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Will the Crypto Boom be a Slow Death of Stock Exchanges? →  August 12, 2018

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, August 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Trade has constantly evolved over the centuries given the several transformations it has undergone. Whether we talk about Silent Trade/Barter between 500 CE and 1500 CE, the Dutch East India Company issuing the first shares on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange or formation of the LSE and NYSE including […]

Will the Crypto Boom be a Slow Death of Stock Exchanges? →  August 12, 2018

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, August 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Trade has constantly evolved over the centuries given the several transformations it has undergone. Whether we talk about Silent Trade/Barter between 500 CE and 1500 CE, the Dutch East India Company issuing the first shares on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange or formation of the LSE and NYSE including […]

First Solar Stock: Sell-Off Presents Aggressive Opportunity →  August 12, 2018

iStock.com/AlexLMX First Solar Stock Attractive at Fire Sale Prices A major player in the solar segment is First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), an excellent large-cap solar solutions technology company with a clean balance sheet and an intriguing risk-to-reward ratio, especially after retrenching 24% over the past three months. The global solar market is rapidly growing in […]

Suicidal Seattle airport worker identified as Richard Russell →  August 11, 2018

The man who hijacked an Alaska Airlines plane in Seattle on Friday night taking it for a joyride before crashing on an island in a ball of flames has been identified as Richard Russell, a married 29-year-old Horizon Air employee. Russell had worked for Horizon Air at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for nearly four years, according […]

Thyssenkrupp needs new strategy, targets not enough: investor →  August 11, 2018

DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) needs a broad overhaul in strategy carried about by a new external chief executive, as mid-term targets announced this week will not be enough to put the German group back on track, according to one of its investors. Union Investment owns just a 0.2 percent stake in Thyssenkrupp, worth about […]

UPDATE 1-US teachers’ union urges pensions to cut investment in private prisons →  August 11, 2018

prisons@ (Adds comments from two companies) BOSTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of dollars into private prisons, saying the companies are getting rich on the U.S. government’s practice of separating migrant families. The American […]

A hedge fund gets hungry for Campbell Soup →  August 11, 2018

There is a certain circle of life quality to corporate finance in this economy. Almost every day on Wall Street, big investment companies like hedge funds and private equity firms go looking for companies to invest in or to acquire. This happens all the time with lesser-known companies, but just this week, it happened with […]

New Crypto Funds Launch at Record Pace – Virtual →  August 11, 2018

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A hedge fund gets hungry for Campbell Soup →  August 11, 2018

There is a certain circle of life quality to corporate finance in this economy. Almost every day on Wall Street, big investment companies like hedge funds and private equity firms go looking for companies to invest in or to acquire. This happens all the time with lesser-known companies, but just this week, it happened with […]

Marijuana News Today: Is Medical Marijuana the New Pharma Industry? →  August 11, 2018

iStock.com/HoaiPT Marijuana News Today The marijuana news today puts the medical marijuana industry in a whole new light as the first ever U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved cannabis prescription drug was recently priced. And it’s not cheap. Epidiolex, a drug to treat epilepsy in children, and which has  as an active ingredient, was approved […]

Riot police use water cannons and tear gas as thousands of expat Romanians protest in Bucharest →  August 10, 2018

Romanian riot police have fired tear gas, water cannons and pepper spray to subdue thousands of anti-corruption protesters in violent clashes. Shocking photographs of today’s mass demonstration in Bucharest show an officer gripping an elderly man around his throat, a policeman preventing a man from helping a woman in a wheelchair, and water being blasted from […]