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In 2016, we predicted that the market would start a gradual recovery after a massive run of weakness following the financial crisis and its aftermath.
That’s why we were excited about the possibility that stocks might rebound once again after a long period of negative returns.
The market rallied in 2017, but that rebound wasn’t the end of the story.
The stock market has been steadily losing ground in the past two years, and that has left the market with a lot of room for improvement.
Investors are still willing to take on the risk of investing in the stock market, and the returns haven’t come as quickly as they expected.
The next 10-year returns are likely to be a lot higher than the last 10-years.
We can’t predict exactly what the market will do in the coming years, but there’s plenty of reason to believe that the stock markets are headed for a bright future.
Here’s a rundown of some of the stocks to consider right now.
Fidelity Investments (NYSE: FIF)Fidelity has been an early supporter of cryptocurrencies.
In 2016, the company invested $3 billion in Coinbase, the digital currency exchange.
The investment is part of a broader $5 billion investment by Fidelity Investments into cryptocurrencies, which the company has said will help its clients invest in digital currencies more securely.
The firm’s first crypto-focused ETF is the Fidelity Cryptocurrency ETF, which has a market cap of $4.8 billion.
The ETF has a $1,200 per month fee.
Fidelity’s investments in digital currency have been mostly limited to trading, but the firm has said that it plans to take a more active role in cryptocurrencies over the next year.
Finance giant Morgan Stanley (NYSE.
X)Morgan Stanley is a financial services giant with headquarters in New York City.
The bank has a history of supporting the growth of cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups, including its support for the bitcoin cryptocurrency.
Morgan Stanley has invested in Coinbase and the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which are managed by Coinbase and allow for investors to own and invest in cryptocurrency.
The bank has said it is investing in digital assets, but its involvement in Coinbase is limited.
Morgan Chase (NYSE :M)The largest U.S. bank has been one of the most vocal supporters of cryptocurrencies since the financial collapse of 2016.
In February 2018, the bank invested $10 million in Coinbase to help create an investment vehicle for digital currency companies.
The fund will also provide additional funds for blockchain startups.
Morgan has also said that the bank will invest more in cryptocurrencies in the future.
The company recently said that its “crypto investment arm” will invest in cryptocurrencies for the first time in the 2020s.
Morgan’s investment in Coinbase also comes as a direct result of the bitcoin crash.
Morgan has said in the same speech that it will “focus on the next generation of digital assets and blockchain technologies that can help drive the economy forward.”
Morgan Chase also has a presence in the cryptocurrency space, having invested in the Winkdex and ShapeShift, among others.
The firm said in its 2017 earnings call that it has been investing in cryptocurrencies since 2014.
The funds will be available for short-term trading.RBC Capital Markets (NYSE ARCA: RBC)RBC’s investment strategy includes the purchase of bitcoin and cryptocurrency-focused stocks.
RBC has said for years that it is committed to investing in blockchain startups and cryptocurrency markets.
Rochester, N.Y.-based RBC Capital Management, which oversees $10 billion in assets, has a long history of investing into digital currencies.
It has invested $1.7 billion in ShapeShift and other digital asset companies.
The company also invested in bitcoin exchange ShapeShift last year, which is also part of its cryptocurrency investment arm.
Roche Pharmaceuticals (NYSE.: RON)The drug maker has a huge presence in both the bitcoin and blockchain space.
In 2017, Roche bought Coinbase for $2 billion.
Rancourys shares have climbed more than 50% since then.
RANC is part-owner of ShapeShift.
Rancouries shares have risen more than 25% since it was purchased by RBC.
Rondel, the exchange that Rancours shares are traded on, is part owner of ShapeShift.
Risk management firm BlackRock (NYSEARCA: BLACK)BlackRock is a well-known investment bank.
The financial institution’s investment arm has invested more than $1 billion in digital asset startups.
BlackRock’s investment portfolio includes companies like ShapeShift Holdings, the first digital currency trading platform in the U.K. Blackrock is also one of Coinbase’s largest clients.
In 2017, BlackRock invested in ShapeShifter, Coinbase and ShapeShare.
BlackStone Capital, a hedge fund run by BlackRock, has invested heavily in bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency startups.
BlackRock also has an