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Megan Davies

Analysis: Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns about regulatory crackdown

Jan 21 2021

NEW YORK/BOSTON/HONG KONG Billionaire Jack Ma's 50-second video reappearance has done little to resolve Alibaba Group's troubled relationship with regulators that is making some investors hesitate about owning the Chinese e-commerce giant's stock.

Analysis: Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns

Jan 20 2021

NEW YORK/BOSTON Jack Ma's 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group's shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce giant's troubled relationship with regulators that is making some investors hesitate about owning its stock.

ANALYSIS-Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns

Jan 20 2021

NEW YORK/BOSTON, Jan 20 Jack Ma's 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group's shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce giant's troubled relationship with regulators that is making some investors hesitate about owning its stock.

Resilient U.S. economy to support equities while yields rise - BlackRock's Rieder

Dec 04 2020

NEW YORK The U.S. economy is more resilient than many think, giving equities room to rise further while benchmark Treasury yields will likely lift to over 1.25% next year, said Rick Rieder, BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income.

Analysis: Investment strategy based on reducing risk faces its own challenge

Oct 13 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON A fund trading strategy that tracks hundreds of billions of dollars in assets and often gets blamed for exacerbating market selloffs is facing a challenge from the policy response to the pandemic. But fund managers said they are adapting, and new money is flowing in.

Failed U.S. stimulus talks could threaten economic recovery

Oct 07 2020

WASHINGTON The White House's sudden exit from fiscal stimulus talks with Democrats in Congress has added another level of doubt to a U.S. economic recovery that already seemed to be weakening, choking off perhaps $1.5 trillion or more in future income and spending.

How the year 2020 confounded Wall Street strategists

Oct 01 2020

NEW YORK Bank of America Corp's strategists cut their year-end forecasts for the S&P 500 index twice this year, trailing the U.S. stock market as it plummeted in a coronavirus-induced panic. Then, as the market rallied past those revised targets in the ensuing months, the strategists followed by increasing their estimates.

Market volatility prompts investors to seek out long-short equity

Sep 25 2020

LONDON, NEW YORK Stretched valuations and the resulting pullback in equities have prompted more interest in long/short fund strategies that can provide some protection against market declines and wild swings, hedge fund and asset managers say.

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