Top bond ETFs for 2023

video BlackRock’s Salim Ramji: Investors turn to ETFs in volatile times BlackRock global head of ETFs and index investments Salim Ramji discusses the popularity of ETFs after 2022 became the second best year for the investment vehicle on ‘The Claman Countdown.’ As you’re allocating your investments for 2023, it may be worthwhile to consider bond ETFs. "Bond ETFs hold bonds […]

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10 Biggest Companies Reporting Earnings in the Fourth Week of March 2023

The fourth quarter 2022 earnings season is now almost over. However, fewer companies mentioned the term “recession” in the conference call transcripts this time. According to the data from FactSet, the number of S&P 500 companies citing the term “recession” on earnings calls for the fourth quarter of 2022 is 20% less than in the third quarter of 2022 and […]

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Bank panic: Credit Suisse in the crosshairs as fear spreads

The sudden panic that engulfed Credit Suisse overnight says something disconcerting about the fragility of the global banking system that has been exposed by the collapse of two globally-insignificant US banks this week. Credit Suisse’s share price, already ravaged by a string of scandals and heavy losses in recent years, plunged more than 30 per cent at one point. The […]

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First Look Analysts Research Calls for Wednesday, March 15

This report was sent to Briefing.com subscribers earlier today.  Upgrades: > Apartment Income REIT Corp. (AIRC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital Markets; tgt $39 > Azul S.A. (AZUL) upgraded to Equal-Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley; tgt raised to $8.60 > Canadian Pacific (CP) upgraded to Sector Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotiabank > Charles Schwab […]

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How did Silicon Valley Bank collapse? How does it impact Australia?

A Californian bank has gone bust, raising fears of contagion. What will it mean for mortgage holders here? The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the second biggest in US history, has triggered fresh fears the entire financial sector may be under threat as depositors withdraw their money from other banks. The bank folded on March 12, just 48 hours after […]

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Carl Icahn Now Owns 12.64% of Southwest Gas

Fintel reports that Icahn Carl C has filed a 13D/A form with the SEC disclosing ownership of 8.94MM shares of Southwest Gas Corp. (SWX). This represents 12.64% of the company. In their previous filing dated October 26, 2022 they reported 6.61MM shares and 9.80% of the company, an increase in shares of 35.28% and an increase in total ownership of […]

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‘Incredibly hard to see’: Investors play down SVB contagion fears

Australian investors say the dramatic collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is unlikely to spark systemic problems for global banking markets, but its failure will rattle sharemarket confidence. Local bank watchers also highlighted fundamental differences between SVB and Australia’s banking industry, arguing the combination of forces that brought down the US lender are highly specific. Authorities shut down Silicon Valley Bank […]

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Silicon Valley Bank collapse: Mark Cuban says Fed should 'immediately' take this action

video John Carney: People will look into where they are putting their money following Silicon Valley Bank collapse ‘Breitbart Business Digest’ co-author and economics and finance editor John Carney reacts to the FDIC taking control of Silicon Valley Bank deposits, on ‘Kudlow.’ Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has demanded the Federal Reserve take action and assume responsibility following […]

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