Microcap stocks are one of the few asset classes where the average investor, through disciplined research, can compete with institutional traders.
The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.
Beijing is clearly undergoing a massive transformation right now.
Speech given by Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. on Aug. 4, 2015

John McCormick has been on a mission for the past five years: to bring hedge funds to the masses.

PayPal Holdings Inc shares jumped as much as 11% in their highly anticipated return to the Nasdaq on Monday, valuing the company at about $52 billion.

The June ADP survey of private sector hiring showed a pick-up in the pace of hiring across the board. Private companies hired 237,000 new workers last month, beating the Bloomberg forecast among economists of 218,000. The pace increased from 203,000 seen in May.
Bitcoin is getting more and more attention from the banks and exchanges but it still remains relatively unknown to consumers, we read on CoinDesk: A new survey published by Goldman Sachs has found that just over half of U.S. millennials believe they will never use bitcoin.
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms. While FINtech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. This week we take a look at iStockAlerts.
Barclays is interested in the Bitcoin technology and has partnered with a Bitcoin exchange to explore blockchain technologies, we read on CoinDesk: Barclays has signed off on a proof-of-concept to trial bitcoin technology.