Investing in crypto is definitely a touchy subject in the world of personal finance. Others are more open minded because they believe in the blockchain technology behind crypto or because of the staggering increases in value. Despite how controversial it is, crypto is clearly catching on.
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Whereas the benchmark S&P 500 has gained 273% over the trailing 10-year period, we've watched Bitcoin approach a nearly 8,000,000,000% gain in a little over 11 years. The Shiba Inu dog breed has inspired a handful of popular cryptocurrencies. Although Bitcoin continues to generate buzz, especially with the first Bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund making its debut this week, it's Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) that's been turning heads with its gains.
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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted: "Expect very high volatility in #crypto over the next few months."
Trump's new social media company shot up in value, but at least one investor says it's not about the money.
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Crude oil markets have fallen rather hard during the trading session on Thursday, as we await yet another official release of information.
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Shares of AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) are trading slightly higher—although volatile— following better-than-expected third-quarter financial results. What Happened: AT&T reported quarterly adjusted earnings of 87 cents per share, which beat the estimate of 78 cents per share. The company reported quarterly revenue of $39.92 billion, which beat the estimate of $39.14 billion. Related Link: AT&T Shares Gain After Q3 Earnings, HBO Strength, Robust Full Year Outlook Cramer's Take: 'I'm willing to say this is
Inflation worries seem to be at the forefront of investors’ concerns right now. However, Mark Smith, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Wells Fargo Advisors, has a solution to put investors at ease: “One of the best ways to combat inflation is through buying equities.” The reopening is “on strong,” people have more money than they ever had, and the banks have kicked off the latest earnings season in style - all are reasons to be “extremely bullish," according to Smith. With this in m
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It has now been three full years since Canada legalized the recreational marijuana market on Oct. 17, 2018. In the early stages, marijuana producers in the country were generating strong growth numbers due to the new segment of the market opening up (previously, only medical marijuana had been legal). When cannabis producer Hexo reported its third-quarter earnings (for the period ending April 30) in June, its revenue of 22.7 million Canadian dollars was down 31% from the second quarter, in which sales were CA$32.9 million.
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With interest rates incredibly low and the stock market doing so well, how much should I keep in liquid assets?
Here's a rule of thumb, but the amount that's right for you depends on your spending and responsibilities.
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Investors sent Intel stock further into the red as company executives outlined aggressive spending plans on a conference call with analysts. Intel stock (Nasdaq: INTC) was down at times more than 9% despite a mixed third quarter financial performance that saw the company beat expectations on earnings per share. The major sticking point appeared to be around a dip in gross margins that CEO Pat Gelsinger said would be down for two to three years while the company spends to get back to a leading edge product position.
Tesla Chief Financial Officer Zachry Kirkhorn said on the earnings conference call that people "want to buy a Tesla right now." The brand has become synonymous with electric vehicles.
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Tesla has just put up a few impressive stats, Wall Street analysts say.
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Mark Cuban compares the crypto boom to the dot-com bubble, defends Robinhood, and calls for stablecoin regulation in a new interview. Here are the 10 best quotes.
The "Shark Tank" star and billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks celebrated how crypto has encouraged millions of young people to invest.
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