Expecting a Santa Claus rally in a year which gave us a 20% return feels just a little greedy. Yet, that’s still the most likely outcome, according to analysts See full story.
The most popular stock quotes on MarketWatch in 2017
We analyzed a year’s worth of traffic to our quote pages. Here’s one highlight: Visits to the bitcoin quote page are up 21,000% from last year. See full story.
Shut up about Barron’s cover ‘kiss of death’ for Apple, says Josh Brown
Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management isn’t buying the magazine cover curse. The weekend chatter around Apple, the feature of this week’s Barron’s cover, “is a useless, facile observation that maybe we shouldn’t waste too much time with,” he says. See full story.
Bitcoin back above $15K, a roughly 40% bounce from Friday’s lowest level
Bitcoin is back north of $15,000 in Saturday’s trading, according to price tracker CoinDesk, a some 40% bounce from its worst levels hit during a bloody Friday for the most popular cryptocurrency. See full story.
The tax cuts ignore this impact on Social Security’s finances
Social Security gets some revenue from income taxes — and unlike payroll taxes, it doesn’t come with promises to future beneficiaries, writes Brenton Smith See full story.
Whether you rent or own, the See full story.