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Litecoin is over $300, but the party may stop

Litecoin has demonstrated a massive surge in price. The cryptocurrency has recently surpassed $300 a coin, but may fall down any moment according to the creator, Charlie Lee.

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UBS office in Zurich, Switzerland

UBS Files Patent on Blockchain-Based Validation

Swiss bank UBS seeks approval on patent on systems and methods for facilitating Blockchain-based validation.

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Crypto Rush Continues: Japan to Launch Bitcoin Derivatives

The Tokyo Financial Exchange is moving towards Bitcoin derivatives, following the examples of its US counterparts – Chicago-based CME and CBOE.

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CryptoKitties: the latest finfancy on the crypto arena

It is cryptocurrency meets cuteness. The latest trend to hit the financial technology world, CryptoKitties is an online platform for collecting and breeding digital cats. Built using the Ethereum platform and blockchain technology, the innovation is already making waves.

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How do the first Bitcoin billionaires look? They look the same

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, famous for their epic legal proceedings against Mark Zuckerberg over the original idea of Facebook, have become the world first official Bitcoin billionaires according to The Telegraph.

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Bitcoin to Die One Day: Chinese Bank Official

Pan Gongsheng, the People’s Bank of China official, doubles down on banning the ICOs in China.

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The Case of Walt Disney Stock

Fairy Tale Trading: The Case of Walt Disney Stock

Every Walt Disney movie promises to realise your dreams, to vary your daily routine with a myriad of emotions, and to fill you with experience. In some ways, so does trading. If you happen to be fond of both, we say why not unite these two interests and look into Walt Disney stock?

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Mortgage-Backed Securities

Four Quick Questions About Mortgage-Backed Securities

Explore the ABCs of mortgage-backed securities and risks they bear, find out how to calculate the average life of MBS and learn about prepayment assumptions.

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Who Will Reach the $1 Trillion Market Cap First?

What is market cap? Why is it helpful to investors? Learn who are the top-runners to reach the 13-figure valuation. Will it be Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft or their strong challengers?

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What bid-ask spread is and why it matters

What bid-ask spread is and why it matters

The bid-ask spread is the difference between the offer and the bid price of any security, such as stocks, commodities, derivatives, etc. Learn how to calculate the bid-ask spread.

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Meet Living Dead: What is Biotech Zombie Stock

Meet Living Dead: What is Biotech Zombie Stock

Zombies are heavily indebted companies. Learn about biotech zombie companies, how they appear, chase their goals, behave and come to life.

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Portfolio Diversification: A Brief How-To Guide

Diversification explained: myth of the 30-stock portfolio, the role of industry, size and style and how to make sure you are not missing out on market opportunities.

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Global Financial Crisis

Global Financial Crisis: A Brief Recap

2007–2008 hit the US economy hard. The global financial crisis came out of nowhere for most Americans. Few people were able to predict the crash, even fewer actually managed to make money on it. It took years and trillions of dollars for the economy to recover.

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Interest Rates

Interest Rates: Simple and Compound

Learn about simple and compound interest rates: how they are calculated and charged. What are the key differences? How can compounding work for and against you?

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Book Value and Market Value

Book Value and Market Value: What is the Difference?

When you seek a business to invest in, there are two essential concepts you should necessarily interpret: market value and book value. They are crucial in the sense that they help you evaluate an investment properly. Whether it is worthwhile to invest or it does not depend on your conclusions.

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