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
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Market commentaries are easy to find. Websites like SeekingAlpha, Marketwatch, Investopedia, Forbes, and dozens of smaller ones provide a constant stream of what the financial industry calls “chatter”—verbiage about the market that is as valuable as the name would...read more
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One of the biggest points of contention in the equity market right now is whether the ongoing bull market is warranted or based on misplaced optimism. Often called the "most hated bull market in history,” the post-November run-up in equities, especially in the United...read more
We are hearing very divergent opinions on the bond market from the biggest gurus in the industry. In one corner we have Jeffrey Gundlach saying that bullish long-term Treasury trades are about to be unwound, which will drive prices down and yields up. Already we’re...read more
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