Category: Investment Banking

Activity, Investment Banking

JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank Named in Money Laundering Report

September 21, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Bank shares were reeling Monday morning following a report charging that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) – Get Report, Deutsche Bank (DB) – Get Report and other financial services companies had defied money laundering crackdowns even after being fined by U.S. authorities. […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Mastercard commits $500m to help close racial wealth gap

September 17, 2020

Via: Finextra

This commitment includes products, services, technology and financial support, as well as concentrated investments that will focus on providing Black-owned businesses and Black people access to affordable financial tools and capital. “This is a time for action. We have an […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway just made a fast $800 million on Snowflake’s surging IPO

September 16, 2020


Warren Buffett, the man who pioneered buy and hold investing, just made quite a fast billion bucks from a type of investment he once mocked. Berkshire Hathaway bought $250 million worth of Snowflake stock at the IPO price and an […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Now that Apple and Tesla’s stock has split, here’s what retail investors should know before they jump in

August 31, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Monday is a big day for smaller shares of big companies. Apple Inc. AAPL, 3.16% begins trading on a lower cost per share. That’s because it enacted the four-to-one stock split to become “more accessible to a broader base of […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

Investors are starting to favor junk bond ETFs over investment-grade

August 26, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Investors searching for yield are increasingly turning to riskier corners of the market and one research firm thinks that’s a good strategy. Inflows to exchange-traded funds holding below-investment grade debt, also known as “junk” bonds, are picking up steam, according […]

Activity, Investment Banking

U.S. Bank Outlines Details of $15 Million Rebuild and Transform Fund

August 18, 2020

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank announced today details of a $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund, which will help small businesses impacted by civil unrest and support organizations working to address systemic economic and racial inequities. The U.S. Bank Foundation will make philanthropic […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Many new investors are making this old mistake—what to do instead

August 11, 2020

Via: Market Watch

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold early this spring and markets plunged, a wave of Americans saw an opportunity to start investing. But one expert says this new herd is making some old mistakes — namely, chasing hot stocks. “I’ll […]

Activity, Investment Banking

What would Sir John do? How to use Templeton’s 16 rules for investment success in today’s stock market

July 27, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Sir John Templeton, the famed value investor who passed away in 2008, was my great-uncle, and he seeded my investment business when I was 24 years old. At my firm, Templeton & Phillips Capital Management, we are always asking the […]

Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Robinhood scraps launch of its investing app in the UK

July 21, 2020


Robinhood has postponed the launch of its popular stock-trading app in the U.K. indefinitely. The Menlo Park, California-based fintech firm told people signed up to its U.K. waitlist Tuesday that it had put the brakes on its global expansion ambitions […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Retirees should consider today’s most unpopular investment — here’s why

July 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Have you ever wondered what investment today is the most out of favor? Most of us never even ask this question, since such investments by definition don’t even appear on our radar screens. But, as contrarians constantly remind us, we […]