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U.S. equity: 38 percentInternational equity: 34 percentU.S. fixed income: 23 percentOthers: 5 percentSource: ETF.com Not surprisingly, high yield bond ETFs (HYG) saw outflows, but they were modest. Mexico ETFs were also a loser (a reverse Trump trade). Gold miners also saw outflows, and despite talk of an infrastructure plan, utilities and transports both had negative
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The Vietnam Stock Index increased 46.9 percent year-to-date as investors bought into the country’s rapidly-growing economy. The country is technically still classified as a frontier market by MSCI, but has been working on improving accessibility to foreign investors as it tries to get an upgrade to emerging market status. Besides encouraging local companies to publish
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Apple stock dipped slightly after the bell. The tech giant on Thursdays issued an apology to customers, after reports emerged that Apple introduced software that intentionally slows-down iPhones with older batteries. Shares of Mosaic rose more than 1.6 percent in relatively light volume after hours.
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of PepsiCo. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Western Digital. Rich Ross was a buyer of United Rentals. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Broadcom. Trader disclosure: On December 27, 2017, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or
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Banks are starting to headhunt actively again after years being fairly passive following the global financial crisis, a prominent recruiter said on Thursday. This time however, their focus will be on digital and fintech staff, said Declan O’Sullivan, managing director of search firm Kerry Consulting. The rising influence of digital and banking-specific technology — so-called
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Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 31, 2014 in New York City. Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Digirad stock shot up close to 18 percent in the extended session. The health-care imaging company announced it
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Amazon’s robust holiday sales bode well for a fourth-quarter beat and show the e-commerce giant’s “significant momentum” heading into 2018, according to one Wall Street firm. GBH Insights reiterated its “highly attractive” rating for Amazon shares, citing the growing success of the company’s Prime membership platform. “Our surveys continue to indicate that Prime membership remains
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There have been doubts about whether proceeds from Chinese green bonds are used to finance projects that truly help the environment. For instance, the People’s Bank of China and the National Development and Reform Commission allow green bonds to fund “clean” coal projects — something that many regulators overseas would not allow, according to a
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Energous stock surged more than 65 percent after the bell. The charging technology company announced it received Federal Communications Commission approval for its propriety WattUp transmitter. The much-hyped router purports to charge devices wirelessly, using Radio Frequency projections. The certification is the first of its
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Yes, it’s a bull on a goddamn pogo stick, vaulting over a bear. Talk about tempting fate… But so what. If fading this cover is your idea of “managing money”, maybe retire. If mocking it is your idea of cleverness, delete your account. It’s an old joke that hasn’t been funny in a decade. Here’s
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The Wells Fargo Investment Institute sees the tax overhaul as a game changer. Scott Wren, the firm’s senior global equity strategist, says there’s a high probability the stock market could see a 10 percent gain or more next year because it’s single-handedly lengthening the recovery. “This tax package is definitely a kicker, and it’s going
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Getty Images A computer screen at the Cboe Global Markets exchange (previously referred to as CBOE Holdings, Inc.) shows Bitcoin cash and futures prices on December 19, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Cboe Global Markets has applied with the SEC to list six bitcoin-related exchange-traded funds as the company bets further on the emerging new asset
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Bitcoin hit a record high above $19,800 Sunday but had plunged 47 percent from that level to a low of $10,400 on Coinbase Friday in a volatile trading session. The former Fortress macro hedge fund manager said on CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Dec. 12 that he was going to launch his fund at the end
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However, the declines followed a volatile few days for cryptocurrencies. The bitcoin offshoot, bitcoin cash, soared to record highs above $4,000 Wednesday, as crypto-marketplace Coinbase made a rocky attempt to make it possible for people to buy and sell the digital currency. However, bitcoin and bitcoin cash fell Thursday, and losses accelerated in the evening.
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