In his State of the Union victory lap, the president crowed that the "great American comeback" entered this decade with the longest bull-run in American history. Unsaid is that in dancing to all time highs, the bond and stock markets are priced for perfection. In normal times, this would not be as dangerous as it is today. Early in his term, President Trump introduced a trillion dollar tax cut in order to get the economy going. He succeeded. The Democrats even voted for that bill. Some doomsday pundits cautioned that inflation would pick up. It did not.
SWFI President Michael Maduell kicks off a panel on how institutional investors can blend ESG into real estate and social infrastructure. Also pictured: (starting from the left) Sally Burns of Veritas Family Partners; Winston Ma, former Managing Director and Head of North America office of CIC (China Investment Corporation), NYU School of Law Adjunct Professor; [...]
Critical retirement issues advisors ought to bone up on and why prescient experts alarmed by the housing bubble were considered "party poopers" are some of what Consuelo Mack, anchor of public television's "WealthTrack," devotes time to in an interview with ThinkAdvisor. PBS-distributed and distinguished by its focus on long-term diversified investing in stocks, bonds, real estate, insurance and collectibles, the show was launched by Mack in July 2005.
Nevsun Resources (TSX, NYSEMKT:NSU) has lost its bid to have Canada's Supreme Court throw out a lawsuit by former employees who say they were forced to...
Search funds have gained prominence in the US and are gathering steam in other parts of the world. Why have they caught the attention of family businesses and family offices? Jeremy Hazlehurst reports Imagine you are a young, ambitious, entrepreneurially-minded MBA graduate. You want to run a business, but not a start-up. You do not want to wait decades to work your way up through the ranks of a business. A search fund could be the answer to your prayers.
A Small Group Of Scientists, Execs, And Vcs Are $277M Richer As Their Companies Race To Create A Coronavirus Vaccine. Here Are 7 Who Have Raked In Huge Sums. | Markets Insider
Gilead, Moderna, and Novavax have all enjoyed massive gains after announcing potential coronavirus drugs, leading their executives, scientists, and early investors to rake in millions. The profits come as global markets tank on growing coronavirus concerns. Moderna has gained the most of the three since Friday's close, jumping 60% after announcing on Monday it submitted the first coronavirus vaccine for human trials. Here are the seven shareholders to collectively profit $277 million from the surging biotech stocks. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.
'without Water We Can't Grow Anything': Can Small Farms Survive California's Landmark Water Law? | Environment
For the first time in history, the state is regulating the groundwater that fuels its massive agriculture industry. Now the smallest farms face the biggest threatNikiko Masumoto began her farming career in the summer of 2011, just as California was entering its worst drought in recorded history.Masumoto is the fourth generation of her family to farm this land in Del Rey: 80 organic acres of stone fruit in eastern Fresno county in California's fertile Central Valley, its most perfect peaches bound for the epicurean Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley. Continue reading...
TOKYO -- Flash memory maker Kioxia Holdings looks to go public by October to raise funds for equipment investment, anticipating fresh demand for memory chips as next-generation 5G mobile services begin to take off. Kioxia, formerly Toshiba Memory, estimates its market valuation to reach 3.5 trillion yen ($31.8 billion) in what is expected to be Japan's biggest initial public offering this year. It will be the largest listing in terms of market capitalization since mobile giant SoftBank Corp. went public in December 2018.
Although average investors deserve equal access to the funds, the luster has worn off. : Groucho Marx once joked, "I don't want to belong to any club that would have me as a member."(1) That's essentially how ordinary investors should feel about private equity. Every investor -- big or small, ordinary or well-heeled, 12 figure or four -- should have equal access to markets. That's a perfectly banal observation in most contexts, but it's wildly controversial when it comes to investing.