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Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline

Cryptocurrency prices are making some headway today after suffering from a bearish onslaught last week. Since our last markets update the digital asset economy has gained $26 billion over the last five days. The price of bitcoin cash (BCH) touched a high of $1,160 earlier today but now hovers around $1,140 per BCH. Bitcoin core (BTC) values reached $7,790 per ... Read More »

Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Nifty50 on Tuesday advanced for the fourth consecutive session and formed an indecisive ‘Doji’ candle on the daily chart. Concerns over a likely US military response to alleged chemical attack in Syria may lift crude oil prices to their highest level since early December 2014. This may not bode well for the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might influence Dalal ... Read More »

Dividends are growing — but the market’s not buying it quite yet

Zimmytws | Getty Images Markets have started the year in skittish fashion. Fears about emerging inflation in the U.S. and elsewhere has focused investor attention on the 10-year Treasury yield, the so called “risk free” rate of return. As it flirts with the 3 percent level investors are reviewing the relative return that can be wrung from equities before the ... Read More »

A fundamental change is underway in the financial markets, and it will not be pleasant

It starts with money and rates. There is a hot debate among the bulls and the bears as to whether the recent change in equity valuations represents technical market factors that will be quickly reversed or a fundamental change that will take some time to play out. I am of the view that there is a meaningful fundamental change underway. ... Read More »

Stock markets post best one-month pre-Budget gain in 13 years

Indian stock markets have posted their best one-month pre-budget gain in 13 years. Benchmark indices have gained 5.6% in the month to Thursday’s Union Budget, riding the coat tails of a worldwide equities rally. Abundant liquidity and expectations that the budget will boost the rural economy and revive private investment, without compromising on fiscal prudence, have aided the run-up. The ... Read More »

Deere, claims, minutes — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday

The last full trading day of the week will bring investors a light earnings schedule and three economic data points worth tracking. In the morning, earnings from Deere & Co. (DE) will be the main corporate highlight, with the economic schedule bringing investors the weekly report on initial jobless claims, the University of Michigan’s latest report on consumer sentiment, while ... Read More »

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »

Global Markets, Dollar Rally As North Korea Blinks

Asian shares rallied and the dollar firmed on Tuesday after North Korea’s leader signalled that he would delay plans to fire a missile near Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to move back into beaten-down riskier assets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended early gains and rose 0.4 percent by late morning, with South Korea up 0.6 ... Read More »

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »