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The Bitcoin Generation


By Michael J Defosse - December 06, 2017

In the United States, we have defined generations based upon major cultural, political and economic influences so it may be time to recognize the next generation as the Bitcoin Generation. (Read More)



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The Major Global Stock Exchanges


By Michael J Defosse - December 01, 2017

Opportunities for global investing can be discovered on many trading platforms. There are 60 major stock exchanges throughout the world and their range of size is quite surprising. (Read More)




Global Digital Currency

Top 15 Cryptocurrencies 2019


By Michael J Defosse - November 17, 2019

Our list includes some of the foundation cryptocurrencies along with some that made an impact in 2019. We also expect that each of these will make a continued impact in 2020. (Read More)



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Power of Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange


By Michael J Defosse - November 23, 2019

The NYSE was originally founded on May 17, 1792 when 24 stockbrokers signed the Buttonwood Agreement on Wall Street in New York City. As the story has been passed down... (Read More)



Stock Exchanges

Stock Exchanges by Market Capitalization - 2019


By Michael J Defosse - November 25, 2019

While there are over 200 stock exchanges in the world, many are small and have limited trading so our research has focused upon ranking the 50 largest stock exchanges... (Read More)



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The Home of Technology Stocks: NASDAQ


By Michael J Defosse - November 26, 2019

The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) was founded by a group of local stockbrokers in 1971. The exchange is different in that... (Read More)



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America’s First Stock Exchange: The Philadelphia Stock Exchange


By Michael J Defosse - November 27, 2019

The Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX), founded in 1790, was the first stock exchange established in the United States. Originally named the Board of Brokers of Philadelphia... (Read More)



Derivative Exchanges

Derivative Exchanges by Contracts - 2019


By Michael J Defosse - November 28, 2019

A derivative is a contract between parties where its value is based upon an underlying asset or group of assets. Common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities... (Read More)



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