Traders work at the Bolsa de Mercadorias e Futuros, Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F), in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marcos Issas | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investing in Latin America’s equity markets can be scary, but Luiz Maria Ribiero has cracked a winning formula. Ribiero manages the DWS Latin America Equity fund (SLARX), which has
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Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused on institutional investment in crypto assets. Sign up for free here. For a primer on crypto valuation concepts,
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Municipal yields increased for a second day and issuers prepared to continue a deluge of deals, signaling they aren’t worried about the Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting with the expected quarter point cut in interest rates priced in. IHS Markit Ipreo forecasts weekly bond volume will increase to $10.32 billion from a revised total of
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Introduction Over the past few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders like us. Currently, we are cautious when we choose our long positions, as most of the closed-end funds which
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington, July 31, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates by a quarter point on Wednesday, but what it says about its future plans will determine whether stocks
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France’s Minister of the Economy and Finance has said the country will block the development of Libra in Europe as it threatens “monetary sovereignty.” Bruno Le Maire stated that he had serious concerns about the disruption the planned Facebook-led cryptocurrency could have on governments’ economic power at a meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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After a few months of downside performance in the United States 12 Month Oil Fund (USL), shares of the ETF appear to be on the rebound with the last month seeing nearly a 4% return. In this piece, I will make the case that I believe there is substantial upside in USL due to both
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Apple disputed the negative call by Goldman Sachs on Friday, which hit the stock, taking issue with the firm’s negative characterization on how Apple would account for its new TV+ service. Goldman said that the one-year free trial of the TV+ service would have a “material negative impact” on earnings by showing lower hardware profit
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Climate change is real and is having a sizable, immediate impact on how investments are evaluated. ESG —  environmental, social and governance criteria used by investors to evaluate a company’s operations — is what brings sustainability and profitability together in today’s new era of investments. We’re already seeing the result: In 2018, 26% of all
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Without a doubt, bonds have seen amazing performance this year with the total bond market ETF (BND) rising nearly 8%, making 2019 one of the best years on record. Global interest rates have been on the decline and fell deep into negative territory. World central banks seem to want to do everything they can to
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Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi appears to be inching towards a reverse initial public offering (IPO), according to a document posted with Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). In the filing, dated Sept. 10, Hong Kong-listed electronics manufacturer Pantronics Holdings Limited, acquired by Huobi last August, disclosed it will change its name to Huobi Technology Holdings Limited. The company
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View Bitcoin’s long-term bullish bias remains intact, with prices holding well above the historically strong support of the three-day chart’s 55-candle exponential moving average (EMA), currently at $8,972. The line served as a strong base in the 2016–2017 bull market. A bullish falling-wedge breakout on the 4-hour chart looks likely and could pave the way
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