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  • Markets stabilized following global turbulence amid fears about Ebola virus and global economic issues.
    NYC finance event forced liquidations and the cost of a liquidity premium
    International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF) and The Thalesians Present:Forced Liquidations, Fire Sales, and The Cost of Illiquidity: A Talk byAndrew WeismanInstitutional investors seeking diversification often build portfolios using...
  • 3 Productive Ways to Invest Money in Real Estate
    3 Productive Ways to Invest Money in Real Estate
    Investing in real estate is highly profitable for a number of reasons, because need for homes would never cease. Real estate industry is the most versatile so you would come across a number of ways to invest in it. Real estate is all about...
  • Amazon reports larger than expected loss for the third quarter
    Amazon reports larger than expected loss for the third quarter
    Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, reported a large net loss for the recent quarter, disappointing shareholders and spreading doubt on CEO Jeff Bezo’s financial and business strategies, according to a New York Times article...
  • Katherine Foster
    Katherine Foster inspires innovation in Switzerland
    Katherine Foster's journey to becoming an Innovation Lead for Europe's official Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has been equally rewarding and challenging. Katherine is a member of the Climate-KIC organization with her...
  • Your retirement spending guidelines
    Your retirement spending guidelines
    How much should you spend when you’re retired? Interesting question. Even if you have a high net worth, you will face uncertainty over how much you can afford to spend in retirement – especially if you are a retired business owner or...
  • Cloud computing
    The state of the Cloud market today
    Any company who leverages technologies of IoT (Internet-of-Things or, as some call it: Internet-of-Everything), mobile, and big data and analytics, is using Cloud computing.The future holds a shift toward a richer, effective and convenient user...
  • Mayor Gray leads Trade Mission to China promoting economic development in DC
    Mayor Gray launches second DC China Center in Beijing today
    Today, Mayor Vincent Gray and Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development M. Jeffrey Miller celebrated the opening of the second DC China Center in Beijing. During the ceremony, Gray also announced the launch of the Greater...
  • Investment risks
    Fighting the investment risks that overshadow rewards
    One major aspect to risk is how long you intend to hold an investment. For example, if it is trading at a low price, the probability of permanently losing your capital in Coca Cola stock over a 15 year period is extremely low. On the other hand,...
  • Managing risks and rewards: A Disney tale?
    The relationship between investment risk and expected returns
    Risk is not really about volatility and market sensitivity – it is about ambiguity. Your quintessential risk/return graph fails to incorporate the uncertainty associated with riskier investments. Dodgier investments have higher expected...
  • Market efficiencies
    Not all markets are created efficiently
    In addition to the fact that the overall market can be dominated by market sentiment, certain sectors are particularly prone to inefficiency. There are several reasons why one financial market may be more inefficient than another. Two of these...
  • GICs and Savings Accounts – the park and ‘no-pay’ options
    GICs and Savings Accounts – the park and ‘no-pay’ options
    When financial markets become a little uncertain – some investors get nervous. Uncertainty and nervousness can cause some investors to flee equities and jump into fixed income investments that they feel will provide more certainty and...
  • ‘The Love Punch’: Hopkins brings a new type of comedy dealing with today’s issues
    ‘The Love Punch’: Hopkins brings a new type of comedy dealing with today’s issue
    A modern day “Pink Panther” story that will definitely entertain and even make you laugh. Just imagine going to work one day and find out the company is closed and all your investments were with that company. What would you do? This...
  • What If These 9 Celebs Had Purchased Gold?
    What If These 9 Celebs Had Purchased Gold?
    Imagine that the following celebrities purchased $10,000 worth of gold during the year they were born. If they had kept the gold until today, 20, 60, even 116 years later, what would it be worth in U.S. dollars now?* How much more money would...
  • Bitcoin
    Virtual Currencies, the good, the bad, and the money.
    Okay, okay, so maybe you've heard of Bitcoin, maybe even Litecoin, or even Dogecoin (these guys sponsored a NASCAR car recently), but you don't really know what these things are and are kind of interested. Well you're in luck, I'm...
  • Pre-mobile South Korean stock exchange
    Growth reported on mobile stock trading
    The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch.comvideo reportedMonday, April 7, 2014 on the increase seen in mobile stock trading. The video presenter was Simon Constable of the Wall Street Journal. Appearing with Simon was Sital Patel of MarketWatch...