Hodl Hodl plans to make its software freely available so anyone can launch their own version of the peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange. Announced Saturday at the Baltic Honeybadger conference in Riga, Latvia, the plan is, in part, a recognition that Hodl Hodl’s business model is vulnerable to regulatory crackdowns. “History teaches us that if a government wants
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Apple disputed the negative call by Goldman Sachs on Friday, which hit the stock, taking issue with the firm’s negative characterization on how Apple would account for its new TV+ service. Goldman said that the one-year free trial of the TV+ service would have a “material negative impact” on earnings by showing lower hardware profit
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington, July 31, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates by a quarter point on Wednesday, but what it says about its future plans will determine whether stocks
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Coinme, which provides kiosks and ATMs for digital currencies, raised $1.5 million in a Series A-1 financing round that included Ripple’s subsidiary Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund. Proceeds from the funding will be used for additional licensing to expand its U.S. and international coverage. The company is licensed to operate bitcoin ATM’s in 29 states
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Stocks meandered for much of Friday despite some encouraging consumer data, which may not be surprising given that this week was mostly impressive for riskier assets. Source: Shutterstock In a report out earlier today, the University of Michigan’s initial reading of September consumer sentiment jumped to 92 from the three-year low of 89.8 last month.
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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) was expecting 5 million new paid subscriptions in the second quarter, but racked up only 2.7 million, including a loss of 126,000 U.S. subscribers. Netflix stock has fallen 21% since July 17 when it reported these numbers. But NFLX stock will survive this fall. Source: Flickr via Mike K. First of all, NFLX
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As tech stocks go, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) provides investors with potential upside while also providing a reasonable amount of downside protection should the global economy slow. Most InvestorPlace contributors, including myself, consider Intel stock a smart play at this point in the economic cycle.  Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com If you’re looking for a stock with a
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Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock has long been a “value trap.” The company has traded at a low valuation for years. But the company faces tough challenges. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other e-commerce giants threaten its business model. But more aggressive investors are finding value in this deeply-discounted retailer. Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com Activist
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Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Tagomi’s COO Kevin Johnson told CoinDesk that its new platform addresses issues that stymie institutional crypto shorts. Many large-scale investors could not short cryptocurrencies as rapidly as they might short an equity position
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[Editor’s note: This article was originally published in August 2018. It has been revised to reflect current market trends.]  The IPO success of Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) has me revisiting the world of plant-based foods and exploring how investors can take advantage of the move to meatless alternatives.  Today, the global plant-based meat market is estimated
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