Month: October 2020

While the market has partially recovered over the past few months another major investing voice is sounding alarm bells. Hards Marks, well known investor and writer and a co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, a group that specializes in distressed securities, is now saying that even if a new stimulus deal gets passed to help
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The Exchange Traded Fund market has been heating up, in-line with the bullish momentum in the overall stock market. Investors are increasingly investing in this asset class to gain a broader exposure to the market as well as diversify investment portfolios. Disruptive exchange-traded fund, GraniteShares has since been named as the best commodity ETF issuer
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The Columbus Day holiday in the United States has affected some of the markets for the day. While the standard New York Stock Exchange was open, the federal government remains closed, resulting in no changes to the bond market. All three of the New York Stock Exchange markets closed up today with the Dow closing
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Members of the old Rockefeller Standard Oil family are asking large banks to pressure current oil companies to behave in a more environmentally friendly way. The announcement said that “financial leaders of today embrace innovation and move beyond profits of fossil fuels to develop banking models that will excel in a zero-carbon world.”   The
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Hacking personal finance is crucial if one is to survive whatever life throws at them at a time when the global economy appears to be in turmoil. Successful financial planning is all about figuring goals first and then determining the necessary steps needed to achieve them. Likewise, Money Hacks by Lisa Rowan and Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel
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Payment giant, Square Inc. (NYSE:SQ), has affirmed cryptocurrencies are here to stay after buying 4,709 bitcoins worth $50 million. The investment underscores how mainstream financial institutions are increasingly coming to terms with the flagship cryptocurrency long-term prospects and vital role in the mainstream financial sector. Square Bitcoin Investment The investment comes amid a recent pullback
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Blockchain is the revolutionary technology that keeps on giving and poised to transform the mainstream financial sector. It thus does not come as a surprise that Singapore banks are increasingly leveraging the game-changing technology. Singapore Blockchain Registry A group of banks in the island nation are working on a blockchain-based registry that will help enhance
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The real estate industry has been a buzz of activities amid the economic uncertainty triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike in 2009, whereby real estate fuelled economic recession, the industry’s activities have continued to edge higher on Investors moving to buy highly discounted properties. Likewise, firms and funds are increasingly offering ways for investors to
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