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2023 Aftermath: By How Much Did Bitcoin Outperform S&P 500, NASDAQ, Dow Jones, and Gold?

It was another challenging year as one war continued without an evident conclusion (Russia-Ukraine), and another one broke out in the Middle East. Numerous countries are trying to fight off the increasing inflation, some with bigger success than others. With just hours left of 2023, it’s interesting to compare the performance of the world’s largest stock market indexes, gold, which typically performs better during uncertain times, and Bitcoin – an asset that has been...

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Intel Unveils New AI Chips to Rival Nvidia’s Dominance in AI Industry, INTC Stock Up 1%

Dubbed Gaudi3, Intel intends to attract generative AI companies like OpenAI away from Nvidia and bolster its stock market performance. Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC) stock closed Thursday trading at $45.18, up 1.37 percent from the day’s opening price. Although Intel has been on a winning streak since the calendar flipped in January, the company is not satisfied with the performance as its rival Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ: NVDA) has more than tripled its valuation year-to-date. As a result, Intel has...

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Dow Jones Jumps 500 Points to All-Time High as Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged

With yesterday’s historic high, the Dow Jones extends its Q4 rally to more than 10%. On the other hand, the technology sector also makes a fresh all-time high. In a historic surge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record by closing above 37,000 points for the first time. The Federal Reserve’s indication of multiple rate cuts in the coming year was the major catalyst behind the move. The 30-stock Dow soared by 512.30 points, or 1.40%, finishing at 37,090.24, surpassing its...

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Bitcoin Overtakes Tesla, Berkshire Hathaway Stock to Become Top 10 Asset

Bitcoin has become one of the top 10 assets in the world by market cap. This places it higher than Tesla, Visa, and Berkshire Hathaway stock. Crypto watchers might remember that a few years ago, Bitcoin was declared the top-performing asset of the 2010s, even beating out competitors like gold and stocks like Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL). Now, it seems history is repeating itself, according to Infinite Market Cap, a platform that tracks the market capitalization of thousands of assets. As per...

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Dow Futures Slightly Up after closing at New 2023 High, Treasury Yields Remain Flat

Stock futures are mixed after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed its best month in more than a year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new high for the year on Thursday. This marked a stellar month-end performance amidst signs of reduced inflation and robust earnings reports. Climbing by 520 points, or 1.47%, the Dow closed at 35,950.89, surpassing its previous peak set in August. Similarly, the S&P 500 added 0.4% to hit 4,567.80, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped...

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MicroStrategy (MSTR) Shares Soar 246%, Michael Saylor Credits Bitcoin’s Rise

Saylor sees Bitcoin’s potential to soar even higher, especially once regulators approve financial firms’ Bitcoin spot ETF products. MicroStrategy Inc (NASDAQ: MSTR), the software firm led by Executive Chairman Michael Saylor, has seen its shares surge by an astounding 246% in 2023. Saylor attributes this success to Bitcoin (BTC), which has not only fueled MicroStrategy’s growth but also positioned the company to compete with tech giants like Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), Microsoft Corp...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Shares Soar to Record High amid OpenAI-Related Optimism

Market analysts believe the new updates released by OpenAI significantly contributed to the rise of Microsoft (MSFT) shares.  Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), a global technology powerhouse, witnessed a remarkable surge in its share price, achieving unprecedented heights for the first time since 2021. On November 7, the company’s shares ended the trading session at a record high of $360.53, representing an impressive daily increase of 1.12%. The surge propelled the company’s market...

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Cloud firm Datadog Beats Street Q3 2023 Estimates, DDOG Stock Price Shoots 28%

Datadog has further given an optimistic outlook for the entire year of 2023 while forecasting Q4 revenue between $564 million and $568 million. On Tuesday, November 7, cloud monitoring software firm Datadog Inc (NASDAQ: DDOG) reported stronger-than-expected results for Q3 2023 following which its stock price shot up by 28%, thereby registering the highest-ever single-day gains. Datadog Performance in Q3 2023 The company reported Q3 2023 revenue of $547.5 million, marking a 25%...

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Bitcoin Mining Stocks Skyrocket as BTC Price Hovers Around $35K

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) equity indexes advanced for the second consecutive day. Bitcoin (BTC) mining stocks enjoyed significant gains on Thursday as the price of the coin hovers around $35,000, its highest level in over 17 months. Bitcoin Mining Stocks’ Strong Performance According to reports, US-listed mining companies such as Marathon Digital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MARA), Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT), and CleanSpark Inc (NASDAQ: CLSK)...

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Ford Misses Wall Street Expectations for Q3 2023 amid Pending Deal

The recent work stoppage by the United Auto Workers (UAW) union impacted the company’s ability to meet its financial targets. On Thursday, October 26, Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) reported its Q3 2023 earnings while missing Wall Street expectations. The company has been restructuring its operations and regrouping after the conclusion of nearly six weeks of US labor strike that cost the company a staggering $1.3 billion. Ford in Q3 2023 In the third quarter, Ford reported a shift to net income,...

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