Month: January 2020

Kobe Bryant, the investor, could have one day found more success than Kobe Bryant, the basketball player, billionaire entrepreneur and Philadelphia 76ers partner Michael Rubin told CNBC on Friday. “What made him successful on the court, that absolutely working harder than anybody else, is the same thing I saw from him in business,” said Rubin, executive chairman of
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While physicist Sir Isaac Newton is widely viewed as the leading authority on gravity and motion, economist Benjamin Graham (1894-1976) is lauded as a top guru of finance and investment. Known as “the father of value investing,” Graham excelled at making money in the stock market without taking big risks, by evaluating companies with surgical
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A growing number of crypto tax software developers are trying to bolster their products’ technical credibility with the Certified Public Accountant’s (CPA) stamp of attestation.  Attestation is an independent review conducted by a CPA, whose report includes conclusions about the reliability of data, statements – or systems, in the case of software services. Lukka and
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It was a record day in the municipal market in a couple of different ways, as yields descended further to new record lows on both the 10- and 30-year and the market saw the lowest yield ever for a 100-year bond. Primary marketMorgan Stanley priced the University of Southern California’s (Aa1/AA/ / ) $320 million
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Co-produced by Stanford Chemist Flaherty & Crumrine offers several funds in the preferred and fixed-income space. Flaherty & Crumrine Dynamic Preferred and Income Fund (NYSE:DFP) is one such fund that we are holding in our Income Generator portfolio at the CEF/ETF Income Laboratory. We acquired these shares with a trade alert on December 13th, 2019.
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However, you have retired in the middle of a recession, with a volatile stock market, fluctuating energy prices, and low interest rates. Here are some measures you can take to keep stormy economic conditions from drowning your retirement plans. To Retire, or Not to Retire Whether or not you should postpone retirement will ultimately depend
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Roche develops first commercial test for coronavirus Sarah Neville, global pharmaceuticals editor Roche, the Swiss pharma company, has developed what it believes is the first commercially available diagnostic test for coronavirus. It is already being used in hospitals and is highly effective, according to Thomas Schinecker, head of the company’s diagnostics division. He told the
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Bitcoin defended key price support early on Thursday, strengthening the case for another move higher. Having faced rejection above $9,400 multiple times on Wednesday, the top cryptocurrency by market value came under pressure during the Asian trading hours today. Buyers, however, absorbed the selling pressure at $9,188, keeping the former resistance-turned-support intact. Bitcoin had reversed
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Investment thesis Welcome to Orchid’s Gold Weekly report. We discuss gold prices through the lenses of the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (BAR). BAR has enjoyed stronger-than-expected upward pressure over the past week, which is essentially due to growing investor fears over the outbreak of the Coronavirus. While the net spec length in Comex gold is
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Business analysts, also known as management analysts, work for all kinds of businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. While job functions can vary depending on the position, the work of business analysts involves studying business processes and operating procedures in search of ways to improve an organization’s operational efficiency and achieve better performance. Business analysts
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A lawyer for Donald Trump claimed the US president could not be impeached for actions taken to win re-election, as the White House rushed to secure crucial votes to block new witness in the Senate trial to remove him from office. The comments by Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard professor who is part of the team representing
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The prisoner’s dilemma, one of the most famous game theories, was conceptualized by Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher at the Rand Corporation in 1950. It was later formalized and named by Princeton mathematician, Albert William Tucker. The prisoner’s dilemma basically provides a framework for understanding how to strike a balance between cooperation and competition and
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It’s Brexit Week and London’s art market remains in limbo about the impact that its new status could have on trade, with more details expected to unfold during the transition period that ends on December 31. As in most creative industries, most of the art market’s participants were not in favour of leaving the EU,
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French officials have charged Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of an exchange that laundered millions of dollars for criminals, on multiple counts including extortion and money laundering. According to a report by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Vinnik was interviewed by French prosecutors as soon as he was extradited from Greece late last week. Zoi Konstantopoulou, a
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