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  • Ultimate Sports Raises GBP290,000 For General Working Capital

    Ultimate Sports Group PLC on Monday said it has raised GBP290,000 before expenses by way of a conditional share subscription. The investment company said it issued 2.0 million shares at a price of 14....


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    https://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/news/AN_1563207307301837700/ultimate-sports-raises-gbp290000-for-general-working-capital.aspx6959
  • Netease Is Said to Seek $300 Million-Plus U.S. IPO of Youdao Arm

    Netease Inc. is planning an initial public offering in the U.S. of its Youdao arm that could raise at least $300 million, people familiar with the matter said, propelling its expansion into a crowded ...


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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-15/netease-is-said-to-seek-300-million-plus-u-s-ipo-of-youdao-arm6960
  • U.S. Stocks Add to Record Gains Amid Fed Optimism: Markets Wrap

    U.S. equities added to gains as investors remained cautiously optimistic about prospects for easier monetary policy, despite a bigger-than-projected rise in a key inflation measure. The dollar retreat...


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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-11/asia-stocks-to-trade-mixed-treasuries-slide-markets-wrap6954
  • Democratic Senator Brown Attacks Trump Capital Gains Tax Cut Bid

    A Democratic senator is pushing back against the Trump administration’s plans to cut taxes by indexing capital gains to inflation, a move that he says would only help the wealthy and be illegal....


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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-12/democratic-senator-brown-attacks-trump-capital-gains-tax-cut-bid6955
  • Stocks - Dow Tops 27,000 as UnitedHealth Soars

    The Dow hit a new high as it topped 27,000 for the first time on Thursday thanks to a huge gain for health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group and sizable for gains for Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Goldman Sac...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--dow-tops-27000-as-unitedhealth-soars-19214656949
  • UK banks can cope with no-deal Brexit and trade war - BoE

    British banks hold enough capital to cope with a no-deal Brexit and a global trade war simultaneously, the Bank of England said on Thursday, although a disruptive Brexit would still cause major turbul...


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    https://uk.investing.com/news/economy-news/uk-banks-can-cope-with-nodeal-brexit-and-trade-war--boe-19144786950
  • Stocks - Wall Street Hits Highs as Powell Hints Rate Cut Is Ahead

    Stocks rallied Wednesday and hit new highs after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell assured lawmakers the central bank will do what it can to sustain the economic expansion. The Fed will "act...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks-hit-highs-as-powell-hints-a-ratecut-is-ahead-19202156943
  • Hot tech sector, Wall Street drive record Manhattan leasing

    A boom on Wall Street and a thriving technology sector have pushed the unemployment rate in Manhattan to record lows and propelled office leasing activity to its best first six months of a year in a q...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/hot-tech-sector-wall-street-drive-record-manhattan-leasing-19201946944
  • China’s Venture Capital Boom Shows Signs of Turning Into a Bust

    China went through a five-year surge in venture capital investment that fostered a new generation of startups from ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing to TikTok-parent Bytedance Ltd. Now the boom may be o...


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    https://in.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/chinas-venture-capital-boom-shows-signs-of-turning-into-a-bust-19185386933

EVENTS

Conferences

APAC Blockchain Conference 2019

APAC BLOCKCHAIN CONFERENCE 2019

July 22-24, 2019
APAC Blockchain Conference 2019 is the 3rd edition of the biggest Blockchain event in Australia supported by industry body Australian Digital Commerce Association. In 2018, the APAC Blockchain Conference brought together over 500 attendees from over 250 companies, representing the leading Blockchain...

2019 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance (APEF 2019)

2019 ASIA-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS & FINANCE (APEF 2019)

July 25-26, 2019
2019 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance (APEF 2019), organized by East Asia Research & supported by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, will be held in Singapore. APEF 2019 is the gathering place for economists and financial experts from academia, government, and the private sector to p...

Crowe Financial Institutions Conference Series

CROWE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE SERIES

July 31-31, 2019
Join Crowe at the ballpark this baseball season for these events designed to combine the benefits of educational meetings with peer networking for banking industry professionals.

Digital Automation and Transformation in Finance and Accounting Forum

DIGITAL AUTOMATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING FORUM

July 31-02, 2019
The inaugural Digital Automation and Transformation in Finance and Accounting Forum has been carefully researched and crafted with the most desired and unparalleled insights on the application of digital automation in Finance and Accounting to help you ignite a successful transformation. Join the gl...

CONSENSYS INDIA BLOCKCHAIN HACKATHON

CONSENSYS INDIA BLOCKCHAIN HACKATHON

July 13-15, 2019
ConsenSys is a venture production studio building decentralized applications and various developer and end-user tools for blockchain ecosystems, primarily focused on Ethereum. We are a global formation of 800+ technologists and entrepreneurs committed to building the infrastructure, applications, an...

Financial Management Association International

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL

July 10-12, 2019
The Financial Management Association International (FMA) is pleased to announce the 2019 Asia/ Pacific Conference will be held from 10th to 12th of July, 2019 at Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU). This is an important event for the community of educators, researchers and practitioners with interest in...

3rd Latin American Congress of Digital Banking, Innovation and Technology

3RD LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS OF DIGITAL BANKING, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

July 11-12, 2019
The rapid technological development has brought about transcendental changes in the life of all people and in the world. The financial sector is not the exception. PARTICIPANTS will be able to know different areas related to digital banking: Innovation and disruption in banking: trends, errors and l...

Barcelona Trading Conference

BARCELONA TRADING CONFERENCE

July 10-11, 2019
The BTC brings together some of the most brilliant market executives and influencers, to discuss the most burning topics for the digital assets space . Join the people who make magic happen! One of the biggest things that separates BTC 2019 from other crypto conferences is its focus on the needs of ...

 

Webinars

JUL 16, 2019 | 10:00AM
ALTERNATIVE CREDIT DATA TRENDS AND BEYOND
Alternative credit data can help you grow your portfolio and gain access to the growing $140 billion alternative financial services industry. Lending today and growth for tomorrow demands decisioning redefined. This data can get you there. Power up your growth strategy to expand your lendi...
JUL 16, 2019 | 12:00PM
DEVELOPING ACCOUNTABLE PEOPLE
As a pre-cursor to the 1-day Developing and Implementing the Outward Mindset pre-conference course on September 19th, Arbinger is offering a free, 1-hour webinar on Developing Accountable People.
JUL 17, 2019 | 11.00AM
COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL (C&I) LENDING IN TODAY'S COMPETITIVE MARKET
David Osburn is the founder of Osburn and Associates, LLC. The firm specializes in providing seminars, webinars and keynote speeches to CPA’s, bankers, attorneys, credit managers and business owners on topics such as banking, finance and credit, negotiation skills, marketing, and man...
JUL 17, 2019 | 10.00AM
IMPLEMENTING THE REVISED UNIFORM RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN APPLICATION
The Uniform Residential Mortgage Loan Application (URMLA), also referred to as the 1003 Mortgage Application, is the industry standard form used by nearly all mortgage lenders in the United States. This basic form must be completed by a borrower to apply for a mortgage. While some lenders ...
JUL 17, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
NEW CARRIED INTEREST RULES FOR INVESTMENT FUNDS
This CLE webinar will examine the new three-year holding period requirement for carried interests under IRC 1061 and discuss structuring techniques that can preserve long-term capital gains treatment for private equity and hedge fund managers notwithstanding the new tax reform rules. Inves...
JUL 17, 2019 | 03:30 PM
HOW OPTIONS CAN BE USED TO LOWER AT-RISK CAPITAL
You've done your research on a stock or ETF, and you may be ready to commit - except for one thing: The capital you need to do it. We all know investing can take a sizable outlay, but what if we told you it might be possible to follow your instincts with a lower capital requirement? It...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE WEBINAR
Sponsored
The Target Organ Toxicity webinars, part of the Toxicology Training Series, provide a detailed insight of the structure, and the function of specific "target organs" together with the ways in which chemicals can cause harm, and how we can assess for these effects.
IDC/ORACLE TALK: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION FOR FINANCE
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Finance teams are the new drivers of innovation. In this talk, IDC and Oracle discuss how you can get your organisation ready for it – and how you can ensure its success. Watch now to learn: How to put a funding model in place for digital How soon to expect ROI How to forecast and measure ...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
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It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
DIGITALIZATION - WHAT IT REALLY MEANS FOR YOUR TAX TEAM?
Sponsored
Headlines broadcast “DIGITALIZATION!” The prevalence of cell phones and online shopping remind us that we’re already living digitally. But what about your tax team? They should be living digitally, too, since technological advances will continue to impact them — especially as governments i...

RESOURCES

We had been pounding the table for some time on the critical importance of the December ‘dot plot’ from the Federal Reserve, where every Committee member is asked to contribute his or her ...

In today’s highly competitive business environment, many organizations are expanding through mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Unfortunately, success comes at a cost. Growth via M&A activ...

Decades of finance processes designed for the batch world have tied the hands for finance professionals. Now, it’s about running in real time and understanding the impact of decisions ...

The author is especially thankful to distinguished law professor, John Coffee, A.A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance, author ...

From Pokemon Go to driverless cars — the everyday world around us has already become digital. But there is a digital divide that exists between the large enterprises of yesteryear and the 'd...

The traditional, manual P2P process suffers from a number of well-known issues that P2P automation technology promises to address, including a lack of purchase order standardization, mismatched invoic...

Without a doubt, the upcoming changes to lease accounting standards are sparking many organizations to take a hard look at how they
collect, manage, and store data surrounding their lease agree...

If you're a facilities manager then you know it's critical to maintain visibility into all aspects of your operations, particularly from the financial perspective. So, what are some of the sim...

This excerpt will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success.

Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how th...