NBA’s UBank hikes interest-only rates as funding pressures persist

National Australia Bank's digital bank, UBank, has decided to increase the mortgage rates of its fixed-interest products by 20 basis points. UBank is joining...

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Australia’s CoinJar introduces cryptocurrency fund for wholesale investors

CoinJar, an Australian bitcoin exchange company announced today the launch of the CoinJar Digital Currency Fund, an index-style cryptocurrency fund for wholesale investors....

What to do when a Stock Misses Earnings – Trading Blog

I began my career on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange in 1999 straight out of college. For a year,...

HTC opens reserve sign up for Exodus blockchain phone

Today at the Web3 Summit, HTC’s Phil Chen unveiled more details for its soon to launch blockchain phone, Exodus. The phone and built-in...

Fatal Flaws in Black-Scholes – Trading Blog

The study revealed that only 3% to 5% of issues fell within acceptable ranges predicted by Black-Scholes. That is dismal.  The question of reliability...

Silver: White metal trading on a stronger footing this morning

Silver Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Silver declined 1.01% against the USD and closed at USD15.62 per ounce,...

Crude Oil: Oil trading lower, ahead of API’s weekly crude oil stockpiles data

Crude Oil Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil rose 0.93% against the USD and closed at USD48.76...

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FOREX

Silver: White metal trading on a weaker footing this morning

Silver Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Silver declined 0.34% against the USD and closed at USD14.62 per ounce. In...

Crude Oil: Oil trading lower, ahead of API’s weekly crude oil inventories data

Crude Oil Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil declined 0.56% against the USD and closed at USD67.62...

Gold: Yellow metal trading flat in the morning session

Gold Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Gold rose 1.20% against the USD and closed at USD1263.40 per ounce,...

Silver: White metal trading on a stronger footing this morning

Silver Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Silver declined 0.42% against the USD and closed at USD14.23 per ounce,...

Australians are using credit cards less

Recent statistics from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) show that the number of new credit card accounts dropped to 15.97 million in November, the fewest number of active accounts since March 2015. Alongside the...

Cryptocurrency

Crypto exchange BitInka adds first stablecoin with TrueUSD support

South American-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange BitInka, today announced it has integrated TrueUSD (TUSD) as the first stablecoin available for trading on its...

Altcoin.io raises close to $1 million to grow decentralized exchange

Altcoin.io, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in San Diego, has come to the end of its WeFunder campaign, raising nearly $1 million. The startup raised...

BTC.com launches new Ethereum mining pool

BTC.com, the bitcoin specialist where wallet users, miners, and developers access tools and coins, today released an Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC)...

LQDEX Bridge for tokenization of non-ERC20 assets now live on testnet

LQDEX, a decentralized, cross-chain digital asset exchange today announced that its LQDEX Bridge is now live on testnet. LQDEX Bridge can be used for...

MORTGAGE

Sydney rents still unaffordable to many

The latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) showed that while Hobart outranked Sydney as the least affordable city for renters in...

3 risks to watch out for in the housing market

The recent quarterly outlook by RiskWise Property Research has shed some light on some of the pertinent risks that could be present in...

Lower prices boost first-time buyers’ confidence in owning a home

Much has been said about Australia’s weakening home market, but the fact that first-home buyers are becoming optimistic about the former due to...

Sydney’s declining prices precludes interest rate hikes

Now that most experts are predicting that the current price downtrend in Sydney is predicted to persist for another year, the Reserve Bank...

INSURANCE

The Top 10 Countries with the Longest Life Expectancy

Life expectancy rates are rising in many countries around the world. Find out how where you live impacts longevity and how to get...

Claims Administrator – Birmingham job with MW Appointments

Claims Administrator Birmingham City CentrePermanent Salary c£15,000 + benefits packageA fantastic opportunity to join a leading service provider to the UK insurance sector.You...

Operations Manager job with Idex Consulting Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join a leading insurance organisation in Birmingham on a 12 month contract...

Broker Scheme Development Manager (Niche/Speciality Insurance) job with Lawes Consulting Group

Job Title: Broker Scheme Development Manager (Niche/Speciality Insurance) Location: LeedsPackage: GBP40,000 - GBP60,000 + bonus + LTIP + Car Allowance Industry: InsuranceType: Permanent,...

OPTIONS

Selling Options Premium: Myths Vs. Reality

What is Selling Options Premium? Selling Options Premium is a general term that refers to Options Selling strategies (as opposite to Options Buying strategies)....

How To Trade Apple Earnings with Options – Trading Blog

As most of our readers know, we trade non directional options strategies. That means that we don't care which direction the stock moves....

Put Permanent Portfolio – Trading Blog

Read more in Why Not 100% Equities and Bridgewater's "All Weather" Fund. Both are similar concepts attempting to create a more balanced portfolio that is better...

Options and Invisible Risks – Trading Blog

The "greed and panic" factor is not unique to options trading. Everyone who has bought stock and lost a big segment of capital...

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Citi unveils one of industry’s biggest home-loan rate cuts

In the midst of banks joining the out-of-cycle mortgage-rate hike, Citi plans to slash its home loan rates by as much as 240 basis...

Commercial Insurance Executive job with Idex Consulting Ltd

You may ask yourself "why don't Account Handlers earn bonus/commission too? I work just as hard as Account Executives but never get rewarded for...

Crude Oil: Oil trading higher, ahead of Baker Hughes weekly rig count data

Crude Oil Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil rose 0.15% against the USD and closed at USD52.12 per...

NBA’s UBank hikes interest-only rates as funding pressures persist

National Australia Bank's digital bank, UBank, has decided to increase the mortgage rates of its fixed-interest products by 20 basis points. UBank is joining other...

Upcoming Decay of Options – Trading Blog

This leads me to believe the market may be stuck in no-man’s land.And third, we are coming up on a double whammy for options...

Crude Oil: Oil trading lower in the Asian session

Crude Oil Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil rose 0.48% against the USD and closed at USD52.24 per...

Australians are using credit cards less

Recent statistics from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) show that the number of new credit card accounts dropped to 15.97 million in November,...

Commercial Development Executive job with Idex Consulting Ltd

I am working with a well established Broker in the market, who are looking for a proven New Business Broker to join their team...

How To Short Volatility The Right Way – Trading Blog

VXX History Jill Malandrino, formerly of TheStreet.com writes it beautifully when she notes:      This has a negative impact on VXX as the strategy VXX was created...