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This is what the market looks like without FANGs

FANG weakness may prove nothing more than a breather after they rallied at three times the pace of the broader tech index this year. Rarely does a day go by in the US stock market without someone decrying its addiction to gains in the FANG bloc of tech megacaps. Now, in the middle of earnings season, their support has gone ... Read More »

What is a Microloan and Where Can You Get One for Your Small Business?

world, as a means of helping people in smaller economics have the ability to launch their own business. Microlending subsequently took off around the world, and today, small business microloans are an effective way to lend entrepreneurs and small businesses in the U.S. with the funds they need to start and develop their business. General Terms of Microloans The maximum ... Read More »

Why creating a ‘bad bank’ is a better idea than simply throwing money at PSBs

The financial year 2017-18 was among the bleakest for public sector banks (PSBs) as they together reported a record loss of Rs 85,370 crore. The banks had to make higher provisions for bad asset recognition as the Reserve Bank of India’s latest guidelines meant they could no longer restructure loans the way they had been doing in the past. Much ... Read More »

Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »

WhatsApp is bringing Chat Filters in its Business App for Android

It has been only a few days since Facebook’s developer conference, F8 2018, has just got over and reports of new features in its various apps, whether Facebook or acquired ones like Instagram or WhatsApp are coming up. It has been reported that a chat filter and sticker album might be coming to WhatsApp. While the development team has just started working ... Read More »

Why Argentina’s economy is in trouble again

Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri has overseen reforms This wasn’t supposed to be happening to Argentina. The election, three years ago, of the moderniser Mauricio Macri as president was hailed as proof that what was once Latin America’s richest economy was getting back on its feet. Now, after the country’s central bank raised interest rates for the third time in a ... Read More »

Newsworthy Brit bank TSB is looking for a head of infrastructure

An exciting job advert has mysteriously appeared that is seeking a techie to head up infrastructure at TSB, just days after the bank’s monumental and ongoing IT cockup began. The Register has asked TSB what the recruitment means for current infrastructure head Damon Yates, who is still listed as holding the role on LinkedIn – a job he began back in November 2016. We also ... Read More »

No tax exemption if LTCG from sale of residential property is used to buy farm land

Is LTCG exempt if I buy agricultural land by selling a residential property? A portion of this amount was withdrawn from an LTCG deposit account towards partial payment of a housing board property. But the authority is yet to announce allotment. The LTCG deposit scheme is valid only for 2 years. Can it be extended since the allotment procedure has ... Read More »

Watch out, the bond market is rebelling

AARATI KRISHNANT+ T- For a long time, market-watchers in India have thought of India’s stock market as a rule-breaking juvenile, while the bond market has remained its obedient sibling. But the bond market is now following in the footsteps of its unruly sibling. In the last couple of years, market interest rates have gyrated sharply without waiting for the Monetary Policy ... Read More »

The Uberization of the economy is winning because of cucumber farmers

Judicial test has helped companies that rely on contractors instead of employees, but California Supreme Court has chance to change it GrubHub notched a key legal victory in a San Francisco federal court in February. Cucumbers and a ride home from the bar may not appear to have much in common, but a judicial test involving cucumber farmers is a ... Read More »