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Coronavirus (COVID-19): An Examination of Recent Delinquency Trend of Commercial Real Estate Loan Portfolios (Moody’s Analytics)

  “In 2020, the commercial real estate (CRE) industry has been affected more immediately and more profoundly by COVID-19 than by previous economic downturns. Due to the still-elevated unemployment rate and the public health measures used to combat the virus’ spread, the CRE industry faces tremendous challenges currently and going […]

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The VC Framework For Optimizing Success (Kauffman Fellows)

  “The venture capital industry is as asymmetrical an industry as any; the top 1% to 4% of venture investments usually get the outsized (10x+) returns.  This game of home runs leads fund operators to consistently bet on some of the world’s most innovative, and implicitly riskiest, companies in the […]

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The Property Market’s Early Warning Signs are Flashing Red

  “House prices are soaring, either up 7.3pc in the last year, according to building society Halifax, or by 5pc if you ask Nationwide. Barclays has cut its mortgages for those with deposit that is lower than 25pc of the value of the property, and no high street banks will lend to […]

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Climate risk – Special report 2020 (Risk.net)

“It’s no easy feat. But firms that don’t assess the climate risk in their portfolios, or hedge or divest their exposures accordingly, could see some of their assets lose significant value over time. In the meantime, they may fall foul of increasingly stricter regulation.” – Risk.net Full report link here: […]

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Robinhood Probed by SEC Over Payments From High-Speed Traders (Bloomberg)

Robinhood Probed by SEC Over Payments From High-Speed Traders (Bloomberg) […]

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GS: Falling Dollar Could Sink Cross-Border M&A (Bloomberg)

  ““Dollar depreciation generally coincides with declining cross-border M&A activity, and vice versa,” Goldman Sachs Group Inc. strategists led by Lotfi Karoui wrote in a note on Wednesday. “While the correlation is only modestly positive, it is somewhat counterintuitive.” Investors often believe a weaker dollar will stoke M&A activity as […]

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Kyle Bass on Corona Chaos, Insolvency Risk, & US-China Tensions (Real Vision)

Kyle Bass on Corona Chaos, Insolvency Risk, & US-China Tensions (Real Vision) […]

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Ex-HSBC Economist Backs Hong Kong Banks in Legislature Bid (Bloomberg Law)

Ex-HSBC Economist Backs Hong Kong Banks in Legislature Bid (Bloomberg Law)

Link to full report on Infinitus.

#hongkong #china #hsbc #banking #law #politics […]

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How Remote Tellers May Change the Banking Experience (Mobile Payments Today)

“Given the current environment, for most banks and credit unions, dealing face-to-face with the customer has not happened since early March. How can financial institutions continue to provide a customer experience but maintain safety? Video banking. This technology allows financial institutions to meet customers’ needs while still supporting physical distancing. […]

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At Mercer Advisors, a Sign RIAs Are Taking Their Online Presence Seriously (RIAIntel)

“Backlinks, or inbound links, tell Google and other search engines that two websites are connected. They are, in some sense, a signal of approval used by search engines to calculate a website’s domain authority…” […]

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