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Uncertainty Real, Federal Reserve Should be Patient: Atlanta Fed President

The Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president says there is uncertainty despite strong economic data, causing a dilemma for the U.S Federal Reserve. It should be “patient,” says Raphael Bostic. Bostic is not on the Federal Reserve’s panel for interest rate setting this year but is speaking out to confirm that investors and businesses are taking a close look at their strategies. He’s been talking with executives who are: “Starting to examine their own business strategies and initiatives in anticipation of slowing economic conditions either through deleveraging or holding off on…

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Cryptocurrencies Could Outperform All Other Assets in 2019

As other asset markets, particularly the stock markets, enter a bear market some believe cryptocurrencies have a chance at being the best performing asset class next year. Travis Kling, a self-proclaimed ex-equities portfolio manager who “fell down the crypto rabbit hole” and is now heading up the cryptocurrency asset management firm Ikigai, tweeted today: Crypto has never existed during a bear market in traditional assets. BTC was birthed at the very beginning of the largest monetary experiment ever- globally coordinated QE. Ending QE is causing pain There is a significant…

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