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The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is launching a crypto data product for Wall Street

Intercontinental Exchange, the Atlanta-based owner of the New York Stock Exchange, announced Thursday it is gearing up for the launch of a cryptocurrency data feed built for hedge funds, banks, and trading firms.<p>The so-called Cryptocurrency Data Feed, which ICE built in partnership with blockchain …

Wall Street

10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About - Part 2

In my previous article " 10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About" I showed you my perception of 10 companies which I find to be of high quality and …

Hedge Funds: Myths And Pendulums

Steben & Co., a Gaithersburg, Maryland headquartered fund of fund manager, has issued a white paper on the <i>various unfavorable myths</i> that it contends …

High-Tax States Get Fleeting Financial Boost From New Law

High-tax states are receiving a welcomed, if temporary, financial boost thanks to Washington.<p>In California, which will be heavily affected by the …

World's biggest fund BlackRock warns companies to find a social purpose

The world’s biggest investor has warned companies to make a positive contribution to society or risk losing its support.<p>In a letter sent to heads of FTSE 100 firms and global business chiefs, Larry Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock chief executive, told companies they must make "a positive …

Rising tide in U.S. markets helps bonds, global stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors sitting on U.S. stock returns need a place to put the money, and the big winners are international markets and high-rated debt issuers from corporations to governments.<p>U.S. fund investors pulled $8.4 billion from stocks and funneled $3.3 billion into taxable bonds …

Why the Hedge Funder Who Predicted the Recession Is Worried About the Record Stock Market

The Dow Jones hit another record high Thursday, reaching 25,000, up more than 25% from a year ago. It’s a milestone President Donald Trump was happy …

'The fruit of war': Pope Francis prints photo of Nagasaki victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words "the fruit of war."<p>The photo captures a boy carrying his dead brother on his shoulders while he waits for his turn at the crematory. It was taken by …

Pope Francis

The US dollar just had its worst year in more than a decade, and 2018 will bring more of the same

Early in 2017, Donald Trump was worried the dollar was getting too strong. At the start of 2018, he has nothing to worry about. This year, the US dollar recorded an annual decline for the first time in five years.<p>The ICE dollar index, which measures the dollar against a basket of six other …

Economics

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

What to do if you lose your wallet

You reach into your purse or pocket and your wallet is gone. If your wallet is lost or stolen, don’t panic. Swing into action to help protect …

13 places around the world that are being ruined by tourists

It's no surprise that locals often get frustrated with tourists who visit their home city.<p>Some t ourists have behaved very badly while traveling, from knocking over art displays while taking selfies to throwing items at the Queen's Guard in London.<p>Some cities have encountered so many problems with …

European Travel

An MIT professor says this 1996 logic puzzle may be the hardest brain teaser on the internet

Are you itching to test your smarts? You've come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic puzzle back in 1996, but people are still scratching their heads over it today. (If you prefer numbers over words, find the missing one in this puzzle.)<p>Mathematician …

Mathematics

5 Reasons Litecoin Is a Better Choice Than Bitcoin

"Bitcoin-Lite" has a lot more to offer investors, albeit current cryptocurrency valuations appear bloated.<p>"What goes up can go up a whole lot more" …

Cryptocurrency

The Essential Travel Guide To Norway (Infographic)

Known as one of the top places from which to see the Northern Lights, Norway is a winter wonderland you can explore at all times of the year. From …

16 Chinese IPOs raised $3.7b on US market

The US initial public offering (IPO) market rebounded, but is still behind the "historic norm".<p>This year, 160 companies launched IPOs that raised …

Elite Hackers: Stealing NSA Secrets Is ‘Child’s Play’

America’s eavesdropping agency has a massive problem, former operators say: It’s alarmingly easy to walk out with classified data.<p>The National …

Edward Snowden made an app to protect your laptop

Wait, Snowden built an app?<p>Earlier this year, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Jacqueline Moudeina, the first female lawyer in Chad and a legendary human rights advocate who has worked tirelessly to bring former dictator Hissène Habré to justice. Habré was convicted of human rights abuses …

Surveillance

Home security firm ADT files for $100 million IPO

ADT, a Florida-based home security company owned by Apollo Global Management, has filed for a $100 million IPO (placeholder figure, with Renaissance …

Unbound raises $2.7 million for women’s sexual wellness

Unbound, a sexual wellness startup for women, recently raised $2.7 million from Founders Fund, Slow Ventures, Arena Ventures, SoGal Ventures and others. Founded by Polly Rodriguez of Women of SexTech, Unbound aims to empower women to own their sexuality.<p>“Raising money is always hard but it took an …

A day in the life of an investment banker | Investopedia

Investment banking is one of Wall Street's most illustrious and coveted professions. It is also one of the hardest, at least in terms of hours on the …

Vast Russian exercise in the fall was rehearsal for invading the Baltic states: report

Zapad 2017, an enormous Russian military exercise in mid-September was a “dry run” for a “full-scale conventional war against NATO in Europe,” the …

Is it legal to shut down a Bitcoin exchange while the price is falling?

One of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges could get hit with lawsuits after halting trading for two hours.<p>Bitcoin’s price has been in a tumble from a high …

Goldman Is Preparing To Launch A Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

In light of the recent "blockchain" naming craze, this morning we said that the inevitable next round of corporate name changes would involve "<i>JP</i> …

'Altcoins' gain popularity as bitcoin goes mainstream

Bitcoin's smaller cousins are outpacing the largest cryptocurrency's gains since major U.S. exchanges started offering futures.<p>The biggest gainers among digital assets with at least $1 billion of market capitalization in the past seven days are so-called alternative coins Verge, Tron, Qtum and …

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

On a day when major indexes rebounded, The Finish Line posted a strong quarter and shares of Bed Bath & Beyond fell despite a quarter that beat …

10 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Through deductions, American wage earners have the chance to pocket more income, rather than hand over their hard-earned cash to the government. For …

There's a better way to get rich than betting on bitcoin or FANG stocks

Demand curves are usually downward-sloping. That's because people will buy more of a product when it is cheaper and less of it when it is more expensive.<p>Some things—like stocks and especially bitcoin—have upward-sloping demand curves, which should be theoretically impossible. But they happen in the …