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Thesis Welcome to Orchid’s Palladium Weekly report, in which we discuss palladium prices through the lenses of the Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF (NYSEARCA:PALL). PALL has traded sideways of late, reflecting a horizontal consolidation in the PGM space. Palladium’s fundamentals are less tight than expected due to the COVID-19 shock, which is reflected in
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Earnings Per Share (EPS) vs. Diluted EPS: An Overview Earnings per share (EPS) and diluted EPS are profitability measures used in the fundamental analysis of companies. EPS only takes into account a company’s common shares, whereas diluted EPS takes into account all convertible securities such as convertible bonds or convertible preferred stock, which are changed into equity or
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119.14 The current reading of the Investopedia Anxiety Index is well above neutral indicating a very high level of anxiety. Markets Today Asian markets continue to power higher on economic optimism and encouragement from China’s political leaders. European and U.S. markets are flat to lower following yesterday’s record-breaking day for the Nasdaq, thanks to new
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Brussels is to adopt emergency measures to preserve Europe’s access to crucial UK financial market infrastructure after the country’s post-Brexit transition period expires, the bloc’s regulation chief said on Thursday.  Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission’s executive vice-president in charge of financial policy, said Brussels would adopt “time-limited” access rights to make sure that European companies
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A pedestrian passes by the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE, in New York on March 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Michael Nagle via Getty Images) Xinhua News Agency Companies struggling to get through the coronavirus slashed the amount of money they returned to shareholders through dividends in the second quarter. The net
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Retention rates for high-end apartments are slipping – and lower-income renters will likely bear the … [+] brunt. Getty Like almost any economic slump before it, the coronavirus-triggered recession has pared down the money pouches of low- to middle-income renters more than it has undermined the budgets of their well-to-do peers. While working-class tenants have
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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched a “COVID-19 response challenge” to engage the private tech industry and rapidly evaluate and deploy innovative technologies that make public transit safer in light of the pandemic. “To truly modernize every element of how we run our transit system, you have to look
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Photo Source: Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, wearing a face mask, testifies before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve response to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. For
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Budgeting vs. Financial Forecasting: An Overview Budgeting and financial forecasting are tools that companies use to establish a plan for where management wants to take the company—budgeting—and whether it is heading in the right direction—financial forecasting. Although budgeting and financial forecasting are often used together, distinct differences exist between the two concepts. Budgeting quantifies the expectation of revenues that a business wants
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Tobacco stocks moved broadly higher Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave industry bellwether Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) approval to market its IQOS tobacco heating system as a safer alternative to traditional smoking. The agency said scientific studies found that moving to the IQOS system from cigarettes significantly reduces exposure to harmful
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Warren Buffett just announced his annual charitable donations to the five philanthropies he’s chosen to give the vast bulk of his fortune to. This year, the “Oracle of Omaha” is distributing 15.9 million class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway valued at about $2.9 billion. That brings his total philanthropic donations to more than $37 billion
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Expectations that Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a Stamp Duty holiday later today as part of … [+] his mini-budget are not only high but near cast in concrete. PA Images via Getty Images Expectations that Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a Stamp Duty holiday later today as part of his mini-budget are not only
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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to inject elements of uncertainty into the financial markets, investors seem to be testing various assets in order to identify the instruments that are most likely to possess safe haven qualities. Since May 2020, valuations in the Invesco CurrencyShares Euro Trust (NYSEARCA:FXE) have risen by over 5.5% and these moves
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PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) is a dominant player in digital payments through its web and mobile app payment platforms. It’s maintained its strong position against a rising number of fintech startups and technology giants such as Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Alphabet Inc. (GOOG). The company provides a variety of digital payments services to 305 million
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A company that transfers goods between multiple divisions needs to establish a transfer price so that each division can track its own efficiency. Companies will use various methods to determine the minimum transfer price, factoring in different costs related to production and what the goods would normally sell for in the retail marketplace. Corporations with
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Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway is finally pulling the trigger. The conglomerate is spending $4 billion to buy the natural gas transmission and storage assets of Dominion Energy. Including the assumption of debt, the deal totals almost $10 billion. It’s the first major purchase from Berkshire since the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent market collapse in March.
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On May 11, 2020, Bitcoin successfully executed its third block reward halving. Bitcoin halving events usually occur every four years, and the first and the second events took place in 2012 and 2016, respectively. Since miners’ rewards for verifying blockchain transactions are usually trimmed by 50% following a halving event, past events have forced miners
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