Blog Profile / Business Insider: Money Game

Filed Under:Business & Finance
Posts on Regator:51876
Posts / Week:116.7
Archived Since:February 11, 2009

Blog Post Archive

The salary you need to earn to buy a home right now in 23 of the most expensive US housing markets

In the second quarter of 2017, the US housing supply continued to lag, pushing home prices further upward, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). By the end of June, there were 1.96 million existing homes availableShow More Summary

This 18-year-old digital-currency millionaire thinks bitcoin could hit $10,000 a coin

Erik Finman may be only 18, but he's a millionaire, thanks to a very shrewd and early investment in bitcoin. And despite the recent tumult in the world of digital currency and a huge run-up in the value of bitcoin, Finman is still a bitcoin believer. Show More Summary

Hedge funds betting on stocks are having their best year since 2009 — but they're still getting smoked by the market

Equity hedge funds are off to their best start to a year since 2009, but they're still trailing the S&P 500. In a market that's been largely devoid of price swings, hedge funds have been piling into the same proven stocks. The performance...Show More Summary

Why Wall Street is so fixated on Gary Cohn's position in the White House

Markets tumbled on Thursday after rumors swirled that Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser and formerly Goldman Sach's number two, was resigning. The S&P 500 slumped at around 10 a.m. ET, after the rumors began swirling on Twitter. Show More Summary

Steve Mnuchin's Yale classmates are urging him to resign from the Trump administration in protest

Members of treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin's 1985 Yale class are urging him to resign from the Trump administration in protest. The group cited President Donald Trump's handling of the deadly Charlottesville, Virginia, rally last weekend...Show More Summary

A hedge fund has raised $100 million to make bets based on other hedge funds

A new hedge fund has raised over $100 million and plans to use troves of data from other managers to select its investments. Epsilon Asset Management plans to scrape decades of regulatory documents to analyze positions of other active...Show More Summary

Fidelity portfolio manager: Look internationally for new investment ideas

Bill Kennedy, a portfolio manager at Fidelity investments, spoke to Henry Blodget about how international markets may be the place to be after years of underperforming the US. This is due to better earnings clarity overseas, which improves the environment for stock pickers. Show More Summary

Former Fed official warns Yellen: 'You will be remembered as having said yes to this president'

A former Federal Reserve official has taken the unusual step of taking a direct moral stance against the president of the United States following Donald Trump’s anemic response to a racist terrorist attack in Charlottesville. Narayana...Show More Summary

Wall Street's biggest bear thinks bitcoin will surge to $6,000

Fundstrat Founder Tom Lee isn't so positive on the stock market these days, but he's amplifying his bullish bet on bitcoin. In a note on Friday, Lee forecast that the cryptocurrency could rise to $6,000 a coin by the middle of next year. He...Show More Summary

NEIL DUTTA: An economic recession is a major long shot

Neil Dutta, the head of US economics at Renaissance Macro Research, spoke to Business Insider executive editor Sara Silverstein about what he sees as very low odds for a recession. He says financial conditions are easy, stocks are up,...Show More Summary

RBC: ‘Everyone who was going to shop at Walmart already shops at Walmart’ (WMT)

Walmart reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday, with comparable-store sales up 1.8% over the previous year, making for a 12th straight quarter of positive results. Merchandise volumes — fueled by its $3.3 billion jet.comShow More Summary

All eyes are on Gary Cohn, Trump's economic advisor, after Charlottesville — here's how a dyslexic Midwestern kid became a rich, powerful Wall Street icon (GS)

Gary Cohn, the former chief operating officer and president of Goldman Sachs, has become a key figure in President Donald Trump's administration. As director of the National Economic Council, he is seen as the driving force behind proposed...Show More Summary

Millennials reveal their top 100 favorite brands

Millennials make up a crucial group of consumers. However, the generation's favorite brands may not be what you'd guess. Ad agency Moosylvania analyzed 15,000 responses from millennials — age 17 to 37 — that the agency has collectedShow More Summary

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets. The US markets had a rough day Thursday and are looking at a flat open on Friday. Safe haven investments are rising. Most of the world's markets are red this...Show More Summary

Snap is getting crushed, but bulls aren't throwing in the towel

Snap has had a rough go of it since going public in March, with its market value being cut in half from post-IPO highs. Despite recent weakness, the jury is still out on whether the company will stumble and fail (like Twitter), or if it will pick itself up (like Facebook). Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GPS, CPN)

Here is what you need to know. Stocks see their 2nd biggest drop of the year. The S&P 500 fell 1.54% on Thursday as false rumors swirled that Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic advisor, was stepping down and after a van...Show More Summary

The stock market's safety net is working better than ever

There's no denying that corporate share buybacks are the fuel that keep stock prices rising during lean times. But while they help the broader market, they've been a drag on the performance of the companies that actually execute them. That's...Show More Summary

Cisco's revenue has declined for 7 quarters — but the signs of a comeback are already visible (CSCO)

Cisco posted a seventh consecutive quarter of declining revenue this week, but many analysts are looking past the the losing streak and pointing to the first signs of a comeback. The computer networking company avoided any big downgrades...Show More Summary

BILLIONAIRE BARRAGE: Lee Cooperman is stepping up his attack against Bill Ackman (ADP)

Lee Cooperman, a billionaire hedge fund manager, doesn't like the way another billionaire hedge fund manager, Bill Ackman, is approaching his latest big investment. Ackman runs Pershing Square, an activist fund which takes positionsShow More Summary

THE BOTTOM LINE: The market avoids going nuclear and a deep dive on Snap

This week: Stock indices slipped last week as nuclear tensions between the US and North Korea were ratcheted higher. That anxiety was quickly forgotten, and markets recovered. Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget discusses how attention...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC