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Dogecoin Is On A Gigantic Tear, And It's Not Hard To See Why

Dogecoin — which is like Bitcoin but inspired by the absurdist Doge meme — now has a "market cap" of $62 million according to When Rob Wile told the story of how Dogecoin came together back in December, the value of all extant Dogecoins were just $8 million.<p>And it's not hard to …


Tapering - Assessing Damage So Far In Europe

Many fixed income, currency and equity markets in central and eastern Europe have come under sustained selling pressure in January. There are various reasons for this, but clearly the catalyst has been the start of tapering by the US Federal Reserve, as well as some nervousness among investors …


'Buy What You Know' Is A Seriously Flawed Investment Strategy

He quickly became very popular among retail investors. And his book, "One Up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market," is widely considered a classic.<p>Lynch is associated with the phrase "buy what you know," which resonated with the novice investor class. The …


Why Wal-Mart Is Less Amazing Than Amazon

WALMART is at an "inflection point". Those words are truer now than when Bill Simon, the head of its American operation, uttered them last October. He was talking about Walmart's plan for the first time to open more small and medium-sized stores in 2014 than giant "supercentres", and all that would …


The Top Destinations For Foreign Investment Dollars

It might not be surprising to learn that the U.S. is the top destination for foreign direct investment (FDI).<p>According to new United Nations data cited by U.S. Trust's Joseph Quinlan, the U.S. accounted for $159 billion of inflows of the global total of $1.46 trillion of flows in 2013. This is down …

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