Capital Markets

Avoid Portfolio Isolationism with Investments Abroad

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>With the capital markets in the United States nearing all-time records in all major indexes in equities, it’s easy for an investor to get caught in a bout of portfolio isolationism by allocating all investment capital domestically. However, …

Investing

Global Net Lease falls 3.1% after starting common stock offering

Global Net Lease (NYSE:GNL) falls 3.1% in after-hours trading after launching a public offering of 4M shares of common stock under its existing shelf …

Business

'Golden Age' for U.S. Consumer on Dollar, Economy, Says Davidson – Bloomberg

'Golden Age' for U.S. Consumer on Dollar, Economy, Says Davidson<p>'Golden Age' for U.S. Consumer on Dollar, Economy, Says Davidson<p>'Golden Age' for U.S. …

U.S. Economy

Corona Brewer Adds Cannabis to Its Booze Business in $4 Billion Deal

<i>By Carlo Versano and Jacqueline Corba</i><p>Constellation Brands, the alcoholic beverage giant, is making a big bet that marijuana will be legalized in the …

Cannabis

Skyway Capital Markets - Tampa, FL

Skyway Capital Markets, LLC is a boutique investment banking firm based in Tampa, FL. Founded in 2002, Skyway provides institutional quality transaction advice and differentiated capital resources to corporations, while providing capital markets, structured, and alternative products to the …

Investment Banking

BRIEF-BMO Capital Markets Launches Blockchain Pilot With Ontario Teachers'

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Financial Markets

Copper Tumbles Into a Bear Market

Copper plunged into a bear market as concerns mount that Turkey’s financial crisis and the U.S.-China trade spat will stymie global economic …

Stock Markets

Bank of Montreal, Teachers’ Pension Fund Trial Canadian Dollar Debt Deal via Blockchain

The Bank of Montreal and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have tested a Canadian-dollar debt deal using blockchain, Bloomberg reports August 15.<p>In the …

Business (Canada)

US yield curve touches fresh decade low | Financial Times

A widely watched measure of the yield curve briefly dipped to a new decade low on Wednesday morning, as the fallout from Turkey’s escalating economic …

Economics

Premarket analyst action - healthcare

GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) initiated with Buy rating and $181 (36% upside) price target at Stifel citing bullish prospects for Epiolex. Shares …

Business

Constellation's $4 Billion Canopy Growth Deal Boosts Cannabis Stocks

Cannabis stocks are rebounding following Canopy Growth's $4 billion investment from Constellation Brands and plans for a closer partnership with the …

Cannabis

5 of the Best Consumer Stocks You Can Buy

Consumer stocks as a whole are among some of the biggest beneficiaries of the current nine-year bull market. However, as we move through a period of …

The City

Goldman Sachs leads $32M round into enterprise blockchain startup Axoni

Enterprise blockchain startup Axoni Communications Inc. has raised $32 million in new funding to enhance its data synchronization technology, expand …

Goldman Sachs

New supercars fill the field

The supercar field is crowded and getting more so with automakers having little trouble finding buyers at the very top of the market. Limited editions of high-performance offerings are often sold out within hours. And companies such as McLaren and Bentley are finding unconventional settings beyond …

Alfa Romeo

Cabot Microelectronics to buy KMG Chemicals in $1.6 billion deal

(Reuters) - Cabot Microelectronics Corp (CCMP.O), a maker of chemicals used in semiconductors, said on Wednesday it would buy specialty chemicals company KMG Chemicals Inc (KMG.N) in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $1.6 billion.<p>The deal will expand Cabot’s reach into the market for pipeline …

Electrical Engineering

ViewRay sets pricing terms for public offering of more than 16 million shares of common stock

ViewRay Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY), the Oakwood Village-based maker of an MRI-guided radiation therapy system called MRIdian, will gross about $150 million …

Cleveland

KAP on the brink of R1.2bn empowerment deal

"We do not anticipate any problems. Hopefully, we will implement the deal on September 1," he said.<p>This comes as the group looks to improve the …

Business (South Africa)

Pershing Securities review sparks ownership re-think

Australia hasn't always been a happy hunting ground for clearing house Pershing Securities and brokers are now wondering whether its owners are …

Financial Services

Alternative Capital Rises Again, Hits $95 Billion Or 16% Of Reinsurance: Aon

The amount of alternative capital in the global reinsurance industry, so capital provided by insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, investors and …

Business

The Inception Companies to Launch First Cannabis REIT Sponsored by an Industry-Leading Investment Firm, Filling Void in the Real Estate Capital Markets

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--The Inception Companies (“Inception”), a private investment firm with significant operating and investing …

Real Estate

This Biotech Is Up 91% This Year — But Is Gassed After Sprint

<b>Intercept Pharmaceuticals</b> (ICPT) shares have climbed 91% year to date, but their sprint is nearing an end, an analyst predicted Wednesday as he …

Business

Kevin O’Leary: Turkey is a ‘Nothing Burger’

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>With Turkey caught in the middle of an economic hurricane, the United States and European capital markets appeared to have shaken off the initial blows dealt by the crisis with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing today’s session up over …

Dow Jones

Stocks down as Turkey slaps tariffs on US goods

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are mostly down, with the energy (XLE) sector the most in the red, and the utilities (XLU) sector the most in the green. …

Tariffs

R.J. O'Brien Names Stephen Brodsky to New Role of Chief Strategy Officer

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, today announced that Stephen A. Brodsky – long-time exchange, trading and capital markets executive – has just joined …

Syracuse University

Alfa Romeo MiTo All But Gone From the Automaker's Lineup

Codenamed Tipo 955, the MiTo came out in 2008 as Alfa Romeo’s response to the Fiat Punto and Opel Corsa. MiTo stands for Milano and Turin, and even …

Alfa Romeo

ICO swindlers have absconded with some $100 million in investor dough, research firm says

Despite a surge in popularity, investors seeking to make a quick buck in the murky world of ICOs haven’t all reaped hoped-for lofty returns—quite the …

Cryptocurrency

Gilead Skids On HIV Rivalry As Second Exec In A Month Plans Exit

<b>Gilead Sciences</b> (GILD) toppled Wednesday after rival <b>GlaxoSmithKline</b> (GSK) reported positive results for its HIV treatment and following Gilead's …

Business

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Republicans, CEOs & BlackRock's Fink Unite Around 'Accountable Capitalism'

In an opinion piece in today’s print edition of the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> titled “Companies Shouldn’t Be Accountable Only to Shareholders,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced that she will introduce legislation called the Accountable Capitalism Act to require all corporations with more than $1 billion in …

Entrepreneurship

Oil Firm Founder Settles Charges of ICO Fraud

The founder of an oil and gas exploration company has settled allegations that he attempted to raise $5 million from investors through an initial …

Corporate Finance

Is This 'As Good As It Gets' For This Biotech's Breast Cancer Drug?

<b>Puma Biotechnology</b> (PBYI) sank Wednesday as an analyst suggested this could be "as good as it gets" for sales of the company's breast cancer drug …

Cancer