Last week, news broke that Air Methods, a provider of emergency air medical services was being acquired by American Securities in a $2.5 billion deal.
In their efforts to clean up corruption, regulations are squeezing out analysts from investment banks -- making quality research more expensive to obtain.
According to an article in the Financial Times, computer-driven hedge funds have, for the first time ever, joined their human counterparts as top-performers in the industry. Their admittance to the list of top 20 best performers is an exciting and somewhat startling indication of the challenges technology will pose to traditional, human investing.
The days of rapidly-growing startup companies and new business launches in the United States have slowly come to a halt. Statistics show entrepreneurship in the U.S. has been declining and the startup rate has dropped significantly in the past few decades.
To many investors, buying government debt seems like the smart move, because they stand to lose less than they expect to otherwise. If this trend continues, and bond prices continue to climb, investors could actually earn money by selling their bonds amongst themselves for a higher price than what they paid.
Shock at the outcome of the Brexit's narrow vote to leave the European Union has triggered unprecedented political and social repercussions, both internally and on the world stage. While the UK untangles itself from economic and political EU regulations, investors untangle the effects of the Brexit vote on the global market, which fell into disarray [...]