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CNBC: World's largest asset manager says get ready to 'stomach complete losses' in cryptocurrencies
Investors should only consider cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin if they are prepared to lose everything, BlackRock Investment Institute said in its weekly report Monday. [more...]
Bloomberg: Global Stock Rally Stymied in Asia Before Powell: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia ran out of steam as investors await the first public comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday. The dollar edged lower and Treasuries steadied. [more...]
Bloomberg: BlackRock Has It Wrong on U.S. Stocks, Russell Investments Says
A difference of opinion is what makes a market -- and BlackRock Inc.’s bullish case for U.S. equities over their European counterparts last week has prompted a rebuttal from Russell Investments, which argues the world’s largest money manager has got it the wrong way round. [more...]
Bloomberg: Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Accused of Swindling $5 Billion of Cryptocurrency
Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, is accused of swindling more than $5 billion worth of the cryptocurrency and other assets from the estate of a computer-security expert. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman May Sell Its $1.4 Billion New European HQ in London
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is considering a sale-and-leaseback of its new European headquarters in London and the building could sell for more than 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion), people with knowledge of the plan said. [more...]
Bloomberg: Treasuries at 3% May Still Lack Appeal Unless Dollar Rallies
Treasury 10-year yields at 3 percent may fail to entice Japanese investors unless the dollar becomes more resilient, according to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co. [more...]
Bloomberg: Yen Tipped to Test 105 Per Dollar as Seasonal Flows Kick in
The yen looks set to rise toward 105 against the dollar again, with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. and Daiwa Securities Co. predicting a boost from fiscal year-end repatriation flows. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares rise to three-week high ahead of Powell's testimony
Asian shares extended their recovery on Tuesday, hitting a three-week high as U.S. borrowing costs eased ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s highly-anticipated first congressional testimony later in the day. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. to overtake Russia as top oil producer by 2019 at latest: IEA
The United States will overtake Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer by 2019 at the latest, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, as the country’s shale oil boom continues to upend global markets. [more...]

CNBC: Some 90% of hedge funds aren't worth the fees, but there's still a place for them, says expert
Hedge funds have received their fair share of criticism for their hefty fees, but there are still reasons to invest in them, according to an expert. [more...]

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