Cryptocurrency stocks are rallying, challenging Bitcoin’s weakness

Text size Bitcoin’s price has been weak for months. Alexander Uhrin / Dreamstime Some cryptocurrency-related stocks and exchange-traded funds rallied to kick off the new year, shaking off the decline in Bitcoin and its counterparts. The cryptocurrency sector, including Bitcoin miners, exchanges and blockchain-related companies, was generally higher on Monday. Digital Holdings Marathon (ticker: MARA), … Read more

US equities open higher on the first trading day of 2022

US equities opened 2022 with tepid gains as investors monitored the cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and other factors that could weigh on equities this year. The S&P 500 gained 0.4% in early trading on Monday. The index ended 2021 up 27%, hitting 70 record highs along the way. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite … Read more

These money and investment tips can help make 2022 a truly happy new year for your finances

Don’t miss out on this money and the best investing features: Keep up to date with smart investing news and trends. Sign up here to receive weekly MarketWatch best mutual funds and ETF stories by email! INVESTING NEWS AND TRENDS Stocks preferred by Wall Street analysts for 2022 include Alaska Air, Caesars and Lithia Motors … Read more

Stocks End Slightly Lower – WSJ

US equities closed slightly lower on Thursday, reversing intraday gains after new economic data indicated that a recent surge in Covid-19 infections related to the Omicron variant did not lead to a spike in layoffs. The S&P 500 fell 14.33 points, or 0.3%, to 4778.73 per day after the broad market index rose to a … Read more

Foggy regulations challenge cryptocurrencies, says Gemini’s head of compliance

Opaque regulations remain a major challenge for the cryptocurrency industry, according to Elena Hughes, chief compliance officer of the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust Co. She joined NYC-based Gemini in May 2020 after more than a decade of compliance work for traditional financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Gemini was launched … Read more