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WSJ: SoftBank, WeWork’s largest investor, takes control of the embattled office company …

“SoftBank, WeWork’s largest investor, is attempting to rescue the embattled office company with a bailout plan reported Tuesday by The Wall Street Journal” writes Meghan Morris for businessinsider.com. Dunlevie is a general partner at the WeWork investor Benchmark Capital, while Frankfort was the CEO of the handbag company Coach.The Japanese investor will provide the WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann with almost $1.7 billion.Neumann will maintain a stake in the company and stay on as a board observer — someone who attends board meetings but does not vote. Source: businessinsider.com

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Legendary investor Peter Borish describes how effective investing is like being a successful baseball manager — and shares his top trade for an economy wracked with record debt

“It’s Borish’s contrarian way of thinking and foresight that leads him to believe an “interesting” trade is primed to deliver” writes Christopher Competiello for businessinsider.com. He’s probably most famous for co-founding Tudor Investment Corporation with legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones in the 1980s.Peter Borish, chief strategist at Quad Group, is an investor that generally flies under-the-radar. Source: businessinsider.com

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German investor sentiment falls less than expected in October

“ZEW’s headline economic sentiment index, which reached its lowest in almost seven years in August, appears to have stabilized” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Germany’s leading economic institutes have cut their growth forecasts, predicting an expansion of 0.5% this year and 1.1% in 2020.BERLIN (Reuters) – The mood among German investors worsened less in October than analysts had expected, a survey showed on Tuesday, amid concern that Europe’s biggest economy might be headed for a recession.In its monthly survey, ZEW said that an index showing economic sentiment among investors…

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CME: Despite Pullback in Bitcoin Prices, Investor Interest Is Strong

“The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group recently tweeted that, despite the Bitcoin (BTC) price pullback, customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong during Q3 2019” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. On Oct. 9, the CME Group took to Twitter to state that customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong during Q3 2019, with daily open interest (OI) of over 4,600 contracts, up 61% vs Q3 2018, because of the strong interest of institutional investors.Cointelegraph previously reported that CME is adding options to its Bitcoin futures contracts in the…

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Interesting AGO Put And Call Options For November 15th

“At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the AGO options chain for the new November 15th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. Investors in Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO) saw new options become available this week, for the November 15th expiration.For more put and call options contract ideas worth looking at, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of AGO, that could represent an attractive alternative to paying $44.24/share today.The put contract…

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First Week of FSLR November 22nd Options Trading

“Investors in First Solar Inc (Symbol: FSLR) saw new options begin trading this week, for the November 22nd expiration” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FSLR options chain for the new November 22nd contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.For more put and call options contract ideas worth looking at, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.The put contract at the $57.50 strike price has a current bid of $3.30.To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of…

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First Week of CYBR November 15th Options Trading

“At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the CYBR options chain for the new November 15th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. Investors in CyberArk Software Ltd (Symbol: CYBR) saw new options become available this week, for the November 15th expiration.For more put and call options contract ideas worth looking at, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.The put contract at the $100.00 strike price has a current bid of $5.00.To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of…

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Prominent Investor Sees Big Breakout For S&P, Says Bears Lost Control

“The Dow Jones plunged by 159 points below the key 27,000 level, leaving the U.S. stock market vulnerable to a further pullback” reports ccn.com. The analyst stated that Friday was a critical opportunity for bears to apply more sell pressure on the S&P 500 and the U.S. stock market to intensify the downward movement.Amidst a slight pullback in the U.S. stock market, Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, said that the S&P 500 is expected to see a big breakout heading into 2020, predicting an increase to 3,500 points.As reported…

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A stock-market selloff could spark an economic recession, says BNY Mellon’s Liz Young

“But this rosier outcome, and whether equity markets can overcome recent jitters and break out to new highs, may hinge on what the Federal Reserve does in the coming months, she said” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. And Liz Young director of market strategy at BNY Mellon, says that a sharp downturn of major equity indexes could actually be the catalyst that tips U.S. expansion, currently in its record 11th year, into recession.That disdain for market declines expressed by the fictional corporate raider played by Michael Douglas in the 1987…

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