Tag: stock market

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The odd reality of today’s stock market

April 14, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

As the COVID-19 death toll in the United States continues to climb, American stocks are, in a grim divergence, recovering lost ground. It isn’t clear precisely why locally-listed equities have risen in recent weeks, let alone today, but let’s go […]

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Investor Bill Ackman advises Trump to shut down the country, saying stock market ‘will soar’

March 18, 2020


Longtime hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Wednesday advised President Donald Trump to shut down the U.S. for one month in an effort to contain the novel coronavirus and said financial markets would rally in response to such decisive action. […]


FINRA takes down an unregistered cryptocurrency security

September 12, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

FINRA, the non-profit organization that tasks itself with policing the securities industry, is charging Timothy Tilton Ayre of Agawam, Mass. with fraud and unlawful distribution of unregistered cryptocurrency securities. Ayre claimed that users could buy equity in his company, Rocky […]

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Executives Are Giving Trump Credit for a Surging Stock Market. But Not for Jobs

September 18, 2017

Via: Fortune

A survey of the chief financial officers of major global companies has found that a vast majority of the executives give President Donald Trump some or most of the credit for this year’s continued stock market rally. But Trump’s impact […]