Money & Politics

Casino Stocks Fall, Is North Korea Tension to Blame?

Shares of some casino industry powerhouses fell across the board on Thursday, many of which have ties to Macau, the world’s newest gambling Mecca. However... Read Article

Why You Should Care When Hedge Funds Invest in Bitcoin

Why You Should Care When Hedge Funds Invest In Bitcoin The market for cryptocurrency is booming in a way the world has never seen before. Bitcoin and ether toke... Read Article

Gold Climbs as North Korea Concerns Increase

Gold prices and shares of mining companies jumped on Wednesday amid heightened turmoil surrounding the U.S. and North Korea. Read Article

The Bitcoin Book to Get Mom on Board

In an age of quick reads, veteran journalist Brian Patrick Eha’s book, How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance (Oneworld, 2017... Read Article

Are Debit Cards the Solution to Making Cryptocurrencies Liquid?

It seems inevitable that cryptocurrency like Bitcoin is here to stay. For the average consumer, the challenge is how to convert that to cash. Read Article

What Cryptocurrency Can Teach Us About Political Governance

Cryptocurrency effects global changes every day, all without permission from governments, and often in spite of their supposed authority. Read Article

Why I’m Betting on the Future of Bitcoin

Financial transactions are outdated and expensive. Government regulation deters innovation in the West. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency can fix it. Read Article

Why You Should Toast the Bitcoin Split With a Coke Classic

Bitcoin Cash was born to famous parents but, barely a few days old, it is already in trouble. Classic Bitcoin, however, is as strong as ever. Read Article

Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Surge: Are Cryptocurrencies Becoming the New Reality?

Entering territory held by traditional precious metals and stocks, cryptocurrencies built credibility instrumental in establishing stability. Read Article

Lunch With Warren Buffett 2017: Annual Auction Ends This Friday

Bidding is now open for lunch with Warren Buffet, you and seven of your friends. Last year, the winner paid $3.5 million for the privilege. Read Article

2 Winners, 2 Losers From Trump’s Online Privacy Repeal

President Trump's online privacy repeal may have helped companies like GOOGL and AMZN, but it opens up a can of worms for CYRN and IMPV. Read Article

Trump’s Shot at Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Is More Bark Than Bite

Lockheed Martin (LMT) doesn't really have anything to worry about, other than perhaps a little embarrassment over its F-35 debacle. Read Article

Can IEX Really Challenge the NYSE and Nasdaq?

The IEX exchange addresses problems the NYSE and Nasdaq fail to address, but some solutions can create whole new problems. Read Article

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC): It’s Silly Season…Which Means SWHC Is a Sane Choice

Controversial gun control reform efforts, opposing Presidential candidates, and increasing acts of terrorism have helped SWHC stock. Read Article

2016 Presidential Candidates: What U.S. Taxes Would Look Like

For an informed voter, an understanding of different presidential candidates' tax plans is important. Here's a primer to help get you started. Read Article

Could a New Tax Be the Death of Oil?

The White House plans to implement a $10-per-barrel tax on oil to be paid for by the oil companies. Could this be it for oil companies? Read Article

Fess Up, Fed: Rates Can’t Move Until 2016

Fed Chair Janet Yellen has promised an interest-rate hike all year, but it’s time to fess up why rates can’t move higher this year. Read Article

CFTC Makes It Official: Bitcoin is a Commodity

Traders have had their Satoshis in a bundle for years wondering whether they could rade Bitcoin legally. Now we have an official answer. Read Article

6 Ways a Republican Congress Could Affect Your Portfolio

Let's look at six key GOP legislative goals and initiatives, and how those stand to affect investments. Read Article

CGI Group, Firm That Botched Obamacare Site, Gets $4.87M Extension

CGI Group, the IT firm that botched the Obamacare rollout and Healthcare.gov launch, was awarded a $4 million contract extension through March 31. Read Article