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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
David Cameron has rejected claims he is a "closet Brexiteer," insisting he is "passionate" about staying in the EU.
May 27, 2016 Oil price hits $50 a barrel for first time this year
Comment - At 0900 BST, the benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 index was up 0.1%, Germany's DAX was 0.5% higher and France's CAC 40 was 0.3%. It had gained 1.2 percent on Wednesday. Traders will now be watching to see if the price can be...
May 27, 2016 Why Monsanto Has Become A More Attractive StockSource: Forbes
Many analysts on Wall Street had doubts that a bid by Bayer (BAYR) to acquire Monsanto (MON) would occur even before Bayer rejected the unsolicited offer on May 24. So is the deal kaput and dead-in-the-water? Alive or not,...
Research & Insights
Forbes - Exxon is hardly the only company facing shareholder activism. Proxy Preview 2016, a report by the non-profit As You Sow, notes that U.S. firms face a record number of shareholder resolutions that address climate change...
One sector that's taken a serious beating lately is energy. It seems there's big concern from investors each time there's a drop in the price of oil. Many believe they should just stay away from energy companies.
The world’s agricultural industry has a tall order to fill—it must grow twice as much on roughly the same footprint with less water all by 2050.
Commentary & Opinion
May 25, 2016 The Economic Arguments Against BrexitSource: New Yorker
The report says that, in the event of “Brexit,” the unemployment rate would jump, while G.D.P., house prices, the stock market, and the value of the pound sterling would all be hit hard.
Source: Washington Post
The Internal Revenue Service has been so slow to adapt to the emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported, according to a study being delivered to Congress this...
May 20, 2016 How Americans define the sharing economySource: Pew Research
Even though stories about services like Uber and Airbnb have put the “sharing economy” in the news, just 27% of Americans have ever heard of the term before, according to Pew Research Center’s recent survey of the new digital...
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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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