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Company Overview and News
It's been a long time since the first modern day mutual fund, the Massachusetts Investors Trust, was launched back on March 21, 1924. The roaring 20s are a bygone era, but the arrival of mutual funds left an impression on Wall Street that's still with us today.
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Stocks across the globe have suffered their worst first half in a year since 2010, wiping out trillions of dollars from the MSCI’s 47-country world index. A combination of tariff tantrums, broad tech sell-off, the prospect of end to the cheap money era and cooling growth in many parts of the economy including Europe and Japan resulted in huge capital outflows from the market. Additionally, the strength in the U.
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With hundreds of billions of dollars of inflows over the past year and a half, why haven't ETFs shown up more often in 401(k) plans?
Geopolitical tensions, oil price movement and President Trump’s announcements hit the headlines in the month of May. Donald Trump made impactful announcements pertaining to deregulations, trade relations with other countries and sanctions against countries like Iran and Venezuela. Overall, markets remained upbeat barring some occasional dips.
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The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) is the oldest U.S. ETF. Having launched in 1993, SPY recently celebrated its 25th birthday and it remains the largest ETF. SPY’s $259 billion in assets are more than $100 billion greater than that of its closest rival, the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVV), which has $144 billion. A large asset base helps an index fund track its index with precision. SPY also offers tremendous liquidity with nearly $25 billion in daily dollar volume compared to $1.
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The markets were more tensed than relaxed in the first quarter of 2018. Increasing inflationary expectations and rising rate fears pushed up bond yields and spurred equity sell-offs in late January and early February. Then, Trump-induced trade fear (thanks to his announcement of import tariffs) and a tech rout in March did the rest of the damage (read: 5 Reason Why FANG ETFs Lost Their Charm in March).
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After a sleepy 2017, stock volatility is back in 2018. But, so far this year, long-dated US treasury bonds have failed to provide an offset to sharp stock falls. However, one asset has done well, performing its portfolio hedging task nicely. That's gold. I continue to recommend a meaningful allocation to physical gold (and even more to cash).
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General The company's objective is to build a profitable and growing specialty therapeutics company. To meet this objective, Cytori Therapeutics has acquired and are developing two technology platforms that hold promise for treating millions of patients and represent significant potential for increasing shareholder value. The company's current corporate activities fall substantially into advancing these platforms: Cytori Nanomedicine and Cytori Cell Therapy. The Cytori Nanomedicine platform features a versatile liposomal nanoparticle technology for drug encapsulation that has thus far provided the foundation to bring two promising drugs into mid/late stage clinical trials. Nanoparticle encapsulation is promising because it can help improve the delivery and metabolism of many drugs, thus potentially enhancing the therapeutic profile and patient benefits. The company's lead drug candidate, ATI-0918 is a generic version of pegylated liposomal encapsulated doxorubicin. Pegyl...
2018-07-13 - Asif
Overview Catabasis Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics based on its proprietary Safely Metabolized And Rationally Targeted linker, or SMART LinkerSM, drug discovery platform. The company's SMART Linker drug discovery platform enables it to engineer product candidates that can simultaneously modulate multiple targets in a disease. The company's proprietary product candidates impact pathways that are central to diseases where efficacy may be optimized by a multiple target approach. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals has applied its SMART Linker drug discovery platform to build an internal pipeline of product candidates for rare diseases, its primary focus, and plan to pursue partnerships to develop additional product candidates. The company's lead product candidate is edasalonexent, formerly known as CAT-1004, which the company believe has the potential to be a disease-modifying...
2018-07-09 - Asif
Overview Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores and through eCommerce. Through innovation, Walmart is striving to create a customer-centric experience that seamlessly integrates its eCommerce and retail stores in an omni-channel offering that saves time for its customers. Each week, the company serve nearly 270 million customers who visit its more than 11,700 stores and numerous eCommerce websites under 65 banners in 28 countries. The company's strategy is to lead on price, invest to differentiate on access, be competitive on assortment and deliver a great experience. Leading on price is designed to earn the trust of its customers every day by providing a broad assortment of quality merchandise and services at everyday low prices ("EDLP"). EDLP is its pricing philosophy under which the company price items at a low price every day so its customers trust that its prices will not change under frequent prom...
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