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Financial Markets and News About the Coronavirus

From its February 2020 peak to a March 2020 trough, the S&P 500 index fell 34 percent.  This fall was accompanied by extreme volatility, at a level last seen during the global financial crisis.  1,030 more words

Finance & Economics

Weekly Wrap-Up : 10th July,2020

Market Wrap-Up:

  • Sensex, Nifty gains for fourth consecutive week, up by 1.5% each; RIL top gainer, up over 3%.

Indian News Wrap-Up:

  • Punjab National Bank (PNB) declared its INR 3,688 Cr exposure to DHFL as fraud.
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Hertz, one of the biggest car rental companies, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 22, 2020. This came in after the company had reported losses for 3 consecutive years. 579 more words

Advanced Money Hacks XVI: Derivatives of greed

Alex James, July 11, 2020

The Egyptians are famous for their pyramids. In modern times however, it is not just those architectural monuments that are drawn to mind when the word “pyramid” is mentioned. 1,527 more words

Personal Finance

Advanced Money Hacks XV: Derivatives 2.0

Alex James, July 10, 2020

Having established in the previous piece of the series that trying to make mega bucks by getting married to a rich spouse, playing the lottery or taking regular trips to Las Vegas is an errand in futility, I will now proceed to examine other approaches commonly used by the majority of people seeking to be rich. 1,551 more words

Personal Finance

Advanced Money Hacks XIV: Derivatives

Alex James, July 09, 2020

When it comes to making money in the financial markets, this is the playground of the super rich. Financial derivatives products are very complex and even seem extremely risky to the uninitiated. 1,933 more words

Personal Finance