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MARKETS • Stocks
Poshmark Is at Least Worth an Offer
September 25, 2021
Poshmark, the social shopping site, might not be everyone’s ideal fit in retail, but suddenly it seems like one of the cheapest.
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AI adoption in the ETF industry begins to grow
September 25, 2021
Industry figures are divided on whether the systems can truly remove human bias and how much supervision they need
Wall Street charts weekly gain while bond yields tick higher
September 24, 2021
Chinese property group Evergrande has loomed over global financial markets
Private equity firm Antin surges after Paris debut
September 24, 2021
Latest PE listing comes as investors bet on spending boom in wealthier nations
Bank stocks as bellwethers
September 24, 2021
And back to the ’50s, again
Stock Insights
Calix Inc: 5G Stock Ignores September Slide; Up 80% YTD
September 24, 2021
Bullish Calix Stock Soared on Strong Results Shares of Calix Inc (NYSE:CALX) continue to defy the markets and trade in record territory. During a month in which the S&P 500 has lost more than 1.2% of its value, CALX stock has advanced a whopping 13.7%. There’s more to Calix stock than just. The post Calix Inc: 5G Stock Ignores September Slide; Up 80% YTD appeared first on Profit Confidential.
AFC Gamma Inc: Overlooked Banker to the Pot Industry Raises Dividend
September 23, 2021
AFCG Stock Well Positioned in Cannabis Lending Market Most cannabis investors probably haven't heard of AFC Gamma Inc (NASDAQ:AFCG). That's because it only went public in March. That said, some marijuana investors might overlook AFC Gamma stock because of the company's nondescript name. That would be a shame, considering "AFC" stands for. The post AFC Gamma Inc: Overlooked Banker to the Pot Industry Raises Dividend appeared first on Profit Confidential.
Vontier Corp: Transportation & Mobility Stock to Ride Economic Recovery
September 23, 2021
Economic Renewal to Power Growth of Vontier Stock Renewed growth in the domestic and global economies will drive the demand for transportation solutions. To play the economic renewal, I like the prospects of Vontier Corp (NYSE:VNT), a compelling stock in the global transportation and mobility segment.. The post Vontier Corp: Transportation & Mobility Stock to Ride Economic Recovery appeared first on Profit Confidential.
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MARKETS • Currencies
Fed is 'running out of runway' to announce taper timeline: Strategist
September 25, 2021
Heng Koon How from United Overseas Bank says the Federal Reserve should soon start guiding markets toward normalization as he expects the central bank to taper as early as December. He also thinks the U.S. dollar will strengthen significantly against Asian currencies ahead of an interest rate hike.
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US Dollar Post-FOMC Performance Hinges on Slew of US Data
September 25, 2021
The update to the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) is likely to sway the US Dollar during the Federal Reserve’s blackout period as the central bank braces for a transitory rise in inflation.
Cryptocurrencies Slammed by China Ban, Twitter (TWTR) Allows Bitcoin (BTC) Tipping
September 25, 2021
Bitcoin (BTC) started the day on the front foot on the Twitter news before the latest China crypto ban hammered the market lower.
Australian Dollar Outlook: China, Energy and Yields in Play. What Will Drive AUD/USD?
September 24, 2021
The Australian Dollar continues to be caught in the crosswinds of external factors as risk appetite fluctuates. Can AUD/USD find firmer footing?
Treasury Yields Rise, China Bans Crypto (Again) and Evergrande: Weekend Risk
September 24, 2021
It was a busy week and weekend risk is heightened with the ongoing developments at Evergrande.
USD/JPY Rate Clears Opening Range for September to Eye 2021 High
September 24, 2021
USD/JPY may continue to retrace the decline from the yearly high (111.66) as the exchange rate breaks out of the opening range for September.
EUR/USD Outlook – Recovery Looks Weak and Increasingly Vulnerable
September 24, 2021
The rise in US Treasury yields will eventually feed into EUR/USD and knock the pair lower, with sub-1.1700 looking likely
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MARKETS • Commodities
Gas crisis shows why we must stop demonising fossil fuels
September 24, 2021
The engineering challenges around renewables means we need to be realistic while waiting for the green transition
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Gas crisis shows why we must stop demonising fossil fuels
September 24, 2021
The engineering challenges around renewables means we need to be realistic while waiting for the green transition
Petrofac to plead guilty to seven bribery offences
September 24, 2021
Fraud office charges oilfield services company over failure to prevent graft during ‘deeply regrettable’ period
GFG’s timetable slips for refinancing $5bn of Greensill debt
September 24, 2021
Cooling commodity markets threaten Sanjeev Gupta’s battle to preserve his sprawling metals conglomerate
Hedge funds reap windfall by betting on specialist commodity markets
September 24, 2021
Firms such as Man Group have gained from spiking gas prices and sharp moves in iron ore

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CFTC Commitments of Traders – Natural Gas Prices Soared on Shortage. Demand is Prone to Increase Further as Cold Weather Approaches
September 25, 2021
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended September 21, NET LENGTH of crude oil futures added +914 contracts to 355 978. Bets on both sides fell with speculative longs and shorts down -6 263 contracts and -7 177 contracts, respectively. For refined oil products, NET LENGTH for heating oil rose […] The post CFTC Commitments of Traders – Natural Gas Prices Soared on Shortage. Demand is Prone to Increase Further as Cold Weather Approaches appeared first on Action Forex.
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MARKETS • Bonds
Evergrande's crisis was 'a long time coming,' says banned short-seller Andrew Left
September 24, 2021
In an interview with CNBC, Left gave a point-by-point rebuttal to what Hong Kong regulators said of him after he published a report on Evergrande years ago.
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MARKETS • Outlook
Economist: Expect start to 'mild' tapering in November
September 25, 2021
Economist: Expect start to 'mild' tapering in November

Thru the Cycle president John Lonski discusses the inflation threat on 'Maria Bartiromo's Wall Street'

Pillsbury: Biden admin made number of corporative gestures to China
September 24, 2021
Pillsbury: Biden admin made number of corporative gestures to China

Hudson Institute director for Chinese strategy analyzes tension between Taiwan and China on 'The Claman Countdown'

Top stocks hit by supply chain issues
September 24, 2021
Top stocks hit by supply chain issues

Phil Flynn of The Price Futures Group joins Great Hill Capital chairman Thomas Hayes on 'The Claman Countdown'

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MARKETS • Comment
Higher Open Expected For Singapore Stock Market
September 23, 2021
The Singapore stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had added more than a dozen points or 0.4 percent. The Straits Times Index now sits just above the 3,075-point plateau and it's tipped to open in the green again on Friday.
Additional Support Anticipated For Malaysia Stock Market
September 23, 2021
The Malaysia stock market has moved higher in two of three trading days since the end of the seven-day losing streak in which it had tumbled more than 70 points or 4.1 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,540-point plateau and it's expected to add to its winnings on Friday.
Rebound Anticipated For South Korea Stock Market
September 23, 2021
The South Korea stock market has moved lower in two of three trading days since the end of the four-day winning streak in which it had collected almost 40 points or 1.3 percent. The KOSPI now sits just beneath the 3,130-point plateau and it figures to bounce higher again on Friday.
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BUSINESS • Today
Lorry driver shortage: Temporary visa scheme to run until Christmas Eve
September 25, 2021
Ministers move to bring in overseas workers as disrupted fuel deliveries lead to queues at petrol stations.
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Poshmark Is at Least Worth an Offer
September 25, 2021
Poshmark, the social shopping site, might not be everyone’s ideal fit in retail, but suddenly it seems like one of the cheapest.
At DWS, Data Issues Were at Heart of Sustainable-Investing Problems
September 25, 2021
Fund managers at Deutsche Bank’s asset-management arm ignored calls to use ESG data to judge which investments to make, according to previously unreported internal emails and the former sustainability chief, Desiree Fixler.
Apple's iOS 15 Has a Fall-Prevention Feature Everyone Should Use
September 25, 2021
An update for iPhone’s iOS 15 determines your walk steadiness and offers insight into your risk of falling—but it’s what you do with the information that’s important.
Mexican Government Seeks Arrest of Leading Scientists
September 25, 2021
Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to jail 31 scientists on charges of organized crime and money laundering, part of a dispute between the government and academics and universities.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Reaches Deal With Justice Department
September 25, 2021
Under the agreement, Ms. Meng admitted to some wrongdoing, securing an exit from Canada and her U.S. extradition fight; meanwhile, two Canadians detained in China were released.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Reaches Deal With Justice Department
September 25, 2021
Under the agreement, Ms. Meng admitted to some wrongdoing, securing an exit from Canada and her U.S. extradition fight; meanwhile, two Canadians detained in China were released.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Reaches Deal With Justice Department
September 25, 2021
Under the agreement, Ms. Meng admitted to some wrongdoing, securing an exit from Canada and her U.S. extradition fight; meanwhile, two Canadians detained in China were released.
Tech Boom Floods Israel's Silicon Valley With Cash, Exposing Divisions
September 25, 2021
Israelis who have become millionaires in a red-hot tech market are transforming Tel Aviv, but the boom threatens to exacerbate cultural, religious and political fault lines.
Tech Boom Floods Israel's Silicon Valley With Cash, Exposing Divisions
September 25, 2021
Israelis who have become millionaires in a red-hot tech market are transforming Tel Aviv, but the boom threatens to exacerbate cultural, religious and political fault lines.
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BUSINESS • World
FBI allegedly had key to decrypt recent US ransomware attacks. So, why was it so slow to use it? RT’s Boom Bust investigates
September 25, 2021
Preview A major allegation was made against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) earlier this week concerning the massive ransomware attacks that plagued the US this summer.
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Semiconductor chip shortage to cost global automakers $210 billion this year – report
September 25, 2021
Preview A new report by consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated $210 billion in revenue in 2021.
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Russian oil reserves to last 30 years at current production levels – experts
September 25, 2021
Preview Russia’s reserves of natural gas could run low in 70 years at the current production level, while oil reserves should last about 30 years, geological firm Rosgeo estimates show.
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International Business
Robinhood Hits College Campuses, Where Credit Card Companies Fear to Tread
September 25, 2021
The company plans to hit up college coffee shops to spread the word about its services. When credit card companies did it a generation ago, Congress got involved.
Long Hours, Low Pay, Loneliness and a Booming Industry
September 25, 2021
The ranks of home health aides are expected to grow more than any other job in the next decade. What kind of work are they being asked to do?
A 3-D Model Built With Public Records and Phone Calls
September 25, 2021
For an interactive article on business inside the Empire State Building, a New York Times team turned to interviews with tenants, vacancy listings, promotional materials and real estate data.
Biden Huddles With Democrats as Divisions Threaten His Agenda
September 25, 2021
Democrats are nearing a make-or-break moment for President Biden’s agenda, with party divisions imperiling top-priority legislation and fiscal crises looming.
How Record Rain and Officials’ Mistakes in China Led to Drownings on a Subway
September 25, 2021
The deluge in the city of Zhengzhou revealed how China’s years of go-go construction had left its cities vulnerable to climate change.
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BUSINESS • Analysis
Retailers bid farewell to layaway, as shoppers embrace buy now, pay later options
September 25, 2021
RBC Capital Markets estimates a buy now, pay later option increases retail conversion rates 20% to 30%, and lifts the average ticket size between 30% and 50%.
How the wealthy are preparing for higher taxes
September 25, 2021
As Democrats get closer to raising taxes, financial advisors and their well-off clients are taking steps now to avoid some of those steeper levies later.
CDC director defends unusual decision on Pfizer's Covid boosters: 'This was a scientific close call'
September 25, 2021
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky insisted she didn't overrule a vaccine advisory committee by expanding the agency's approval of Pfizer's Covid boosters.
Nike can turn its snarled supply chain to its advantage to boost its direct-to-consumer business
September 24, 2021
Nike's supply chain troubles will likely accelerate the sneaker giant's direct-to-consumer push.

Business Trends
Twitter seeking input as it explores Filter and Limit controls on tweets
September 24, 2021
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Twitter is looking for input on two new potential features that could give users more control over the tone and quality of replies to their tweets. Filter and Limit, as shared by Twitter designer Paula Barcante, would intelligently hide offensive or harmful replies or prevent repeat offenders from replying at all.

Based on the concept images Barcante shared, Twitter would detect whether or not you’ve received harmful replies and then prompt you to turn on Filter or Limit. “If you have Filter on, potentially harmful replies to your Tweet wouldn’t be shown to you or anyone else,” Barcante writes. With Limit enabled, accounts with a history of offensive or “repetitive, uninvited tweets” would be prevented from replying at all.

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If audio is missing from your Instagram Stories, a fix is here
September 24, 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Following the release of Apple’s iOS 15 update, some users have reported strange behavior on Instagram — when an iPhone’s ringer switch is set to silent mode, stories play without audio. A new update released on Friday appears to fix the problem.

Silent videos might sound like a blessing for friends who love to put every new song Spotify suggests to them in their Instagram Story, but that’s not exactly how the switch is supposed to work. Silent mode is primarily meant to control system sounds like ringtones and text tones, not the audio you hear inside apps.

Before the update, I was able to recreate the behavior on my own iPhone running iOS 15. For some users, the issue popped up even earlier during the...

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BUSINESS • Report
What’s Ahead For Christmas 2021 – Independent Retail Experts Weigh In
September 25, 2021
WIth the all-important 4th quarter just around the corner, many retailers and brands are wondering what the Christmas selling outlook will be.
California’s Garment Worker Bill Will Fuel The ‘Made In USA’ Comeback. Here’s Why.
September 25, 2021
Key to a healthy comeback for American-made fashion are good wages and strong labor laws, like California’s Senate Bill 62, currently awaiting the governor's signature.


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