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Tale of two retailers: Amazon, Sears

Here’s the other side of the demise of the shopping mall, Amazon’s shares may rise to $1,000 a share on Friday.

The web-based retailer’s shares are up 32.5% year-to-date with a market cap of $480B, while brick and mortar retail chains file for more bankruptcies so far in 2017, more than any other year. 160 more words

Economy

Bitcoin soars $1,000 in week as Wall St. firms take notice

Ok it’s time to dig into the reason for bitcoin’s surging price moves. The digital currency is up just under $1,000 in the last week. 351 more words

Monetary

Bitcoin has a 400% return over last 12 months

Bitcoin is having its moment but it could leave you queasy in its price gyrations.

The often maligned crypto-currency continued its incredible run on Monday, soaring to nearly $2,300 at 10:30 p.m. 136 more words

Monetary

Is N. Korea The Excuse China Needs To Launch Monetary Armageddon? 

Source: Mark St.Cyr

If one were only to get their “news” via the main-stream media outlets, it wouldn’t be wrong to assume when it came to the understanding of what is really going on across the globe, along with the consequences, most haven’t a clue. 666 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

A bitcoin ETF will be death knell of true price discovery of cryptocurrencies

As I wrote for the New York Post on Sunday the brief recent history of bitcoin and its rise to $1,600 this year, despite having some setbacks early in 2017. 326 more words

Monetary

April jobs number in line with Goldilocks

April’s jobs number came in at 211K, which was higher than the street estimates, appears to be in the sweet spot for the markets.

The 211K offsets the tepid growth in the employment sector off of March’s 98K, which was well off analyst’s expectation of 180K. 129 more words

Economy

Growth in China and Japan to anchor Asean+3 growth: report

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

GROWTH in China and Japan will anchor growth in the Asean+3 region, which is expected to slow slightly to around 5.2 per cent in 2017 and further deepen to 5.1 per cent in 2018, according to the inaugural flagship report of the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (Amro) released on Thursday. 266 more words

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