Massive Hedge Fund AQR Incorporating Blockchain Technology – Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

In another win for the adoption of Blockchain technology into the banking and finance world, top hedge fund AQR ($208 bln under management) has announced that it will begin investigating how to incorporate the nascent technology into its trading platforms. The company hopes to use the technology to make its internal systems more efficient, since Blockchain allows for […]

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Venezuela's creditors should hold on tight – The Australian Financial Review

by The Lex Column Petróleos de Venezuela is the oily lifeblood of the country which owns it, so default should spell the beginning of the end for creditors. PDVSA’s exports are the only reason the government has been able to meet foreign debt repayments. After four years of recession and shortages of everything its citizens […]

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Funds hold $407b in commodities, a four-year high – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A boom in raw material prices has helped lift commodity investor assets under management to more than US$300 billion (S$407 billion) for the first time since 2013, according to Barclays. As major resources indexes have recovered from lows in the middle of this year, assets under management have risen for three consecutive months through October […]

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Chicago agricultural commodities edge higher in early trading – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities opened higher Friday, mostly on short-covering and concern for world weather. January soybeans were up 3 cents at 9.75 U.S. dollars per bushel as of 1430 GMT in the morning trading, December corn was up 1.25 cents at 3.3775 dollars, while December wheat was up 2.75 cents at […]

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How Morgan Stanley outdid Goldman in old commodities rivalry – Gulf Times

Bloomberg/London For nearly three decades, Goldman Sachs Group outdid Morgan Stanley in commodities, year after year. In 2017, Morgan Stanley is pulling ahead in a reversal of fortunes for the two banks known as the “Wall Street refiners.”The battle for the crown as the top US commodities bank is being fought far away from the […]

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3 Top Metals and Mining Stocks You Should Consider Buying Now – Madison.com

Metals and mining stocks were thrown off gear after prices of metals crashed from their peaks in 2011 and brought the global commodity markets to a grinding halt. Now mining stocks are showing signs of life. Prices of key base metals such as iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, nickel, and aluminum are on fire, fueling […]

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3 Top Metals and Mining Stocks You Should Consider Buying Now – Motley Fool

Metals and mining stocks were thrown off gear after prices of metals crashed from their peaks in 2011 and brought the global commodity markets to a grinding halt. Now mining stocks are showing signs of life. Prices of key base metals such as iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, nickel, and aluminum are on fire, fueling […]

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