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Capital Markets Information, Definition, News, Research, Articles, Journal - Accountability Central
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
February 12, 2016 Can China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency'
News Week - This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. Last summer, U.S. lawmakers were condemning China for pushing down its currency, arguing that it was still â??terribly undervalued.â??...
February 12, 2016 Dow futures up 100 points as Wall Street shapes up for a reboundSource: Market Watch
Wall Street was poised to bounce back Friday from multiyear closing lows, as investors get the chance to go bargain hunting for shares beaten down in the market carnage.
February 11, 2016 Yen, bonds, gold all gain at dollar's expense, stocks slumpSource: Reuters
Turbulence tore through global markets on Thursday as investors sought the safety of Japanese yen, gold and top-rated bonds while dumping U.S. dollars on bets the Federal Reserve could be done with raising interest rates.
Research & Insights
February 12, 2016 The Misguided ExxonMobil Climate Change InquisitionSource: Forbes
Last year witnessed the astounding speed at which public and expert opinion now coalesce around policies that would have seemed unacceptable a few years earlier. From same-sex marriage to marijuana legalization, public opinion...
February 11, 2016 Dimon and Buffett: the odd couple of corporate governanceSource: Opinion - FT
It is one of the oldest battle lines in corporate governance: managerial autonomy versus shareholder rights. The battle is particularly acute in the US at present.
February 10, 2016 Reflections on DavosSource: Live Mint
This year, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos focused on the impact of the fourth industrial revolution. If you are under 30, you might be under the impression that the previous revolutions were the iPod, the...
Commentary & Opinion
January 28, 2016 Report: Strong governance key as $1 trillion passes to next generation within 10 years
CPI Financial - Covering an in-depth analysis and policy recommendations aimed at enhancing corporate governance within privately-held firms, listed companies and state-owned enterprises in the MENA Region, the report was...
In just 15 trading days, oil prices have managed to plunge another 20%, after a fall of 29% in 2015 and 44% in 2014. While markets took these drops in stride in the past few years, something seems different about the volatile...
January 27, 2016 Morgan Stanley Analyzed 43 Bear Markets and Here's What It FoundSource: Bloomberg
U.S. stocks may be looking a bit better after one of the worst starts to the year on record, but a number of markets, especially the emerging kind, have already entered or come within points of a bear market
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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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