Making it in the finance field is tough. Making it as a woman is even tougher.
The eat what you kill mentality coupled with an often boys club work environment (think Susan Antila’s “Tales From The Boom Boom Room”) has been a less than stellar place for women to succeed. Today, women make up 16% of financial advisors across the country. Compare....More>>>
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Peru isn’t on the radar of many investors, perhaps in part because it is still a smaller, mining-dominated economy and also because there aren’t many liquid ADRs to follow. Whatever the case, Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) continues to look like a rare asset – a responsible, well-run Peruvian bank with good market share and yet still good growth potential given the size of the under-served....More>>>
President-elect Donald J. Trump’s decision to pick Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner, as the next Treasury Secretary is driving hopes on Wall Street that government sponsored mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be privatized in the new administration. “We’ve got to get them out of government control,” Mnuchin told Fox Business News on Wednesday morning....More>>>
The splendid American economist, Thomas Sowell, for decades did double duty as a newspaper columnist. Typically, his columns had a laser focus, but every now and again Sowell would let loose with a rambling piece which he would entitle, "Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene."
Matchpool, the incentive-based community platform that is touted as allowing anyone to open their own “matchmaking pool”, is to launch a crowdfund campaign later this month in a move described by the blockchain start-up’s CEO and co-founder Yonatan Ben Shimon, a former hedge fund m