March 25, 2017 1:50 am

How to Invest in Smart Home Technology

 

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve discussed the promises and perils of the Smart Home, as well as why this segment is on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Naturally, it’s time to ask: “How can I profit from this?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer.  Ideally, there would be one or two tickers predicted […]

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Investment Banks Face Hit From Brexit

 

Brexit is the last thing investment banks needed. Friday’s currency swoons and stock rout — triggered by U.K. voters’ surprise decision to withdraw from the European Union — herald even harder times for securities firms already struggling to improve earnings. While some desks made money in the initial turmoil, continued market volatility in the months ahead […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on your Wedding Shower

 

A wedding shower is an amazing time for a bride-to-be to make memories with her close friends and loved ones. However, not planning it properly can burn a hole in your pocket and disturb your wedding budget up to a great deal. Let’s have a look at 5 ways through which you can not only […]

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Anthony Scaramucci: We Are ‘Under Assault’

 

Some of the most famous minds in investing convened here this week for an annual celebration of the hedge-fund industry. But, feeling the weight of years of under performance and an uptick in client defections, the mood was anything but festive. Longtime hedge-fund manager Leon Cooperman openly questioned whether it made sense to continue on […]

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How does Pandora Make Money?

 

How does a free music streaming app like Pandora make money? With dwindling fortunes of CD sales due to piracy and casual copying, consumers in the entertainment industry have explored alternative means of gaining access to music, one of which is non-interactive internet radio brought about by the likes of Pandora media, Apple Music and […]

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Index Funds Are Improving Corporate Governance

 

What happens when index funds run Corporate America? Hedge fund activist Bill Ackman posed that question recently in his fund’s annual letter to investors. It’s a really good one. No one knows what consequences the boom of passive investment funds will have for the corporations they own. It’s something my coauthors and I explore in […]

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