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Bitcoin and Ethereum Are Worst Investments in 2020 after Crude Oil

Bitcoin and Ethereum are two of the most famous cryptocurrencies. During the fall of the markets, they fall especially loudly. Is this the ‘store of value’ power we’ve been hearing about for years? But only oil perform worse these days.Since the beginning of the global coronavirus pandemic, world markets kept falling into the abyss. Many people start thinking about the true value of Bitcoin, Ethereum, crude oil, futures, and stocks. The Block analyst and notable crypto observer Larry Chermak...

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Tom Barrack Warns on Collapse of Commercial Mortgage Market

Tom Barrack, the head of Colony Capital real estate investment firm, claims that the next big crisis can be harder than the Great Depression. He suggests that the market needs an additional supply of liquid cash, as well as borrow system restructuring until 2024.Per the U.S. based commercial mortgage market shark, Tom Barrack, the market signs are telling that the collapse is imminent. The borrowers must not fall into default, because this would mean a domino effect for the industry.Barrack...

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Oil Prices Rose after Their Worst Week since 1991 but Started Falling Again

Oil prices seem to get better after a horrible week. OPEC may resume pumping the markets with fresh oil.Oil prices have recovered from the previous lows. Last week was one of the worst weeks in history since the global oil industry decided to start tracking prices. Sources say that prices rebounded slightly showing signs that the price drop may reverse. This also shows that things may not as bad as everyone thought. facing falling demand, the global oil industry went into a tailspin. This is...

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Dow Futures Add 4% Today, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Are Also in Green

Dow Jones futures and S&P 500 futures have changed little this morning, while Nasdaq futures rose modestly after California issued a “stay-at-home” order to slow the Covid-19 spread.U.S. stock futures started good on early Friday morning, showing potential for a positive opening after an also positive Thursday session. Investors are obviously still watching over coronavirus developments. The Donald Trump administration proposed an $850 billion stimulus package to stabilize the economy,...

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Dow Futures Plummet Another 300 Points, ECB Reveals Massive Stimulus Package

Dow Futures, as well as the market in general, are very unstable these days. The ECB announced a new Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme to support the European economy.Yet another sad day in Wall Street as investors see their portfolios decline by the day. The Dow futures dropped 300 points during the early Thursday trading hours. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures, which is a major U.S. stock index was 352 points lower as off 2.43 a.m ET, this implies an opening drop of 248.92...

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Dow Futures Lose 800 Points Hitting ‘Limit Down’, Market Rebounded on $1T Stimulus Hopes

Dow Futures lost another 800 points. Futures contracts for the indices were in “limit down” territory, a situation where trading is halted after they have hit a 5% loss and can go no lower.Trading of futures contracts has seen extreme volatility overnight, and some traders even thought of the possibility that computer trading has distorted trading moves in the market’s collapse deriving from the coronavirus outbreak. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 821 points, indicating a...

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Dow Futures Open 700 Points Up on Tuesday after Trump’s Tweet about Airlines Support

Dow Futures are showing a sharp recovery after Monday’s bloodbath as U.S. President Donald Trump assures supporting industries amid this ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that has disrupted the global economy.On Monday, Dow Jones suffered its worst day after the “Black Friday” market crash of 1987 as fears of coronavirus continue to mount further. The Dow Jones crashed 12.9% i.e. nearly 3000 points closing at 20,188 levels. Just at the Monday opening, Dow Jones triggered a circuit breaker halting...

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Oil Price Drops Below $30 as Coronavirus Forces Reduced Demand

The situation with the oil price is getting worse as the price has now fallen below $30 as there is no longer much demand because of travel restrictions due to the coronavirus.The price of oil is easily the most talked about the news after the coronavirus pandemic. Oil, which has relatively maintained a significantly healthy price range for a while now, crashed terribly last week. Saudi Arabia deliberately cut down on the price of oil by 30% in response to Russia disagreeing to reduce its...

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Dow Futures Plunged 1,000 Points after Fed Cuts Interest Rate to Zero

Previously, the target range of the interest rate varied from 1% to 1.25%. Now the benchmark for both short-term lending for financial institutions and a peg to consumer rates will be targeted at 0% to 0.25%. Dow Futures lost 1,000 points.Yesterday evening, U.S. stock futures plummeted by 5%. Dow futures plunged 1,041 points or about 4.5%. S&P 500 futures closed down about 4.8%, while Nasdaq futures were down 4.5%. The drop followed the initiative of the U.S. Federal Reserve.On Sunday,...

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OKEx Surpassed BitMEx in Bitcoin Futures Volume

OKEx surpassed BitMEX in the Bitcoin futures volume while exchanges face challenges in dealing with extreme market.The cryptocurrency market fell prey to the global instability, which contributes to the catastrophic falling of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, from $9K level to $3k level. Starting from 7 March, the asset showed pressure on the resistance level, and continued the downwards trending until today, without indicating any strong bounce back signals yet.OKEx Dominates the Bitcoin...

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