Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 164,000 in April, and the unemployment
rate edged down to 3.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Job gains occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, health care,
A year ago, we had pointed out that despite May’s reputation as being a time to sell equities, the prior four years produced positive returns in all three equity indexes in May. Make that five years in a row now. Though, when you take a closer look at recent equity performance in May, each year there has been some volatility in the markets during May and the overall gains have been only marginal.
You can now trade cryptocurrencies for free through Trading Technologies' software. Trading Technologies is a 24-year-old company providing software and services for the trading industry. Its lead product is a front-end platform simply known as TT.
FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, and Quantopian, a crowd-sourced asset manager and creator of the open-source quantitative finance platform, today announced a new strategic relationship and a plan to launch a pioneering data analysis solution called Quantopian Enterprise.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement action on April 23, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Defendant Kevin Scott Antonovich of Woodside, New York.
Hedge funds registered their second consecutive month of losses since the start of the year, according to an update of Eurekahedge’s Hedge Fund Index.The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index declined 0.54% in March while still outperforming the MSCI World Index which ended the month down 2.215%.