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GOLDMAN SACHS: A new ‘scenario worth worrying about’ could cause the next avalanche of selling in the stock market

The recent stock market correction was worsened by a flash crash in illiquid investment products that had bet on low volatility. This flash crash and others during the recovery have occurred against the backdrop of a relatively good economy — and that’s the worrying scenario, according to Charles Himmelberg, Goldman …


A 19-year-old college rugby player has gone missing in Bermuda during a team trip

Bermuda Police A 19-year-old St. Joseph’s University student has gone missing in Bermuda during a team trip. Mark Dombrowski was last seen at a bar early Sunday morning. The team was competing in the Ariel Re Bermuda International 7’s Tournament during the past week and was scheduled to return to …

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Global Trade Disputes Take Center Stage in 2018

Off The Charts! examines the pertinent economic issues of the day, providing a deeper dive into complex topics and framing the issues in a way that can lead to a better understanding of the financial and commodities markets.

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BANK OF AMERICA: A small group of oil traders could come out of hibernation to catch the rest of the market off-guard

Strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have identified some reasons why oil-market bears could soon “wake up from winter hibernation.”  Oil traders’ bullish price bets relative to bearish bets are near a record high.  “If they do, WTI crude oil prices could lose $5/bbl within just a few weeks,” the …


THE BLOCKCHAIN IN THE IoT REPORT: How distributed ledgers enhance the IoT through better visibility and create trust

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Blockchain isn’t just for bankers anymore. Most of the buzz around the distributed ledger has focused on its uses in finance, where it originated. But …