Kushner Real Estate Company Investigated By SEC

The real estate company run by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for its use of a federal visa program, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The SEC issued a subpoena to the company, Kushner Companies, requesting information regarding its use of the… Please follow and like us:

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Tight valuations Show How Hot Emerging Market Credit Is

Emerging market debt issuance is expected to slow, but remain elevated from the historical average as EM issuers rush to make the most of low rates and abundant liquidity according to Deutsche Bank credit strategists Hongtao Jiang, Rebecca Klausen, and Viacheslav Shilin. Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on… Please follow and like us:

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Shanghai Stocks Falling Out of Favor As Central Bank Tightening Hard On Track

The Shanghai Composite Index had its worst day of the year Thursday, down 2.3%. After beginning a well-defined price uptrend that started in May 2017, Wednesday’s move could trigger sensitive momentum algorithms to exit long positions, particularly those formulas that focus on price channel patterns and downside deviation consistency models. But beyond the algorithmic factors, there… Please follow and like us:

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Deutsche Bank Enters The Economic Fringe, Considers “End Of Fiat Money”

Fiat currencies have had nearly a 46 year run of success. But with cryptocurrencies “ all the rage,” what Deutsche Bank Strategists Jim Reid and Craig Nicol call “inherently unstable” fiat currency system without any commodity backing might be coming to an end, they assert. Get The Timeless Reading eBook in PDF Get the entire 10-part… Please follow and like us:

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DB – Here Is What Will Cause Volatility To Explode

Is this the calm before the storm? Alan Ruskin, foreign exchange analyst at Deutsche Bank, believes it is. In a note penned by Ruskin and published today, the analyst opines that markets are currently in “freeze mode” in the midst of global uncertainties. However, as the central bank balance sheet picture changes and central banks begin… Please follow and like us:

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Frankfurt stock market squares off against London

German stock market operator Deutsche Boerse said Monday it would launch an “EU-based alternative” for some key financial transactions as it bids to snatch business from London after Brexit. Its subsidiary Eurex has partnered with big international banks including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan, hoping to attract more work in “clearing”… Please follow and like us:

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Chastened Deutsche Bank plots more moderate course

As it emerges from years dogged by scandal, Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank aims to up profitability and reclaim a place on the global stage to rival giant American competitors. But the bank warns profits will never again reach the risk-fuelled heights of the pre-financial crisis era as it grinds through a deep restructuring, adjusts to… Please follow and like us:

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DB: Yield Curve Flattening Is A Good Thing!

Some analysts are worried about yield curve flattening, but Deutsche thinks it’s a good thing. At the beginning of this week, the spread between the two and 10-year Treasury yields flattened to 78.77 basis points — the lowest level since September 1. For bond watchers, this move has sent a distressing signal. The so-called “yield curve”… Please follow and like us:

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Global Composite PMI Growth Implies US GDP Pick Up

Global Composite PMI Growth points to strong US GDP numbers While some economists are speculating that Donald Trump’s lack of action on key issues such as tax and health care reform will stall US economic growth, analysts at Deutsche Bank believe these concerns are unfounded. In a research note sent to clients at the end of… Please follow and like us:

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Low Volatility Means Investors Should Be Buying High Yield Debt?

The lack of volatility has attracted a lot of interest and articles. The key focus is on the volatility index, often referred to as the VIX or fear index. The VIX is based on the cost of purchasing short-dated options on the S&P 500, with a low reading meaning the cost of buying options is cheap.… Please follow and like us:

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Deutsche Bank hopes to mount comeback with surge in profit

Frankfurt (dpa) – Deutsche Bank posted a surge in first-quarter profit on Thursday as it attempts to mount a turnaround in its financial fortunes after two tough years marked by costly lawsuits and weak earnings resulting from low interest rates. Frankfurt-based Deutsche said net profit more than doubled to a higher-than-forecast 575 million euros (626.4 million… Please follow and like us:

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European Bank Bonds: From Uninvestable To Irresistible?

Yield-hungry investors are quickly regaining their taste for deeply subordinated bank bonds. Some of these securities offer appetizing yields, but it’s important not to overindulge. Deeply subordinated bonds issued by Europe’s banks to satisfy tougher regulatory requirements are one of the region’s trendier investment opportunities. The regulatory framework that emerged after the global financial crisis forces… Please follow and like us:

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Deutsche Bank fined over Russian money laundering

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay the equivalent of $630 million (585 million euros) in fines to US and British regulators over money laundering. It had failed to prevent around $10 billion (9.29 billion euros) in suspicious trades out of Russia between 2011 and 2015. One scheme involved the bank’s Moscow, London and New York offices… Please follow and like us:

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