Wall Street brokerages are pushing customers to take out billions of dollars in loans backed by stocks and bonds, a trend that yields lucrative fees for the firms but poses risks for borrowers. It’s just that there’s never been a good idea on Wall Street that hasn’t been taken to its ludicrous extreme.advisor bonds clients firm investment loans securities stocks Street wall
Networks and platforms reign within the high tech, media, and telecom industries—here’s a look at the leading profit spinners across the globe.
While the largest companies in TMT capture the majority of the economic profit, they also nurture a middle tier of companies that benefit from their networks.companies economic profit media platform players pools profit services TMT top
OEMs may find untapped goldmines in aftermarket services by strengthening their core business in parts, repair, and maintenance.
In many industrial sectors, original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) face a challenging and uncertain future.aftermarket aftermarket lifetime companies equipment lifetime OEM parts product revenue service
We then set Build Alpha to have a maximum one bar holding period and to ONLY enter on the next bar's open and to ONLY exit on the next bar's close. So for example, his original strategy trades ES (S&P500 eMini futures) so we only select Build Alpha signals calculated on Market2 which is set for ES.alpha build ES holding market2 maximum rules strategy trade true
Dare I volley back at Howard Marks, one of my investment industry idols and favorite writers? I attended a large convention for publicly traded miners in Vancouver in 2012 and dared to say – on stage – that gold had broken its uptrend and was technically at risk.asset cautious exist gold Howard market Marks Peugot risks words
A quick-service restaurant chain with thousands of outlets around the world is using data to drive a successful turnaround, increase customer satisfaction, and grow revenues. That makes the recent experience of a global quick-service restaurant chain instructive.analytics business data employee management performance Restaurant satisfaction shifts store
The trend remains your friend if financials have been overweighted in your portfolio.
Perhaps, although financials took a hit yesterday – a day when the Federal Reserve advised that it would begin to wind down its quantitative easing policy “relative soon” by reducing the central bank’s $4.5 trillion balance sheet.etf financial one year performance relative returns select spdr tech XLK
Yesterday, I was short AUDUSD ahead of the Lowe’s speech. Along with those who are shorting US bonds given “relatively soon” QT and higher YTM expectations, a shock came when inflation expectations was revised downwards (Yes, if you are ahead of the curve, last 4 months inflation was below expectations, despite Fed’s own part of thinking that Philip’s Curve rule will stand true and strong, going ahead of the curve to hike.ahead DXY expectation fed inflation market positioning rate trade usd