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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
January 19, 2018 American Express earnings: $1.58 per share vs. $1.54 expectedSource: CNBC
American Express reports quarterly earnings that topped Wall Street expectations.
January 19, 2018 Relentless’ growth could see the US topple Russia, Saudi Arabia as world’s largest oil producer, IEA saysSource: CNBC
The U.S. is well-placed to overtake the likes of Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's leading energy producer over the next 12 months, according to the latest monthly report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Ripple's XRP coin has fallen 74 percent from an all-time high of $3.84 hit on Jan. 4, erasing $44 billion from the holdings of Chris Larsen, co-founder and executive chairman of Ripple.
Research & Insights
January 2, 2018 12 changes that could shake up the blockchain world in 2018Source: Venture Beat
If there is one thing I have learned in the last two years in the cryptocurrency world, it’s that things change so quickly in this sector, it can humble anybody. Anyone who says he knows what he is talking about, doesn’t!
December 19, 2017 The 'bond vigilantes' may seize power in 2018 as worldwide debt swellsSource: CNBC
Bond vigilantes are poised to wrest back power in 2018. For the first time in four years, the U.S., Japanese, euro zone and UK governments will together issue more net debt than their central banks will buy. That gives investors...
December 19, 2017 74 bitcoin questions, answeredSource: Yahoo Financial
With the price of the cryptocurrency soaring—and mainstream interest surging—Yahoo Finance recently invited readers to send us their top questions regarding bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. We condensed questions from nearly...
Commentary & Opinion
January 17, 2018 State of Green Business Report 2018Source: GreenBiz
Each year, we take a step back from the headlines and conferences to assess how, and how much, companies were integrating sustainability into business strategy and operations.
January 17, 2018 Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new studySource: Independent
When comparing environmental, economic and social sustainability, scientists find shale gas extraction ranks seventh out of nine different energy sources
December 18, 2017 What The 2018 Tax Brackets, Standard Deductions, And More Look Like Under Tax ReformSource: Forbes
With tax reform just around the corner (a vote is scheduled on the conference bill this week), many taxpayers are wondering what it means for 2018.
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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