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Should you invest in troubled property funds for their 5pc income?

The uncertainty caused by the EU referendum has been problematic for UK property funds, with significant amounts of investors’ cash locked away because of withdrawal restrictions imposed in the aftermath.<p>Property funds have benefited hugely from rising commercial property prices, offering …

Opinion: Here’s why the market’s ‘fear gauge’ can be a strong signal to buy

It seems the only thing investors talk about these days is volatility.<p>The “V-word” has been front and center in headlines for about a week now. Yes, …

Stock Markets

When The Bears Come Out; Go Shopping

The volatility of the past 2 weeks has Goldman Sachs, and many others, selling stocks. Sam Miklosko is on the other side of that trade. In order to execute a simple strategy of buying low and selling high, you have to buy when prices are low. That means that when the bears come out, it’s time to go …

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About VC Returns (But Were Afraid to Ask)

<b>tl;dr: Talking about venture capital returns doesn’t have to be complicated. Today, we’re working to understand the one number that really matters,</b> …

Venture Capital

10 Top Dividend Stocks Down Big Last Week on Sale Right Now

<i>UPDATE: This article has been updated to show more recent stock prices and dividend yields.</i><p>The end of last week wasn't kind to U.S. stocks, to say …

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

Blocked flow of money? Here's a simple Mudra to attract wealth!

Nowadays there are many people that are faced with financial difficulties, although they work hard, try hard, but constantly are missing money. Some …

Wells Fargo CEO Blames Low-Level Employees for Bank’s Recent Troubles

Wells Fargo is embroiled in a multimillion-dollar banking-fraud scandal stemming from its aggressive cross-selling tactics, and CEO John Stumpf …

Who will win in the age of open banking?

For Europe’s financial and banking industry, December 2017 will represent something of a reckoning: it’s the deadline by which countries in the European Union will be required to enact the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Forming the foundation of the “open banking” movement along with …

Open Banking

How Free iPhone Deals From Carriers Are Lifting Apple's Stock

All four major wireless carriers are offering customers a free Apple iPhone 7 with a trade-in of an older model. And though the moves are intended to …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

Analysts Anticipate 10% Gains Ahead For The Holdings of IVE

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself. For the iShares …

Malaysia Plans Indonesia Shariah Stock Trading Link by 2017

Malaysia’s stock exchange operator is discussing a tie-up with Indonesia’s bourse and plans further alliances to mobilize funds targeting the world’s …

Shopping for stocks? How to avoid a dud

Heard about those value investments that turned into value traps? Jason Castelli has a good example.<p>"Peabody Energy was once the largest coal producer in the United States. It was a classic value trap," says Mr. Castelli, vice-president and portfolio manager at Raymond James Ltd. in Toronto.<p>"It …

Planning To Invest? Here's What You Need To Know About ULIPs

ULIPs allow you to diversify assets among various funds ranging from equities to debts.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Planning To Invest? Here's What You Need To Know About ULIPs<p><i>“How can I get rich?”</i><p>This question keeps coming back to our minds …

Investing

What We Bought On Friday And Tuesday That Yields 8.5% With Upside

While we made many purchases on Friday and Tuesday, one of the best was allocating more capital to high-yielding closed-end funds within the PIMCO …

How to find the best way to raise money for your business idea

Crowdfunding, venture capital, angel investing - there seem to be so many different ways to get funding for my business.<p>Which one is best and are …

Create Pathways for Happiness in Your Brain

The act of complaining is like allowing negativity to do pushups in your brain.<p>There are people who, if they won a $56 million lottery, would only complain about how much they'd have to pay in taxes. You know the type. The steely lady with the down turned mouth, nose in the air, who doles out …

How to Tell If You’re a Jerk - Issue 40: Learning

Here’s something you probably didn’t do this morning: Look in the mirror and ask, <i>am I a jerk?</i>It seems like a reasonable question. There are, …

15 books you must read if you want to work on Wall Street

Mention Ayn Rand or Sun Tzu and you're likely to elicit the NSFW version of the eye roll. And forget about Machiavelli. A Zagat's restaurant guide would do more for your banking career than The Prince (although you should still read it).<p>So, I canvased my library and checked in with a few old …

Wall Street

9 Ways You Unwittingly Make Your Relationships Stronger (According to Science)

When it comes to trust, it's human nature to point to all the ways it gets broken. But what about the things you're already doing right to build trust in your relationships?<p>Your trustworthiness is the most worthwhile skill you can develop. According to Harvard Business Review's 10-year leadership …

Solar Energy Faces a Rocky Road Ahead

Image source: SunPower.<p>2016 might be the most confusing year in the short history of the solar industry. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association just announced that Q2 2016 installations jumped 43% from a year ago to 2.1 GW and 2016 is expected to see installations grow 85% from a …

How to Pick a Bank or Credit Union You Can Trust

You may have met someone who says they don’t trust banks and shoves their money under a mattress. You write them off and go on using your debit cards …

Global stocks rise as U.S. data dims September rate hike chances

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity prices gained on Thursday after weak U.S. retail sales data undermined the argument that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week.<p>The U.S. Treasury yield curve surged to its steepest levels in 2-1/2 months as longer-dated debt fell, highlighting …

Economics

Memory Loss May Not Be The Sole Indicator Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A research team from the Northwestern University have discovered that people who present with atypical forms of Alzheimer's often miss out on …

The economy and the election: Americans believe the upcoming presidential election is the biggest threat to the U.S. economy

Sixty-one percent of Americans say the outcome of the presidential election and the impact on their finances is scaring them more than terrorism, according to a new study by Bankrate.com<p>The study found that Republicans were only slightly more likely (68 percent) than Democrats (60 percent) or …

Palestinian economy facing fiscal, pensions crisis: World Bank

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Foreign support to the Palestinian Authority has fallen by nearly 50 percent in the past three years, leaving the budget under severe strain and the pensions system close to collapse, the World Bank said on Thursday.<p>A Palestinian woman makes a withdrawal at the Housing Bank …

Economics

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Finding the right image is important to any designer, with Adobe Stock, creatives have access to 55 million high quality photos, illustrations, …

10 Proven Ways To Help Prevent Depression