ZOLIO FEATURED NEWS
ZOLIO WOMEN’S COMPETITION
Zolio Women’s Competition Meet and Greet event in Boston, February 22, 2017 [L-R] Pavithra Paravatsu, Competition Winner; Olive Darragh, Zolio President and founder; Shaima Ahmadi, Competition Creativity Winner/Performance Mention.
The Zolio Women’s Investment Competition was created as a vehicle for women of all skill levels in investing and finance to try managing money and learn about the stock market in a risk-free way. The Zolio Women’s Competition awarded over $10,000 in cash and prizes based not only on portfolio performance, but also strength of trading plans, creativity, and level of engagement and resilience of the participants.
STATE STREET ADVISORS
State Street Advisors has installed a statue of a girl in front of the Wall Street bull in downtown Manhattan and has asked over 3,500 companies to take steps to increase the number of women on their boards. [PHOTO: Rachael Levy]
From Business Insider: State Street Global Advisors, the world’s third-largest asset manager, installed a bronze statue of a defiant girl in front of Wall Street’s iconic charging bull statue as part of its new campaign to pressure companies to add more women to their boards. State Street has cited gender diversity as a way to improve company performance and increase shareholder value.
ZOLIO MARKET COMMENTARY
Goldman Sachs (GS) reported an extremely disappointing earnings results at a really bad time. The company saw revenue rise 26.7% to $8.03 billion, but that was half a billion short of expectations. EPS was also 2 cents shy of expectations at $5.15. While that means...read more
We’ve seen stocks fall about 1% in the last few days, and pundits are already looking to point the blame. Some say geopolitical tensions are fueling the fire, with a recent major attack on ISIS in Afghanistan being the culprit. Others are saying the Syria strike is...read more
If you’ve lost money on Chipotle (CMG), don’t feel bad. This was once a Wall Street darling who was doing everything right. Back in 2012-2014, the company couldn’t lose. Its marketing was on point, it was attracting the attention of a young and captive audience, it...read more
United Airlines (UAL) has caught some flak on social media after a video surfaced of a middle aged male getting beaten and dragged off an airplane. The man, who appears to be Asian, reportedly identifies himself as a doctor who cannot leave the plane because he has...read more
Lately Google’s (GOOG, GOOGL) stock took a bit of a hit with an odd controversy. It started in Britain, where brands took notice that their ads were being served against ISIS videos and other questionable content. Complaining that Google did a bad job of censoring and...read more
Saudi Aramco is set to begin floating shares in what is the largest company in the world and what will be the largest initial public offering in human history. Saudi leaders claim their company has well over a $1 trillion market value if it were sold off entirely,...read more
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