Opinion: Meme Headlines Soar on Bad News for Melvin Capital and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Actions in GameStop GME, + 8.45% Thursday closed 8.5% higher, while shares of AMC Entertainment AMC, + 12.40% It was up 12.4% as retail investors digested the global turmoil and some troubles for one, or possibly two, Wall Street opponents. News that Ken Griffin’s hedge fund Citadel LLC is further reducing its $ 2 billion … Read more

Asian markets mostly down as investors watch the Ukrainian crisis cautiously

BANGKOK – Asian stocks are mostly down on Monday after the Wall Street retreat, as investors watched developments in Ukraine after Russia revoked earlier promises to withdraw tens of thousands of its troops from Ukraine’s northern border . Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Shanghai all declined as Sydney advanced. The White House said President Joe … Read more

Does Crypto Winter offer entry points for Wall Street businesses? Here are the key factors that shape institutional adoption

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly cryptocurrency newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a cryptocurrency journalist at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through this week’s latest and best digital assets so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Inflation and global armed conflict worry investors about Jay Powell’s trigger

If it weren’t for inflation and global armed conflict making the Federal Reserve reflexively aggressive, there would have been a lot of optimism to bring next week. Continuing to bask in the last flashes of a surprisingly strong number of jobs from the previous Friday, and some equally unexpected signs of strength in quarterly earnings … Read more

What a Russian invasion of Ukraine would mean for markets, as the White House warns that the attack could come “overnight”

Investors on Friday got a taste of the kind of market shock that could occur if Russia invaded Ukraine. The spark came when Jake Sullivan, the White House National Security Advisor, warned Friday afternoon that Russia could attack Ukraine “any day”, with the Russian military ready to initiate an invasion if ordered by the country. … Read more

The cryptocurrency pair had Russian bank accounts and traveled to Ukraine to collect fake IDs, Feds say: “Excerpt from the pages of a spy novel”

The New York hipster couple accused of one of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts in the world had quietly opened bank accounts in Russia and traveled to Ukraine to obtain fake IDs, authorities said. Federal prosecutors exposed the new details of the couple’s financial and travel movements as part of the government’s appeal against a judge’s … Read more

Crypto bull says “I look at the stock market and it is just starting to correct and that worries me more”: we could see “another 20%” down “for the Nasdaq”

Wealthy investor Mike Novogratz says the days of easy money on Wall Street are drawing to a close and he sees more pain in store for stock market investors in the coming months. “I look at the stock market and it’s just starting to correct and that worries me the most,” he told MarketWatch in … Read more

Opinion: A bullish sign? Investor sentiment on the Nasdaq is worse now than in March 2020

The downtrend has fallen to such an extreme level that it supports a significant equity market rally. Sentiment certainly took some time to reach this extreme. Just two weeks ago, the last time I devoted a column to market sentiment, many short-term market timers were “stubbornly bullish,” treating any market decline as a buying opportunity. … Read more

The NFT market explodes while the cryptocurrency market remains sluggish. Here because

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly cryptocurrency newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a cryptocurrency journalist at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through this week’s latest and best digital assets so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Nasdaq leaps 1.3% to drive stock market rebound as investors testify of Federal Reserve’s Powell to pace

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday morning, with tech-related stocks extending a rebound from the previous session as investors appeared to be taking the testimony of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as they looked for clues on the pace of future rate hikes and others. plans to tighten monetary policy in 2022. What do the major indices … Read more