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Former hedge fund manager Nelson Saeirs’ paintings visually represent the volatility trading algorithms he used on Wall Street. This one is titled, “The VIX over 40.” A reading in the VIX volatility index over 40 has historically preceded huge market losses Source: Nelson Saiers If there ever was a year active management should have outperformed
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In this article AAPL Halfway through third-quarter earnings season, and there are two key catalysts:  Demand is strong. Cost inflation and supply-chain issues are the main headwind, but companies are learning to navigate through them.  In some cases, supply chain disruption has taken a serious toll. Apple CEO Tim Cook said supply chain issues had cost
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 25, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Retailers are reporting this week.  Here’s the good news: The consumer is strong, and retail balance sheets have dramatically improved. “I have been bullish for over a year,” David Berman, portfolio
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Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Bill Clark | Bloomberg | Getty Images Foreign public companies that are listed in the United States may be delisted if their auditors do
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In this article MORN Trevor Williams Thematic tech investing is exploding in popularity. Everyone wants to invest in funds that own clean energy, cybersecurity, electric vehicles, e-sports, robotics, 3D printing, and cloud computing. But watch out, Morningstar warns: The majority of these funds do not outperform the markets, have high fees, high failure rates, and
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Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler said he would be aggressively pursuing bad financial actors who were “playing with working families’
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Gary Gensler, then-chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday. This is the third House hearing focused on GameStop, but this is Gensler’s first appearance as chairman before the Committee.
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The reopening story is now getting very real, at least for Wall Street. Today’s crop of earnings reports are chock-full of companies reporting earnings above expectations and, most importantly, raising guidance. Take steel maker Nucor, which reported what CEO Leon Topalian called the
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