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5 Ways to Short Bitcoin

5 Ways to Short Bitcoin

For those investors who believe that bitcoin is likely to crash at some point in the future, shorting the currency might be a good option. One of the easiest ways to short bitcoin is through a cryptocurrency margin trading platform. Many exchanges allow this type of trading, with margin trades allowing for investors to "borrow" money from a broker in order to make a trade.

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    TheStreet.com

    Care.com Shares Slump After Chief Financial Officer Resigns

    The move comes 3½ months after The Wall Street Journal reported that many day-care centers listed on the site were unlicensed. Michael Echenberg, executive vice president and finance chief at Care.com, resigned effective Aug. 30, the Waltham, Mass., company said in a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Michael Goss, vice president of finance, is expected to become acting chief financial officer, Care.com said in the filing.

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    Reuters

    India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts-sources

    India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online discounts, three sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters. Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has said that while the government was prepared to listen to concerns about its new foreign direct investment rules (FDI), it was committed to protecting small traders from predatory behaviour by foreign-funded companies, the sources said. The comments were made by Goyal during a closed-door meeting on Monday with several e-commerce companies.

  • NYC Cabbies Facing Financial Ruin Force City to Consider a Rescue
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    Bloomberg

    NYC Cabbies Facing Financial Ruin Force City to Consider a Rescue

    Dozens of Yellow Cab owner-operators marched on City Hall Monday, when some offered tearful testimony describing how their belief in the American Dream was shattered by predatory lenders and city policies encouraging an inflated market for licensing medallions that burst with the unregulated growth of the electronic-hail industry. “I think about taking my life -- I really do -- and the only thing that stops me is my kids,” Mouhamadou Aliyu, a West African father of four who's been in New York since 1993, said in testimony to the council. At least nine drivers have killed themselves since late 2017, including one who took a shotgun to his head near City Hall last year, according to Bhairavi Desai, a political organizer who leads the Taxi Worker Alliance.

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    Barrons.com

    Tesla Stock Approaches a Critical Moment

    (TSLA) stock rose Wednesday as reports previewing its coming quarterly delivery report fueled some investors' optimism about demand for the company's vehicles. Tesla stock (ticker: TSLA) was recently up 2.5% to $225.30. On Tuesday night, Bloomberg reported on an internal memo by CEO Elon Musk saying the company was “on track” to set a record for quarterly deliveries “if we go all out.” The second-quarter announcement is expected next week.

  • Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO)
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    Insider Monkey

    Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO)

    The elite funds run by legendary investors such as David Tepper and Dan Loeb make hundreds of millions of dollars for themselves and their investors by spending enormous resources doing research on small cap stocks that big investment banks don't follow. In this article, we take a closer look at Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) from the perspective of those elite funds. Is Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) ready to rally soon?

  • Micron surges on after Q3 earnings and revenue beat
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    Micron surges on after Q3 earnings and revenue beat

    Yahoo Finance's Emily McCormick reports on Micron's revenue and earnings beat for Q3.

  • Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack
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    Reuters

    Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack

    Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks. Reuters today reported extensive new details about the global hacking campaign, known as Cloud Hopper and attributed to China by the United States and its Western allies. Read the full report here: https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/china-cyber-cloudhopper A U.S. indictment in December outlined an elaborate operation to steal Western intellectual property in order to advance China's economic interests but stopped short of naming victi...

  • A Note On Roper Technologies, Inc.'s (NYSE:ROP) ROE and Debt To Equity
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    Simply Wall St.

    A Note On Roper Technologies, Inc.'s (NYSE:ROP) ROE and Debt To Equity

    With that in mind, this article will work through how we can use Return On Equity (ROE) to better understand a business. Roper Technologies has a ROE of 14%, based on the last twelve months. How Do I Calculate ROE?

  • These semiconductor stocks are rising the most as Micron CEO is upbeat about Huawei and China
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    MarketWatch

    These semiconductor stocks are rising the most as Micron CEO is upbeat about Huawei and China

    a href="https://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-semiconductor-stocks-are-rising-the-most-as-micron-ceo-is-upbeat-about-huawei-and-china-2019-06-26? siteid=yhoof2" (MU) 12.3% 15.6% -36.9% -22.8% Nvidia Corp.

  • 3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 5%
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    Motley Fool

    3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 5%

    A better retail play Steve Symington (Tanger Factory Outlet Centers): Tanger Factory Outlet Centers looks mighty temping, with its enormous 9.1% dividend yield -- though a payout that high seems to indicate the market anticipates the outlet center-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) is in jeopardy. Indeed, there's a chance Tanger could lower its dividend if well-known pressures facing the retail industry spread more broadly into its niche. And the company recently took the strategic step of selling four of its non-core properties that were in decline so it could redirect resources to higher-potential assets.

  • Better Buy: Cisco Systems vs. Microsoft
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    Motley Fool

    Better Buy: Cisco Systems vs. Microsoft

    Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) are both tech stalwarts that have helped shape the landscape of the Internet and computer software for the past several decades. The two tech giants appear to have navigated the changes pretty successfully so far, and investors have pushed up Cisco's share price 95% and Microsoft's 165% over the past three years as a result. Additionally, Microsoft and Cisco are generating solid trailing-12-month free cash flow, an indicator that their businesses are in good shape.

  • AbbVie's $63 billion Allergan deal shakes up big pharma
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    AbbVie's $63 billion Allergan deal shakes up big pharma

    The healthcare industry is going through a transformation after a wave of recent deals including AbbVie's $63 billion deal to buy Botox maker Allergan. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi speak to Chris Meekins, Raymond James Healthcare Policy analyst.

  • Chinese buyers are pulling out of New York real estate in droves
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    Quartz

    Chinese buyers are pulling out of New York real estate in droves

    China's capital controls are making their mark on New York's luxury real estate market. In an effort to shore up its currency, the world's second biggest economy has been cracking down on money leaving the country, and there are significant concerns (paywall) about its real estate developers' levels of US dollar debt. Having briefly been the main movers and shakers in New York real estate, Chinese developers have fallen behind the Canadians, the Germans and the Dutch.

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    Bloomberg

    Ukrainian Oligarch Firtash Loses Fight Over U.S. Extradition

    Austria's highest court backed a U.S. request to extradite Dmitry Firtash on corruption charges, giving a green light for the Ukrainian tycoon to be sent to the U.S. for trial, possibly in the coming weeks. The Supreme Court dismissed complaints by Firtash's lawyers and by Austria's Attorney General, who had both argued that the case is motivated by U.S. interests in influencing Ukraine's politics. Presiding Judge Michael Danek said on Tuesday there were no reasons to cancel a ruling by a lower court, which had earlier approved the extradition.

  • A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS)
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    Simply Wall St.

    A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS)

    Does the June share price for Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate the stock's intrinsic value by estimating the company's future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. Companies can be valued in a lot of ways, so we would point out that a DCF is not perfect for every situation.

  • Canopy Growth (CGC) Continues to Struggle to Find Its Identity
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    SmarterAnalyst

    Canopy Growth (CGC) Continues to Struggle to Find Its Identity

    After a somewhat disappointing earnings report and the accompanying commentary from management, it's apparent to me that Canopy Growth (CGC) is struggling to find its corporate identity and a consistent business model. Taking into account the rapidly changing cannabis industry and Canopy considering itself primarily a recreational pot producer, it's apparent the company is struggling to find its identity in a market that isn't going to favor those with heavy exposure to recreational pot because of that segment descending rapidly into a commodity. In its recently released earnings report, Canopy reported fourth quarter revenue of C$94.1 million, a slight beat of C$0.41M.

  • Here is What Hedge Funds Think About AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)
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    Insider Monkey

    Here is What Hedge Funds Think About AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)

    Hedge funds and institutional investors tracked by Insider Monkey usually invest a disproportionate amount of their portfolios in smaller cap stocks. In this article, we will take a closer look at hedge fund sentiment towards AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC). Hedge funds are taking a bearish view.

  • Is Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SBRA) CEO Being Overpaid?
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    Simply Wall St.

    Is Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SBRA) CEO Being Overpaid?

    In 2010 Rick Matros was appointed CEO of Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA). This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. Our data indicates that Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. is worth US$3.5b, and total annual CEO compensation is US$4.7m.

  • Why Shares of General Mills Are Falling Today
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    Motley Fool

    Why Shares of General Mills Are Falling Today

    Shares of General Mills (NYSE: GIS) traded down 8% on Wednesday morning after the consumer staples company reported quarterly sales that came in below estimates. General Mills on Wednesday morning reported fiscal fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of $0.83 per share, topping consensus estimates of $0.77 per share. General Mills said results were hurt by difficult comparisons to last year, as well as slowing ice cream demand and ongoing challenges in France and throughout Europe.

  • Why Rite Aid Stock Popped Today
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    Motley Fool

    Why Rite Aid Stock Popped Today

    What happened Shares of Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) were moving higher on Friday as investor enthusiasm for the stock surged after news of yet another acquisition deal in the healthcare industry, and as the market is anticipating the struggling pharmacy chain's first-quarter earnings report out tomorrow afternoon. The stock closed up 8.7% after gaining as much as 10.5% earlier in the session. So what This morning, AbbVie, the drugmaker best known for Humira, said it would acquire Botox maker Allergan for $63 billion, a move that sent shares of the target company up 25%.

  • Wall Street's 2 Favorite Cannabis Stocks May Surprise You
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    Motley Fool

    Wall Street's 2 Favorite Cannabis Stocks May Surprise You

    Which cannabis stocks are at the top of Wall Street's initial report card? Analysts seem to favor Aleafia Health (NASDAQOTH: ALEAF) and Medmen Enterprises (NASDAQOTH: MMNFF) as their top two cannabis picks, which, oddly enough, have also been some of the industry's worst performers so far this year. Is it time to catch these falling knives?

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    Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of PEY.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-18 4:00pm GMT

    Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. - President, CEO & Director * David Alan Thomas

  • Health Canada Just Failed the Marijuana Industry... Again
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    Motley Fool

    Health Canada Just Failed the Marijuana Industry... Again

    Canada's pot industry has faltered badly, thanks to Health Canada While this might seem like the perfect recipe for success, the launch of legal weed hasn't exactly been a budding success in Canada. In January and February, licensed cannabis store sales in Canada actually declined, with February sales coming in about 13% lower than where they were in December. That's a head-scratcher given the popularity surrounding marijuana and the favorability the public has toward legalization.

  • 3 Popular Marijuana Stocks With Surprisingly Poor Margins
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    Motley Fool

    3 Popular Marijuana Stocks With Surprisingly Poor Margins

    Canopy Growth Pardon the pun, but expectations were high heading into Canopy Growth's (NYSE: CGC) fourth-quarter earnings report that it would, like Aurora Cannabis, buck the recent weakness in Canadian weed sales and deliver modestly higher sequential quarterly revenue. Although this proved to be the case, the only reason Canopy's sales rose was the result of much higher ancillary revenue via acquisitions. Both the company's recreational and medical marijuana revenue declined on a sequential quarterly basis.

  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Sientra Inc (SIEN)
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    Insider Monkey

    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Sientra Inc (SIEN)

    Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds' and successful investors' positions as of the end of the first quarter. You can find write-ups about an individual hedge fund's trades on numerous financial news websites.