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Big Data Could Mean No More Recessions

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By improving risk management, Big Data could prevent future global recessions. ‘Big Data’ is a buzz-phrase that’s common to almost every industry right now. Each individual now generates a ton of data through even the most mundane everyday activities. Tech-engineers around the world are obsessed with figuring out how to use this data, and building …

How To Beat High Frequency Traders

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How to get one up on the algorithmic traders. Like it or not, HFT is an inevitable part of trading. Regardless of whether you’re trading on major exchanges or in dark pools, high-frequency traders are now there, operating at the speed of light and pre-empting your trades. If you want to beat them, then you need to keep …

Everything You Need To Know About Penny Stocks

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Everything about penny stocks that you didn’t learn from Wolf of Wall Street. Do you trade penny stocks? If you don’t, then maybe you’re thinking pink sheets and Jordan Belfort right now. If you are, that’s fine. That’s as good a place to start as any. What is a penny stock? The term ‘penny stock’ is …

EBA Stress Test: Winners, Losers and Repeat Offenders

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The ECB’s new stress test puts UK banks in the clear. Other countries aren’t so lucky.  Europe’s economy is back in the news this week, but arguably for more positive reasons than usual. The European Banking Authority, overseen by the European Central Bank, has performed an EU-wide ‘stress test’ to gauge how well Europe’s banks …

The Big SEC Crackdown On Insider Trading

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The SEC hint at a secretive and formidable new technology to help them detect insider traders. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced last week that they will be harnessing new technology in their fight against insider trading. In the last fortnight of September, the SEC charged five individuals for three different cases of insider trading. …

Footballers Who Fell In Love With Trading

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Two footballers who make money through savvy traders and financial investments. I’ll just take a moment to apologise to all of the Americans who didn’t realise I was talking about ‘soccer’. Sorry – you’re probably not going to know who Leon Best is. (Or Paddy Kenny or Titus Bramble for that matter.) Here are two …

Should You Trade Bitcoin On The Forex?

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Study the historical value of gold, and you might just decide that Bitcoin is worth a long-term investment. Have you been put off by Bitcoin’s extreme volatility this year? The cryptocurrency, valued at over $1000 per bitcoin at the start of this year, is now worth less than half of that amount, just 10 months …