Month: February 2021

Warren Buffett warned that debt investors faced a “bleak future” days after a sell-off pummelled government bonds and sent reverberations through global stock markets. The 90-year-old chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway told shareholders in his closely followed annual letter that it was best to eschew the fixed-income market, in which the company is itself a
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Long position With a long position, you buy a stock at a certain price and sell it at a higher price as the stock appreciates in value. The profit that you make is the difference between your buy price and the price that you sell it at. Short position With the short position what happens
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“Give the market time to prove you right” – is the main message of this video. Traders often manage to predict the market but don’t have the patience or the technical skills to place their stop loss at the right level. David gives the three most vital tips for placing stop loss levels and the
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After saying that cryptocurrencies “rank as the poorest hedge for major drawdowns in equities, with questionable diversification benefits,” JPMorgan says investors can put 1% of their portfolios in cryptocurrencies. This can help “achieve any efficiency gain in the overall risk-adjusted returns of the portfolio,” the firm’s strategists explained. Investors Can Allocate 1% of Portfolios to
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Decorating your first apartment? Here’s everything you need to know. Sidekix Media on Unsplash Buying furniture for a first apartment or home can feel stressful because it involves a great amount of decision-making. It’s also a challenge because there are so many major purchases to make, often with a budget in mind. And while it’s
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Municipal new issue volume in February fell year-over-year as tax-exempts led the way down and refunding volume sank amid more new-money issuance. While issuance fell significantly from 2020, it was higher than January’s and only the fifth time in 35 years that volume exceeded $30 billion in February. Total volume fell 27.5% to $30.608 billion
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The House of Representatives has passed a $1.9tn coronavirus relief package, as US president Joe Biden cleared the first big hurdle on the way to securing congressional approval for his economic stimulus bill. The Democratic-controlled House passed the expansive legislation, which includes $1,400 direct payments, an extension of federal top-ups to unemployment insurance and another
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The Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) Filter lets you search for stocks with the highest probability of positively surprising (or negatively surprising, if that’s what you’re looking for). This proprietary metric has proven to predict earnings surprises with a 70% accuracy. And when the ESP is used with Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buys, #2
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In the first video of our new series explaining trading terminology, David Jones looks at one of the first things newbies see when they open a real account – leverage. What is it exactly? How does it work? Is there any way to see it in a real environment? All these questions and more are
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In recent months, companies such as MicroStrategy and Tesla have picked up sizable positions in Bitcoin. This trend has not yet become the norm for most companies, however. Damien Vanderwilt, co-president of Galaxy Digital, believes security and taxes may be acting as deterrents for crypto investing.  “When we think about the conversations we have with
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An insurance policy might pay for fire damage, but it’s not so simple if the property is under … [+] contract. RANJAN SAMARAKONE Commercial real estate documents need to deal with all kinds of hypothetical eventualities, so that if some possible risk actually hits, the parties know what will happen. In a perfect commercial real
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The Puerto Rico Oversight Board took steps to advance the territory’s overdue audited financial statements Friday. Board members have said current comprehensive annual financial reports are aimportant for Puerto Rico to ultimately sell bonds again. The Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act indicates that Puerto Rico should have current financial information. Puerto Rico
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Every bull market witnesses periodic pullbacks, where the weaker hands sell anticipating a top and the stronger hands accumulate for the long term. Data from Coinbase Pro shows two large Bitcoin (BTC) outflows this week, suggesting that institutions are likely continueing to buy the current dip. Comparing historical data, on-chain analytics resource Whalemap, recently said
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Municipal bond yields continued their ascent, following U.S. Treasuries higher, as markets adjust to rising rates and an improving economy that created an environment in which stocks sold off not because of economic uncertainty but stabilization. The atypical relationship — falling stocks and rising USTs — is likely temporary as global markets essentially recalibrate, moving
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In today’s episode of let’s talk stocks, we are going to take a look at the basics behind calendar spreads. I going to show you how they work, as well as how you can make money and profit from them in the market place. #calendarspreads #optionstrategy #thetadecay #marketplace #tradingcalendar Posted at: https://tradersfly.com/blog/options-calendar-spread-ep-209/ ? GET MY
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Japanese candlesticks have one ability that most other chart types don’t – they can show so called “engulfing” patterns. An engulfing pattern is defined as when the open and close price of a bullish or bearish candle are within the range of the open and close price of the candle following them. When this happens
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