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Why Investing in Digital Currencies Is a Much Better Idea Than You Might Think

“When looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, look a bit further than the surface facts that most skeptics will happily shout about and realize that investing in digital currencies is a better idea than you might think” reports newsbtc.com. We’ll look at two aspects of investing, namely price volatility and risk, which many investors consider when sizing up investment opportunities, to see why investing in digital currencies is a much better idea than you might think.That means if you invest in one Bitcoin today at $4,800, your investment will increase by…

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Cryptocurrencies are ‘in the 3rd inning’ — and Wall Street is just getting started

“The Wall Street Journal reported that Goldman Sachs was looking into establishing a bitcoin trading operation” writes Frank Chaparro for businessinsider.com. The rapid rise of bitcoin, the red-hot cryptocurrency up more than 400% this year, has Wall Street abuzz.But there are huge barriers to making cryptocurrencies more palpable to Wall Street, especially in the market for initial coin offerings, a cryptocurrency-based fundraising method.What’s less certain is which ICOs and cryptocurrencies will come out on top. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Markets News Stocks 

3 Investing Lessons You Need to Know About in This Raging Bull Market for Stocks

“Even though the stock market has notched explosive gains this year, don’t for a second think there aren’t valuable lessons to learn” writes Brian Sozzi for thestreet.com. For this former stock analyst turned digital headline creator, record stock markets mean a daily search for contrarian stories, stories that hit on the hot stock market or just cool stuff that investors need to know about.Stop trying to time the next stock market crash.Earnings remain the driver of the stock market, not Trump tweets. Source: thestreet.com Share This:

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One giant leap for Wall Street: the risk and opportunity of investing in space

“The global space industry is currently valued at about $350 billion, according to data from the Satellite Industry Association cited by Morgan Stanley researchers” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. Morgan Stanley listed 20 that it said are “best exposed to the growth of the Global Space Economy.” The list includes some obvious candidates, including aerospace giant Boeing Co.According to Morgan Stanley, space-based technologies and companies are poised to be one of the great growth industries of the coming decades.Morgan Stanley suggested SpaceX could lead investments in the industry, saying it…

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Why high-end jewelers are investing in rough diamonds

“Buying rough stones directly from reputable dealers and mines can also give jewelers greater peace of mind” reports cnn.com. In 2006, Graff presented the Lesotho Promise necklace with 26 D-color, flawless diamonds cut from a single 603-carat rough; and in 2016, Graff transformed four rough stones into five diamonds, including the identical, 50.23-carat, emerald-cut Eternal Twins.Last month, for example, British luxury jewelers Graff Diamonds bought the uncut Lesedi La Rona, the world’s second largest diamond, for $53 million.Company chairman Laurence Graff said he considers exceptionally large rough diamonds a “phenomenon…

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5 things you must consider before putting hard-earned money in an investment portfolio

“Today’s investors are inundated with a surplus of investing information, which can make it more difficult to successfully construct an investment portfolio” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “It’s important that investors understand their goals, tolerance for risk and, increasingly, the basics of active and passive investing styles,” said Brian Smith, director of the Mutual Fund Education Center in Kansas City, Missouri.”A little increased knowledge goes a long way, enabling them to successfully partner with an advisor to achieve the best possible outcome for their investment future.”. Following these five considerations…

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Investing in warmer housing could save the NHS billions

“Although excess winter deaths have been steadily declining since records began, in the winter of 2015/16 there were still 24,300” writes Dr Nathan Bray for independent.co.uk. In fact, 2.6 million excess winter deaths have occurred since records began in 1950 – that’s equivalent to the entire population of Manchester.About three-quarters of these excess respiratory deaths occur in people aged 75 or over.In the last 10 years, there has only been one winter where less than 20,000 excess deaths occurred: 2013/14.According to official statistics, respiratory disease is the underlying cause for over…

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The COO of $5.7 billion investment giant BlackRock identifies ‘one of the greatest misnomers’ about America’s hottest investment product

“The firms that specialize in index investing and exchange-traded funds, another form of passive investing, have become giants of the industry, meanwhile” writes Finanzen Net Gmbh for businessinsider.com. Index investing has been revolutionary for Main Street investors, allowing them to bypass high-fee investment managers, many of which have not performed well.You can read the full interview here, and following is the relevant excerpt on his views on passive investing.Rob Goldstein, the chief operating officer of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, thinks there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the rise…

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Meet the Rising Stars on Wall Street shaking up investing, trading and dealmaking

“As an investment analyst, Evans focuses on investing in energy stocks and derivatives, one of several sectors Weiss invests in” reports businessinsider.com. Barr, 31, oversees hedge-fund investments for the Wolfson Family Office, a multibillion-dollar private investment firm that allocates most of its profits to charities.State Street Global Markets is the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corp., which manages $2.6 trillion.He previously was a senior investment analyst at Moore Capital, and worked on the sell side at Stifel, where he covered the beverage sector.Before joining Goldman, Malafronte worked…

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Aviva buys majority stake in ‘straightforward’ robo investment start-up aimed at millennials

“Insurance giant Aviva has bought a majority stake in a British start-up that manages diversified investment plans” writes Ryan Browne for cnbc.com. Based in Cardiff, Wales, Wealthify is targeted at millennials and offers five different investment plans via tax-free Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) and general investment accounts.The insurer said Thursday it would allow customers to access “robo” investment firm Wealthify’s services via its app MyAviva.”It is particularly aimed at traditional cash savers, who are seeking to diversify their investments, and also at millennials who appreciate an effortless and straightforward digital…

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