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Charting Fintech Investment in 2016

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

Overall numbers are down, but banks are stepping up their game...


Turns Out Banks Are Terrible Stock Pickers

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

These are supposed to be the experts, people.


​A Global Derivatives Expert Shines the Light on Systematic Risk

David Galland | Equities.com |

Let's try to untangle the global derivatives mess...


Bats Global Markets Prices IPO at $19, Raising $250 Million

Henry Truc | Equities.com |

Can Bats wake the sleeping IPO market?


The 21st Century's Railroad Barons: Exploring Wall Street's Conflict of Interest Problem

Wesley Gray | Equities.com |

"Competition is a sin." --Attributed to John D. Rockefeller One of the greatest monopoly stories in US history is that of the American railroad. During the nineteenth and


Lend Academy's Peter Renton on the 2014 LendIt Conference

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Early last month, most of the world’s primary experts in the field of online lending descended on San Francisco for the 2nd Annual LendIt conference to discuss all things peer-to-peer and


High-Yield Blue-Chip Banks

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

Dividend investing can be a safe, effective way to play the market. Many companies are loathe to pay out too much of a guaranteed return to investors, assuming they want to keep the money to spend


A Closer Look at ETF Issuers

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Once an investor is familiar with what an exchanged-traded fund (ETF) is, why they should consider investing in them, and some of the alternative ETF types at their disposal, it’s time to


Investing as Shakespearean Tragedy: The Story of Ariad Pharmaceutical (ARIA)

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Shares in Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) were up 10.78 percent on Veterans Day. Even for a small-cap like Ariad, coming in at a valuation just under a half billion dollars, that’s normally


Leading ETFS (SPY, QQQ) Fall on Sneakily Dreary Economic News

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Modest market losses in the wake of the recently released economic data for the United States pushed down major equities ETFs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was off nearly half a percent, the


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Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure