Category: Investment banking

Activity, Insurance, Investment banking

Global Insurers Favor Private Equity Investments

April 24, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets showed on Tuesday. Insurers have […]

Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Embrace these 5 unloved investments, says Morningstar

April 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Russian stocks anyone? Or how about the underperforming European telecom sector? Maybe even some U.S. Treasurys? With investors shaken after weeks of geopolitical uncertainty, Morningstar Investment Management has compiled a list of unloved investments, including the ones above, that could […]

Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Six good reasons for investors to consider buying bank stocks

April 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Stock market volatility presents opportunities to buy stocks or ETFs on a dip in prices. Many investors have been focused on buying popular technology stocks such as Amazon AMZN, +1.41% Facebook FB, +0.71% and Netflix NFLX, +7.07% In our analysis […]

Activity, Investment banking, Trading

Goldman shares to jump nearly 20% the next 12 months as rates rise, investment banking booms: Bernstein

April 10, 2018


Investors should buy Goldman Sachs stock as rising interest rates and rebounding revenue put the bank in the “early innings” of a new growth story, according to Bernstein. Investment banking, management and lending have overtaken trading as the firm’s leading […]

Activity, Investment banking

BofA to add 600 new Merrill Edge investment centres to branches

March 29, 2018

Via: Finextra

Bank of America announced today that Merrill Edge® will open 600 new investment centers within its expanding coast-to-coast financial center footprint, bringing its total to 2,800 by 2020. The effort is part of Bank of America’s previously mentioned plan to […]

Activity, Investment banking

How the best investment strategy is like the best diet plan

March 27, 2018

Via: Market Watch

I was reading an article in The New York Times about a wide-ranging diet study. There was a meticulously controlled test to study what type of diet works best. The conclusion: “The bottom line is that the best diet for […]

Activity, Investment banking

BNP Paribas, Barclays and Goldman Sachs Invest in AI Startup Digital Reasoning

March 20, 2018

Via: Bank Innovation

Artificial intelligence startup Digital Reasoning has raised $30 million from a group of major banks, in a round led by French bank BNP Paribas. The other investors include U.K.’s Barclays, Square Capital, Goldman Sachs, Nasdaq, Lemhi Ventures, HCA, and the […]

Activity, Investment banking

JPMorgan Bondholders Just Don’t Care About the Next Financial Crisis

March 14, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The Federal Reserve and other U.S. bank regulators have spent the past decade trying to shore up financial-industry rules to protect taxpayers from having to bail out big Wall Street firms. Despite those efforts, a new study by researchers at […]

Activity, Investment banking

Investors have a new favorite sector as tech is dethroned

March 5, 2018


Move over, tech. Wall Street has a new favorite sector, according to fund holdings data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch: consumer discretionary. The sector overtook tech as the most crowded last month, the data shows. Funds increased their […]

Activity, Investment banking

5 ETFs that nervous investors can use as insurance against a stock-market crash

March 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

There’s a lot of talk lately about risks in the stock market, and for good reason. Over about six weeks, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.46% has seesawed pretty dramatically, including a fall from all-time highs around 2,870 to a […]