US Regulators Target Bitcoin ATMs: 88% of the Funds Exit the Country via Machines

2020-06-03

Bitcoin automated teller machines (BATMs) will become the next target for regulators, as world governments tighten screws on money laundering. According to Ciphertrace CTO John Jeffries, crypto-cash machines will attract “greater…regulatory focus” in a bid to rein-in alleged cross-border illicit financial transfers. Jeffries urged “the need for more uniform regulatoryRead More →

3 Swap Opportunities In Closed-End Funds

2020-02-16

Note: The original swap suggestions were released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members on January 21, 2020. One of the strategies that we employ at CEF/ETF Income Laboratory is something that we have termed “compounding income on steroids,” which is a method that involves exploiting valuation inefficiencies in closed-end funds. OurRead More →

Aurora Cannabis earnings: Here comes a billion-dollar loss

2020-02-11

When Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced last week that co-founder and Chief Executive Terry Booth would retire, it also revealed another loss to come: A quarterly deficit of roughly a billion dollars. Aurora ACB, -1.28% ACB, -1.44%  is scheduled to report fiscal second-quarter results Thursday morning, and it is expected toRead More →

How to drive Tesla stock — plus other top investing tips

2020-02-09

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Tesla cars are electric, but the stock lately has been all rocket fuel. Read some of the Tesla stories that captured MarketWatch readers’ attention this past week. Plus, check out a warning about excessive stock-market optimism, and read why a buy-the-dip opportunityRead More →

Sorry, But Your ESG Funds Probably Suck

2020-02-04

I’ve previously discussed ESG investing and how investing in what you view as subjective morality is actually nothing more than old school stock picking. I get it – we want to do what’s right and make money. That’s all well and good, but as it pertains to secondary markets andRead More →

Tanger Outlet shares surge as short sellers get squeezed

2020-01-27

iStockphoto The Tanger Outlets in Lancaster County. Shares of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers are rocketing higher even as doubts about the future of bricks-and-mortar retailers continue to plague the company, one of the pioneers of outlet-store shopping. But the big share move upward isn’t because investors have had a changeRead More →

Man who made a killing during financial crisis says that, at some point, the stock market will slow down — but, till then, ‘I love riding a horse that’s running’

2020-01-17

‘I love riding a horse that’s running.’ David Tepper tells CNBC Perhaps, cribbing from the lyrics to the viral song “Old Town Road”, David Tepper is going to take his horse and ride till he can’t no more. That is essentially the sentiment conveyed by the founder of hedge fundRead More →