While 2021 has been another tough year for travel startups and the industry at large, funding rounds large and small have sparked optimism. Noteworthy sectors attracting investment such as alternative accommodation and ground transportation mark a similar trend in 2020, but tours and activities, business travel, and hospitality technology startupsRead More →

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has entered into agreements with six member investment firms to pay restitution to clients on advance rollovers of unit investment trusts (UITs). © Shutterstock Not all companies reasonably supervised early ITU renewals, resulting in potentially excessive sales charges for customers. Through the settlements, FINRARead More →

THE The pandemic may have thrust sustainable investing into the mainstream, but it’s still a work in progress. For investors, a lack of standardization makes comparisons difficult, while measurement and reporting remain heavily focused on the “e” (environment), rather than the “s” (social) or the “g” (governance) . Could thisRead More →

AUSTIN, TX, December 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new report from Vinson & Elkins, Power Play: How Private Capital Shapes Energy Evolutionmultiple factors combine to create a dynamic trading environment amid accelerating technology innovation and changing investor attitudes as the energy ecosystem evolves. The report draws on dataRead More →

U.S. Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and Joyce Beatty (D-OH), chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, released a report on diversity and inclusion in America’s largest investment companies. © Shutterstock The report — titled Diversity and Inclusion: Holding America’s Largest Investment Firms AccountableRead More →

Investors are scrambling to grab virtual plots of land in the Decentraland metaverse. Analysts are criticizing Sandbox for copying Decentraland’s metaverse in many ways, considering MANA to be a dominant metaverse token. As Bitcoin price struggles to recover from a dip below $57,000, capital is turning to Sandbox and Decentraland.Read More →

Source: VIA AP/Courtney Crow. As the New Year approaches, so do “New Year’s business resolutions” – and if one of your goals is to start or improve your investments, here are some strategies and opportunities to unlock to 2022. Recovery and recalibration When considering smart investment strategies in 2022, aRead More →

Buy-side companies are increasingly looking to migrate workloads to the public cloud. Some view the move as a recruiting tool, while others hope to cut costs and increase computing power. The buy side targets the clouds. High hedge fundsinvestment firms and private equity firms are turning to public clouds poweredRead More →

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Enterprise ICT Investment Trends in Travel and Leisure, 2021 Update” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to the survey of information and communication technology (ICT) decision makers, the largest share of the ICT budget of companies in the travel and leisure sector for 2020 wasRead More →

Kurt Mayell of Investment Trends Responsible investment practices have doubled in importance for financial advisors through 2021 according to researcher Investment Trends, which calls them the fastest growing priority area for advisors right now. While diversification (68 percent), capital growth (37 percent) and liquidity (31 percent) were seen as theRead More →

KANSAS CITY — Over the coming year, consumer trends sparked by the coronavirus pandemic are expected to continue, driving new innovations in food production and distribution. Startups that tackle key supply chain issues are attracting investor attention, said Anne Greven, global head of food and agribusiness innovation and FoodBytes! platformRead More →