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Sponsored: The year 2017 saw the juxtaposition of heightened policy uncertainty with relatively complacent markets and low volatility, especially in equities.
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Sponsored: Long before the U.S. dollar or the British pound or any other present major currency of the world was in circulation, gold was the currency of choice.
Bitcoin: Birth of the World's First 'Teal' Equity
Sponsored: Despite its phenomenal growth in value, bitcoin is currently too small an entity to pose any threat to the stability and growth of the global economy.
Will Bitcoin's Stunning Rally Sustain or Sour in 2018?
Sponsored: Bitcoin transaction costs are rising, like in 2010 and 2013 when the cryptocurrency collapsed. Will the red-hot market weather the spike this time around?
Copper -- A Leading Indicator for Growth
Sponsored: Over the last 7 years the copper market has generally assumed the role of long term macroeconomic indicator. Going into the Sub-Prime Crisis, copper prices registered some surprising gains, and they appeared to have forged a major top above the $4.25 level.
Trading the Curve in Energies
Sponsored content: The market is always showing early warning signs as to which direction it is heading into. The forward curve or term structure of the markets is one of those signals that offer a considerable amount of information as to the market sentiment and the potential direction of the market.
Sink Your FANGs into E-mini Nasdaq-100 Futures
Sponsored: Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet (Google), collectively the "FANG" stocks, have become the face of the technology rally that has propelled the Nasdaq index to record highs...
Welcome to E-mini S&P 500 Futures
Sponsored: If you are looking to add or manage exposure to large-cap companies in the U.S. stock market, consider E-mini S&P 500 futures, ticker symbol ES.