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Charting Fintech Investment in 2016

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

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


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


Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXL) Rises Amid Derivative Sale, Murky Outlook on Economy

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Shares in the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund ($DXJ) gained over 1.35 percent in early trading on Wednesday, following up a day when struggling Japanese equities pulled the WisdomTree Hedged


J.P. Morgan (JPM) Settles, Bank of America (BAC) to Follow?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Banking giant J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) shrugged off this weekend’s news that it was near an agreement to pay the federal government a $13 billion settlement for selling suspect


Copper Futures Trading Higher Despite 2014 Overstock

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

October saw shipments of copper up about 18 percent for the largest monthly advance in over a year, and the metal has been trading higher on the London Metal Exchange for the past three sessions,


Gold Edges Further Down on Dire Analyst Forecasts

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

The price of gold was down 0.70 percent, or nearly $10 in Thursday afternoon trading to $1,298 per ounce on the Comex, as a number of investment banks released their own grim forecasts for the


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