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By Jim Makos | All things finance.

These 3 things could trigger another financial crisis

Some market observers predict a global financial crisis in 2016–’17 — one just as serious, if not more so, than that of 2008–’09. With excess liquidity sloshing around global markets and Brazil, China and various commodity exporters experiencing economic turmoil, the stage is being set for another …

Economics

A Global Thriller

The story of copper illustrates perfectly just how interdependent and volatile the global economy is. China’s economy slows, so miners in Chile fret …

Some very special startups are still raising millions of dollars. Here's why.

With just two sentences, Jon Stein can make you question everything you thought you knew about the startup world in 2016.<p>"It was a good market to be raising," Stein told <i>Mashable</i> on Tuesday morning, shortly after his financial services company Betterment announced raising a blockbuster $100 million …

Venture Capital

Why I Never Use Stock Market Predictions to Invest

Let’s say, hypothetically, that I figured out some ingenious way to predict the stock market so well that I would always significantly beat the …

Successful Backtesting of Algorithmic Trading Strategies - Part I

This article continues the series on quantitative trading, which started with the Beginner's Guide and Strategy Identification. Both of these longer, …

10 Things I Wish I Knew About Trading Before I Got Started

When I first started trading at the ripe age of 15 years old, it was because I had lost over $3,000 of my roughly $5,000 in life savings from mowing …

Stocks

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Trading

What Can Separate Successful Traders from the Rest?

• We looked through 43 million trades in our original Traits of Successful Trader Series<br>• An examination of nearly 30 million trades since then backs up …