David Floyd

David Floyd covers economic news, trends and peculiar money stories for Investopedia.com.  He began writing about business and investing shortly after graduating from Kenyon College, and his work also appears on Nasdaq.com, Fusion Money and Kapitall Wire.

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  1. Virtual Currency

    People Are Mortgaging Their Houses to Buy Bitcoin

    Don't mortgage your house to buy bitcoin.
  2. Politics & Money

    Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which is slated to happen at the end of March 2019.
  3. Virtual Currency

    This Bitcoin "Bull Market" Is Nothing

    Compared to previous runups in bitcoin's price, this "bull market" hardly deserves that label.
  4. Taxes

    Trump's Tax Reform Plan

    The House and Senate have passed two very different tax reform bills.
  5. Virtual Currency

    CME to Launch Bitcoin Futures

    Bitcoin derivatives will be available for trading in mid-December.
  6. Stocks

    Opinion: Dow 24,000 Is (Even More) Stupid

    The problem's not the 20,000 or the 24,000. It's the Dow.
  7. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Bulls, Bears, and More Bulls Square Off in New York

    No Bitcoin holds barred at the Consensus: Invest 2017 conference.
  8. Virtual Currency

    How Bitcoin Works

    Miners, hashes, keys, cold storage, blocks - it's confusing. We can help you understand how bitcoin works.
  9. ETFs

    ETFs: A Derivative By Any Other Name

    Despite two decades of assurances, ETFs may well be dangerous. Remember what they used to say about mortgage-backed securities?
  10. Taxes

    The House Bill: A Tax Cut, For a While

    Households earning less than $50,000 a year are at risk of whiplash.
  11. Insights

    Who Killed Sears? 50 Years on the Road to Ruin

    Management has "substantial doubts" the company can survive a losing streak that's reached $10 billion, with no end in sight.
  12. Taxes

    Whose Tax Cuts?

    Ten reporters walk into a bar …
  13. Stocks

    October Is the Cruelest Month

    Black Thursday? Monday? Tuesday? The other Monday? All in October.
  14. Taxes

    The State and Local Tax Deduction State by State

    The first big fight of the Republican effort to overhaul the federal tax code is already brewing: what to do about the state ...
  15. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Was I Hacked? Find Out If the Equifax Breach Affects You

    145.5 million Americans may have been affected, and former CEO Richard Smith faces a week packed with Congressional testimonies.
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