JPMorgan Chase & Co. Q4 2017 Earnings Beat Estimates

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Q4 2017 earnings results were released before opening bell this morning. The bank reported adjusted earnings of $1.76 per share on $25.45 billion in revenue, compared to the consensus estimates of $1.69 per share and $25.17 billion in revenue. In the previous year’s fourth quarter, the bank reported $1.71 per share… Please follow and like us:

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It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: 4 Trends Driving REIT Valuations

It has been an eight-year run for equity real estate investment trusts, returning almost 450% to investors, or roughly 20% per year. The broader equity market has also been on a tear, returning roughly 350% during the same period. Relatively easy monetary policy persists, credit spreads remain tight and the U.S. economic expansion is almost 100… Please follow and like us:

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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Have Agreed To Create A ‘Pan-Baltic Capital Market’ To Strengthen Their Economies

Joint Initiative,Supported By European Commission And EBRD,Will Harmonise Regulation To Facilitate Investment Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have agreed to create a pan-Baltic capital market to strengthen their economies and stimulate investment to create jobs with support of the European Commission (EC) and the EBRD. The Ministers of Finance – Toomas Tõniste for Estonia, Dana Reizniece-Ozola for… Please follow and like us:

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Why Advisors Are Turning to Alts

Years after the global financial crisis, the advisory community continues to grapple with portfolio diversification. Fortunately, the increased availability of alternative mutual funds means that advisors have new diversification tools available to them. Viewed individually, each alternative asset classes presents what is known as a bi-modal distribution of data. These bi-modal distributions confirm that the correlations… Please follow and like us:

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Hedge Fund Assets Set Fifth Quarterly Inflow Record

Total hedge fund capital through the third quarter increased to a $3.15 trillion, up $50 billion over the April-to-June period and the fifth straight record quarterly level, Hedge Fund Research reported last week. Steady performance and investor inflows drove the increase, HFR said, as global economic growth prospects improved despite continued elevated geopolitical risks. Global fund… Please follow and like us:

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Equities firm up on MSCI index news

Inclusion set to trigger short-term rally on higher liquidity expectations Chinese A-share stocks rose on Monday after global equity index provider MSCI Inc announced that it will launch MSCI China A Inclusion Indexes this week. The Shanghai Composite Index closed the day with a 0.06 percent gain to 3,380.7 points. The Shenzhen Component Index rose by… Please follow and like us:

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