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
Courtesy of Alan Zafran, Senior Managing Director and Wealth Manager, First Republic Private Wealth Management Credit reporting company Equifax has reported a data breach that could affect 143 million U.S. consumers. Cybercrime is becoming more prolific every passing...read more
Eclectica Fund is one of the more popular of the “global macro” hedge funds out there, which has been managing money for investors for 15 years and has led the firm to receive accolades from investors who have seen market beating returns for most of those years. But...read more
When working in finance, you will come across many different types of “margin”. At its core, a margin is a fairly simple calculation, where you subtract expenses from revenue to get at a company’s profits. However, there are many different types of margins that are...read more
Credit ratings are typically used by all kinds of investors to price debts and bonds issued by companies. While they are not necessarily relevant for stock investors, having a basic understanding of a company’s credit rating and how it’s changed—and why—is also...read more
There are many different investment vehicles that are used to gain exposure to stocks, bonds, real estate, and other assets. Financial analysts are needed at all of them, but the skill sets required and the day-to-day operations at each fund will vary tremendously....read more
Snap (SNAP) is on a steady decline, and the culprits are pretty obvious: lower-than-expected revenue growth, disappointing user growth, and a free-fall in advertisement prices. But if you want to understand why the stock is sliding, this is really only part of the...read more
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