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Category: Investment banking


Activity, Investment banking

Unprecedented market momentum could help drive stocks to all-time highs: Wall Street bull Ed Yardeni

December 27, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Dow needs to rally 7.5 percent in the next three trading days to bring it to a break-even year. It may seem like a tall order, but investment strategist Edward Yardeni believes it’s possible. He cites the unprecedented momentum […]


Activity, Investment banking

The year when nothing worked: Nearly every kind of investment is in the red

December 21, 2018

Via: CNBC

Even in the worst of times for financial markets, there’s usually a few ways to profit. Well, not this year. In fact, in 2018, just about every single asset class one can invest in — from stocks around the globe […]


Activity, Investment banking

Dollar heads lower at start of busy central bank policy week

December 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The dollar slipped versus it major rivals on Monday as investors got ready for a flurry of monetary-policy decisions in a data-heavy week. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.25% which measures the greenback against a basket of six rivals, […]


Activity, Investment banking

Data privacy provider Privitar picks up investment from Citi

December 11, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

Financial details were not disclosed so I guess privacy extends to that as well. Privitar says the money will support its international expansion plans, particularly in the US where it plans to expand its existing teams on the East Coast. […]


Activity, Investment banking

These niche stocks thrive amid rising rates, and many yield 10%

December 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Volatility is back. The CBOE Volatility Index VIX, +26.16% also known as the fear index, has recently hit its highest level in six months. The S&P 500 Index SPX, -3.24% had a 10% decline before rebounding. The reason is rising […]


Activity, Investment banking

As the stock market and economy are set to skid, Goldman says cash will be king

November 21, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Cash is king. That is according to Goldman Sachs strategists who predict that 2019 will deliver lackluster, single-digit stock-market returns, making greenbacks the best game in town. “We forecast S&P 500 will generate a modest single-digit absolute return in 2019. […]


Activity, Investment banking

JPMorgan and Oracle Jump After Warren Buffett Buys Shares

November 15, 2018

Via: TheStreet

When billionaire investor Warren Buffett speaks Wall Street listens and his purchase of shares in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Oracle Corp. (ORCL) have those stocks jumping Thursday, Nov. 15. Shares of JPMorgan were up 0.5% in morning trading […]


Activity, Investment banking

Here’s how to easily reduce your investment risk just at the right time

November 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Investors are often told to diversify and choose low-cost index funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs). Still, the S&P 500 Index is weighted by market capitalization and a volatile October emphasized how much risk was concentrated at the top. So […]


Activity, Investment banking

Wells Fargo’s Mike Mayo says he’s ‘all in’ on US bank stocks, upgrades Morgan Stanley

October 24, 2018

Via: CNBC

A widely followed financial analyst upgraded shares of Morgan Stanley on Wednesday and said he’s now bullish on every big U.S. bank. “We reiterate our bull case on the largest US wholesale banks and now recommend 5 of 5 with […]


Activity, Investment banking

Investment funds tech startup FundGuard secures $4 million in seed funding

October 19, 2018

Via: Finextra headlines

FundGuard, a cloud-based investment funds operating system powered by AI and designed to revolutionize the investment funds technology space, today announced its launch and $4 million in funding led by venture firms Blumberg Capital and LionBird. FundGuard will use the […]