Markets Hold Their Breath as Deals are Negotiated

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy Markets Hold Their Breath as Deals are Negotiated Markets on a whole were quiet as the current Brexit and stimulus package deals remained elusive. Strong prospects for a stimulus package remained in Washington DC, but no firm deal was made as lawmakers continued negotiations. Alternatively, new obstacles focused on fishing rights have arisen in…

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CDC States Abbott’s COVID-19 Antigen Test Can Help With Faster Detection

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy CDC states Abbott’s COVID-19 antigen test can help with faster detection The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that Abbott Laboratories’ rapid COVID-19 antigen test can be used with high accuracy rates to correctly detect if people have ever contracted the virus, thus helping with earlier isolation. The CDC study…

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Annual General Meetings turn to eVoting

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy Annual General Meetings turn to eVoting  With the help of blockchain, CSDs have new growth opportunities and the means to future-proof and adapt their business models.  This is the season in which agendas are usually crammed with shareholder and board reunions, including annual general meetings (AGMs). These are high-cost events, and usually have a…

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How M-ELO Works and Where It’s Headed

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy The Positive Effect of Short Selling on Market Efficiency Financial markets work at the speed of light, with investors constantly seeking optimal trade executions. However, there is always a risk of the market shifting, of lower quality execution, or of being swept over by an IOC order.  Long-term traders can avoid such execution quality…

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Markets Risk on Dominates; Bet on Deals

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy Markets Risk on Dominates; Bet on Deals While Asian equities were higher, the dollar remained weak following Powell’s reaction. As cautious as ever, Chair Powell noted that inflation didn’t pose a threat, and that no problems would arise from large fiscal deficits due to their low interest rates and the fact that rates themselves…

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World Closes Borders to Britain as New Coronavirus Strain Breeds Panic

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy World closes borders to Britain as new coronavirus strain breeds panic On Monday several countries continued closing their borders to Britain, spurred by fears of the new highly infectious coronavirus strain which has heightened global panic, caused travel mayhem, and heightened the possibilities of UK food shortages nearing the countdown to Brexit. Switzerland, Hong…

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FDA Panel Backs Moderna’s (MRNA) COVID-19 Vaccine

HomeNewsCryptoInvestingMarketsEconomy FDA Panel Backs Moderna’s (MRNA) COVID-19 Vaccine An announcement released by Moderna, Inc. MRNA stated that the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee had voted in favor of FDA  granting an emergency-use authorization (EUA) to its mRNA-based coronavirus vaccine, mRNA-1273. 20 panel members unanimously voted in support of providing the EUA.  The…

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