Month: July 2020

While the Federal Reserve has busied itself trying to keep the markets stable, its job when the crisis is over will be to keep monetary policy accommodative, according to Fed Gov. Lael Brainard. “A thick fog of uncertainty still surrounds us, and downside risks predominate,” she said during a National Association for Business Economics webinar,
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On July 14th, 2020, we listed the Global X Education ETF (EDUT) on Nasdaq. EDUT seeks to invest in companies that provide products and services that facilitate education, including but not limited to companies involved in online learning and educational content/publishing, early childhood education, higher education, professional education, as well as enterprise video and chat
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TIAA Bank was founded more than a century ago with the intention of helping teachers retire. Today it’s a full-service bank that has more than 80,000 in-network ATMs in the U.S. While it’s primarily an online-only bank, you’ll be able to set foot in a physical branch if you’re in Florida. Investopedia is committed to
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The concept of social responsibility holds that businesses should be good citizens, balancing their money-making operations with activities that benefit society, be it on a local, national, or global scale. Social responsibility in marketing involves focusing efforts on attracting consumers who want to make a positive difference with their purchases. Many companies have adopted socially
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Bitcoin is a hot commodity lately. This cryptocurrency is usually at the top of experts’ and users’ lists of recommendations for investments in the digital world. If you’re thinking about using Bitcoin or have already started your crypto journey, there are steps you can take to secure your currency. Here’s how to protect your Bitcoin
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A battle heats up between a deep-research investor with a private equity mindset and an underperforming small cap software stock. This is a textbook case of good activism — a company with poor operating history, horrible corporate governance, underperforming stock, overpaid CEO and a large, long-term shareholder with a very friendly and reasonable request with impressive
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Leaving London in a rush. dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Nearly half of wealthy individuals may move out of cities permanently, according to a new study on lasting life changes after coronavirus. In a survey of 3,750 wealthy investors, “forty-six percent may forsake cities for less populated areas,” says UBS, a Swiss bank which conducted
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SoundCommerce employees, with CEO Eric Best on far left SoundCommerce On a Saturday in April, several executives from SoundCommerce rented a U-Haul, drove it to their office in Seattle and loaded up the truck with stand-up desks, 48-inch monitors and various other gadgets and personal belongings. For two days, they traversed town, dropping the items
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The State University of New York will sell a $328.5 million refinancing deal to create near-term financial flexibility to offset expected declines in student housing revenue stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. SUNY is scheduled to sell the federally taxable dormitory facilities revenue bonds Tuesday through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York. Proceeds
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Considering the swank business-class service being rolled out on long-haul routes, airline travel gurus have suggested that splurging on a first-class seat may not always be necessary. The level of luxe depends on the airline and on the particular model of plane. Here, we look at business class on three Middle Eastern airlines—Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways—highlighting some of the perks they
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Money management is one of the most important (and least understood) aspects of trading. Many traders, for instance, enter a trade without any kind of exit strategy and are often more likely to take premature profits or, worse, run losses. Traders should understand what exits are available to them and attempt to create an exit strategy that
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Wide-spread mask wearing and following other health-care measures will be vital to economic growth in the U.S., said Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan. “While monetary and fiscal policy have a key role to play, the primary economic policy from here is broad mask wearing and good execution of these health-care protocols,” Kaplan
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Reward For The Risk Taken Investors expect to be rewarded for the risk that they are taking. One method to measure risk is the Ulcer Index, which measures the length and depth of a fund’s drawdown. It is available through Mutual Fund Observer Premium. The data in this article reflects updated to the end of
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