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How can Mac users find a forex trading platform?

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You, too, can become a forex trader using your Mac.
You, too, can become a forex trader using your Mac.
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This forex trading post is brought to you by Compare Forex Brokers.

“Forex trading” refers to trades of national currencies on the foreign exchange market, aka forex or FX. Most forex trading platforms for average investors were built for Windows computers, however. So what are Mac users who want to get into forex trading supposed to do? We describe some options below.

Invest intelligently with this real-time financial tool

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Ready to rake it in? This financial tool will help you manage your investments.
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Whether you’re an experienced trader who’s been dabbling with the stock market for years, or just beginning to seek out ways of earning passive income, the people who get the most out of their investments are ones that strategically manage their hard-earned funds. And, while the stock market can sometimes be volatile, the best way of keeping track of your funds and shifting your investments around is being able to track how your stocks are performing in real time.

If you want to do that without needing to work with a broker (and pay brokerage fees), check out this lifetime subscription to the Currency HeatwaveX Financial Tool.

Shrewd millennial investors make Apple their top stock pick

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AAPL shares have been boomin the last 12 months.
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Millennials don’t just love Apple for the iPhone. Turns out AAPL is also their favorite stock.

A recent survey of over 734,000 portfolios from US-based investors with an average age of 31 found that Apple and Amazon are the two most popular stocks with young investors by a long shot.

Top free personal finance Mac apps get your financial life (securely) in order

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Getting your financial life in order online only pays if you keep passwords and crucial data safe with Dashlane.
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This personal finance app post is presented by Dashlane.

Is this the year you pledged to get your financial life in order like a properly functioning adult? If so, there’s still time. Or, you can start laying the groundwork for a 2020 New Year’s resolution that will stick.

Whether you need help saving, budgeting, paying bills, tracking expenses, investing or all of the above, there’s a free personal finance Mac app for that. Some of our favorites are below. And you can use any or all of them more securely, keeping sensitive financial data and logins safe, if you try them in concert with Dashlane, the official password manager of Cult of Mac.

Woz fires up a blockchain-powered VC firm

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Woz is ready to put his magic fingers to work at investing.
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is ready to hop aboard the blockchain hype train with his latest venture that specializes in blockchain tech.

Equi Global, a venture capital firm powered by blockchain, revealed that Steve Wozniak is one of its co-founders and that the company is looking at 20 companies to invest in before it even launches.

Launch your cryptocurrency portfolio and more [Week’s Best Deals]

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This week's best deals include lessons in the basics of cryptocurrency investing and digital marketing, along with stereo Bluetooth speakers and a massive backup battery.
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Summer’s drawing to a close. But the deals rolling into the Cult of Mac Store are showing no signs of slowing. This week, we’ve got a guide cryptocurrency investing for beginners started in, and a digital marketing masterclass. Additionally, we’ve got a stereo pair of portable Bluetooth speakers, and a powerful but slim backup battery. Everything is massively discounted, some by more than 90 percent. Read on for more details:

AAPL opens at new all-time high, following strong earnings report

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Investors can't get enough of AAPL.
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Following its strong quarterly earnings call yesterday, AAPL stock has opened 6 percent up at $159 a share, representing a new all-time high valuation for Apple.

With a market cap of $830 billion, suddenly the proposed Wall Street valuation of 1 trillion dollars within the next year looks a whole lot more realistic! Why did we ever doubt it?

Warren Buffett is betting big on Apple

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Berkshire Hathaway's investment in Apple could send the price back up.
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Some of the world’s biggest investors have ditched their Apple shares lately, but where others see doom and gloom Warren Buffett sees an opportunity to make some serious money. 

Warren Buffet’s legendary investment firm Berkshire Hathaway has taken a large position in Apple stock, scooping up 9.81 million shares, worth about $1.07 billion.