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The Social Good of Bubbles – Part II

Written by Tiffanie Bederman (LinkedIn profile) In my last post I discussed the need for a concrete definition of “bubble” if we’re to use the concept for trading/investing (as opposed to cocktail party hyperbole) and listed a few famous bubbles. These so-called bubbles (here I’m using the term to imply a rapid increase in price […]

The Social Good of Bubbles – Part I

Written by Tiffanie Bederman (LinkedIn profile) Dot Com Stocks. Tulips. Beanie Babies. Railway Mania. Cryptocurrencies. Canadian Cannabis Stocks*. Credit. Stocks. Did the bubble just pop? Where are we going (and who’s driving this bus)? The word “bubble” gets thrown around a lot but not a lot of people have a good, working definition of what exactly […]

2017 in Review

Happy New Year, hope you had a good holiday. A few questions for 2018: Will equities continue to rally? Similarly, will the yield curve invert and herald the next recession? Whatever happened to inflation? What forces will dominate oil prices in the upcoming year – Saudia Arabia/OPEC, shale production, alternative energy, or something else? What […]

How you can trade bitcoin futures (in the US)

When bitcoin futures began trading, Interactive Brokers clients looking to short the cryptocurrency quickly realized that the platform didn’t allow shorting of bitcoin futures*: In fact, only three retail brokerages (available to the general public) seem to allow trading of the CBOE bitcoin futures at all. When the futures officially opened for regular trading hours […]

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Bantix Adds Bitcoin Trading Analytics Capabilities to QuikStrike

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CHICAGO, IL, USA – 12 December 2017  Bantix Technologies, the industry leader in futures and options analytics, announced Tuesday that it will expand its trading analysis capabilities in QuikStrike to include cryptocurrencies. The new features will launch on December 17th, 2017 coinciding with the initial listing of bitcoin futures at […]