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The Long View: China—The Indispensable Nation?
This is the final video in a four-part series that addresses some of the major themes we expect to shape the investment landscape for years to come. Click here for parts one, two and three. ERIC WINOGRAD I think that so much of the discussion about the trade war between the US and China misses the point altogether. Markets seem
Here’s One Possible Indirect Impact From JPM Coin: Dick Bove
One of the biggest announcements to hit the crypto space recently was JPMorgan’s announcement that it has developed its own cryptocurrency, which it’s calling JPM Coin. Numerous news headlines were quick to link this news with the bitcoin price, and it is possible that the news did drive some bitcoin buying. vjkombajn / Pixabay However, such buying would have come
Alternative Investment Platform YieldStreet Closes $62M Series B Funding Round
FinTech
Edison Partners leads a $62 million round of financing in the online wealth management platform, YieldStreet, according to a Tuesday announcement. The capital will help expand investment offerings, investor access and educational resources. Who Is YieldStreet? With more than 100,000 community members, YieldStreet enables both accredited and non-accredited investors to diversify their portfolios with asset classes ranging from real estate
Male And Female Entrepreneurs In Startups
Men still dominate the UK startup landscape, with 80.6% of companies launched between 2000-2018 being founded by men ernestoeslava / Pixabay It’s safe to say that the UK’s startup scene has always been largely a Y-chromosome dominated space. Over the past few years, the UK government and independent bodies have increasingly made efforts to level the playing fields between male
China May Be First in Large-Scale Autonomous Vehicle Adoption
Smart Cities
The promise of driving has been looming over the transportation industry for the better part of this decade, but full-scale commercial adoption of the technology is still a topic of contention. This is because there are simply too many factors that play a role in deciding the roadmap to adoption, with technology development being the lowest rung on the ladder.
Avoid the Crowds in Chinese Stocks
As MSCI considers boosting the allocation to Chinese onshore stocks in its emerging-market indices, global investors are pumping money into the market. But watch out for crowds. Flows into China are concentrated in a small group of large-cap stocks. Read more at Advisor Perspectives. Photo: Jakob Montrasio
Ethereum Constantinople And Petersburg Forks: How Big?
Blockchain
After a recent delay this past January, Ethereum‘s Constantinople and Petersburg hard forks are expected to take place later this week on February 28th at block number 7,280,000. The practice of forks sparks much debate in the industry and many are monitoring these imminent hard forks with great anticipation, trepidation, and uncertainty. vjkombajn / Pixabay But what are the implications
Stock Buybacks Are the Wrong Target
Legislation banning companies from purchasing their own shares, or conditioning buybacks on investment in workers, would not significantly alter the distribution of wealth. What it would do is undermine the broad cooperation needed to tackle income inequality and a fast-changing labor environment. MILAN – The surge in stock buybacks in the United States has sparked a high-stakes debate about what
Mineberg: Helping Others Mine a ‘Lifetime’ of Bitcoins
Blockchain
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Hong Kong Blockchain Week is right around the corner, and among its many illustrious attendees is Mineberg. Mineberg is a vertically integrated industrial crypto mining equipment production company with offices in London, Israel, and Hong Kong. It builds a range of crypto
Misreading China’s Strength
The US believes that with Chinese growth slowing, China's leaders are desperate for a deal to end the bilateral trade war, regardless of when the current 90-day truce actually ends. But the two economies’ longer-term fundamentals compel a very different verdict about which side has the upper hand. NEW HAVEN – US President Donald Trump’s administration has underestimated China’s resilience