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Mark Cuban is a businessman, investor, television personality, professional sports franchise owner and philanthropist. He is also one of the main “shark” investors on the reality television series, Shark Tank, but here he sits down and submits to our 10 questions.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, while talked about frequently, has remained a sort of closed universe comprised of digital geeks. But its recent growth has attracted the attention of institutional players.
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) the provider of automotive parts, accessories, and maintenance items for domestic/imported vehicles, and industrial vehicles has been given a “ticket to short,” due to a 20% plunge in a singular trading day.
Equally loved as it is hated, Google (GOOG), or Alphabet (GOOGL) if you prefer, continues to put up strong fundamentals while in the midst of antitrust challenges and bad PR regarding its diversity standards.
The Cycle Projection Oscillator (CPO) is a technical tool that employs proprietary statistical techniques and complex algorithms to filter multiple cycles from historical data, combines them to obtain cyclical information from price data and then gives a graphical representation of their productive behavior.
The 18-company strong outsourcing industry is hot these days. It is ranked #3 out of the 265 industries that Zacks ranks. In the last week of August the covering analysts made five positive earnings estimate revisions and zero negative revisions.
The first Burning Man festival was held in 1986. “The Burn” has since grown to 70,000 attendees as the essential annual mecca for performing artists, cultural iconoclasts, and Silicon Valley icons gathering in Black Rock City—a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.
As daily observers of all market sectors, MODERN TRADER often chronicles the evolution of the business of music, particularly in the context of publicly traded entertainment companies and the soon-to-be public music industry disruptors.
Quantitative easing was bullish. On this, you have had the assurances of former Federal Reserve Chair Ben S. Bernanke as well as the ocular evidence of rising stock prices, falling commercial real-estate cap rates and tightening credit spreads.
In a sense all major economic stories we cover somehow relate back to the 2008 credit crisis; how it changed certain markets and how the reaction to the crisis by major central banks altered the equilibrium of the trading world.
Eight years into arguably the second longest bull market ever, has made short selling seem less a “lonely” activity and more a “suicidal” one as tacking against the euphoria has been a career killer leaving only a handful of exchange-traded products (ETPs) to choose from.
After an adventurous six-month period from December to June, when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates three separate times, the U.S. central bank has shifted into neutral in the second half of 2017.