Q&A With A CIO: Outlook, Volatility And Behavioral Finance

Q&A With A CIO: Outlook, Volatility And Behavioral Finance

By Colin Moore, Global Chief Investment Officer Colin discusses his outlook on the markets, the normalcy of market volatility and how behavioral finance plays a role in it all. Q: What’s your outlook for financial markets? Colin: It depends on which asset class you’re talking about. We have to remember that after the trauma of […]

An interview with Germany's finance minister, Olaf Scholz

An interview with Germany's finance minister, Olaf Scholz

FOLLOWING a dismal campaign, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) fell to their lowest post-war result in Germany’s general election last September. Early this year they quarrelled over whether to enter another coalition with Angela Merkel. Lefties warned that without a spell in opposition to formulate more distinct policies, the party would be doomed. But the […]

There are better places to invest than Amazon: Gene Munster

There are better places to invest than Amazon: Gene Munster

Amazon’s stock continues to rise leading into Prime Day on July 16, but Gene Munster of Loup Ventures told Yahoo Finance recently that there are better places to invest. To be sure, the e-commerce giant Amazon has made promising forays into health care, groceries, and even brick-and-mortar with its purchase of Whole Foods. However, Munster, a former Apple analyst […]

Amazon on the move, Papa John's surges, Walmart up slightly

Amazon on the move, Papa John's surges, Walmart up slightly

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day. Amazon (AMZN): Shares are up in early trade, at around 1%. Noting strong growth prospects, Canaccord Genuity raised Amazon’s price target to $2,000 per share. Among the “FANG” stocks, the firm calls Amazon “the most robust and durable,” although it notes that the “FANG” stocks are […]

Americans are finally making progress paying back their debts and financial lessons to learn before leaving high school

Americans are finally making progress paying back their debts and financial lessons to learn before leaving high school

Happy Thursday, Marketwatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Personal Finance Americans are finally making progress paying back their debts Delinquencies are inching back up, but still relatively low. I paid for my girlfriend’s rent, food, vacations and utilities while she was in college—now we’re breaking up This man wants to know whether he has any […]

Nedbank bets on drones reshaping agri finance

Nedbank bets on drones reshaping agri finance

Nedbank’s venture capital fund is betting on drones reshaping agri finance by investing in Aerobotics, a Cape Town-based aerial data-analytics company making waves internationally. The R100 million venture capital fund, which sits within Nebank Corporate and Investment Banking’s (CIB) disruption and innovation hub, NEDX, has made an undisclosed investment in the start-up as it seeks […]