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Trading Sentiment​​​​​​​
Below is the latest sentiment as compiled by etoro, the world's largest (social) trading network. It provides a view of what individual investors think about the specific instruments and gives a view of the current sentiment.
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Latest News Headlines
Bloomberg: Asia Stocks Trading Mixed, Aussie Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap
Asian equities were mixed, with stocks rising in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia and falling in China and South Korea. The Australian dollar declined after another disappointing set of economic data. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Soars Through $14,000, Up More Than 40% This Month
Bitcoin climbed as much as 7.9 percent on Thursday as it surged above $14,000, extending this month’s advance to more than 40 percent. The price of the cryptocurrency touched $14,399.99, a record, according to Bloomberg pricing. [more...]
Bloomberg: Blockchain Scores Major Win as Aussie Exchange Plans Shift
Australia’s main stock exchange just announced one of the finance industry’s biggest bets yet on blockchain. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Futures Plan Criticized by Brokers for Overlooking Risks
Some of the world’s biggest derivatives brokerages criticized plans to offer bitcoin futures and options on U.S. exchanges, telling regulators that the contracts have been rushed to market without proper consideration of the risks. [more...]
Bloomberg: Pound Tops Buy List for Year That May Bare ‘Sleeping Volcanoes’
The pound and the euro, which analysts shunned at the end of 2016 predicting doomsday scenarios, are the very thing they are recommending for next year. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Shunned by Online Gaming Platform Steam on Fees, Swings
Bitcoin hit a snag on Thursday as the largest online gaming shop in the U.S. and Europe said it will no longer accept the cryptocurrency as a source of payment because of its high transaction fees and volatile price. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman Identifies 8 Huge Trends That Are About to Change the World
From meatless meats to digital twins, the latest “emerging trends” identified by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. include technologies and investing strategies that have been around for a while. [more...]
Bloomberg: Dollar Seen Going Through the Roof as Repatriation Flows Kick In
A U.S. tax overhaul could trigger a comeback in the dollar after an 8 percent sell-off this year, according to Bank of America Corp. [more...]
Reuters: Breaking slow: Asia set to raise rates next year, but still lag Fed
Tighter monetary policy is coming to Asia next year. Yet it will lag the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes as Asian central banks balance an exports-led revival in growth with a slowdown in regional locomotive China. [more...]
Reuters: Companies prepare for disorderly Brexit as talks stall
Big companies are stepping up their plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to get talks back on track after a major setback. [more...]
CNBC: Bitcoin blasts past $14,000, less than 24 hours after crossing $12,000
Bitcoin rocketed higher Wednesday, crossing the $14,000 mark less than 24 hours after topping $12,000. The landmark happened on the Coinbase exchange just before 6 p.m. ET, and it traded as high as $14,400 on that platform. [more...]
CNBC: China's growth will be 'much, much lower' when debt comes under control, expert says
China's growth rate will be "much, much lower" when Beijing gets a grip on controlling debt, a finance professor at one of China's top university said Thursday. [more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
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