Author Archives: squaremilecity

How Wall Street is warming to bitcoin

Goldman says cryptos aren’t “viable”, but Wall Street piles in, followed by a legendary quant fund Wall Street wolfs down BTC One of the biggest surprises around bitcoin’s critical halving event in May was that full-blown FOMO wasn’t limited to … Continue reading

Why Futures are Key for Bitcoin’s Future

Exchanges in the spotlight after futures volumes surged ahead of halving Waiting for bitcoin’s sky to fall It’s a week after bitcoin’s momentous halving event and the sky has not metaphorically fallen on the crypto world, as some of the … Continue reading

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Anglo shares poised to keep outpacing FTSE rivals

Measured iron ore exposure and modest valuation are key Anglo American, the £26bn mining group, continues to outpace FTSE 100 rivals after a volatile year for basic resource suppliers. Note that Anglo was also among only a handful of large-cap … Continue reading

UK Stocks: Comeback Contenders

As European investors show the most buying interest in UK shares for years, here are the stocks with the best—and worst—chances of strong gains, according to technical indicators Context The skies may be brightening for UK shares. Or at least … Continue reading

Vodafone returns to two-bar growth

Rebounding service revenues and some turnarounds in Europe justify a medium-term benefit of the doubt Organic rebound in context Vodafone’s return to organic service revenue growth is the biggest relief in H1 results. The 0.7% year-on-year rise in the second … Continue reading

Apple buyers shrug off market retreat

iPhone sales keep falling but handsets remain key to a strengthening outlook Reports that Beijing now doubts that a long-term trade deal can be reached with the U.S. anytime soon have brought the recent risk-seeking drive to a juddering halt. … Continue reading

Staley wins again, then retreats

Jes Staley’s investment and trading business has remained a difficult-to-define work in progress for longer than shareholders have been comfortable with, but it’s getting a track record of beating the market. Barclays Investment banking (IB) fees still caught flak in … Continue reading

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‘Lighting Magazine’ on Philips NV Splitting in Two

I share this as I’m quoted: Philips splits business to create separate lighting company | News | Lighting.

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