Digital Assets, Actual Delivery & Control

Every new asset type results in a free-for-all between the various agencies in the US that control regulation and enforcement over instruments or assets that appear in the marketplace. Ostensibly, regulators exist for the protection of investors, by overseeing markets in such a way that fraud is rooted out and consumers protected. The argument for…

Could 86% Of PPP Loans Be Converted To Grants? Mnuchin Backs Automatic Forgiveness For Some PPP Loans

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 17: Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a House Small … [+] Business Committee hearing on July 17, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The hearing is titled “Oversight of the Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury Pandemic Programs.” (Photo by Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images) Getty Images To date, the Paycheck Protection…

These 15%+ Dividends Could Ruin Your Retirement

Getty With the S&P 500 yielding just 1.8%, and 10-Year Treasuries paying a pathetic 0.7%, many folks are getting desperate for income—and they’re falling for dangerous dividends like exchange-traded notes (ETNs). Note I said “ETN” here, and not “ETF.” It’s a critical distinction—and overlooking it could cost you a fortune in gains and dividends. A…

The Fed Is Going To Buy Stocks

The Fed is going to buy stocks.  I don’t know precisely when (sorry day traders), but it will happen, and probably soon.   The first half of the Fed’s dual mandate is to promote maximum employment – that means avoiding and mitigating recessions.  Supporting the S&P 500 is central to this effort, not because a fall…