UBS Stumbles as Switzerland's Largest Bank Rows Back its Targets
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

UBS shares fell 5% after the bank missed its 2019 financial goals and lowered its targets to reflect tough market conditions. .. read more..

The founder of Carta dissects the pitch decks that helped him raise $448 million
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Carta was conceived over lunch at a Thai restaurant. CEO Henry Ward was there with Manu Kumar, an investor at the venture-capital firm K9 Ventures. Kumar had backed Ward's last startup, Second Sight, a suite of investment tools that was, in Ward's words, an "absolute failure." For whatever reason... .. read more..

Global Stocks Drop Amid Outbreak of Deadly Virus in China
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Stocks in Asia and Europe fell amid concerns about the rapid spread of a potentially deadly pneumonialike virus originating in central China. .. read more..

Vulture Investors Swoop Into China to Feast on Soured Loans
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

As bad loans in China pile up, major money managers are buying distressed debt and betting on returns of 20% or more by selling real estate and other assets underpinning the loans, or by flipping them to other investors. .. read more..

Stocks are sinking on fears of the deadly virus in China — 'Markets are worri...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Global stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors braced for coronavirus to spread as hundreds of millions of people travel across Asia to celebrate Chinese New Year this weekend. Travel, retail, and luxury goods stocks fell sharply on fears that the disease, which has already infected 224 people and... .. read more..

Stocks to Watch: UBS, Delta, American Airlines, Pfizer
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

UBS, Delta, American Airlines, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb are among the companies with shares expected to trade actively Tuesday. .. read more..

As Detroit Quits India, China Drives In
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

India’s vast but volatile auto market has tripped up many foreign car makers. Chinese manufacturers looking for growth abroad could be next. .. read more..

JP Morgan announces new division to fund at least $100 billion in emerging ma...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

There is a $2.5 trillion shortfall in investment to achieve the goals set by the United Nations to address climate change, health, education and food security in the developing world by 2030. .. read more..

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportuni...
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING  research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, articles, and reports about the AI opportunity across the financial services industry continue t... .. read more..

Moody's Downgrades Protest-Torn Hong Kong, Citing Weak Government
Monday, January 20, 2020

Moody’s downgraded Hong Kong’s credit rating, blaming the government’s failure to deal with seven months of social unrest that has driven the economy into recession. .. read more..

BANKING AND PAYMENTS FOR GEN Z: These digital natives are the next big opport...
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of the Banking and Payments for Gen Z research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Payments industry research reports. Generation Z, defined as customers born between 1996 and 2010, hold up to $143 billion in spendin... .. read more..

FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION: How low-overhead direct banking models enabl...
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of the Fintech and Financial Inclusion research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Historically, the US banking industry has discussed financial inclusion sol... .. read more..

How this 29-year-old went from yacht skipper to founder of a $500 million sof...
Monday, January 20, 2020

German HR start-up Personio just secured a $75 million funding round led by Accel, which values the company at close to $500 million. .. read more..

A 'boring' economy is setting stocks up for a winning year, Barclays top econ...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Barclays' Michael Gapen says the economic backdrop supports the historic market highs. .. read more..

REPORT: Ant Financial and Tencent are rapidly growing their financial service...
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of the Fintech Disruptors from the East research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Over the past 15 years, spending in China has become increasingly powered by mobile payments. &n... .. read more..

Steps For A Regular Person Who Wants To Become A Millionaire
Monday, January 20, 2020

Becoming a millionaire today is fairly easy thanks to the internet and the value investment opportunities out there. Investing is yes about buying the right... The post Steps For A Regular Person Who Wants To Become A Millionaire appeared first on ValueWalk . .. read more..

There Are Still Grounds For impeachment Even Without ANY Crime
Monday, January 20, 2020

The Impartial Congressional Research Service Very Recently Clearly Said So Grounds For Impeachment Even If Crime Is Absent The question of whether or not impeachment... The post There Are Still Grounds For impeachment Even Without ANY Crime appeared first on ValueWalk . .. read more..

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in f...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technology companies. The company was quietly launched... .. read more..

Open Banking 101: How Financial Institutions Can Take Advantage of a Global M...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Open banking, which has been implemented in the U.K., involves sharing customers' financial information electronically and securely, but only under conditions that customers approve. Open banking forces lenders to offer a digital "fire hose" of data that any third party can use to get standardise... .. read more..

European Stocks Tick Lower on Fresh Strain to U.K. Ties
Monday, January 20, 2020

European stocks drifted down after a top U.K. government official warned that the country may no longer be aligned with European Union rules and regulations after Brexit. .. read more..

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding optio...
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence , Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here . Current subscribers can read the report here . Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are vital creators of w... .. read more..

The Investor Clash Behind Tesla's Surge Toward $100 Billion in Market Value
Monday, January 20, 2020

The rise in Tesla’s stock has turbocharged a long-running war over the proper value of the shares. This has split investors large and small into warring camps—both sides digging in with fervor. .. read more..

Natural Gas Plunges to a 3.5 Year Low, Will Prices Continue to Fall?
Monday, January 20, 2020

The market expected a 100 bcf withdrawal Ten weeks left until the 2020 injection season The price sits at a low level   After falling to a low of $2.083 per MMBtu on the nearby February NYMEX futures contract on … Read more › The post Natural Gas Plunges to a 3.5 Year Low, Will Prices... .. read more..

The Best Tesla Bull Case I Have Ever Read: Tilson
Monday, January 20, 2020

Whitney Tilson on the best case for Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares (long) he has ever read. Someone sent me the Q4 letter from Worm Capital,... The post The Best Tesla Bull Case I Have Ever Read: Tilson appeared first on ValueWalk . .. read more..

I've tried 4 major tax software programs, and TurboTax gets me the biggest re...
Monday, January 20, 2020

I've tried professional tax preparers and four different tax software programs , and I'm sticking with TurboTax for my family's taxes this year. While it isn't the cheapest around, using TurboTax last year got me a much higher refund than I would have had with other apps I tested. TurboTax makes ... .. read more..

Disney finally opened 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' and it could be a b...
Monday, January 20, 2020

D isney recently opened "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" in both Disneyland, California and Disney World, Florida. "Star Wars" fans have delayed visiting the parks until the star attraction opened, meaning the new rides promise to release pent-up demand and boost Disney's theme-park business. ... .. read more..

Disney finally opened 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' and it could be a b...
Monday, January 20, 2020

D isney recently opened "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" in both Disneyland, California and Disney World, Florida. "Star Wars" fans have delayed visiting the parks until the star attraction opened, meaning the new rides promise to release pent-up demand and boost Disney's theme-park business. ... .. read more..

Read the pitch deck that helped Divvy raise $30 million to provide alternate ...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Buying a home, particularly for Millennials, is a complicated and expensive process – at times it can be complicated and expensive enough to discourage potential buyers from even trying. Enter Divvy, one of the many Silicon Valley startups working to change the way people buy homes. The com... .. read more..

In 9 US states, a divorce could mean losing half of everything you own
Monday, January 20, 2020

If you're unable to decide how to divide your assets during a divorce , the courts will do it for you. Most US states observe equitable distribution, meaning all property acquired during the marriage is divided fairly at a judge's discretion. Nine US states observe community property law, where m... .. read more..

Read 58 pages of letters revealing how WeWork convinced securities regulators...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Business Insider obtained 58 pages of correspondence between the SEC and WeWork about the coworking company's IPO filing and questions or concerns the agency had about the document. One crucial piece of the back-and-forth centered on the company's use of a non-GAAP financial metric. The SEC origi... .. read more..

Davos says it is focusing on the climate crisis, but its billionaires and wor...
Monday, January 20, 2020

The World Economic Forum made the idea of a sustainable world the key theme for this year's event Davos, Switzerland. But the financial, political, and celebrity elites that travel to the event will largely continue to travel by private jet, which is hugely damaging to the environment. The WEF sa... .. read more..

Here's a look at the tech used at SoftBank-backed real-estate brokerage Compa...
Monday, January 20, 2020

SoftBank-backed real-estate brokerage Compass is developing what it calls th e first end-to-end software platform for real-estate agents. Compass New York regional manager Rory Golod walked Business Insider through its tools for real-estate agents and explained the short-term road map for the com... .. read more..

Bank of America promoted 74 new managing directors in its sales and trading d...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Bank of America announced a new class of managing directors to the firm on Thursday morning.  In global markets, the firm's sales and trading division, there are 74 new MDs, according to a memo seen by Business Insider.  The announcement comes later than usual for the bank, which has an... .. read more..

These 5 factors are fueling a massive transformation in banking
Monday, January 20, 2020

This is a preview of recent Banking research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more banking and finance coverage with Banking Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analysis to your inbox. Want more Banking research? Her... .. read more..

I thought I wasn't a 'Costco person' until my friend showed me what I was mis...
Monday, January 20, 2020

I bought a Costco membership a while back, but I found the store so overwhelming that I barely made use of it. After a friend showed me the ropes, though, I started planning my family's meals to get the most out of my savings. Now I'm a Costco pro, spending about half of what I used to on some of... .. read more..

Private equity firm Partners Group just got hit with a trade-secrets lawsuit ...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Private-equity firm Partners Group has been hit with a trade secrets lawsuit by a railroad operator with which it once discussed possible investing opportunities, according to a lawsuit filed in New York state court.  MidRail, a freight rail operator, claimed it entered into a non-disclosure... .. read more..

Are We At “Peak-Unicorn” Yet?
Monday, January 20, 2020

We’ve been asking ourselves in our investment management shop for some time if we have finally reached the peak of the “unicorn” phenomenon. For those... The post Are We At “Peak-Unicorn” Yet? appeared first on ValueWalk . .. read more..

Morgan Stanley is looking to add 1 million wealth clients by wooing young sta...
Monday, January 20, 2020

Morgan Stanley , the largest US wealth manager, on Thursday broke down how it plans to turn customers using its newly purchased stock-plan system into full-fledged wealth management clients. Over the next five to seven years the firm expects to shift more than 1 million employee participants to i... .. read more..

Are Collateralized Loan Obligations the New Debt Bombs? Part Two
Monday, January 20, 2020

In a previous post, we discussed the risks of Collateralized Loan Obligations, a type of complex credit derivatives.  Since then, the trend in securitizing loans is still upward. Nowadays, not only performing loans but also non-performing loans are being securitized and sold to investors.A n... .. read more..

Global stocks cling on to record highs
Monday, January 20, 2020

Pound dips following UK chancellor’s hard Brexit remarks .. read more..

A consultant who travels every week shares why the Amex Platinum and the Chas...
Monday, January 20, 2020

A consultant who travels every week for his job says he uses rewards cards to earn points so he can travel in his free time.  He uses a combination of the Platinum Card® from American Express and the Chase Sapphire Reserve to maximize his rewards and get luxury benefits.  While the ... .. read more..

Are Collateralized Loan Obligations the New Debt Bombs? Part Two
Monday, January 20, 2020

In a previous post, we discussed the risks of Collateralized Loan Obligations , a type of complex credit derivatives.  Since then, the trend in securitizing loans is still upward. Nowadays, not only performing loans but also non-performing loans are being securitized and sold to investors. A non-... .. read more..

Are Collateralized Loan Obligations the New Debt Bombs? Part Two
Monday, January 20, 2020

In a previous post, we discussed the risks of Collateralized Loan Obligations , a type of complex credit derivatives.  Since then, the trend in securitizing loans is still upward. Nowadays, not only performing loans but also non-performing loans are being securitized and sold to investors. A... .. read more..

'We fell short in Q4': WeWork only hit 73% of an internal enterprise growth t...
Monday, January 20, 2020

WeWork only hit 73% of a key growth target, according to internal data obtained by Business Insider.  The company is betting on enterprise customers – companies with more than 500 employees – as a more stable and profitable customer base than small businesses. WeWork added 108,00... .. read more..

Are Collateralized Loan Obligations the New Debt Bombs? Part Two
Monday, January 20, 2020

In a previous post, we discussed the risks of Collateralized Loan Obligations, a type of complex credit derivatives.  Since then, the trend in securitizing loans is still upward. Nowadays, not only performing loans but also non-performing loans are being securitized … Continue reading → .. read more..

Glencore weighs 665 job losses at South African smelter
Monday, January 20, 2020

Rustenburg facility under pressure from rising electricity tariffs and power cuts .. read more..

Is Tesla a Tech Company?
Monday, January 20, 2020

Following a surprise third quarter earnings beat; Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has been on a tear, more than doubling in value in less than three... The post Is Tesla a Tech Company? appeared first on ValueWalk . .. read more..

4 – Maybe 3 – GOP Senator Votes For Witnesses, & Possibly For Removal
Monday, January 20, 2020

Insisting on a Secret Ballot In the Impeachment Resolution is “Plausible” for GOP senators Although most media attention has focused on whether 4 Republicans will... The post 4 – Maybe 3 – GOP Senator Votes For Witnesses, & Possibly For Removal appeared first on Value... .. read more..

The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, O...
Monday, January 20, 2020

The world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam's latest report on inequality found. The richest 1% are more than twice as wealthy as 6.9 billion people, or nearly 90% of the human population, the report estimated. A key driver of the wealth gap is that wom... .. read more..

The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, O...
Monday, January 20, 2020

The world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam's latest report on inequality found. The richest 1% are more than twice as wealthy as 6.9 billion people, or nearly 90% of the human population, the report estimated. A key driver of the wealth gap is that wom... .. read more..

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