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Samsung Grows Despite Failures

Companies make mistakes, and if the mistake is big enough, it can hurt the company financially. We have seen this over and over again recently with some of the more notable examples coming from Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. How a…


Stoxx 600 Drops on ECB Rumors

Watch These Markets Move

Just one day after European stocks had a big rally, prices fell down back to normal levels after rumors of the European Central Bank cutting bank on their quantitative easing policy. The Stoxx 600 dropped by about 0.5 percent on Wednesday, October 5th,…


What Will the Brexit Bring?

There has been a lot of talk and deliberation over whether or not the UK will leave the European Union or not. The so-called “Brexit” has the potential to be very damaging to European stocks, and as discussion heats up this summer, we…


Oil’s Impact on the Economy

Now that oil is rising in price, it is only a matter of time before the energy stocks start to see gains, right? Unfortunately for traders, it’s not quite this easy, especially for U.S. based traders. For starters, energy stocks are still losing…


Has FANG been Extracted?

The FANG stocks have been getting all of the attention for over a year now. At first, it was because they represented a new breed of tech stocks, and they were separating themselves from the field when it came to profits. Now, it’s…


A Lot Going On with the Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund has what is called special drawing rights, and it is comprised of a huge fund comprised of the U.S. dollar, the euro, the Japanese yen, and the British pound sterling. China, despite being the second largest economy in the…


Ways to Profit From Greece

It looks like Greece is going to default on their loan repayments after the latest announcements out of Europe. Creditors have decided not to extend a lifeline to the struggling country, and the most likely result is a default. Parliament has already approved…


Gold Hits Five Year Low

Gold is currently near a five year low, and that’s good news for those that want to go long on the commodity. Gold has always been considered a safe way to hedge your other trades and investments because it is universally regarded as…


While Wall Street Waits

Every once in a while, the stock market will go through a period of consolidation. When this happens, it looks like the market is just moving sideways. There’s no major ups or downs, nothing noticeable is happening. Trading volume even goes way down…


Oil Sees a Slight Bump

Oil prices are finally starting to show signs of going back up, which is good news for investors, and bad news for commuters when they top to fill up their gas tanks. The big question is, will the price of oil keep going…

Know the Rules

A lot of traders think they will make a ton of money. Make sure you understand you can lose everything you put into it. This is with anything you do when it comes to trading. Making smart choices will save you a lot of time and money.