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Capital Markets – a formal definition --
The capital markets are the markets for long-term loans and equity capital. Companies and the government can raise funds for long-term investments via the capital markets. The capital markets include the stock market, the bond market, and the primary market. Securities trading on organized capital markets is monitored by the government; new issues are approved by authorities of financial supervision and monitored by participating banks. ...
News & Updates
Source: shington Business Journal
Deep in his annual message to shareholders, below the boilerplate language praising employees and touting accomplishments, M&T Bank CEO Robert Wilmers offers some blunt opinions about executive compensation and what caused the...
March 12, 2014 Is JC Penney The Next Great American Comeback Story?Source: Forbes
Could JC Penney be on the verge of a turnaround? It has seen no shortage of bad news in the years since the financial crisis — including a weak 2013 holiday season, a boot from the S&P 500 and a below-$10 stock price that was...
March 12, 2014 Evolution Of SRI Leads Investors To A Sustainable FutureSource: Seeking Alpha
It's no secret that positive screening as an investment strategy is becoming increasingly popular as advisors seek ways to identify substantive investment opportunities. The practice focuses investors on the elements of a company...
Research & Insights
Source: Harvard Business Review
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said something to a shareholder that you very rarely hear: take a hike. I’m paraphrasing, but only slightly. At the company’s latest shareholder meeting, a think tank, NCPPR, pushed Apple to stop...
March 12, 2014 How to Move ESG from Philosophy to Alpha GeneratorSource: Enterprising Investor
Many investors are privately more fervent proponents of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) philosophy than they are in public. Conventional wisdom holds that the investment pro’s job is to make investors money, and...
March 6, 2014 Icahn's rebrand from devil to angel looks suspiciousSource: SF Gate
I first encountered Carl Icahn at an airport in St. Louis in the spring of 2001. Or more accurately, I first encountered how much people hated him. At the time, the once-venerable airline TWA had successfully filed a bankruptcy...
Commentary & Opinion
Reuters - NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Only 22 percent of Americans trust the financial system. Despite a broad stock market rally since the financial crisis officially ended, public distrust of banks and investment...
A new report shows the rate of progress on decarbonising the global economy is too slow to meet carbon reduction targets, as CEOs continue to focus on growth, resilience and reputation
October 18, 2013 Summary of Economic Reports by Federal Reserve District BanksSource: Bloomberg
Following is a summary of U.S. economic conditions as reported by the 12 Federal Reserve district banks in the central bank’s latest regional survey, also known as the Beige Book. The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago prepared the...
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Tim Quast is a fifteen-year Investor Relations veteran and founder and managing director of ModernIR.com, which parses and categorizes over a half-billion shares per week with its trading intelligence system, Equity Analysis. Click here for Tim's Columns.
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