Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street firm, says first-quarter profit falls less than expected. But the stock declines after analysts say the outperformance was driven by accounting decisions that might not be repeated in future quarters, including a low tax rate and less-than-estimated compensation expenses.
The U.S. Labor Department says the consumer price index rose 1.9% over the past 12 months, faster than the 1.5% pace of the prior month and economists' estimates for a 1.8% increase. But excluding volatile energy and food prices, the index rose just 0.1% during the month, less than economists estimated.
Bitcoin-trading companies aren't waiting for a rebound in prices for the cryptocurrency to set up shop. They're applying at a rapid pace for regulatory approval from New York State officials - with a new license just announced for London-based Bitstamp.
The number of U.S. job openings falls in February to an 11-month low of 7.1 million, the Labor Department says, in a sign of just how drastically businesses slowed hiring in the wake of December's stock-market swoon and the 35-day federal-government shutdown, the longest in American history.
Rob Isbitts says the powerful uptrend in global stocks is alive and well, but investors should be prepared for the possibility we are in the eye of the storm, and the lows of 2018 could yet be taken out.
Crypto could be carrying, rather than crashing semi stocks once again.
Investors need to take a step back before diving into new investments. We have you covered.
New York state isn't waiting for federal regulators to develop a comprehensive set of rules governing trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Instead, according to a press release, the state is helping to 'advance' the 'thriving' market - with a new license for Tagomi Trading.
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