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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
November 20, 2017 Socially responsible investing no longer a fadSource: Minneapolis Star Tribune
So when President Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, some observers predicted slowing in the growth of investments guided by environmental, social and governance (ESG ... State Street ...
November 20, 2017 Millennials are set to be the most unequal generation yetSource: Quartz
In an economic climate where the top 1% own half the world’s wealth, a new analysis by Credit Suisse suggests that millennials in several advanced economies are likely going to face the worst income inequality of any generation...
November 20, 2017 Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate, for nowSource: Hellenic Shipping News
The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short...
Research & Insights
November 18, 2017 Tesla is 'going out of business,' says former GM exec Bob LutzSource: CNBC
Tesla is a "losing enterprise" that won't last, Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, told CNBC on Friday. "There is no secret sauce in Tesla. They use the same lithium-ion batteries as everybody else," he said. He...
October 12, 2017 Why Nobel economist Thaler says he's nervous about stock marketSource: Chicago Tribune
"We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market seems to be napping," Thaler said, speaking by phone on Bloomberg TV Tuesday. "I admit to not understanding it." ADVERTISING The S&P 500...
September 26, 2017 Josh Shapiro: The many layers of Equifax's corporate malfeasance | OpinionSource: Philly.com
Americans and Pennsylvanians just experienced the largest data breach in our country’s history. The Equifax data breach, affecting the personal, financial information of 143 million Americans and 5.4 million Pennsylvanians, is an...
Commentary & Opinion
November 16, 2017 Incomes are up. Stocks are soaring. Home prices are back. So why do you feel like you have less money?Source: Dallas Morning News
Incomes are up, the stock market is soaring, and home prices have largely recovered from the mortgage meltdown. But Americans still haven't regained all the wealth they lost and, on the whole, are worse off than in 1998.
November 6, 2017 Top 10 countries most attractive to renewable energySource: China Daily
China continues to be the world's most favorable market for renewable energy development and investment, according to a new study.
September 28, 2017 Minorities and Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth since 2013, new data saysSource: Washington Post
Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession — African Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees — saw large gains in net worth over the past three years, the Federal Reserve...
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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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