Month: November 2019

Robinhood co-founder and co-CEO Vlad Tenev speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt New York event on May 10, 2016. Noam Galai | Getty Images for TechCrunch Robinhood is no longer looking to become a federally insured bank. The stock-trading start-up announced Wednesday that it was pulling its bank charter application with the Office of the
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An interesting study by UBS and PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that billionaire-controlled companies delivered 15-year annualized total returns of 17.8%, almost twice the returns of the MSCI ACWI index over the same period. The authors of the study call this the “billionaire effect,” suggesting that billionaires have three personality traits that carry them to success: smart risk-taking,
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Flextronics International Apple factory employees work on Apple Mac Pro computer assembly in Austin, TX, November 20, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters Economists are boosting their fourth quarter growth forecasts after the trade deficit narrowed and business investment showed a surprise pickup in October. The CNBC/Moody’s Analytic’s rapid update of economists forecasts showed a median
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Byron Wien Olivia Michael | CNBC The stock market’s rally may be far from over as low interest rates keep valuations in an attractive place, according to Wall Street legend Byron Wien. “People complain that the market is overvalued but … with these interest rates, the market is really below fair value,” Wien, vice chairman
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