leading sectors? Financials and chipmakers (h/t Nvidia). Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#fff; clear:...
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Understanding Discount Cash FlowWhy do we usually project the first 5 years FCF in a DCF analysis? Why not take just the Terminal Value? Isn’t that the final value forever? Secondly it seems that you can take the same company and project FCF 10 years out and it will give you a higher valuation. Doesn’t make sense that a comp...
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T Mobile + Sprint Cost Synergies - $6bn synergies, $43bn NPV, 8% WACCJ. Braxton Carter T-Mobile US, Inc. - Executive VP & CFO: "Hey, the first thing, we talked about run-rate synergies of $6-plus billion. I want to emphasize that’s pretax. We’ve talked about cost to achieve of $15 billion and gave you more details on this call. That’s pretax. And we’ve talked...
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Free forex trading signals liveFree forex trading signals live GOLD sell @ 1206 tp @ 1192 sl @ 1213 forex trading signals Description GOLD is preferred to sell market execution order and place stop loss at 1213 and level of take profit will be 1192 Free forex trading signals analysis gold Trend is in medium term is up trend and i...
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What is the difference between trading and gambling?From the movies, casinos are all luxuriously decorated, advanced in equipment, and won the guests’ money by various high-tech cheating methods. After watching the movie, I feel that nice frauds in ten gambles. Honest people like me cannot go to casinos Is this true in the casino? Is it to rely on...
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How to think about growth investing?There are a lot of literature on value investing and I certainly was self-taught in that approach. Could anyone who works as a growth equity investor share their success and approaches? In particular, how do you think about? - market size - competition - unit economics on customer acquisition - et...
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Discounted Cash Flow - Where Is The DataI am a hobbyist investor, a computer programmer who recently learned python and discovered one of the tools for web scraping (Beautiful Soup). I have created a framework for evaluating a company based on 'fundamental' data that uses scraping web pages and extracting information such as P/E Ratio, Di...
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Short Nike with Kaepernick announcement?From objective standpoint, how could alienating 50% of the country be a good thing for sales over the next year or two? Its no doubt retail has bottomed for the time being and nike's stock itself has done well, but do we see an impact in sales from this announcement? Enough to make a impact on the s...
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Theranos is Finally DeadThe rollercoaster of a ride for Theranos is finally over, as the infamous company shuts down as [reported](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/05/theranos-shutting-down--look-back-at-revelations-from-bad-blood.html "Theranos Shutdown") by CNBC: [quote] Founded in 2004, Theranos was once a darling of the ...
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Cannabis is the next CryptoThe Crypto Bubble Growth of Cryptocurrencies We've all heard of Bitcoin, one of the oldest cryptocurrencies first emerging in '09, although it is by no means the only cryptocurrency. Bitcoin can be useful to track the growth of the cryptocurrency market, as there is only a slight deviation betwee...
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Apple's new toysMARKETS U.S. markets: Facing the possibility of new trade talks between the U.S. and China, the Dow and S&P 500 managed to close in the green. Economy: The folks at the Census are bringing us more good news. U.S. median household income grew for the third-straight year in 2017, up 1.8% to $...
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Next recession?I pay pretty close attention to the treasury spreads. Economists can read the spreads several different ways, but when they go negative, I think that intuitively signals concern in the short-term nonetheless. Given that the yield curve has narrowed significantly, despite general positive economic ne...
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Making News Matter: Managing a Fund by Tracking the Market SentimentWhich kind of data do you use to predict market sentiment? If you were a pilot flying a plane with 300 passengers, would you opt-out of using the instruments in the cockpit? Would you be fearful they were going to take away your maneuverability or your autonomy? No. You'd know that the instruments...
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Who wants pancakes?MARKETS U.S. markets: Those green arrows don't lie—stocks pushed forward yesterday with a little help from Apple, Amazon, and Netflix (nevermind trade war concerns). Energy: Oil prices continued to climb as Hurricane Florence heads for the East Coast. Want Morning Brew Daily Se...
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Investing in an ICOCurrently I have heared about Flexion, and its reviews also looks quite much good. Can any one suggest me how it will be for investment? ...
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Free forex trading signals today For GBP JPYFree forex trading signals today For GBP JPY GBP JPY sell @ 144.90 TP @ 144.20 SL @ 145.30 forex trading signals today Description GBP JPY is preferred to sell on FX market price as long as GBP JPY trades below resistance area And below 145.30 as a stop loss and take profit at 144.20 Free forex trad...
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Some Thoughts on Bitcoin, Part 2Here’s a link to Part 1. Let’s get right to it. Government Interference It’s no secret that governments aren’t crazy about Bitcoin. I’m convinced the only reason Bitcoin wasn’t killed in the cradle is that no one in the various world governments A) understood the technology B) understo...
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Long TSLA Update: What's That Smell?###What's That Smell? *“When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn’t like it… and didn’t inhale, and* *never tried it again.” - Bill Clinton* That, my friends, is the smell of Musk smoking my September calls. Quick recap: [Back in 2013](https://www.wa...
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Wage against the machineMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks (especially tech) hope to rebound after a lackluster week. The Nasdaq had its worst start to September since 2008. Swedish election: The moderates received the most votes, but a far-right party (with white supremacist roots) made gains. The country now faces a hu...
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Can Someone Explain this NYSE Stock Graph? The History of Argentina's Banco Macro (NYSE: BMA)###Can someone explain the history of Banco Macro (NYSE:[BMA](https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=878443))? 6-yr. Price Graph of BMA Stock taken from [Google](https://www.google.com)...
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Trading Strategies Based on Twitter and NewsHey peoples, anyone out there using twitter as a source of news to drive trading strategies? Like tracking influencers to get real time news and then trading based off of it? (a al Musk tweeting about Tesla going private at $420, or Trump tweeting about tariffs, or Kylie Jenner tweeting about snapc...
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Jack and Sheryl went up the HillMARKETS U.S. markets: The Nasdaq and S&P 500 both finished lower. What's up? A deep tech sell-off weighed down stocks. Trade: Canada and the U.S. had a "constructive" meeting on NAFTA...but no deal just yet. Keep an eye out. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? ...
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Trump is losing the trade war with China: the US trade deficit increased 9.6% from the previous monthHey monkeys, Despite the imposition of tariffs and counter-tariffs this past month, President Trump's trade war hasn't seemed to lower the American appetite for foreign goods. Meanwhile, the US trade deficit has increased: [quote] the US trade deficit increased to $50.1 billion, a 9.6% increase ...
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Long TSLA Update: Smartest Guys in the Room*"You could then go twice long the market, be short my portfolio, and have 2X the market plus a few percent, minus your cost of the additional carry. And that's the proposition, and that's why short selling alpha is so prized in the marketplace when you can find it, because it enables you to be mor...
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Idea Generation... and Why Wall Street Sucks at ItFinancial planners, mutual funds, ETF managers, and even Warren Buffet all say the same thing: the average investor is not capable of picking stocks and is better off investing passively. The debate of Active vs Passive investing and which is more efficient probably can't be won, so my opinion on t...
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Amazon Passes $1 Trillion Market Cap[quote]Amazon.com Inc ([AMZN](https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/amzn/)) on Tuesday briefly joined Apple Inc (AAPL) to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company after its stock price more than doubled in a year as it grew rapidly in retail and cloud computing. - [Reuters article](https...
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Are the markets rigged?So back in my junior year of college i came across flash boys and became obsessed for a little while about markets and their infrastructure. After rereading the book recently i was curious if anyone has ever had actual experience with not being able to get the shares you wanted because of the "front...
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That's 'Sir' to youMARKETS What a month for the U.S. markets: The Dow and S&P 500 had their best August performances since 2014. And riding a surge in tech, the Nasdaq closed up over 5.7% for the month, its best August since 2000. Do you like economic data? This is the week for you. Check out our jam-packed c...
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Argentina's Bankruptcy: What Does It Mean for Healthy Firms Situated in the Country?Hi everyone, I am looking for some insight on **Argentina's continued bankruptcy** process, the **decline of the Argentine Peso**, and **the effect** these two things have **on companies situated in the country**? The company I am looking at is [Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE: BMA)](https://finance.yahoo....
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Best Valuations Books/TextsHello, I have been trying to learn about stock valuations for a while and not a single book that I have read so far has gone really into it. I know that valuation is somewhat arbitrary and no one can really prove it, but some of the books that are recommended on the internet do not touch much about...
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Your final examMARKETS Trade: It's deadline day for Canada to join a revamped NAFTA deal already agreed upon by the U.S. and Mexico. More trade: Bloomberg reported President Trump plans to move ahead with an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods next week, a major escalation in the trade war....
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Amazon Shares Hit $2,000CNBC just posted an [article](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/30/amazon-set-to-open-above-2000-a-share-for-the-first-time.html "AMZN Hits 2000") about Amazon's share prices, which reached $2,000: [quote] At one point during the premarket, Amazon was at $2,001 per share. A day earlier, it closed at a r...
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Search and destroyMARKETS U.S. markets: Who's bringing the champagne? The S&P 500 closed at a record, briefly touching 2,900 for the first time ever. The Nasdaq also snagged a new high. Trade: The Canadian foreign minister arrived in the U.S. to restart trade talks yesterday. The Trump administration has give...
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Your move, CanadaMARKETS U.S. markets: Hear that bull market roar. The Nasdaq climbed over 8,000 for the first time ever, and the S&P 500 also hit a new record on the U.S.-Mexico trade news. For that, you'll have to read on... More trade: The Trump administration said it'll pay U.S. farmers $4.7 billion to o...
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Travelling now a possibility through over 40 CryptocurrenciesWorld in Eighty Days – now, in the 21st century, the updated tale may well be Around the World in Forty Cryptocurrencies. The site’s ease of use and global reach, united with its flexible cryptocurrency prices, has meant that numerous cryptocurrency investors are at present flocking to the site ...
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Elon's summer flingMARKETS Remembering John McCain: The Vietnam War hero, senator, and presidential hopeful died from brain cancer at age 81. Trade: Keep your eyes peeled...a NAFTA agreement between the U.S. and Mexico could be reached as early as today. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your...
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The Biggest Deal in the Marijuana Industry: An Alcohol Company Looking for GrowthConstellation Brands, the alcohol company that makes Corona beer, Svedka vodka, and Robert Mandavi wine, has [invested $4 billion in Canopy Growth](https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/business/dealbook/constellation-canopy-cannabis.html) (NYSE:[CGC](https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/CGC/)), a Canadian ...
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Global Macro Trading Book PDF DownloadHi everyone, Does anyone have a file of Global Macro Trading: Profiting in a New World Economy by Greg Gliner? I'm heading into an internship where this book would be an immensely helpful starting point, and I would greatly appreciate anyone willing to provide a pdf of the book. Many thanks in ad...
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Best Crypto Currency trading platform?I know there have recently been a lot of CC threads here. I am interested in the best platforms to buy and sell CC. I know Gemini is pretty good for ETH and BCT, but what about Iota as well as others?...
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best free forex signals today for USD JPY best free forex signals today for USD JPY BEST Free forex trading signals Free USD JPY sell @ 111.40 tp @ 110.70 sl @ 111.80 best free forex trading signals today Description USD JPY is preferred to sell on FX market as long as USD JPY trades below the resistance level 111.80 as a stop loss and exi...
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'I think the market would crash'MARKETS Jackson Hole: What better way to spend a relaxing late-summer Friday than to watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell's big speech at the Jackson Hole symposium? U.S. markets: As the U.S. and China slapped more tariffs on each other, stocks ended lower. Housing: Surprise! New home sales un...
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How Will Cryptocurrencies Affect The Finance Industry?Bitcoin has the potential to be revolutionary. However, some of the OGs envisioned cryptocurrencies becoming integrated to the financial institutions, rather than replacing the industry. [This](http://www.valuewalk.com/2017/10/will-banking-credit-work-cryptocurrency-economy/amp/) article seems to ar...
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winter is coming, what is your contingency planMy contention is that economic winter is upon us. What are your plans? I'm stockpiling cash, exiting investments. You guys?...
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When Crypto becomes Currency, Latin America Goes BonkersAugust 20th, the Venezuelan Administration unveiled the new shiny "Sovereign Bolivar", in an attempt to quiet the hyperinflation going on in the nation ([IMF](https://blogs.imf.org/2018/07/23/outlook-for-the-americas-a-tougher-recovery/) forecasted the Bolivar to hit "1,000,000% by the end of 2018)....
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Are we at the Peak of Retail?Coming off the tails of an[ incredibly strong Target Quarterly](https://www.wsj.com/articles/targets-sales-growth-highest-in-more-than-a-decade-1534937703) report, retail industry analysts are speculating that this is [as good as it gets](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/22/target-ceo-credits-strong-gro...
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PepsiCo to Acquire Sodastream for $3.2 BillionOn Monday, PepsiCo announced its plans to **acquire Sodastream for 3.2 billion dollars.** This Seeking Alpha [article ](https://seekingalpha.com/article/4201221-pepsico-buying-sodastream-rationale-behind-deal?page=3 "Seeking Alpha Article PepsiCo")describes SodaStream's business model: [quote] Firs...
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Let's Talk About AmazonWith the news of Jeff Bezos passing Bill Gates for richest person, I wanted to start a discussion about Amazon. Amazon is a stock I've always struggled with. I'm an older millenial, so my finance career didn't start in earnest until the financial crisis, so while I've had chances to invest in AMZ...
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Saudi Aramco IPO Cancelled - Why?Can anyone from the industry shed light as to why the IPO was called off? Is it really because they want to focus on the Sabic acquisition or reasons relating to the deal itself such as overvaluation? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-22/aramco-is-said-to-focus-on-sabic-acquisition-pu...
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Trump in troubleWith the recent convictions of both Cohen and Manafort is Trump in trouble and more importantly what is this going to spell for the US (and even global) economies. Will this be the catalyst that leads to a large pullback? https://finance.yahoo.com/news/manafort-verdict-worry-trump-223420730.html...
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Running of the bullsMARKETS U.S. markets: The S&P 500 touched a record high, but failed to close there...more on that in a sec. Energy: Oil prices climbed to their highest in a week. As recently as last Thursday, U.S. crude was at an eight-week low. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox...
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What do you think the catalyst for the next recession will be?Given what we know now, what do you think the catalyst for the next recession will be and why? Fed seems to be very cautious with interest rate hikes, so there's a lower probability of this spiking our economy. The big one I can think of (as I suspect most others can) is potentially a trade war. A...
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Your Top Finance Books to Read?Favorite books that have helped you develop your skills for investing? Id say for me, so far, : The most important thing - howard marks the intelligent investor, narrative & numbers the warren buffett way pitch the perfect investment...
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You don't know JackMARKETS Turkey: The currency crisis is taking its toll. Moody's followed S&P and downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating deeper into "junk" territory. Energy: U.S. crude eked higher Friday, but still notched its seventh-straight weekly loss. Oversupply and weakening demand concerns ...
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Have We Hit Peak Social?In early August, CNBC[ reported](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/08/social-media-active-users-around-the-world.html "CNBC Peak Social") that the three biggest public social media companies have a slowing or declining user base, as detailed below: [quote] Snap reported a drop in daily active users on a...
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Do You Use Slack?Slack is nearing a [$7 billion valuation](https://www.wsj.com/articles/slack-nears-close-of-financing-round-at-7-billion-valuation-1533775727?ns=prod/accounts-wsj) after their latest round of financing. They recently [surpassed 8 million active users and 3 million paid users](https://www.wsj.com/art...
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so ... are you guys bullish or bearish? why?Personally I'm feeling very bearish. China is undergoing a major slowdown, and a bursting of their real estate bubble. The US GDP numbers included 0.6% from a one-time China purchase of soybeans and 0,8% boost from the tax plan and increased government spending. That means the real #s are not so ...
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Lmao TeslaSo Elon Musk tweeted a series of erratic comments stating that he is considering taking Tesla private at $420 per share, which represents a 23% premium on Monday's closing price of ~$340. As a result the stock shot up, reports were the tweets might be fake, volatility is ridiculous, and now trading ...
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See you in healthMARKETS Markets: The Dow posted its biggest single-day jump since April. Strong earnings from Walmart (more below) and a little optimism on the China trade front propelled stocks. We'll clarify: Beijing announced it accepted an invitation from the U.S. to revisit trade talks later this month....
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Tesla Is Said to Be Subpoenaed by S.E.C. Over Elon Musk Tweethttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/business/tesla-musk-sec-subpoena-goldman.html ![https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/08/16/business/16TESLA/merlin_142341348_779b6aff-329d-4a9c-80bf-5720d5f466c4-jumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp][https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/08/16/business/16TESLA/merlin_14...
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RIP BitcoinWe all remember that Bitcoin craze last year, where everyone from Warren Buffet to your next-door-neighbor got involved in the discussion. In December 2017, Bitcoin at its highest was $17,900. It's fallen quite a bit since then; today I read a [story](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/14/bitcoin-price-...
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Bitcoin - Yes or No?hello everyone, as I'm currently learning about cryptocurrencies, in particular bitcoin, I started to think a lot about this topic. And I already heard a lot of different opinions and thoughts - but I think here you can never get enough ;) so - what are YOUR thoughts concerning crypto and bitcoin? A...
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High lifeMARKETS Metals: Gold settled at its lowest price in more than a year and a half. What's causing the rout? Global uncertainty (h/t Turkey) is driving people to what pays the bills: the U.S. dollar, which rallied to a 14-month high. Energy: Oil dropped to a more than two-month low after U.S. c...
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Should Facebook hook up with Match.com?A lot of young people are avoiding Facebook, and opting instead to spend time on Instagram (which, yes, is owned by Facebook) , Snapchat and Twitter. This aversion to Facebook could spell trouble for Facebook's future growth since, if the kids aren't growing up with Facebook, they're less likely t...
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automobile industry shorthi, does anybody have any experience here with the automobile industry and especially shorts in the industry? came across a major automobile company that's been apparently not following safety norms (based on quick research, still need to do in depth research if it's worth it) in one of its market s...
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Tinder's bad matchMARKETS Markets: The Dow snapped a four-day losing streak as investors got a little less worried about the Turkish economic crisis (more on that in a sec). Economy: U.S. household debt climbed to $13.3 trillion in Q2, about $618 billion higher than the most recent peak in 2008. It's also up ...
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Amazon: King of Commerce###Amazon: King of Commerce *Competition is a Sin - John D. Rockefeller* Lots of interest in Amazon and the “Race to a Trillion,” (edit: looks like the race is over $APPL) so I thought I’d take a deeper dive... *Disclaimer: I attempted to - **vastly** - expand my circle of competence for t...
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Bitcoin ETF????Hey Monkeys, A part of me wants to take a speculative bet on Bitcoin. I have no clue what will happen to crypto in the long-run but it seems to me like it will have a good run if it gets approved to for an ETF. I think I read recently that Winkle twins plan to create a crypto ETF was rejected. Do ...
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Investing in the Lira? I'm naive to this but with the Lira being at/near an all-time low, why not invest in it? With it being a national currency it will never go out of business and dissapear. Why should/shouldn't one do this? (Again I don't know anything about this) How would you go about doing it from here in the U...
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Weed stocksThe Marijuana industry is expected to see exploding growth in October because of the legalization in Canada. A lot of people I talk to say that everything is "priced in", yet some of the stock prices do not seem to reflect that. Thoughts?...
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BRIC houseMARKETS Markets: There was a lot of red yesterday. More on that in a second. Retail: Bring on the holidays. The NRF (National Retail Federation) hiked its retail sales outlook for the rest of the year. It now forecasts at least a 4.5% annual gain given strong consumer sentiment and job grow...
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Turkey???Curious to see everyone's thoughts on what's going on in Turkey. Implied volatility of lira very close to 2008 peak. Was ~5.92 this morning, lira currently 6.49 after topping 6.83. 10y yield jumped over 100 bps and is down below 83. Equities in 2008 territory as well falling 25% today. ...
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What is the exact mechanism by which Fed Funds Rate affect Long-Term treasuries and Short-Term TreasuriesI am aware of the fact that short-term treasuries move in the unison with the Fed Funds Rate and that long-term do not, or at least to a far lesser extent. However, I cannot find a clear explanation for this. ...
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Analyzing Options Trading Data, What should I look for?Hello, I have access to daily excel spreadsheets going back ~3 years which include: Daily Trade data (majority is options, some equity) ~30-100 trades per day Daily cash balance Daily account balance Daily price data It's extremely messy, I've been spending the past week trying to clean it up. B...
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Trump doubles tarrifs on metal imports from Turkeyhttps://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-08-10/u-s-turkey-relations-will-never-be-the-same https://www.ft.com/content/7b5bb132-9c87-11e8-9702-5946bae86e6d Discuss...
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Thoughts on Bill GrossI wanted to start a thread discussing the man's rise and fall. I remember reading "Everything You've Heard About Investing is Wrong" in high school and thinking that this man knew it all. Now years later, he's been removed from the fund he co-founded and is struggling at Janus. Do you think his le...
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A sixth armMARKETS U.S. markets: The tech-heavy Nasdaq posted its first eight-day winning streak since October as Amazon and Apple led the pack. Volatility: About 48% of investors say stock market volatility makes it easier to turn a profit, according to AICPA. Want Morning Brew Daily Serve...
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I want to get into investing.Hello all, I currently work on Wall Street at a tech/financial firm. I work in network operations. I love it, I love the atmosphere of wall street. I'm making better money and want to invest it. My co-worker recommended this forum to me, and the book "A Random Walk Down Wall Street." I am half way ...
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Dividend Growth ModelHow does the dividend model value stocks? Why isn't it a good idea to use the dividend growth model for growth stocks? Also, should a project be accepted or rejected if the NPV is $1? If in fact the discount rate is conservative...
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LBO for TeslaJust today Elon Musk announce the plan for taking Tesla private at the price of USD 420 per share valuing at USD 70 Billion, by doing so it can take the stress off from the Wall Street. What's your take? Personal view, I see this as a positive sign as Musk is dedicated to bring around the company a...
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Texas is America's Top State for Business I know I'll likely receive some serious MS for this post. But, I'll do it for the state pride. Anyways, I thought it was an interesting post and something to discuss. How is NY rated in the bottom half of states for business? https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/29/texas-rebounds-to-become-americas-top-sta...
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What causes the change in phases of the economic cycles? What causes the economy to peak and fall, or hit a trough and bounce back.? If economic growth and prosperity and increased demand lead to greater borrowing, more credit, more growth and prosperity, and more demand? shouldn't it just keep going up? or conversely down? Why is borrowing today, caus...
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ZzzzzzzzMARKETS Economy: The number of available, unfilled U.S. jobs grew to 6.7 million in Q2, the highest quarterly level since 2001. It's a sign of an expanding economy and super-low unemployment. In the trade war, it's an eye for an eye: China will retaliate against the most recent round of tari...
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China’s Declining Funds: An OpinionVolatile markets, tighter supervision regarding debt, and the threat of a trade war are evidently scaring away investors as **funds are now becoming scarce** for startups in China. [quote]Capital raised by investment firms intended for seed and early funding -- before a startup seals its first roun...
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It’s Hard to Walk With Two Broken LegsMorgan Stanley has declared that stocks have **two broken legs**, essentially asserting that a large loss of market momentum is imminent, which would further result in a large market correction (the likes of which have not been seen since the dot com era). By the ‘two legs” it means the technolo...
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End of the Facebook EraShares plummet 20% in a day? Crazy scenes going on after earnings call. Everybody I know has been addicted to instagram and snapchat recently. Has FB seen it's best days? With the rise of instagram business and the ease of snapchat's creativity in messaging abilities is there anything that facebook ...
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How news affect stock markets?I know it might sound like a silly question to most of you. However, I want to make use of your knowledge and experience so as to learn these things faster and more effective. The thing is I need tips or some source how to learn how certain news affect certain markers. Moreover, I would like to lea...
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Witch data uses CCP to compute initial and variation margin?I want to compute the VaR of the Orange Juice [FCOJ-A] contract But the problem is that there is no orange juice market price data (or at least I didn't found that) to compute Historical VaR (as frozen orange juice is the underlying asset). Which data uses CCP to compute initial margin and variati...
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Funding securedMARKETS Green everywhere: The S&P is only 0.5% away from reaching the all-time high. The VIX (a measure of volatility) is the lowest it's been since January. Turkey: With the lira near record lows and tensions with the U.S. ramping up, central bankers are being pressured to raise interest ra...
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Tesla Alright folks...you've heard the news. Elon has created another stir with a post claiming he is considering taking TESLA private (as possibly $420/sh). At that price - someone could buy BMW and FORD yet they are choosing to buy TESLA which isn't turning a profit. Seems nuts. What do you all think ...
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How is TSLA going up after 2Q?Hi guys. How is the Tesla stock rising after the Q2 that was announced? The way I see it, the margin is still down from Q2 17', and they're burning cash. Can anyone please explain this rise in the stock to me, cause I dont get it....
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Performance Metric CalculationsHi, I need to calculate the ANNUALIZED performance metrics for the following set of data. Month //% Return //Risk Free Rate % Jan //9.378 //0.02 Feb // 2.145 //0.02 Mar //1.669 //0.02 Apr //2.384 //0.03 May //3.143 //0.07 Jun //1.521 //0.02 July ...
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Apple passes one trillion Market CapApple hit $1 trillion in market cap sooner rather than later. Do you monkeys think its justified or is this a sign we are nearing the top of the cycle. I wish I had the money to buy even more shares a few years ago, alas. What are your thoughts on apple? ...
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Rite Aid narrows earnings outlooks ahead of Albertsons voteShares of the drug retailer Rite Aid Corp (RAD) tanked on Monday after the company narrowed its fiscal 2019 earnings outlook. [https://news.alphastreet.com/rite-aid-narrows-earnings-outlooks-ahead-of-albertsons-vote/](https://news.alphastreet.com/rite-aid-narrows-earnings-outlooks-ahead-of-albertso...
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The SEC is hurting American Marijuana CompaniesCanada's coined the name "Land of Opportunity" for its immigration friendly policies and entrepreneurial spirit, and US pot companies are definitely [capitalizing on that reputation](https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/u-s-pot-companies-view-canada-as-land-of-opportunity-1.4026909). Companies that are...
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The UN-Subscription of BoxesTLDR: Subscription models are more than just signing up customers for monthly payments, they're about fitting into consumer lifestyles and daily habits The full post with pictures is here: https://wp.me/p9BDUt-4L I'm almost sure it's obvious to everyone at this point: subscription boxes are EVER...
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Savings and investmentsBeen thinking a lot about savings recently. I still have one year left of uni(target), and don't have any student loans so I'm already a leg up I guess. I want to have a lot of fun during my 20s but nothing also fills me with more dread than the typical work in a cubicle for 35-40 years and retire m...
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Primers / Books / Articles on Exotic (correlation) options on Rates / FXHey guys, I am trying to learn more about Exotic options on macro products such as Rates and FX, such as binaries. I am also trying to look at correlation products such as 10y US Treasuries >3% and EURUSD ...
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