Tag: Funding/Capital

Why a debt-ceiling stalemate could push reverse repo demand to $1.4 trillion in next 3 months

Record demand for the Federal Reserve’s overnight reverse repo program could touch a new milestone of $1.4 trillion by year’s end, says Barclays rates strategist...

PG&E bonds recoup some lost ground as Dixie Fire rages with no end in sight

The Dixie Fire in Northern California, the state’s second largest on record, has raged for more than a month, burning a path across the Sierra...

With Sturgis rally underway, Harley-Davidson rolls out $600 million debt deal

Harley-Davidson has rolled out a new $605 million debt deal backed by loans to buyers of its iconic motorcycles, as the 10-day annual bike rally...

Opinion: Why high-quality, trustworthy companies have beaten the S&P 500 by 30%-50%

Trust is one of the most valuable assets a company can cultivate.  Within an organization, trust percolates into culture. Outside an organization, it translates into loyalty. ...

Opinion: Meme stock investors are bringing AMC and other troubled companies back to life

During the takeover battles of the 1980s, the term “white squire” designated a significant bloc shareholder that management enlisted to deter or defeat unwanted bids...

Opinion: Memo to company directors: Deliver for shareholders or face consequences

At Exxon Mobil’s XOM, +0.16% annual shareholders’ meeting in May, shareholders voted to replace three board members with the nominees from activist hedge-fund Engine No....

Opinion: Why bitcoin’s bust and the ‘crypto cult’ threaten all investors

Traders who have been coordinating on social media to promote stratospheric prices in meme stocks, such as GameStop GME, -7.93%, and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin...

Warren Buffett still believes Berkshire Hathaway stock is cheap enough to buy

There’s no bubble in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shares, as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger still believe they are cheap enough to spend more than $6...

UiPath IPO: 5 things to know about the ‘software robots’ company valued at nearly $30 billion

UiPath Inc. is launching its initial public offering at a valuation close to what it received from venture-capital investors, with help from automation it cheerfully...

Apple stock breaks below post-COVID uptrend line after largest shareholders disclose share sales

Shares of Apple Inc. sank to a one-month low Wednesday, and broke below two key chart levels in the process, after the technology behemoth’s two...

Archer Aviation gets a $1 billion order from United Airlines, on the same day it announces a deal to go public

Archer Aviation Inc. said Wednesday that United Airlines Holdings Inc. placed a $1 billion order for its all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), on...

New SEC chair needs to tackle these 5 big issues so the government can do a better job for investors

For the past four years, a majority of SEC commissioners have been Republican.  While the commissioners agreed unanimously on many technical and enforcement issues, policy...

These savvy companies know that doing this one thing well is the secret to attracting long-term, stable shareholders

The best shareholders and savviest CEOs have the same top priority: effective capital allocation. They prize putting every corporate dollar to its highest use, from organic...

McAfee IPO: 5 things to know about the security-software company

The McAfee logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. AFP/Getty Images McAfee Corp. shares fell short of their initial public...

Wall Street sees Biden win speeding U.S. shift to clean energy

Electric energy generating wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. David Mcnew/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images President Donald Trump vowed four years ago to bring back the U.S....

Wall Street home loans aren’t looking great in this crisis

Home for sale in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Wall Street’s foray back into lending to homeowners with spotty credit isn’t looking great during...

The ‘winners will carry us,’ and here are 4 more reasons the stock bulls will prevail in 2020, says this strategist

A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to a statistic involving five-month winning streaks for the S&P 500. The article has been corrected. Carrying...

Just $5 and an iPhone can open the door to investing in the world’s rarest fine wines

Investors will soon have an opportunity to literally put their money where their mouth is, by investing in shares of some of the world’s best...

How a basic income would help close the racial wealth gap and give Americans needed financial security

On my commute to City Hall in Atlanta, I pass $1 million duplexes next to the largest block of Section 8 housing in the Southeast...

Money alone won’t close America’s racial and wealth gaps. We first need to wipe out the value gap — ‘the belief that white people matter more than others’

There’s a ride at Disney World called the Carousel of Progress in which a cast of animatronic Americans on a revolving stage tell of all...

What I learned as an immigrant CEO in the Deep South

“ It’s important for all leaders to identify, call out, and correct biases and prejudices that may exist within their organizations. ” I’m an immigrant...

Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally climbs above 3.8 million; President Trump appears to have changed his view on face masks

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 in the U.S. rose above 3.8 million on Tuesday, and President Donald Trump appeared to...

‘Black communities were essentially already sick before coronavirus’: Pandemic highlights preexisting condition with health care and race

When Uché Blackstock, an urgent-care physician and founder and CEO of Advancing Health Equity, saw initial reports from China regarding characteristics of people who are...