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First Quarter Economic Recovery Approaching Pre-Pandemic Level
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Author: Michael Stern

The rapid rollout and wide acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines are starting to pay dividends. The number of people having to be hospitalized, and the number of deaths, are both falling quickly, especially among the older generation. This is good news. The burst of activity as a result of the vaccine program has put the economy […]

6 May 2021
Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies, Investors Are Losing a Fortune
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Turkey is in the midst of a crisis. Not unlike problems facing other emerging economies, Turkey is seeing out of hand inflation, a rapidly falling demand for its debt, and a high rate of unemployment. Two weeks ago, what had been speculation and rumor came to an end when plans were revealed to ban digital […]

3 May 2021
Ether Is Robbing Bitcoin of the Limelight
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Author: Michael Stern

Late last week, Ether hit an all-time high. On the other hand, the longtime dominance of Bitcoin waned. Based on market value, Ether is the second-largest digital currency. Thursday morning saw it hit a new record price of $2,800, this according to data provided by Coin Metrics. Bitcoin, the number one digital currency slid slightly […]

3 May 2021
Bitcoin Recovers 10% After Biggest Slump Since March
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Author: Michael Stern

The price of Bitcoin, which has recently seen losses greater than any drop the market has experienced since early March, has recovered over 10% this week, climbing up to $54,338 Monday morning.  The recent slump that Bitcoin went under marked the first time since March that the coin dropped under $50,000. This was a worrying […]

28 Apr 2021
Should You Be Buying Coinbase Stock?
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Coinbase finally released its initial IPO and sent the investing world into a frenzy. This is the first major mix of traditional Wall Street investing and cryptocurrency, so a lot of people are eager to learn whether or not they should be investing. It’s hard to say how Coinbase is going to perform over time. […]

24 Apr 2021
China’s Economic Expansion Passes Turning Point as it Hits Records
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Author: Maria Andretti

While most of the world is still reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 economic slump, the Chinese economy has seen a V-shaped recovery taking it back on track to hit its pre-pandemic levels far quicker than any other country.  According to an economist from Goldman Sachs, “the economy appears to have passed a turning […]

22 Apr 2021
Why Did Crypto Crash Over the Weekend?
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Author: Michael Stern

It was only a matter of time before the market crashed, and it finally happened. The bull run that preceded it resulted in several coins being overvalued, although that’s not actually what caused the market to crash over the weekend.  The cryptocurrency market dipped dramatically after Bitcoin shed over 10% in the space of a […]

20 Apr 2021
Bitcoin Volatility as Price Hits New All-Time High
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

If you found someone that claims to understand the Bitcoin market right now, you could comfortably call them a liar.  The cryptocurrency has defied all expert predictions, continuing to smash its own records, including posting a new ATH of over $60,000.  This should be good news, right? Yes, and it is, but there’s something much […]

19 Apr 2021
US Stocks are Flat Ahead of Earnings Season
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Author: Maria Andretti

US stock futures were flat in the early hours of Wednesday morning trading on April 14th. Investors are holding off in anticipation of Q1 earnings reports from various companies, at which point the markets should see an increase in volume and volatility.  The Dow Jones industrial average futures only had a 6-point gain when the […]

14 Apr 2021