Bruce Blythe
Ticker Tape Contributor

About Bruce Blythe

Bruce was managing editor of The Ticker Tape in 2014 and is a frequent contributor. He started in financial news as a wire service reporter covering the livestock and grain futures markets from the trading floors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. He’s since worked as a reporter or editor for Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, Bloomberg, and Crain’s Chicago Business.

As a journalist, Bruce has covered agriculture and food production; commodity futures markets; energy and biofuels; investing, trading, and money management; cryptocurrencies; retail; technology; and sports.

Bruce grew up on his family’s farm in eastern Iowa. He holds a degree in agricultural journalism from Iowa State University.

 

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Taxpayer, Know Thy Deductions: Tax Deductible Basics and Tips March 16, 2018 12:00 AM   |  

Learn what a tax deduction is, what items may be tax-deductible, and more tax basics you can use to potentially reduce your taxes.

5 min read  |  Income Tax
How Are Gains or Losses on Cryptocurrencies Taxed? March 8, 2018 9:00 AM   |  

How are cryptocurrency transactions taxed? How are the IRS and other taxing authorities planning to address Bitcoin taxes?

4 min read  |  Tax Strategy
How to Buy & Sell Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies March 6, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

How does one go about buying Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency? What should someone know before buying or selling a digital currency?

6 min read  |  Forex
Grounded: Recent Dow Transports Slump a Red Flag for Economy? November 14, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) has scaled all-time high after all-time high this year. But what about transportation index?

3 min read  |  Economic Trends
Start Retirement Planning While Time Is on Your Side November 7, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Some pros say your early investing years are among the most critical, including whether you set up a 401(k). Learn how to work toward your financial goals.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Global Diversification Strategy Could Be Served By Thinking Local October 25, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Having global exposure can sound complicated. But you may already be exposed to global economic trends if you're invested in major U.S. stocks.

4 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
It’s Harvest Time: An Agriculture Investment Primer October 19, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

We all have to eat and agriculture is big business. Contemplate agriculture investment opportunities and commodity prices with this primer from TD Ameritrade.

4 min read  |  Futures
Empty Nesters Flying the Coop? Tips for a Downsized Life October 18, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

When the kids grow up and move out, it may be time to consider downsizing, and maybe even moving. Here are some things to consider.

4 min read  |  Retirement Lifestyle
Kids These Days: Why Financial Literacy Should Start Early September 22, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

It’s never too early to start teaching kids financial literacy. Learn how.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
Help Wanted: Experience Required—Job-Search Tips for Older Workers September 20, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Experience and wisdom still matter in the workforce, which can benefit older job-seekers. Follow these pointers when attempting to get that late-career job..

5 min read  |  Retirement Lifestyle
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