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Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

Market Snapshot: Sure, yields are rising—but it’s the bond market’s velocity that threatens to throttle stocks

‘They say…the stopwatch never lies. Speed kills but absolute speed kills absolutely.’ —Al Davis former owner of the Oakland Raiders As it is in sports, so it is in markets: The rate of change can often be more unnerving than the change itself. That may be the most significant feature of this recent run-up in rates for fixed-income assets that ...

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10 Bitcoin Basics Every Crypto Investor Should Know

Investors are fickle, often turning to whatever fad investment offers the most immediate chance to get rich quick. Bitcoin drew in hordes of investors in 2017 as its price soared above the $ 10,000 mark, but its big declines so far in 2018 have caused the cryptocurrency to lose much of its momentum. Nevertheless, one thing that investors can’t deny ...

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Do local banking agents drive rural savings?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] … to widen the reach of banks beyond their brick-and-mortar branches. However … the use of banking correspondents to enable branchless banking in rural India … launch of the banking correspondent policy. She finds that banking correspondent coverage … for banking correspondents in the form of commissions. As a result, banking … … Banking Industry ...

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UPDATE 2-Vatican takes off gloves, accuses papal critic of "calumny, defamation"

© Reuters. UPDATE 2-Vatican takes off gloves, accuses papal critic of “calumny, defamation” * First detailed response to accusations that have shaken Church * Accusations were made by ex-Vatican ambassador to United States * Sexual abuse crises have thrown Church into turmoil (Updates with more from open letter, background) By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Oct 7 (Reuters) – A top ...

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UPDATE 2-Vatican takes off gloves, accuses papal critic of "calumny, defamation"

© Reuters. UPDATE 2-Vatican takes off gloves, accuses papal critic of “calumny, defamation” * First detailed response to accusations that have shaken Church * Accusations were made by ex-Vatican ambassador to United States * Sexual abuse crises have thrown Church into turmoil (Updates with more from open letter, background) By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Oct 7 (Reuters) – A top ...

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