Category: Investors

Investors Who Buy This U.S. Oil ETF Are About to Lose a Lot of Money
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Investors Who Buy This U.S. Oil ETF Are About to Lose a Lot of Money

U.S. oil prices crashed to record lows Monday over coronavirus-related demand constraints. Retail investors who bought USO before the crash are suffering significant losses. This oil ETF is only suitable for short-term trading. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are very popular among retail investors. They can be a good way of getting exposure to stock and commodities…

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Can investors invoke so-called force majeure clauses to get out deals? Expect some to start trying
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Can investors invoke so-called force majeure clauses to get out deals? Expect some to start trying

Event organizers were the first to be hit hard. As fear of the spread of COVID-19 began to sweep cities and countries around the world last month, one by one, large conferences with long uninterrupted histories —  Mobile World Congress, SXSW — began reluctantly pulling the plug on their plans. It wasn’t just a shock…

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Investors move from coronavirus woes to Biden wins as markets rally on Super Tuesday results
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Investors move from coronavirus woes to Biden wins as markets rally on Super Tuesday results

While the aftermath of Super Tuesday has left the Democratic Party riven between its more liberal and moderate wings, investors viewed last night’s results as a win for business and markets. Shaking off the steady beat of bad news about the advance of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 within the U.S., major markets rose on Wednesday…

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Investors bet millions on Microverse, a Lambda School for the developing world
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Investors bet millions on Microverse, a Lambda School for the developing world

The student loan crisis in the U.S. has left venture capitalists searching for novel approaches to financing higher education, but can the same systems designed for helping coders in Silicon Valley get jobs at Google help underserved students in developing countries become part of a global work force? Similar to the buzzy San Francisco startup…

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