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A Wall Street investment chief overseeing $26 billion breaks down why recession fears are overblown, even as the market clamors for Fed relief

A WALL STREET INVESTMENT CHIEF OVERSEEING $26 BILLION BREAKS DOWN WHY RECESSION FEARS ARE OVERBLOWN, EVEN AS THE MARKET CLAMORS FOR FED RELIEF

Some industry watchers argue that the recent yield-curve inversion is due to low inflation, and therefore not a sign of recession. "It's...

This chart shows just how much Facebook, Google and Amazon dominate the digital economy

THIS CHART SHOWS JUST HOW MUCH FACEBOOK, GOOGLE AND AMAZON DOMINATE THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

The chart below shows the amount of power that three of the biggest tech companies have in key sectors of the digital economy. 2 out...

 
 
 
Beware the 'perfect storm of negative events' one expert says will send stocks crashing

BEWARE THE 'PERFECT STORM OF NEGATIVE EVENTS' ONE EXPERT SAYS WILL SEND STOCKS CRASHING

Optimism is creeping back into the stock market amid expectations of trade-war progress, and as analysts across Wall Street prime investors...

How to invest in index funds to build long-term wealth

HOW TO INVEST IN INDEX FUNDS TO BUILD LONG-TERM WEALTH

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive...

 
 
 
Hedge funds and private-equity firms face tug-of-war over talent; 'Alexa, what ETF should I buy?'

HEDGE FUNDS AND PRIVATE-EQUITY FIRMS FACE TUG-OF-WAR OVER TALENT; 'ALEXA, WHAT ETF SHOULD I BUY?'

Dear readers, Welcome to this week's edition of Wall Street Insider. It was great to meet so many of our readers on Monday at our IGNITION:...

Industrial Production Increased 0.4% in May

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION INCREASED 0.4% IN MAY

From the Fed: Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Industrial production rose 0.4 percent in May after falling 0.4 percent...

 
 
 
Retail Sales increased 0.5% in May

RETAIL SALES INCREASED 0.5% IN MAY

On a monthly basis, retail sales increased 0.5 percent from April to May , and sales were up 3.2 percent from May 2018. From the Census...

How to increase the credit limit to improve your credit score

HOW TO INCREASE THE CREDIT LIMIT TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE

You can increase the credit limit on your credit card by submitting a request to your bank, either online or by phone. No matter how...

 
 
 
2 Oil Tankers Reportedly Attacked In Gulf Of Oman

2 OIL TANKERS REPORTEDLY ATTACKED IN GULF OF OMAN

The U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet said it was assisting the tankers after receiving distress calls following “reported attacks.”

Morgan Stanley's business conditions index tanks, could that mean trouble for stocks?

MORGAN STANLEY'S BUSINESS CONDITIONS INDEX TANKS, COULD THAT MEAN TROUBLE FOR STOCKS?

From Maggie Fitzgerald : KEY POINTS The Morgan Stanley Business Conditions Index fell by 32 points in June, to a level of 13 from a...

 
 
 
A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns

A TITAN OF GLOBAL INVESTING JUST BOOTED FACEBOOK FROM ITS DO-GOOD INDEX AS A DIRECT RESULT OF PRIVACY CONCERNS

S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental,...

A billionaire venture capitalist who made early investments in Twitter and Skype says there's a single question he asks himself when deciding which companies to invest in

A BILLIONAIRE VENTURE CAPITALIST WHO MADE EARLY INVESTMENTS IN TWITTER AND SKYPE SAYS THERE'S A SINGLE QUESTION HE ASKS HIMSELF WHEN DECIDING WHICH COMPANIES TO INVEST IN

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper has built his fortune by making early investments in tech startups including Skype , Twitter...

 
 
 

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Merrill Lynch's 'thundering herd' of advisers are winning over troves of new millionaires, and the growth is coming from a surprising place

MERRILL LYNCH'S 'THUNDERING HERD' OF ADVISERS ARE WINNING OVER TROVES OF NEW MILLIONAIRES, AND THE GROWTH IS COMING FROM A SURPRISING PLACE

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's wealth management group has seen explosive client growth in the last year and a half. Such growth had...

 
 
 
Beer Business Finance: The Economics of ‘Craft-on-Craft' Acquisitions

BEER BUSINESS FINANCE: THE ECONOMICS OF ‘CRAFT-ON-CRAFT' ACQUISITIONS

Editor's Note: Kary Shumway is the founder of Beer Business Finance and Craft Brewery Finance, online resources for beer industry professionals....

Cleveland Fed: Key Measures Show Inflation Close to 2% YoY in May, Core PCE below 2%

CLEVELAND FED: KEY MEASURES SHOW INFLATION CLOSE TO 2% YOY IN MAY, CORE PCE BELOW 2%

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning: According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,...

 
 
 
MBA: Mortgage Applications Increased Sharply in Latest Weekly Survey

MBA: MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS INCREASED SHARPLY IN LATEST WEEKLY SURVEY

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications increased 26.8 percent from one week...

Pricey data, slashed fees, and poor returns are hurting hedge funds' margins -and some are getting in the business of helping their rivals

PRICEY DATA, SLASHED FEES, AND POOR RETURNS ARE HURTING HEDGE FUNDS' MARGINS -AND SOME ARE GETTING IN THE BUSINESS OF HELPING THEIR RIVALS

Hedge funds' margins are under pressure as fees decrease and expensive alternative data becomes table stakes. With the industry maturing,...

 
 
 
National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech

NATIONAL GRID INVESTS IN 4 STARTUPS, 2 VC FUNDS TO BOOST ENERGY TECH

National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.

Why investors don't believe in this market rally

WHY INVESTORS DON'T BELIEVE IN THIS MARKET RALLY

From Yun Li : KEY POINTS “This rally is not fundamentally backed. Instead what we are seeing is a bunch of people getting swung around...