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Trading Desk: Rate Relief

Investors who were once running scared from the biggest interest rate hike in a generation have apparently found some measure of comfort here, with the S&P 500 is down only 1% and the supposedly rate-sensitive NASDAQ is practically unchanged. But nobody’s talking about why. The

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IPO Corner: A Beginner’s Guide To Biometrics

As if there isn’t enough upheaval going on… the way you shop, travel, and interact with money in general is also rapidly changing. We’re moving from a physical money, plastic card world to a smart device, biometrics world… a world where shopping sprees and flying

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Crypto Corner: When Stable Coins Implode

What’s one key thing that scares people away from cryptocurrencies? The uncertainty… the inherent volatility in the space, and that makes sense. Stablecoins are a possible answer to that problem. In a nutshell, a stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency which has its value pegged

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Global Trader: The New Oil Economies

With Russian oil companies now going underground to sell their barrels, the global energy landscape seems to be shifting for the foreseeable future . . . creating opportunities for U.S. investors who keep their eyes open. First, Russia remains off the menu. You couldn’t buy

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