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
When Apple (AAPL) released earnings that beat expectations, the stock rose over 5% and hit a market cap of around $990 billion. With just a 1% price gain, AAPL could become the first publicly listed stock with a trillion dollar market cap. These whole numbers, like...read more
Pricing a new company involves much more than financial math. There are two competing interests: the stock issuers (i.e., the firm that is going public) wants to get as much money as they can from the deal, but they also don’t want their stock to suddenly drop,...read more
The bear case for the S&P 500 hinges on two arguments: firstly, that a recession is looming because of the flattening yield curve that may likely invert before the end of the year and, secondly, the overvaluation of stocks based upon earnings. As for a recession, it...read more
In recent days both Tesla (TSLA) and Papa John's (PZZA) saw their stocks tumble for the same reason, despite the very different valuations, market sectors, and investor bases of both companies. First, news of John Schnatter using a racial slur in a conference call...read more
If you follow the financial news, you probably know that the Treasury yield curve has gotten extremely flat, with signs pointing to a possibly inverted yield curve in the next few months. And if you pay close attention, you probably know that an inverted yield curve...read more
Much of what happens in finance goes beyond selecting the right stocks or funds for a portfolio—and at the professional level, this is in many ways the easiest and smallest part of the job. In reality, the bulk of finance has to do with managing cash flows—that is,...read more
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