Month: November 2020

Joe Biden, the US president-elect, on Monday unveiled an economic team that sought to balance experienced Democratic policymakers who will be well-received by markets and business with more progressive economists. The nominees included Janet Yellen, the former Fed chair, as Treasury secretary, and Neera Tanden, a former senior aide to Hillary Clinton and president of
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE For most of the eight months since the Covid crash culminated, the stock market’s recovery has fed off rampant doubt, disbelief and cognitive dissonance toward resurgent asset prices set against a severely damaged economy. No more. Wall Street’s rally has now entered the
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Open-air design, with direct marina- to-restaurant access, is among the COVID-era touches appealing … [+] to tenants at Regatta Harbour in Coconut Grove, Fla. Arquitectonica We find ourselves at an intriguing juncture in the novel coronavirus pandemic’s evolution. Just as promising vaccines burst into prominence, promising a brighter post-COVID era, we also stand at the
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Guggenheim’s billion-dollar Marco Opportunities Fund (MOF) may seek indirect exposure to BTC through the investment of 10% of its net asset value into Grayscale’s BTC Trust (GBTC). The investment (when complete) means MOF will have committed as much as $497 million into the GBTC. In a November 27 amended prospectus filing with the U.S. SEC,
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As concerns about the Trump trade continue to rise, investors are pouring money into Emerging Market ETFs. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VWO/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/EEM/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IEMG/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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New York apartment owners are open to generous concessions to renters getty Here’s The “2020 State of the American Renter Report” from Zumper.com, the largest privately held rental marketplace in the United States. This year’s report included Zumper’s 2020 Annual Renter Survey Results and 2020 US Rental Market Analysis. It’s no surprise that the country’s rental market
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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power heads to market Dec. 8 with $248 million in water system revenue bonds that carry a negative outlook from Fitch Ratings. The bond proceeds will be used to refund all or a portion of LADWP’s water system revenue bonds, series 2011A and series 2016A maturing on July
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The UK is poised to become the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, with the independent regulator set to grant approval within days. Deliveries of the vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer would begin within hours of the authorisation, according to government officials. The first injections could take place from December 7. The
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Demonstrators display signs calling for an end to evictions and foreclosures during a rally at Boston Housing Court outside the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse on Oct. 29, 2020. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Expiring state eviction bans have led to hundreds of thousands of additional coronavirus cases, new research finds, raising alarm
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COVID-19 related curbs on economic activity in Massachusetts triggered a downgrade on Wednesday from S&P Global Ratings, which lowered its rating on the commonwealth’s Series 2004 special obligation dedicated tax revenue bonds and Series 2005 revenue refunding bonds two notches to BBB-plus from A. The outlook is negative. “The downgrade reflects a significant drop in
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Global stocks were on track for their best month on record on Friday, propelled by a series of Covid-19 vaccine breakthroughs and optimism over Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election. MSCI’s index of developed and emerging markets is up almost 13 per cent so far in November with a slim gain of 0.1
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