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Howard Marks: The Negative Interest Rates Memo

Howard Marks has released his latest memo. In the lengthy memo marked “Re: Mysterious,” he talks about the impact of negative interest rates. More importantly, he talks about how little anyone knows about a world where the U.S. has negative interest rates.

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Why McAfee Expects Bitcoin to Touch $1 Million by 2020
October 2, 2019

John McAfee explains in a Forbes interview why he thinks Bitcoin will climb to $1 million by 2020. McAfee’s bitcoin prediction, famously made in 2017, is still alive and kicking…

Mapletree Commercial Buys Google’s HQ in Singapore
October 2, 2019

Mapletree Commercial Trust has purchased Google’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore. The acquisition is part of an S$1.55 billion ($1.14 billion) deal for four buildings in Pasir Panjang.

Natwest Will Use AI To Predict Financial Market Patterns
October 2, 2019

NatWest will collaborate with Microsoft and DreamQuark to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to simulate financial markets. NatWest, Microsoft, and DreamQuark will develop a new platform called Next…

Can Apollo Get a Win with ADT after Canadian Services Sale
October 2, 2019

ADT announced is selling ADT Security Services Canada to TELUS Corporation. Terms of the deal are CAD 700 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.

Liquid Alternatives: Schroders’ GAIA Platform Launches Nuveen’s US Equity Strategies
October 2, 2019

Investors outside the US may now access Nuveen’s US equity long-short and equity market neutral strategies through Schroders. Schroders and Nuveen have tied-up to offer two new funds on the…

Preqin Releases ESG Indicators
October 2, 2019

Preqin ESG scoring is now an offering for companies. Preqin established a methodology and common benchmark for managers to measure performance and reach financial and ESG targets.

AssetMark Financial Holdings Buys OBS Financial
October 2, 2019

AssetMark Financial Holdings announced an agreement with Canandaigua National Corporation to buy OBS Financial. OBS is a turnkey asset management platform.

The DailyAlts PlayBook – October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks about Facebook’s brewing battle with Elizabeth Warren, another fresh round of Ponzi Schemes, and Elliott Management’s latest activist pressures. The markets are moving in reverse…

Credit Suisse To Include ESG Criteria in Fund Assets Worth CHF 100 Billion By 2020
October 1, 2019

Credit Suisse Asset Management is set to introduce an ‘environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG)’ investing framework across its funds The Credit Suisse ESG initiative will initially include 30 funds…

Credit Suisse COO Out Due to Spying Scandal (and Other People on the Move)
October 1, 2019

The Credit Suisse COO has stepped down after a bizarre spying scandal rattled the firm. An internal probe at the firm found that Pierre-Olivier Bouée ordered the spying on the…