Macro Investing
forex rigging

European regulators slam major banks for forex manipulation

European regulators slammed a handful of major banks with a billion dollar fine for rigging forex markets. EU antitrust regulators have fined Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, and Royal Bank of Scotland a massive €1.07 billion...
Bitcoin Surges

Bitcoin continues rally, surpasses $5,000

Bitcoin surged unexpectedly overnight, stimulated by an unusual high-volume purchasing spree, bringing the bulls back into the crypto-sphere. Despite last week's fall below the key $4,000 support level, Bitcoin soared as much as 20, breaking...
Dollar

Gold falls below $1,300 as the dollar rebounds

Gold crept upward slightly over the weekend in its path to a second quarterly rise as the dollar fell slightly on lukewarm U.S. financial data. U.S. consumer spending rose less than forecasted in January and earnings...
Facebook Libra

Introducing Libra: Facebook’s long-awaited dive into cryptocurrency

Facebook has finally revealed the white paper for its long-awaited dive into the cryptocurrency realm with the introduction of the Libra. On Tuesday morning, Facebook released the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will allow...
Emerging Markets

World’s largest wealth fund slashes exposure to emerging markets

The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund is minimizing its position in emerging markets. According to its finance ministry, Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is set to cut down its $300 billion fixed-income portfolio by...
Crypto Financial Revolution

Why crypto could spark a financial revolution

Listen, we all know what happened with crypto markets last year… Investors lost their shirts. There was blood in the streets. Major news outlets declared the death of the space. But you and I both...
Binance Hacked Exchanges Threatened

Binance loses $41 million as exchanges grapple with growing threat from hackers

Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, fell victim to a major data breach on Sunday evening. The "security breach" as Binance is reporting it, led to 7,000 bitcoin being taken from the exchange...
Blockchain Technology

What is blockchain technology and why does it matter?

It’s not very often that a truly world-changing invention comes around, something with the potential to transform entire industries. The personal computer, the internet, smartphones; each of these was initially met with resistance –...
Cannabis Trends

Three cannabis trends investors can’t ignore

It doesn't seem that long ago when cannabis was seen merely as the feel-good drug of choice for kids aiming to blow off steam. But over time, after countless studies on the plant, its...
FX market

The catalyst that could wake sleeping FX markets

FX markets have been surprisingly calm over the past few years, and it looks like only a crisis might wake the sleeping bear. This week, the JP Morgan global foreign exchange volatility index fell to...