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A Falcon 9 rocket booster lands after launching the company’s Transporter-2 rideshare mission on June 30, 2021. SpaceX Private investment in space companies hit $4.5 billion in the second quarter, a record for the sector, according to a report on Wednesday by New York-based firm Space Capital. “This was the largest quarter on record for
The chairman and CEO of the world’s largest asset manager told CNBC on Wednesday that he worries about a “silent crisis of retirement,” citing global monetary policies that create disincentives for savers. “Unquestionably, as central banks keep rates low, or negative in Europe, the savers are getting slammed,” BlackRock co-founder Larry Fink said on “Squawk
A trading model is a clearly defined, step-by-step rule-based structure for governing trading activities. In this article, we introduce the basic concept of trading models, explain their benefits, and provide instructions on how to build your own trading model. The Benefits of Building a Trading Model Using a rule-based trading model offers many benefits:  Models
The concept of liquidity has many facets, and they influence the price of Bitcoin. One way of defining liquidity is the ability of an asset to be converted to cash on demand. Another view is that liquidity is determined by the bid-ask spread, and an investment with a lower bid-ask spread has higher liquidity. Liquidity
The price-to-book (P/B) ratio is an evaluation metric that is used to compare the current market price of a company’s stock to its book value. The P/B ratio is favored by value investors for its usefulness in identifying undervalued companies. The average P/B ratio for banking firms, as of the first quarter of 2021, is approximately 1.28.
Did you know that you’re supposed to calculate your income taxes two different ways? First, you figure your tax liability under the regular tax system, which factors in preferential treatment of some income and allows tax credits for certain types of expenses. Then you calculate your taxes using the rules for the alternative minimum tax
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Who Enforces GAAP? Responsibility for enforcement and shaping of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) falls to two organizations: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC has the authority under securities law to both set and enforce accounting standards, while the FASB, an independent non-governmental body tasked by the
In this article DSX EGLE GNK GOGL SBLK 316-HK 1919-SZ Aerial view of shipping containers sitting stacked at Shenzhen Yantian Port on February 27, 2021 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province of China. Xie Feng | Getty Images Skyrocketing shipping prices, exacerbated by limited vessel supply, could bode well for some of analysts’ favorite shipping stocks. Global
In this article OMEG A set of SkySat satellites before a launch. Planet Satellite imagery and data specialist Planet Labs is preparing to go public, announcing on Wednesday that it will merge with a SPAC to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Planet Labs is combining with special purpose acquisition company dMY Technology Group
Olena Ruban | Moment | Getty Images Cannabis industry investors have been treated to a series of legislative catalysts over the last three years that have moved equity valuations.  Notable moments include Canada’s federal adult-use implementation, the election of President Joe Biden, and the Georgia Senate run-off in January. Additionally, the state-by-state legalization movement is
Hedge fund founder Anthony Scaramucci told CNBC on Wednesday that the Chinese government’s crackdown on Didi Global, just days after the ride-hailing giant went public in the U.S., is “a direct assault on global capitalism.” “The bad news for the Chinese and the United States now is, if you’re a capital allocator in the United
Crowdfunding refers to raising money from the public (i.e., the “crowd”), primarily through online forums, social media, and crowdfunding websites to finance a new project or venture. Equity crowdfunding takes this one step further. In exchange for relatively small amounts of cash, public investors get a proportionate slice of equity in the business venture. Previously,