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salon.com August 23, 2020

Could Universal Basic Income Work In The Us? Economists Look To A Test Case — In Alaska

Thanks to its UBI-esque permanent fund dividend, Alaska has "a much lower poverty rate," one economist says. : The pandemic raises the specter of millions of Americans struggling with unemployment for years to come, a process that automation had already started years ago. That could expedite the longstanding call from activists, business leaders and politicians like Andrew Yang to enact a universal basic income (or UBI) — a widely-beloved proposal for a universal social program that has boosters all over the political spectrum.
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finance.yahoo.com 3 hours, 42 minutes ago

Exercise Patience And Wait To Buy Workhorse Group Stock If Shares Dip

In the last month, Workhorse Group (NASDAQ:WKHS) had trouble breaking out to new highs. Markets are waiting for the company to finalize a deal with US Postal Service by the end of the year. If it happens, it may win more customers for its electric delivery vehicles. WKHS stock is a high risk, high reward investment. Source: Photo from WorkHorse.com The electric vehicle sector is still very hot. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) led it higher and increased investor interest after its battery day. So, what will it take for Workhorse to keep rising?
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finance.yahoo.com 5 hours, 12 minutes ago

4 Oil Stocks To Buy As The Price Of Crude Stabilizes

As U.S. equity markets trade near all-time highs, coming back from their March lows, several sectors have been left behind, notably banking and energy. I believe that oil stocks are poised for a rally in the coming quarters.
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globest.com 5 hours, 12 minutes ago

Study Finds Reits Outperform Unlisted Real Estate Investments

New research indicates that REITs outperformed private real estate by nearly 2.7 percentage points per year on average and provided better risk-adjusted returns over 21 years. Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing. As technology proliferates, logistics operations will expand into new places, blurring the line between retail and industrial real estate.
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crowdfundinsider.com 8 hours, 2 minutes ago

Indonesian Fintech Investor, Bri Ventures' Cio Says Company Will Use $250M Fund To Create "real Value," Not Just High Valuations

Indonesian Fintech Investor, BRI Ventures' CIO Says Company will Use $250 Million Fund to Create "Real Value," Not Just High Valuations Crowdfund Insider.
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investopedia.com 8 hours, 12 minutes ago

The Most Famous Leveraged Buyouts

A look at the largest and most famous leveraged buyouts in history. : A leveraged buyout refers to the acquisition or takeover of a company where a significant amount of money is borrowed to meet the acquisition cost. Leveraged buyouts, popularly known as LBOs, are commonly carried out by private equity firms. Since the company making the purchase can finance almost 90% of the deal value, it makes large acquisitions possible even if the acquirer has little capital to commit. The target company's assets usually act as collateral for raising the loan.
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finance.yahoo.com 9 hours, 42 minutes ago

Freeport-mcmoran Inc. Just Beat Eps By 11%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) investors will be delighted, with the company turning in some strong numbers with its...: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) investors will be delighted, with the company turning in some strong numbers with its latest results. Freeport-McMoRan beat earnings, with revenues hitting US$3.9b, ahead of expectations, and statutory earnings per share outperforming analyst reckonings by a solid 11%. Earnings are an important time for investors, as they can track a company's performance, look at what the analysts are forecasting for next year, and see if there's been a change in sentiment towards the company.
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forbes.com 10 hours, 42 minutes ago

Manchester United's American Owners Are Playing A Game Against Uncertainty

Owners of teams like Manchester United do understand that part of the allure of European soccer is its inherent unpredictability. What they don't like is the extent to which it sometimes affects the club's financial performance.
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ritholtz.com 13 hours, 52 minutes ago

Mib: Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates - The Big Picture

This week, we speak with Ray Dalio, founder and Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund. Dalio is known for his practical yet unconventional understanding of economics, which he spells out in his video "How the Economic Machine Works." He's also of several macro books on investing, economics and philosophy. His latest latest... Read More The post MiB: Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates appeared first on The Big Picture.
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cnbc.com 14 hours, 12 minutes ago

Coronavirus: Is A 529 Plan Your Best College Savings Bet?

Amid the coronavirus crisis, some families are questioning the value of a dedicated college savings account or even its necessity.
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dealstreetasia.com 15 hours, 42 minutes ago

Editor's Take: The Week That Was - Oct 19-24

This edition features exclusives from top unicorns and captures developments in the mock meat space. The post Editor's take: The week that was - Oct 19-24 appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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