Brazil’s Temer sees no currency crisis; central bank vows to keep acting

Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday there was no risk of a currency crisis in Latin America’s largest economy despite sharp falls in the exchange rate, while the central bank chief pledged to maintain the bank’s intervention in the market. The Brazilian real plummeted to its weakest level in …

Wall Street will make more risky bets after rule change, with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley leading the way

Goldman Sachs traders lost $180 million last year on bad bets in natural gas markets, helping cause the worst commodities trading performance in the bank’s history as a public company. The bank, a powerhouse in commodities trading for decades, had positioned itself to profit from volatility in natural gas prices …

Actively managed blockchain fund launches into crowded ETF field with bets on Square, AMD

A new blockchain exchange-traded fund launched Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. The REX BKCM ETF (BKC) holds shares of 32 companies working in cryptocurrencies or their underlying blockchain technology. The ETF is run by Rex Shares and actively managed by Brian Kelly, a CNBC contributor and head of …

15 Most Actively Traded ETFs

If there’s one thing traders love, it’s volatility. Large price swings create opportunities for nimble traders to time the market by buying low and selling high. That’s something that was nearly impossible to do in last year’s environment of steady gains. Investors who sat tight with a buy-and-hold strategy were …