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This Trader Made 295% on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Jay Smith has little doubt the cryptocurrency market will crash.<p>The price of bitcoin has increased sixfold in the past year, despite a 25 percent …

Cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence Hedge Funds Outperforming Humans | Investopedia

Quantitative investing, one of the latest paths available to hedge fund managers and incorporating computer analytics in innovative new ways in order …

Investing

Betterment still sees growth amid volatility

Robo-advisors have seen their popularity soar in recent years as their tax-efficient, low-cost automated investing strategy appeals to many young …

Snapchat Wants to Be Your Next Financial Adviser

You already trust it with intimate photos, so why not your retirement savings?<p>Snapchat, the social media app known for its disappearing messages, …

Social Media

Why investors should approach robo advisers with caution

Robo advisers are growing quickly, with some estimating that they’ll manage $12 billion in investor money by year’s end. But as more companies get in …

Investing

You may need less retirement income than you think

New research indicates that retirees—especially in higher income brackets—might need to replace less of their pre-retirement income than they …

Retirement

I founded an automated investing service that manages over $3 billion, and here are the 11 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

I spent years working as a consultant, advising the world's largest banks.<p>Now, I run Betterment, an automated investing service that's working to realize the potential of technology to make each of us great at managing our own money — providing personalized advice and planning. My money management …

Retirement

5 Critical Big Data Capabilities Financial Marketers Must Master

Big data promises to revolutionize the consumer banking experience — everything from marketing and sales, to service and security. But financial …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

This app can make you rich and let you choose…

No one can deny the opportunity that financial investments can yield, yet at the same time so many people are not investing their money. They feel …

Advicent Solutions Hosts 'Advicent Innovation Summit' in Minneapolis; Showcases the Future of Figlo and Narrator Technology

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>The Consumer Revolution has changed the way consumers expect to plan for their financial futures, and</b> …

Financial Planning

Why You Need to Do Your Estate Planning Now. I Mean Right Now. Immediately.

A financial planner learns a difficult lesson from a client's sudden death.<p>Last month, I had something happen that I never really thought would …

Retirement

Apple And Google Are Teaming Up To Lobby For FinTech

Financial Innovation Now, a coalition of five web companies, will advocate for business-friendly regulations as technology alters the market for financial services.<p>Tech companies have been throwing their weight around Silicon Valley for decades, and now they're looking to set the agenda in the …

Apple Pay

7 Predictions for the Future of Finance

Incumbent payment providers may find it harder to survive<p>A new 179-page report from the World Economic Forum has confirmed what many of us in FinTech …

Central Banks

The Future of Financial Institutions - And Risk

The financial sector has changed hugely since the financial crisis. In order to understand the pressures shaping the financial sector, we interviewed …

Bill Gates
Financial Planning
Bill Gates

How Big Is the Internet of Things for Financial Institutions? - Chris Skinner's blog

I just got pinged some more research from Deloitte, who have produced a fascinating report about the size of the market for the Internet of Things …

China’s solar companies look like good bets as green energy gains momentum, analysts say

Solar glass manufacturer Xinyi Solar, and other leading solar energy-related companies, are garnering attention from analysts who say that they are …

How to Trade Bonds, Gold, Commodities, Dollar Ahead of the Fed Meeting

Investors looking to buy the gold ETF should place a good till canceled limit order to buy the ETF if it drops to $105.02, which is a key level on …

Value Investing

What is 'Value Investing'<p>Value investing is an investment strategy where stocks are selected that trade for less than their intrinsic values. Value …

Dow Jones

A Green Light for Investment Crowdfunding?

There’s big news in the crowdfunding world. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that they are (finally) voting on final rules …

Internet of Things? Stock You've Never Heard of Just Rose 500%

A little-known stock listed in London has become a trade of choice for investors looking to profit from the technological megatrend known as the …

Internet of Things

Algorithmic markets would save us from another financial crisis

As the world recovers from yet another international stock-market roller-coaster — an outright crash probably only prevented by safety algorithms installed after the Singapore flash crash of 2013 — it might be helpful for us to remember a couple of lessons from history.<p>Over the past eight years …

My Plan to Prevent the Next Crash

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

A group of much-hyped finance startups made a big bet on millennials — but it won't work

The threat: a group of tech-savvy underdogs aiming squarely at millennials.<p>So-called robo-advisers such as Betterment, FutureAdvisor, and Wealthfront have been attracting attention and assets, pitching themselves as low-cost, convenient alternative to brokerages.<p>Some have said their assets under …

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