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Best book on the history of financial crisesHi monkeys, The question is in the topic: what is the best book to read if i would like to learn about the history of financial crises? Hope that you can help!...
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Don't push that buttonMARKETS Milestones: Amazon's market cap briefly hit $900 billion for the first time Wednesday. It's closing in on current market value leader Apple, worth $935 billion. Who's going to get to $1 trillion first? U.S. economy: The Fed's latest beige book update showed most regions of the U.S. ...
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Is investing in what you know a dangerous thing?I have learnt that it is best to invest in what you know (the business). But in an article I read that even Warren Buffett stands by it that it's dangerous to invest in what you know. Is that right?...
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Stock Market with Inverted Yield CurveEquities are not my strength and I’m sure someone has looked at this but how have equities typically done in times of conversion to an inverted yield curve. Maybe I’m thinking about this wrong but if there’s an inverted yield curve or movement to one, people are much more likely to take their ...
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Dad jokesMARKETS Markets: The tech-heavy Nasdaq finished Tuesday at an all-time high after Amazon notched a new record and Netflix rebounded. Crypto: Bitcoin rocketed above $7,000 for the first time in more than a month after posting a ~10% gain in just one hour of trading. Want Morning B...
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Amazon's ruff dayMARKETS Crypto: Bitcoin and the other crypto big dogs climbed on Monday after BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said it's created a working group to explore blockchain technology. Trade: The IMF crunched the numbers and said that if all of the tariff threats become reality, glob...
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Johnson & Johnson beats Q2 expectations (Infographic)Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported a beat on both the top and bottom line expectations as it posted its Q2 2018 earnings. This was aided by a double-digit growth in Pharmaceutical business and the accelerating sales momentum in the Medical Devices business. [https://news.alphastreet.c...
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Prime the pumpMARKETS U.S. stocks: Stocks finished the week on a high note. The S&P closed at a four-month high, the Nasdaq reached an all-time high, and the Dow climbed back above 25k. Geopolitics: President Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland—investors will be watching. ...
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Keeping up with Latin America marketsCan someone suggest me some newspapers, magazines or anything that I can read daily to keep up with the markets in Latin America. Any books that could help me learn/understand more about the markets in Latin America, basically anything that I can absorb that will help me out working in Latam groups ...
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PNC tops Q2 earnings estimate on higher NIIPNC Financial Services (PNC) reported strong Q2 2018 results. The company smashed past consensus estimates on both the top and bottom line during the quarter, aided by higher net interest income. ...
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Day Trading Requirements - Do I need the Series 57?I am a South African Graduate, employed as a financial manager that wants to trade the NYSE for my personal account. Do I need to have passed the series 57 exam before I can open an account with a broker in the states and trade accordingly?...
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Nordstrom shares drop on weak sales projectionShares of the fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom (JWN) slipped on Tuesday after the company rolled out sales projection for 2018 that fell below the consensus estimate. [https://news.alphastreet.com/nordstrom-shares-drop-on-weak-sales-projection/](https://news.alphastreet.com/nordstrom-shares-dro...
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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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Wet hot billionaire summerMARKETS Trade war update: There's still a trade war. The Trump administration released a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that'll be subject to a 10% tariff (but not for at least two months). The goods include food products, digital cameras, baseball gloves, refrigerators, and tele...
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Earnings preview: Fuel price worries Delta despite record servicesAirline companies are set to report earnings this week, beginning with Delta Air Lines (DAL) on Thursday. The industry, as a whole, has been suffering from rising fuel costs, despite seeing an increase in passenger influx. Fuel price inflation had earlier forced Delta to reduce its guidance for Q2 E...
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What websites do you use to monitor the economy?I was wondering if those of our WSO economists wouldn't mind sharing a list of the economic indicators you monitor and what websites you use to get the information from? Do you monitor CPI, GDP, Money supply, PPI, Consumer Confidence, CES, Housing Market, 10 Yr Treasury etc.? Do you use the follow...
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Do the Stankey legMARKETS U.S. markets: Financials finally found some momentum, helping the Dow jump more than 300 points. IPOs: Xiaomi, a major Chinese smartphone maker, had a forgettable public offering. It finished down 1.2% on its first day of trading. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Y...
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AT&T making changes at former Time Warner businessesAfter hiking prices for DirecTV offerings, now AT&T is all set to make changes at HBO. They want to make it more like Netflix. Most experts believe that won't be good for HBO. https://news.alphastreet.com/hbo-faces-game-of-changes-under-att/...
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The purgeMARKETS U.S. market: Investors ended the week optimistically after a strong jobs report. All 11 S&P sectors finished in the black. Crypto: Bitcoin found its legs, making a determined charge towards $7,000 over the weekend. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? ...
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Boeing buys Embraer for $4.8BnFound this quite interesting: https://www.ft.com/content/5ba0c060-8046-11e8-bc55-50daf11b720d What do you guys think? Boeing wants to beef up operations in Latam or trying to offset Airbus' potential growth in short-haul planes after their purchase of Bombardier's C-Series program?...
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Investing/Financial Saving as a TraderHey WSO, I've just started a prop trading firm job (reputable firm, eat what you kill, high percentage cut). I had some questions about personal savings/spending. ASSUMING I am not a complete failure at trading, but still have an irregular salary (for example, 50k one year, 400k the next year, 80...
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Persevere Adult with ADHDHi, I am working in a marketing company, I tried my 101% to give the best output in my work but my illness is hindering me to achieve my goals/task. I am diagnosed with ADHD but I didn't lose hope, I still continue to work despite my situation. I know that this is not easy but with the help of the ...
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Investment advice on inflationHi I was wondering if someone could give me an advice on investing in index funds. I would like to invest in index funds that track S&P 500, the average return over the years has been about 9-10%. However, the inflation rate in my country is 7-8% on average. How should I invest without trying to pic...
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All bookedMARKETS U.S. markets: They closed at 1 pm yesterday, but not before tech stocks pushed indexes lower. Traders will take a day off today. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helv...
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Sustainable Investing -- The Real Deal or Bullshit?Friends, As an investor, I'm always looking for an edge. Do I have industry specific knowledge that provides unique insights? Do I have a longer-term investing horizon that can allow me to hang on while others jump and off looking to ride short term volatility? I'm reading and seeing a bunch of p...
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A hidden Juul MARKETS U.S. markets: On what's known as the S&P's most bullish trading day of the year, stocks managed to eke out a win. Currency: The Mexican peso fell against the dollar following the country's presidential election. Left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (nickname: AMLO) won in...
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Problem of the origin of profitProblem of the origin of profit Let's imagine theoretically a world, where there is only one employer, that owns a single factory, and only one employee. Now the employee can only work at that specific factory, since that's the only employment that exists, and the employee can purchase goods only ...
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Musk's photo finishMARKETS U.S. markets: Well, the first half of the year for the markets is over. And? The S&P finished up 1.7%, the Dow dropped 1.8%, the Nasdaq jumped 8.8%, and the Russell 2000 increased 7.1%. With the tax cuts, things could've been better, but with the trade war...things definitely could've b...
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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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End of Bitcoins on 18th December 2017Dellllllllllllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeetteeeeeeee.............................................
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Conagra revives takeover talks with Pinnacle FoodsConagra Foods (CAG), which is busy reshuffling its brand portfolio, is said to have revived the takeover discussion with its peer Pinnacle Foods (PF) that also specializes in the frozen food category. Ever since Conagra sold its private-label unit in 2016, it has been reinventing itself and focusing...
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Earnings Preview: Walgreens Boots AllianceGeneral Electric’s (GE) replacement on the Dow index, drug retail chain Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), is said to have a greater dominance in US metropolitan areas. The wholesale pharmaceutical distributor is slated to announce its third-quarter financial results on June 28. [Details : https://...
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Extreme makeoverMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks found their footing after a rough start to the week. Investors will keep their eyes and ears focused on any new trade war developments. Oil: Prices surged as the U.S. State Dept. told allies to stop importing crude from Iran by November 4. Want Mornin...
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Long TSLA: History Repeats Itself (Money Where Your Mouth is Edition)###**A Blast from the Past** It has been 5 years since @Whitehat" performed financial Seppuku and paid for my kids’ college education (thanks @WhiteHat"!), and the consensus is the same now as it was then: Musk is a charlatan, Tesla is going under, and CuriousCharacter is an idiot… And for goo...
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Full throttleFull throttle U.S. markets: Stocks got smoked because, well...what else? Fears of an escalating trade war. Housing market: New home sales in the U.S. reached a 6-month high in May. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #sign...
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Ouch, major burnMARKETS U.S. markets: On Friday, more than $39 billion worth of stock was traded in less than a second thanks to the FTSE Russell rebalancing its indexes (WSJ). Crypto: Bitcoin bounced back after falling below $6,000. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop ...
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The Must Read Books for those looking to enjoy reading againHey guys, I have seen this posted a few times, but I wanted to bring it up again. It's regarding the books that are a must-read. I am fresh out of school and finally have some time to read some books. I have read a few from that I believe all should be on this list: Liar Poker Straight to Hell T...
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Help - Fixed IncomeIf I am to hold a zero coupon, government bond for a year, which option has less interest rate risk? A 20 year bond or a 10 year? I’ve tried modeling it out, and I am confident that the 10 year bond has less interest rate risk should one hold said bond for its entirety. I am less confident in whi...
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Where to find Industry ReportsHello, does anyone have some good sights / sources of industry reports both paid and free Ideally for the UK but global will work just as well. Many Thanks ...
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A taxing weekMARKETS U.S. markets: Make that eight straight losing days for the Dow. The U.S.-China standoff is all the talk on Wall St. Oil: OPEC and friends are meeting in Vienna today. It looks like they're close to a deal to boost production. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your I...
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Idiot Alert - Anyone Buy NFLX at $13?I almost did. Had my cursor hovering right over the “buy” button on the ol' Schwab screen. But, alas, I am an idiot. I remember it like it was $402 ago: Netflix was sitting at 13 (I think it was actually around 90, but this was before a 7:1 split). I was about to pull the trigger; after a...
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Ford makes it among the top five of best quality vehiclesFord made it to the top of a list that ranked vehicles by quality. Korean brands took the top three places. https://news.alphastreet.com/ford-tops-us-carmakers-in-auto-quality-ranking-korean-companies-shine/...
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Instagram straight flexin'MARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks rallied. Tech pushed the Nasdaq to an all-time high. International economy: Argentina received a $50 billion credit line from the International Monetary Fund to stabilize the peso and help turn around the economy. It's the IMF's largest loan to date. ...
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what really is non controlling interest and profit attributable to non-controlling interestIt's not a big item on balance sheet or income statement most of the time, but what really is non-controlling interest? Most sites would say it is shareholding in a company of < 50%, but really, who are these minority shareholders, retail investors, institutional investors ? Why do we need a separat...
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From Riches to Rags: GE Kicked out of DOW Industrial Average*“I think it tells you that GE no longer qualifies as one of the most important companies in our country”* After more than a century of being a part of the Dow (an original member since 1907), [General Electric is set to be replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens' parent)](https://www.w...
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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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Sound the alarmMARKETS International markets: European and Asian stocks fell across the board as the world's economies gear up for a potential trade war (more on the trade war below). Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#f...
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Game overMARKETS Markets: The Dow fell for the fifth straight day as investors remained nervous about U.S.-China trade relations. And they had good reason to be... Trade war update: President Trump threatened to place a 10% tariff on another $200 billion worth of Chinese products. Crypto: Square ...
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Is it a good time for the media industry? Now that the AT&T-Time Warner merger is over, one can expect many more to follow in the media industry. But it might not be as easy as expected - https://news.alphastreet.com/comcast-and-disney-a-look-at-the-tug-of-war-for-fox/ ...
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That's incredibleMARKETS U.S. markets: The opening volleys of the U.S.-China trade war (more on that later) were enough to send the markets tumbling, although the damage wasn't as bad as you might expect. Bond markets: Moody's downgraded AT&T's credit rating to just two levels above junk status. That's a res...
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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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Three Best Ideas - Sustainable InvestingThis is a follow up to my post from earlier this week on Sustainable Investing -- The Real Deal or Bullshit? I'd like to hear what others believe to be great example of companies in the ESG space. Let me know who you like, and why, and whether you believe this is a good time as an investor to ju...
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Trying to intern as a summer analyst 2019Hello all, I’m new here to WSO. I just have a few questions. What bulge brackets or banks have summer analyst internships for sophomores? How much does a typical intern make over the summer? Do SA get housing stipends or one time bonuses? Do you have any advice for me in scoring one as far as...
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Not so BoringMARKETS The view from Europe: The European Central Bank couldn't let the Fed hog the spotlight, so it announced it'll probably wind down its important bond purchasing program in December. Economic data: A surge in May retail sales is more good news for the economy. What did you buy last mont...
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Musk does it againElon Musk back at it telling the media to get bullish on Tesla, so of course they all predict the short burn he has been calling for is coming true like sheep. Sure enough, he pumps up the price even more, buying $25mm to get it going. It is amazing to me that the past few weeks we have seen one a...
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Stoppage timeMARKETS U.S. markets: The Fed's move to raise interest rates came as no surprise. Still, the major indexes finished down. Fallout from the AT&T decision: Media companies like 21st Century Fox (+7.70%), CBS (+3.59%), and Discovery (+1.62%) all gained in anticipation of an M&A frenzy. ...
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Bank jobs are at stake as automation grips the sector (infographic)After the manufacturing sector, automation is set to eat into jobs in the banking sector as well. Citigroup is reportedly planning to axe as many as 10,000 jobs from its investment banking segment in the next five years by automating areas that require little human interference. [https://news.alpha...
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The verdict is inMARKETS Huge day for the economy: Our money's on the Fed to raise interest rates for the second time this year. This comes on the heels of inflation data showing that consumer prices rose 2.8% on an annual basis—the fastest pace since 2012. Tuesday's big mover: Twitter rallied 5% after JPM...
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If AT&T gets to take over Time Warner, we can expect a landslideToday is the ruling for the AT&T - Time Warner merger. If this gets approved, we can expect a lot of changes in the media and telecom industry. More mergers, stock price trends, even net neutrality. A lot to watch out for. ...
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Sage shares skyrocket after FDA allows expediting development of depression drugShares of Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) rose nearly 6% before the bell today after the FDA allowed it to accelerate the development of the company’s experimental depression drug SAGE -217 that is intended to treat two types of depression. [https://news.alphastreet.com/sage-shares-skyrocket-after-fda-a...
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United States of NetflixMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks wasted no time Monday, surging higher as fears of a U.S.-China trade war eased. The Dow closed above 25k for the first time since March 16. International markets: European and Asian stocks strapped in for the joy ride. Earnings today: TJX, HPE, Intuit ...
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Forex DataHi guys! I am starting a uni research with the proposal: **Machine Learning models for Forex Prediction**, and I am looking for an inexpensive data source. The denser is better. Any suggestions, please? Cheers...
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Father knows bestMARKETS A good week for stocks: Last week, the major indexes all posted solid gains. We could be in for a roller coaster with a few busy days on tap (check out our schedule below). Where in the world is President Trump? He left the G-7 on really bad terms with the U.S.' allies, and arrived ...
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NetEase: Deep Value Buying Opportunity?NetEase(NTES) is a Chinese Internet technology company focus on online games, advertising, E-mail Services, and e-commerce. Key Company Facts: * Vertical expansion in e-commerce since 2014 with a unique value proposition (focus on building a high-quality foreign goods platform) * Experiencing doubl...
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The Truth About TradeI'm going to start this discussion with a simple request: Please focus on the topic at hand. The world seems to have turned into a giant group of prairie dogs with no collective attention span, so I humbly request that instead of derailing the conversation with whataboutisms, that we all focus on...
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China in the spotlight Ever wondered why some of the big things are happening in China in recent times. The question is to what extent Trump's knee-jerk sanctions will help him tame the Asian giant?...
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Tough loveMARKETS U.S. markets: A push from McDonald's (+4.37%) helped the Dow rally 100 points. Tech lost its momentum and the Nasdaq and S&P finished down. Wall Street stunner: Tech clothing company Stitch Fix blew past earnings expectations, announced Stitch Fix Kids, and watched shares pop 14% af...
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Zuck gets CookedMARKETS U.S. markets: Banks did the heavy lifting on a great day for equities. Tesla shares jumped nearly 10% after Musk gave an upbeat talk at the shareholders meeting. Trade: Higher exports sent the U.S. trade deficit to a seven-month low. Good news, but plenty more question marks remain a...
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Tesla showdownMARKETS U.S. markets: Financials took a slight dip, but tech stocks gained momentum for a second straight day. The Nasdaq finished at another record high. Trade: The WSJ reported that China offered to purchase $70 billion in U.S. goods in an effort to decrease the trade deficit and escape fr...
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Microsoft to buy GitHub, a platform for software developers, for $7.5 billion in stockBitcoin Core developers already desperate: "Bitcoin core developers are among those reacting angrily to news Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub in a deal worth at least $2 billion. The takeover, which anonymous sources claim should see an official announcement later Monday, has led to multipl...
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Breaking bad habitsMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks ended the week on a high note thanks to a strong jobs report (more on that later). Apple closed at an all-time high ahead of its developers conference. International markets: Concerns of U.S. tariffs didn't seem to be hurting European stocks. Indexes also got a b...
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How much saved for retirement?Pretty straightforward question here - curious to know how much other users have saved for retirement so far. This includes IRA/401k/etc. Age: 25 Retirement: 40k (Traditional)...
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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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Greatest hitsMARKETS U.S. markets: First there's a trade war, then there's not a trade war, then there's a trade war again. Try to keep up, because the markets couldn't. The Dow fell 200 points. U.S. economy: Incomes are rising and consumers are spending. Personal consumption for households rose 0.6% in ...
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How can I make money from a gap between official and black market exchange rates in a developing country?Greetings to all, I am a cab driver in NYC. I also have a degree in Finance and Economics. Anyways my question is there is a massive shortage of foreign currency (USD in particular) back in my country. The government fixes the exchange rates to an overvalued level and as a result, there is now a bla...
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0 to 60MARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks bounced back from a rough Tuesday. The Dow climbed more than 300 points. U.S. economy: GDP grew at a 2.2% annual rate in Q1, slightly lower than the previously estimated 2.3% rate. Earnings: Ulta Beauty, Lululemon, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Costco. ...
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CiaoMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks got crushed, while Treasuries rallied (more on that in 5 seconds). Earnings: Box, Dick's. Want Morning Brew Daily Served Fresh to Your Inbox? Drop Your Email Below... #signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans...
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To the moonMARKETS Commodities: Oil got smacked on Friday as the Saudi energy minister said OPEC and Russia could boost output to make up for a drop in Venezuelan production and U.S. sanctions on Iran. U.S. economy: All eyes are on the May jobs report due on Friday. Economists are expecting the econom...
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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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How useful is DCF, WACC, and other Finance Modeling for Other Fields?As I'm barely starting being technical training, I was just curious - these concepts, valuation methods, etc are primarily used in Investment Banking. Is the modeling most prospective analysts learn applied to other fields as well? ex (FP&A, Asset MGMT, etc). ...
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What's my wage againTHE TOP 10 How “Math Men” overthrew “Mad Men” in advertising (New Yorker). MIT researcher Andrew McAfee gives his prediction on the future of jobs (TED). A conversation on data-informed investing, value creation, and basketball with the mysterious ex-General Manager of the Phil...
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Musk vs MediaMARKETS North Korea: President Trump abruptly canceled a summit with Kim Jong-un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility." Stocks finished slightly lower with energy leading the way. U.S. house prices: Home values have jumped 8.7% since last April, per Zillow. That's the fastest pace s...
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Facebook's on the marketMARKETS The FOMC minutes: In its riveting mind-numbingly dry report, the Fed said it would be fine with inflation hovering over the 2% target temporarily. We should also expect an interest rate hike at the June meeting. Turkey's troubles: The country's currency (the lira) went into free fall...
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Big Brother BezosMARKETS U.S. markets: Stocks fell from Monday's highs. The North Korea summit on June 12 is up in the air, and the president isn't happy with the U.S.-China trade talks. Trade: Japan, Russia, and Turkey are now considering retaliating in response to the U.S.' steel and aluminum tariffs. ...
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Best retail brokerage for bonds?Any recommendations on the best retail platform for bonds? Not planning on actively trading, mainly looking to buy short-term paper (1 - 2 years) to hold to maturity. Fidelity and Interactive Brokers seem to be popular options but curious if there are other platforms worth looking into or if anyone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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