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Bitcoin futures: Here’s what you need to know

Bitcoin futures made their debut on Sunday, and like everything else surrounding cryptocurrencies, they are the subject of fierce …

Cryptocurrency

USDA crop progress: Corn harvest pace still significantly slow

Trey Hill manages a 10,000-acre corn, wheat and soybean farm in Maryland, but if you ask him what his job is, the answer may surprise you. “I am an …

South Africa’s maize farmers who survived climate change are now drowning in debt

A bumper crop should have been good news for South African maize farmers, but market forces are saying otherwise.<p>It’s been a rough few years for the country’s agriculture producers. A hot, dry El Niño climate pattern that swept across southern Africa made 2015 the driest year on record in South …

South Africa

Popular Gold Miner ETF To Change Dramatically | ETF.com

Earlier this week, ETF.com reported that the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) may have become too big for its index, the MVIS Global …

ETFs

No, Short Sellers Haven’t Abandoned SPY

By<p>April 27, 2017 3:44 p.m. ET<p>Short sellers appear to have backed off the <b>SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust</b> (SPY) this year, as evidenced by so few shares …

There's a recurring psychological pattern in the stock market

<b>By Joe Fahmy, Yahoo Finance Contributor</b><p>There’s an amazing psychological pattern that keeps occurring in the stock market:<p>1) An event (usually with a …

25 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

iStock<p>Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend …

Opinion: Here’s how inflation will impact your portfolio in 2017

The threat of inflation is very vivid in the minds of some investors, featuring prices that spiral ever higher and eat into both family budgets and …

Health Care

Goldman: 'Cognitive dissonance exists in the US stock market'

Goldman Sachs analysts believe investors and traders in the stock market are acting irrationally.<p>“Cognitive dissonance exists in the US stock …

Donald Trump should listen to Ben Stein's Ferris Bueller monologue

When White House press secretary Sean Spicer dropped the news that the administration was considering a 20% tariff on imports from Mexico, a sense of …

Is the "Trump Risk Rally" Over?

<b>EURUSD</b><p>Let’s start with the big picture. We don’t think the dollar rally is over. We’re looking for one more drop below parity prior to a larger euro …

Yen Short Term Strength, then 175.00

<b>EURUSD</b><p>The euro has bounced from support just above parity, although we think this bounce is corrective. Given the impulsive nature of the US equity …