Thursday , 25 May 2017


Currencies

The Dollar Affects The Stock Market – Here’s How

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When the dollar is strong, U.S. stocks tend to outperform international equities and, when the dollar is weak, international stocks tend to outperform. Let’s take a look at an example to see how this has played out over the past 20-plus years.

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Bitcoin Has Reached Parity With Gold! A Chart Of Its Fast & Volatile Rise

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Would you rather have one bitcoin, or a single ounce of gold? The answer used to be obvious but, since an off-year in 2014, the enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016. And today? After continuing its rally into 2017, the price of bitcoin has now passed this arbitrary, but psychologically important measure of parity with an ounce of gold. How did we get here so fast?

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What an America First Trade Policy Could Mean for the US Dollar

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Are the actions being taken by Trump’s administration to spur domestic manufacturing, jobs and economic output a precursor to a weaker dollar and another bull market in gold? Only time will tell, but investors should keep close watch on this developing scenario and adjust portfolios accordingly.

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Bitcoin: Another Boom, Another Crash – Falls 31% Overnight!

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Another boom and another crash. The story of Bitcoin has been a roller coaster ride of rises and falls to say the least. People have watched in awe as Bitcoin has catapulted higher in recent weeks yet this was not meant to last. Once again, as it has so many times before, Bitcoin has suffered a serious setback, falling roughly 31% overnight!

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