Asset Managers Highlights
Fed chief faces tough task in Congressional testimony: ‘Walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls’   
(Wednesday - July 10, 2019)
Source: CNBC - Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s two days of testimony before Congress this week could lead to volatile markets, as the Fed chief is expected to lay out a case for rate cuts but not commit to when or how much they could move.
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In a scene reminiscent of the financial crisis, axed Deutsche Bank workers leave with belongings   
(Tuesday - July 09, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The scene was solemn at Deutsche Bank’s offices in London, New York and Tokyo on Monday as scores of employees, belongings in hand, left their desks for the final time as the German lending giant began one of the largest rounds...
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Farmers sue Monsanto, Bayer over use of Roundup pesticide   
(Monday - July 08, 2019)
Source: Chronicle Herald - Two farmers have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Monsanto and Bayer on the use of Roundup, a commonly-used weed killer.
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Tesla Disrupts – BMW Boss Throws In The Towel   
(Monday - July 08, 2019)
Source: Clean Technica - BMW CEO Harald Krüger has resigned his post, citing recent, “enormous changes, which have brought about more transformation than in the previous 30 years.” He is referring to the rapid rise of Tesla’s compelling electric vehicles...
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Deutsche Bank will exit global equities business and slash 18,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul   
(Monday - July 08, 2019)
Source: CNBC - Deutsche Bank announced Sunday that it will pull out of global equities sales and trading, scale back investment banking and slash thousands of jobs as part of a sweeping restructuring plan to improve profitability.
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House lawmakers officially ask Facebook to put Libra cryptocurrency project on hold   
(Wednesday - July 03, 2019)
Source: THE verge - House Democrats are requesting Facebook halt development of its proposed cryptocurrency project Libra, as well as its digital wallet Calibra, until Congress and regulators have time to investigate the possible risks it poses to...
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Christine Lagarde tapped as next president of Europe's central bank   
(Wednesday - July 03, 2019)
Source: CNN - London (CNN Business)Christine Lagarde has been tapped as the next president of the European Central Bank, an appointment that would make her the first woman to lead the powerful institution.
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S&P 500 reaches record close following G-20   
(Tuesday - July 02, 2019)
Source: YouTube/CNBC - Jeffrey Saut of Capital Wealth Planning, Barry Bannister of Stifel and Lindsey Bell of CFRA Research join CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the markets.
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JPMorgan reveals how the S&P 500 can surge past 3,200   
(Tuesday - July 02, 2019)
Source: Yahoo Finance - “While trade uncertainty remains the single largest source of downside risk for equities, a trade deal along with central bank monetary easing and low equity positioning could push the S&P 500 beyond 3,200,” wrote Dubravko...
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Opinion: Bitcoin is very likely to crash soon, research shows   
(Friday - June 28, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - The odds are overwhelming — above 80% — that bitcoin will crash in coming months. I base this bold prediction on a study, “Bubbles for Fama,” that appeared earlier this year in the Journal of Financial Economics
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