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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
October 22, 2019 1 in 6 millennials have $100,000 saved—here’s how much you should have at every ageSource: CNBC
According to a new Bank of America survey, 16 percent of millennials — which BoA defined as those between age 23 and 37 — now have $100,000 or more in savings.
October 22, 2019 The last 72 hours in Brexit, explainedSource: VOX
It should have been the decisive moment for Brexit: a vote on the revamped deal to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31.
October 22, 2019 Clorox Talks Sustainability at Investor MeetingSource: Packaging Strategies
The Clorox Company announced an ambitious set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals, as part of its new business strategy called IGNITE. This was shared at a recent investor meeting.
Research & Insights
October 17, 2019 Capitalism is dead. Long live capitalismSource: Fast Company
For capitalism to thrive, the system needs to evolve to be fair, inclusive, and sustainable. Fast Company highlights companies and innovators leading the change.
October 11, 2019 Opinion: Ban billionaires? What progressive Democrats don’t understand about the economySource: MarketWatch
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders says we should ban billionaires. It’s all part of the growing trend in the idea of wealth taxes that have become popular with some Democrats
Millennials — the selfie obsessed, avocado toast-loving generation — might be behind slower economic growth, according to a research note last week from Raymond James. This new generation, scarred by the financial crisis, is...
Commentary & Opinion
October 16, 2019 More large-scale investors are skittish about an ESG strategy at the expense of returns: surveySource: MarketWatch
That is according to the Royal Bank of Canada’s RY, +0.53% fourth annual survey on responsible investing, which found that 18% of institutional investors globally said an environmental, social and governance strategy will...
October 2, 2019 Dow ends 344 points lower as ISM manufacturing comes in at worst level since financial crisisSource: MarketWatch
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday, turning negative in morning action after a closely watched reading on manufacturing in the U.S. came in at its worst level since 2009.
September 27, 2019 Second-quarter U.S. GDP left at 2%, slower economic growth seen persistingSource: MarketWatch
The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the second quarter, updated figures confirm, and is slow growth is expected to persist through the end of the year largely because of the festering trade fight with China.
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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