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Venture Capital: The U.S. IPO Drought May be About to End

As this is being written, the Dow is up nearly 600 points and the S&P 500 is above the psychological 3,000 mark. The markets are up as investors cheer the reopening of the economy and look forward to a vaccine that could mark an end to the suffering from the virus. Favorable and positive sentiments in the capital markets augur well for new capital issues, of which there are quite a few in the pipeline. These had been put on a forced hold amidst the market plunge and lockdowns from the coronavirus outbreak.

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Is China Coin Rushing to Beat Libra Cryptocurrency?
October 8, 2019

China Coin will try to beat Facebook’s Libra to the market. Chinese financial experts believe that Libra would have such an impact on the economy that they are pushing their…

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Martin Taylor and Hedge Fund Crake Asset Management Start Trading
October 8, 2019

Martin Taylor shut down Nevsky Capital three years ago. But he’s proven that top-performing managers – rare as they are – can stay away for too long. Taylor has returned…

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Inevitable That Central Banks Will Start Issuing Digital Currency: Fed’s Harker
October 8, 2019

A digital central bank currency could be in the works after the implementation of the new FedNow real-time payments system. America’s own digital central bank currency is all but ‘inevitable,’…

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Three Takeaways from the New KKR Consumer Report
October 8, 2019

The report examines consumer behavior at this point in the economic cycle KKR has posted a new report titled The New Consumer. Paula Campbell Roberts, the Director of Global Macro…

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Park Square Capital: Private Credit Investors in Favor of ESG-positive Deals
October 8, 2019

Park Square Capital, a US$10 billion investor in private credit, is a signatory to the UNPRI. ESG in private credit deals is making steady progress as investors wise up to…

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UBS: Fintech Darling Robinhood’s Business Model in Serious Jeopardy
October 7, 2019

Robinhood has a $7.6 billion valuation thanks to its strong support from Millennials. Launched in 2013, the Fintech startup undercut discount brokerages with free trades and a sleek look that…

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Breakdown of “Community Banking in the 21st Century”
October 7, 2019

During last week’s Fed-sponsored conference, new data emerged from the Community Banking in the 21st Century survey. In the survey introduction, Bret Afdahl Chairman, Conference of State Bank Supervisors, wrote:…

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Blackrock Hires New HR Chief (And Other People on the Move)
October 7, 2019

BlackRock hires always generate headlines. The latest high-profile news is that the world’s largest asset manager has appointed Manish Mehta to the role of global head of human resources. Reuters…

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Vista Equity Partners May Sell Partial Stake in Fintech Giant Finastra
October 7, 2019

Vista Equity Partners may look to sell up to 50% of its stake in Fintech firm Finastra. The private equity shop could reach a deal worth more than $10 billion, including…

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Bitcoin Beat Tech Stocks This Year; Yes You Heard That Right
October 7, 2019

Bitcoin is the best performing asset year to date. After a power-packed rally during the first nine months of the year, the crypto is up 114% at $8,308. In comparison,…

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