In August, the Bank of England pulled out a “sledgehammer” and fiscal stimulus may be on the cards, but this may not be enough to counter the uncertainty caused by the vote on June 23rd.
Three months have passed since the United Kingdom (UK) held a referendum on its membership of the European Union (EU), in which the majority opted to leave the union. Soon after the referendum,....More>>>
Women have gradually evolved into an economic force to be reckoned with, going by the results of a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
In a report titled “The Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood: 1975–2016,” author Jonathan Vespa noted more young men are falling to the bottom of the income ladder while more young women are climbing up the income ladder.....More>>>
Boston, MA, based Investment company North Tide Capital, Llc buys Impax Laboratories, Allergan PLC, Accuray, sells Community Health Systems, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Mylan NV, Perrigo Co PLC, Select Medical Holdings during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, North Tide Capital, Llc. As of 2016-12-31, North Tide Capital, Llc....More>>>
Investors can add all sorts of investments to an IRA, but many financial advisors will suggest sticking with conservative dividend stocks. The reason is simple — blue chip income generators generally bounce back from big market crashes, and the compounding effect of reinvested dividends can deliver massive returns over several decades.
At first glance, tobacco giant Altria (NYSE:MO)....More>>>
For a few years now, as I was covering the shale industry, I made it a point to highlight the need to pay very close attention to differing acreage quality within companies and between companies. It is a very important indicator of future profitability, which has been a very contentious issue in the past few years, as well as production growth prospects.
As part of my economics of a shale....More>>>
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Bitcoin has left gold in the dust in recent months.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust Shares have almost tripled in value in the last twelve months, gaining more than 30 percent in the last three months alone. Meanwhile, SPDR Gold shares are down 3.78 percent in the last twelve months and up 4.49 percent in the last three....More>>>
Tesla Motors (TSLA) not only beat earnings forecasts when it reported on Wednesday night, but offered very, let’s call it ambitious production goals. That will require lots of cash–something that makes Barclays analyst Brian Johnson and team wary. They explain why:
With its ambitious plans that will require an incremental fundraising (as we predicted),....More>>>
When Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board tried to redeem $500 million from Boaz Weinstein’s Saba Capital in 2015, the $116 billion pension fund for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to believe it was shortchanged during the process. In the fall of 2015, PSP sued Saba Capital, accusing the highly followed hedge fund of “self-dealing” and mis-marking illiquid....More>>>
September Cocoa is trading at 2975, down 23 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2972, down 22 $/MT.
Cocoa futures are trading lower after showing some gains early in the session.
Market talk chatter about global cocoa demand and West African weather is making the rounds.
In other New York Soft commodities;
September Coffee is trading at 147.70, up 1.15 cents/lb.