Blog Profile / Focus on Funds


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Archived Since:February 17, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Bitcoin Gets Creamed Again and This Time There’s No Place to Hide

Unlike past slumps, traders can't hide in other coins as the top 63 coins by market cap were all down Monday morning.

Strategist Who Correctly Called Bitcoin Surge Recommends Three More Coins

Thomas J. Lee, who has been right on previous bitcoin calls, is now recommending three new digital currencies.

Is This It? Bitcoin Tanks, Skeptics Celebrate

With Bitcoin getting hammered, some strategists see the popping of a bubble. Others aren't so sure.

From BlackRock With Love to Aimless CEOs

BlackRock chief Larry Fink addresses public and private companies in his annual letter.

The Bad News Bears Come for Bitcoin

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are getting slammed today as concerns about regulation and manipulation dominate cryptocurrency trading.

Say it Ain’t Seoul: Bitcoin Falls on Possible Exchange Ban

Concerns that Korea could ban bitcoin trading have cause the cryptocurrency to fall today.

Bitcoin Is the New Gold, Says Goldman

Crypto should be thought of as "low/zero return or hedge-like assets" wrote a Goldman Sachs analyst in a note published Wednesday.

Even Utilities Can Ride the Bitcoin Wave!

Morgan Stanley recommended 5 utility stocks that could do well as Bitcoin power usage increases.

The End of the Road For Bitcoin ETFs?

ETF providers withdrew their applications for Bitcoin ETFs this week amid pushback from the SEC.

Style Over Function Makes Jack a Dull Boy

When playing the growth-versus-value game, watch for unintended sector bets.

Bitcoin Looks a Bit Weak

The price of bitcoin has fallen about 10% so far Monday, but the craze for crypto continues.

The Least Dumb Way to Short the VIX

But it's also difficult to execute and definitely not cheap.

The Mental Chokehold of Winning: Bitcoin Investors Hold Their Breaths

"House money" mentality, says DataTrek Research's Nick Colas, has and probably will keep bitcoin prices and stocks, up.

Ackman’s Next Hot Stock? Himself

Bill Ackman announced that he would buy back shares of Pershing Square Holdings, a publicly traded version of his hedge fund.

Up in Smoke: Marijuana ETF Tumbles on Jeff Sessions Legal Pot Rollback

Marijuana stocks flinch on Sessions' plans to rescind the Cole memo, which ordered U.S. attorneys in legal states to deprioritize prosecution of pot-related cases.

No Bitcoin for You! Merrill Bans Bitcoin Fund, Futures

Bitcoin may be a global phenomenon, but it and related investments don't meet some firms' suitability requirements.

Who Had the Best 2017? Active Managers

Actively-managed funds had the highest hit rate in eight years.

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