Month: October 2019

Pedestrians walk outside an E*Trade Financial office in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail brokerage firm E-Trade announced Wednesday it will drop commission fees on online U.S. stock, ETF and options trades. The move comes within a week of Interactive Brokers, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade all dropping their commission fees.
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View Bitcoin has cemented its third straight monthly loss after September 24 and 26 produced a large sell-off and dragged prices lower, opening up the possibility for another price drop. Supposed bullish catalysts such as Bakkt’s physically-backed bitcoin futures product fell short of expectations, possibly raising a red flag for institutional investors. Both the weekly
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In a strong market it’s possible to sell almost anything. Great properties are snapped up quickly in bidding wars. Less than perfect properties can move fairly easily when there’s high demand too. When the market is strong you’re closing deals nearly every day, and life is great! But when there’s a shift, all of this
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Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Tuesday: McDonald’s — Shares of McDonald’s dropped 2.3% after J.P. Morgan slashed its estimates for the fast-food chain’s same-store sales growth, a key metric for restaurants, to 5% from 6%. The bank cited softer-than-expected third-quarter earnings, based on conversations
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Inside Morningstar’s New York offices, where chief operating officer Michael Brawer is building a … [+] number of new products for blockchain-based securities. Michael del Castillo Credit ratings giant Morningstar is making a number of previously unknown moves into the burgeoning industry of assets issued on a blockchain. The rating agency that made its name
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New cases of Bitcoin fraud are back circulating the media. Back in May, the NYPD warned the public about Bitcoin scams, but that hasn’t stopped incidences of fraud from occurring. In the news this week, we have learned of two new Bitcoin fraud cases: one involves a Pennsylvania resident, and the other, interestingly enough, involves
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Axxcess Platform announced Tuesday it will deliver portfolio management technology for the HJ Sims private client wealth management team. HJ Sims is a privately held investment bank and wealth management firm; Axxcess is an asset management platform. “We are thrilled about partnering with HJ Sims to equip their team with our asset management solution to
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