When I last covered the CME Group, Inc. (CME), I explained why the company offers an incredible growth trajectory for investors. I wrote that the "CME and their shares are likely to continue to appreciate for as long and far as the eye can see." On March 11, the day that piece came out, the price of CME stock closed at $170.82 per share.
The Dow and broader U.S. stock market drifted lower Wednesday, as the combination of trade-war uncertainty and dismal housing data raised red flags about the health of the domestic economy. Dow Slides; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes reported losses Wednesday, mirroring a tepid pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones […]
When billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Ray Dalio speaks, people listen. After all, Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund firm with assets under management of $160 billion. So when Dalio said that gold will become a top investment during a “paradigm shift” in global markets, the price of […]
The bleeding edge of technology innovation is increasingly shifting from Silicon Valley to places that are also at the frontiers of economic development, including sub-Saharan Africa, says Omoju Miller, the head of machine learning at software development platform Github.Miller, who grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, told the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference that both demographics and geography will dri...
Hossein Ensan survived a field of 8,569 expert gamblers to sweep poker’s most prestigious event, the World Series of Poker. The Iranian-born German earned the highly-coveted WSOP bracelet and a cool $10 million. But don’t for a second think he’ll be keeping all of it. Uncle Sam will want his share. Or is that Uncle […]
The earnings parade has begun, and so far the stock market is showing just a few jitters. All eyes are on the FANG stocks, including content streaming behemoth Netflix, which will be reporting second-quarter earnings later today. The stock has already ballooned by more than one-third year-to-date, but given the bullish performance of other growth […]
The team behind the Claymore (CLM) token project, a deflationary cryptocurrency launched on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, appears to have pulled an exit scam. This, according to a post from a Reddit user, who revealed that all social media accounts associated with the Claymore token have now been deleted.
Facebook is leaning on fears of China exporting its authoritarian social values to counter arguments that it should be broken up or slowed down. Its top executives have each claimed that if the U.S. limits its size, blocks its acquisitions, or bans its cryptocurrency, Chinese company’s absent these restrictions will win abroad, bringing more power and data to their government. CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters has been on a crusade against Facebook’s entry into cryptocurrency via the Libra project. Her rampage continued on Wednesday during a second day of congressional hearings devoted to Libra. You can watch the hearing below: “Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act” Looms Large as House Scrutinizes Libra […]