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Evaluating the market for the Royals players that weren't traded

Evaluating the market for the Royals players that weren’t traded

The trade deadline has passed, and the Royals were actually pretty transactional. In the past two months they have made six significant trades, adding 12 new players to the organization: But there were still some trade candidates that the Royals ultimately held onto. We don’t know what, if any, kind of discussions the Royals had …

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Paul Britton, CEO of $9.5 billion derivatives firm, says the market hasn't seen the worst of it

Paul Britton, CEO of $9.5 billion derivatives firm, says the market hasn’t seen the worst of it

(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) The market has seen tremendous price swings this year – whether it comes to equities, fixed income, currencies, or commodities — but volatility expert Paul Britton doesn’t think it ends there. Britton is the founder and CEO of the $9.5 billion derivatives firm, Capstone Investment Advisors. …

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Canon Says the Camera Market ‘Has Largely Bottomed Out’

In a question and answer document attached to its second quarter 2022 financial results, Canon responds to an inquiry about the future of the camera market by saying it believes it “has largely bottomed out at its current size.” Canon has rather openly responded to a set of questions linked to the financial stability of …

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AMTD Digital market cap shoots from $1 billion to $400 billion: What is it and who is behind it?

AMTD Digital market cap shoots from $1 billion to $400 billion: What is it and who is behind it?

What in the world is AMTD Digital Inc. and who is behind it? That’s the question many investors are asking themselves after an unknown company out of Hong Kong managed to join the ranks of the global megacaps worth around a half trillion dollars on Tuesday. It started when the American Depository Share (ADS) with …

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Market Plunge: 2 Stock-Split Stocks Begging to Be Bought

Market Plunge: 2 Stock-Split Stocks Begging to Be Bought

Soaring inflation and rising interest rates have been weighed on the stock market this year. In fact, the S&P500 had its worst first half since 1970, falling more than 20% between January and June. But that hasn’t stopped the spread of stock-split mania. With little else to get excited about, some investors have enthusiastically embraced …

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Nasdaq Leads As Stock Market Climbs;  PayPal, Robinhood, Ping Among Major Movers

Nasdaq Leads As Stock Market Climbs; PayPal, Robinhood, Ping Among Major Movers

The stock market climbed early Wednesday as earnings and acquisition news stoked some big moves. X The Nasdaq composite leapt 1.5% though it continues to face sellers at the 12,500 level this week. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.6%. But the Innovator IBD 50 ETF (FFTY) lagged with …

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Your Rolex Suddenly Might Be Worth Less Than You Think

Your Rolex Suddenly Might Be Worth Less Than You Think

The watch resale market, where prices for hyped timepieces skyrocketed to record figures in recent years, is floating back down to earth. According to sales data from Chrono24, a watch resale marketplace, a stainless steel Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 that sold for more than $194,000 in January is now trading closer to $145,000. Sales of …

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41 large polluters to get free passes in WA carbon trading market

41 large polluters to get free passes in WA carbon trading market

Washington is required by law to eliminate or offset all of its greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050. But generous exemptions for more than 40 of the state’s biggest polluters in a forthcoming carbon market could push that goal beyond reach. In January, the state Department of Ecology will roll out a cap-and-invest program through which 99 …

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The Market Ignores Amazon's Retail Struggles.  Should You?

The Market Ignores Amazon’s Retail Struggles. Should You?

Amazon (AMZN 2.19%) released second-quarter earnings last week, and Wall Street partied like it was 2021. The stock surged by double digits, and some analysts rushed to increase price targets. Given the price action and glowing endorsements, would you believe me if I told you Amazon’s quarterly operating income was cut in half year over …

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