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Activity, Trading

The biggest contagion risk to U.S. stocks isn’t Turkey — it’s an already-deteriorating China

August 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Recent events in Turkey have reminded investors of the contagion risk coming to the U.S. stock market from abroad. However, the biggest potential contagion is 14 times bigger than Turkey and deserves investors’ attention. Let us explore with the help […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

US economy is expected to accelerate this year, then slow in 2019: CBO

August 14, 2018

Via: CNBC

U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday. In an updated economic outlook, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget […]


Capital and risk, Credit, Products, Retail banking

This new credit card offers 4% back on dining, but is it a good deal?

August 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Here’s one reason to put your avocado toast and poke bowls on credit — if you can pay them off in full, of course. There’s a revamped Capital One COF, +1.59% card on the market aimed at foodies that will […]


Activity, Corporate banking

JPMorgan Agents $500MM Revolver for Twitter

August 13, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

Twitter closed a $500 million revolving credit facility with JPMorgan as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner. According to a related 8-K filing, the credit agreement provides for an unsecured revolving loan facility in the aggregate principal amount […]


Activity, Investment banking

As goes trade, so goes the stock market, Goldman warns

August 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. stock market has been in a tight trading range for months, as investors await clarity on the uncertain state of the country’s relationship with its biggest trading partners. Trade is key issue investors are grappling with, and its […]


Regulations

These may be the 3 biggest hurdles to a bitcoin ETF

August 8, 2018

Via: Market Watch

On the heels of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to deny the Winklevoss twins their application for a digital asset-related exchange-traded-fund, bitcoin pundits are wondering what’s thwarting the first ETF underpinned by bitcoin. Here are some of the main […]


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Facebook wants your bank data

August 7, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

According to the Wall Street Journal, the tech titan was talking to financial organisations to get information like credit card transactions and account balances. The timing is interesting as Facebook is battling privacy concerns and adjusts its policy regarding user […]


Activity, Trading

This could be the ‘most interesting’ trade in the world right now

August 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The S&P 500 has scrambled up to just 0.8% below its January peak, sparking chatter that the bull market is definitely not over. But the U.S. stock market isn’t necessarily the place to go at this point, if you’re looking […]


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Mobile banking trojans proliferating

August 6, 2018

Via: Finextra

This represents a historic high; more than a three-fold growth when compared with Q1 2018, and over double the installations than in Q1 2017. This is just one of the main findings from Kaspersky Lab’s Q2 IT threat evolution report. […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed: Longer-Term Inflation Expectations Little Changed

August 6, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

Since the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) June meeting, indicators show the labor market has continued to strengthen, with economic activity rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate […]