Fiverr Among B of A Stocks Helped by a Thinning Workforce

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By Dan Weil The global talent shortage could more than double to 85 million people by 2030 from 40 million in 2020, Bank of America estimates. The Great Resignation has made big news, with 4.4 million workers in the U.S. quitting their jobs in April. “The global working-age population has peaked at 66% and is declining, per the World Bank,” Bank of America strategists wrote in a commentary. That stems from “an aging population with reduced fertility and participation rates, compounded by a geographically concentrated workforce facing several structural skills gaps,” they said. Europe alone wil… Read More “Fiverr Among B of A Stocks Helped by a Thinning Workforce”

Majority Of DIY Investors Say They Prioritise ‘Logic’ And ‘Information’ When Making Investment Decisions

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ValueWalk

But unconscious bias and latent human psychological traits may be preventing them from achieving their goal Q1 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more DIY Investors Prefer To Steer Clear Of EmotionsThe findings, which were revealed in a survey of 4267 Capital.com clients polled globally, suggest that DIY traders and investors prefer to steer clear of emotions when making investment decisions. The survey was carried out between 21 February and 31 March 2022. Arty Rusetski, Head of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Capital.com, said: “It is encouraging to note that traders o… Read More “Majority Of DIY Investors Say They Prioritise ‘Logic’ And ‘Information’ When Making Investment Decisions”

Cathie Wood: Now Is No Time to Abandon Her Stocks

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The Street

By Dan Weil ‘Innovation tends to gain traction during difficult times because it solves problems,’ the prominent asset manager Cathie Wood says in a webinar. The stock market has left a trail of tears this year, especially over the past week, with the S&P 500 falling into a bear market. The celebrated investor Cathie Wood has seen her Ark Investment Management exchange-traded funds tumble, as their disruptive technology stocks have been hammered by roaring inflation and soaring interest rates. She remains committed to her strategy. If Wood had known a year ago about the coming war in Ukraine a… Read More “Cathie Wood: Now Is No Time to Abandon Her Stocks”

Who is Valve? The company behind CSGO, Dota 2, and Steam

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Valve is one of the most important companies in all of gaming, but it often prefers to stay out of the spotlight. While most know it as the development studio behind Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2, Valve is a lot more than just another games studio. The Washington state-based company has a long history of modifying existing games and developing new series out of them. On top of that, Valve own the most popular PC gaming platform in Steam. Here’s a peak into the mysterious nature of Valve Software, one of the most important companies in gaming history. The history of game developer… Read More “Who is Valve? The company behind CSGO, Dota 2, and Steam”

Fed risk drubs stocks; dollar, bond yields soar

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Reuters UK

By Koh Gui Qing NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks fell for a second day in a row on Tuesday while government bond yields and the U.S. dollar clung to multi-year highs, as surging inflation led investors to brace for what could be the largest U.S. interest rate hike in 28 years this week. Surprisingly strong U.S. inflation data released Friday has fueled bets that the Federal Reserve must tighten monetary policy more aggressively to tame soaring prices. Fears that a steady series of rate rises could cause a recession walloped global equities on Monday. Investors are betting with near certainty … Read More “Fed risk drubs stocks; dollar, bond yields soar”

Fed risk drubs stocks; dollar, bond yields soar

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Reuters

By Koh Gui Qing NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks fell for a second day in a row on Tuesday while government bond yields and the U.S. dollar clung to multi-year highs, as surging inflation led investors to brace for what could be the largest U.S. interest rate hike in 28 years this week. Surprisingly strong U.S. inflation data released Friday has fueled bets that the Federal Reserve must tighten monetary policy more aggressively to tame soaring prices. Fears that a steady series of rate rises could cause a recession walloped global equities on Monday. Investors are betting with near certainty … Read More “Fed risk drubs stocks; dollar, bond yields soar”

Ranking the top 5 mid laners competing in the 2022 LCS Summer Split

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Inven Global

Throughout what is now over a decade of League of Legends esports history, no role has matched the competitive prestige and prowess associated with the mid lane. Throughout the years, the cornerstones of what is important in competitive play from a mid laner’s perspective have changed, but the significance of the role itself has not lessened. Map play and synergy with one’s jungler is more important than ever for mid laners in 2022, and with the continuing trend, the facets of what separates elite mid laners from the rest of the pack have changed as well. Let’s take a look at the top 5 mid lan… Read More “Ranking the top 5 mid laners competing in the 2022 LCS Summer Split”

Heard stands by ‘every word’ of defamation trial testimony

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AFP

Washington (AFP) – Amber Heard stands by “every word” of her testimony during the defamation trial against former husband Johnny Depp, she said in an interview released Tuesday. After a six-week legal tussle between the former Hollywood power couple, a US jury awarded Depp more than $10 million in damages, in contrast to just $2 million for Heard, who had counter-sued. During the trial, which was live-streamed to millions, the two traded claims of violent domestic abuse, and Heard was targeted by countless social media posts and internet memes throughout. “To my dying day (I) will stand by eve… Read More “Heard stands by ‘every word’ of defamation trial testimony”

ECB’s Knot: options for September are not limited to 50 basis points

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PARIS (Reuters) -European Central Bank policymaker Klaas Knot told French newspaper Le Monde in an interview published on Tuesday that the ECB’s options for a September interest rate hike were not limited to 50 basis points. “If conditions stay the same as they are today, we should increase the rate by more than 0.25 percentage points. The following level is to go up again by 0.50 points, but our options are not necessarily limited to that,” said Knot, who is also head of the Dutch central bank. Knot added that interest rates were likely to rise again in October and December. “Everything will … Read More “ECB’s Knot: options for September are not limited to 50 basis points”

Price of ESTA permits for US visits raised by 50%

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If you want to visit the US with a foreign passport, you need a visa or must apply online for an ESTA – the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. Just as summer travel begins to boom, US officials have raised the fee for the online ESTA form from $14 to $21 as of May 26. Anyone who submitted a form before then doesn’t need to do so again, the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials say. The 50% price hike comes ahead of peak tourism season and six months after the US reopened to travellers following one and a half years of borders being closed to tourists during the pandemic. Th… Read More “Price of ESTA permits for US visits raised by 50%”