Repost: Stock Rout Eases on Trade Pledge; Pound Advances: Markets Wrap

Today’s Global market updates from Bloomberg: U.S. futures rise after rout; cash market, Treasuries closed Crude oil is little changed; cryptocurrencies extend declines   European and Asian stocks dropped on Wednesday following the rout on Wall Street, though declines were… Continue Reading

From traditional to technology-driven: Digital transformations in the finance industry

For many decades since the establishment of the finance industry, banks, insurers and other related sectors have relied on relatively similar business models. While such traditional practices have proven to be profitable for a time, the new demands of today’s… Continue Reading

What the most successful Unicorn start-ups can teach budding entrepreneurs

As rare as the mythical creature, the unicorn, successful business ventures termed as “unicorn startups” that made it to the over-a-billion value have been emerging in the recent decade. Their success stories are indeed worth-remembering, especially for investors and aspiring… Continue Reading

What happens to household finances in the event of Fed rate hikes?

Any changes in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate can be directly felt by ordinary consumers, and its far-reaching consequences can, directly or indirectly, affect every aspect of your personal and household finances: from your student loan tab, your credit… Continue Reading