Month: August 2019

Savannah’s funds shrunk a bit with the approval of several pricey items on the regular city council agenda Thursday. Aldermen approved about $49 million in expenditures, plus $55 million in bonds. RCraig09 [CC BY-SA 3.0] Aldermen voted to allow the Downtown Savannah Authority to issue $10 million in general obligation bonds for the fund the
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Crypto-jacking campaigns increased substantially in the first quarter of 2019 according to a McAfee Labs Threats Report published yesterday. The prevalence of ransomware attacks climbed a massive 118% during Q1, while malware attacks increased by 29% in the same period. The report also states that the attacks were indiscriminate, meaning that both Windows and Apple
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Why do currencies always come in pairs in trading? That’s a question many new traders ask when they come across their first charts and graphs. Here to explain one of the building blocks of Forex is trading expert David Jones. In this video you’ll see the components of currency pairs broken down, explained and put
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The majority of stock is common stock, but there are two other types as well. 1.Common -Traded by the general public (i.e. on NYSE, NASDAQ, Dow Jones) -Executed quickly 2. Preferred -You either have to pay more to get it or you have to be part of the company to get it -If the company
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Breakouts are like cheap tickets to a good movie. When they come out everyone wants them but only a few manage to get them. David Jones explains to the Trading 212 community how to see the early signs of a breakout and how to position yourself to jump in on a confirmed and more likely
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Michigan could face a government shutdown as the budget battle between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over school and road funding looks no closer to being resolved by the Oct. 1 deadline. Credit analysts at S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings said that a temporary shutdown won’t impact the state’s credit. Michigan Gov.
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Here’s the good news on earnings: Despite much hand-wringing around tariffs and the global economic outlook, overall earnings for the S&P 500 in 2019 remain “flattish,” meaning they are likely to be little changed from 2018’s record pace. The bad news: Investors remain on edge because confidence in the estimates are not high. “The wild
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Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has taken to Twitter in an attempt to clarify Ripple’s decision to sell XRP. Investments in the token have been dwindling, as many feel Ripple’s decision to continue selling its XRP is driving the price of the token down. Garlinghouse has previously explained that funds from the selling of XRP are funneled back
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As markets chop around from the recent trade war and recession contagion spreads, its hard to find investments that you can park your money in while waiting for things to settle down. This week, I received a message from a Seeking Alpha reader asking if I would look at the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active
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