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11:14 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Vasant Dhar
Day-trading reality check: humans are poor investors and even worse traders Here’s why you should stay away from ‘free’ digital trading platformsHere’s why you should stay away from “free” digital trading platforms.
9:29 a.m. March 26, 2020 - By Beth Kindig
Algorithms sped up selling, leading to the fastest bear market in stock market history The selling of stocks accelerated this month, leaving Americans with less wealth to scramble for cash The selling of stocks accelerated this month, leaving Americans with less wealth to scramble for cash.
6:24 a.m. March 18, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Pound sinks to multidecade lows as stocks reel from coronavirus concernsThe pound tumbled to levels not seen in several decades, as investors flocked to the perceived safe haven of the dollar while stocks continued to tumble on fears of the coronavirus pandemic doing severe damage to the global economy.
3:46 p.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Futures trader who triggered 2010 ‘flash crash’ spared prison U.S. judge sentences autistic man to home confinement, time servedA U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year’s home confinement, sparing him imprisonment after prosecutors praised his cooperation and said his crimes were entirely unmotivated by greed.
10:54 a.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Fund manager on stock-market surprises in 2020: ‘Am I concerned? Should investors be concerned? You’re damn right’ No. 1 on the list: Biden wins in clean sweep for Democrats Politics and profits will influence the stock market more so in 2020 than they have in any other year over the past decade, according to Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management, who calls himself “a cynic looking for truth.”
3:13 p.m. Dec. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Wreckage of Hawaii tour helicopter found in mountainous area on Kauai Officials said they’re sending additional resources and searching for possible crash survivorsOfficials said they’re sending additional resources and searching for possible survivors of the crash.
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