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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
March 31, 2020 Coronavirus job losses could total 47 million, unemployment rate may hit 32%, Fed estimatesSource: CNBC
Millions of Americans already have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis and the worst of the damage is yet to come, according to a Federal Reserve estimate.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson plans to begin human clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine by September with a goal of the first batches being made available for emergency use authorization by early next year, according...
March 31, 2020 Hong Kong government’s plan to encourage paper recycling excludes new business models, industry members saySource: South China Morning Post
A government plan to encourage paper recycling in Hong Kong by stabilising waste paper prices has excluded new business models and could cut recyclers’ profits as mainland China tightens import restrictions, according to industry...
Research & Insights
The question: why did so many presidential candidates (two still are) propose energy policies that were: (1) a direct threat to U.S. national security, (2) morally unjust, (3) counter to climate change goals, (4) sure to raise...
March 3, 2020 5 parts of the economy most at risk from coronavirusSource: The Hill
The growing threat of a coronavirus pandemic is raising fears about the toll it could take on the U.S. economy.
Source: The Guardian
If Brexit is any guide Boris Johnson will yield in the endgame to the EU but will be too busy taking a victory lap to spell out the concessions he has made
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Environmental Leader
IPIECA, the American Petroleum Institute (API), and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) today released the new edition of the “Sustainability Reporting Guidance for the Oil and Gas industry.” T
February 23, 2020 The ugly side to the booming U.S. economy, in one telling chartSource: MarketWatch
...the rate of credit card balances that are 30 days or more delinquent at the 4,500 or so commercial banks that are smaller than the top 100 banks spiked to 7.05% in the fourth quarter, the highest delinquency rate in the data...
December 6, 2019 Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and ChinaSource: Visual Capitalist
Today’s infographic from HowMuch.net charts the top imports and exports between the U.S. and China, pulled from the Observatory of Economic Complexity’s (OEC) global market data for 2017.
Featured Capital Markets Columnist
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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