When it comes to money, as with many things, men and women approach the topic differently. Though traditional gender roles are changing, many opposite-sex couples still adhere to them, with men generally taking the lead on finances and women taking a less active role. That’s according to a recent study from UBS Global Wealth Management,
Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: Celgene — Shares of Celgene rose 6.58 percent after proxy advisors Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis recommended that Bristol-Myers Squibb shareholders vote in favor of its bid to buy Celgene. The recommendations come weeks before shareholders vote on the $74 billion buyout of the biotechnology company.
David Weisberger is co-founder and CEO of CoinRoutes and a veteran of building trading desks and financial technology businesses. The opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not reflect CoinDesk’s position. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views
Listed for $5.2 million, Nantucket Lightship was converted into a luxury yacht residence with a bright red hull and custom wood interiors. Courtesy of William and Kristen Golden Who wouldn’t want to live on Nantucket? It’s uniquely blessed with galvanizing ocean waves, phenomenal whale watching and mesmerizing sunsets. Nantucket Lightship has served the USA well
House prices in London are falling at the fastest rate in a decade. According to the Nationwide House Price index, prices over the first three months of 2019 in London dropped 3.8 percent in value, compared to the same period in 2018. The biggest drop since 2009. The average house price in London during the
Believe it or not, there are more ways to anticipate the future market value of bitcoin than through practicing technical analysis or by observing network activity developments. While valuable in their own right, thanks to researchers Willy Woo and David Puell, several new experimental bitcoin valuation metrics were released in February that combine the two
Betting on Wells Fargo might not be a safe bet, according to one strategist. The stock caught Wall Street’s attention Thursday following the company’s announcement that CEO Tim Sloan was retiring effective immediately. Shares initially surged on the news in after-hours trading before reversing and shedding over 1.5 percent in Friday’s session. But even these
We are ending the first quarter on a note of modest anxiety over lower Treasury yields, but investors should be very happy with their investment portfolios. It’s not just that the S&P 500, up 11.9 percent, is having its best quarter since 2012. Everything is up, and I mean everything, including stocks and bonds. The
Stocks head into the second quarter propelled by the best quarter in nearly a decade as the long tepid IPO market starts to simmer again. But the markets also face a reality check in the week ahead with some key data that could help clarify whether the economy is losing steam or just stumbling through
Bitmain Technologies has abandoned its IPO enthusiasm after the company’s Hong Kong stock market proposal listing expired earlier this week, sparking debate on the future of the entire cryptocurrency market. The company did say that it plans to reapply at an appropriate time in the future, saying that “despite the huge potential of the cryptocurrency
Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges earlier this month. According to a report from The Associated Press on Friday, Karpeles said he had decided to appeal because the Tokyo District Court did not fully look at the defense arguments. Karpeles said:
For aging parents who had a measure of financial success, real estate investments are not unusual. Their portfolios can include single family rental homes, apartment buildings or commercial entities. When they were younger, many of these seniors took pride in managing these investments themselves. But time can take its toll. We are seeing age-related problems
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased to an 11-month high in February and sales for January were revised higher, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were starting to lift the struggling housing market. The Commerce Department said on Friday new home sales rose 4.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000 units last
View Bitcoin jumped to a five-week high of $4,100 earlier today, reinforcing the bullish view put forward by the recent bounce from the crucial 30-day moving average support. That, coupled with the flag breakout on the 4-hour chart, indicates scope for a re-test of $4,190 (February high). The short-term bullish case would weaken if prices
Tim Sloan’s decision to step down as chief of Wells Fargo hinged in part on a looming congressional committee meeting on banks next month, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. The top brass of the big banks will be in Washington, D.C., on April 10 for the House Committee on Financial Services hearing on banks. The
“I think buying new offerings in a hot market is something the average investor should not think about at all.” said Warren Buffett on CNBC Thursday, when asked about buying into the Lyft IPO, which is scheduled to begin trading on Friday. I got a call from a trader friend Thursday afternoon, someone who’s been
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Wells Fargo jumped more than 3 percent after market close Thursday following news that the bank’s CEO Tim Sloan is retiring. Sloan was under pressure to step down, especially from lawmakers like Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The bank’s general counsel Allen Parker will take over
Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings released its March 2019 “Weiss Cryptocurrency Outlook” report, with Ripple (XRP), EOS, Bitcoin (BTC), and Binance Coin (BNB) receiving the top four spots on the list of 122 cryptocurrencies. Weiss Ratings is the world’s only financial rating agency that provides grades on cryptocurrencies. The report, which is called “Dark Shadows with a Bright
Daniel Cawrey is CEO of Pactum Capital, a cryptocurrency investment firm focused on market making and liquidity. Formerly a CoinDesk Contributing Editor, he is author of the upcoming “Mastering Blockchain” book to be published by O’Reilly Media. Recently, a report was produced by Bitwise Asset Management showing the existence of faked volumes in the bitcoin
The striking stacked design is by Rafael Viñoly Architects. Steelblue LLC NEMA Chicago and NEMA Boston, two newly-built sleek panoramic towers, are slated to open in 2019 with prominent architectural pedigrees and premium amenities rarely associated with rental properties. At 76 stories, NEMA Chicago is promoted as the tallest residential rental tower in the city.
Homebuyers got a big boost to their purchasing power this week thanks to falling mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.06 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Thursday, down from last week when it averaged 4.28 percent, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago at
View Bitcoin created a bullish “engulfing candle” last month, confirming seller exhaustion. A bullish reversal, however, would only be confirmed if price closes above $4,190 (high of the engulfing candle) on March 31. A bullish monthly close would open the doors to $5,000, although gains may be hampered by the crucial 21-week moving average, which is
The low expectations surrounding the new Goldman Sachs-linked credit card that Apple plans to roll out is good news for both stocks, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday. Apple’s new TV platform, which will be a key component of the tech giant’s fledgling services businesses, has made the most noise, but the credit card will be
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Lululemon surged more than 9 percent in extended trading Wednesday following the release of the retailer’s strong fourth-quarter earnings and positive guidance. Beating on the top and bottom lines, the yoga pants maker reported earnings per share of $1.85 on revenue of $1.167 billion.
According to Medium, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will be able to be sent through the WhatsApp messaging service. A new crypto wallet service developed by Wuabit will mean the sending of crypto via WhatsApp. Wuabit The Wuabit service will give users access to their tokens through WhatsApp. In essence, the wallet will appear linked to
While leading cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase and Binance feverishly add new tokens, smaller exchanges serving emerging markets are pivoting toward retail applications of the lightning network’s bitcoin scaling solution. The latest is Singapore-based exchange Zebpay, which now offers lightning wallet options for users who want to send lightning-enabled payments to external wallets. Bitcoin users can
Since the dawn of the Internet, entrepreneurs have been encouraged to Think Big, Start Small and Scale Fast. This mantra − particularly the last part − has been enabled by VCs awash in capital, cheered on by the business press, and further validated by Wall Street bankers increasingly inclined to underwrite IPOs with rapid growth in
Homebuyers are less likely to get into bidding wars now that the housing market has cooled off a bit. During the first three weeks of March, a mere 16 percent of buyer offers written by real estate brokerage Redfin faced a bidding war. That is a sharp drop from the 61 percent a year earlier.
View Bitcoin has again created a higher low along the 30-day moving average line, neutralizing Monday’s bearish close below $3,920. A move above $4,055 (March 21 high) is still needed to revive the short-term bullish setup. That could be followed by a rally to resistance levels lined up at $4,190–$4,236. A UTC close below the
SVMK Inc.: Dynamite. Fabulous quarter. A lot of people didn’t react to it correctly at the beginning. When they dug down, they liked what [CEO] [Zander Lurie] had to say, and I did, too. The stock came too cheap. It should never have been down where it was.” Axsome Therapeutics Inc.: “Yeah, they got some