China's pollution crackdown to be a major driver for commodities – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China’s attempts to reduce pollution will be a major driver of commodity demand in the near and long-term, and deliver a boost in demand for “green” commodities used to make electric vehicles and renewables, according to a new report from investment bank UBS. UBS, which is monitoring air quality records from more than 2100 locations […]

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Section 12J venture capital company structures 'benefit investors' – Business Day

Section 12J venture capital company (VCC) structures can be commercialised to enhance returns from renewable energy projects for properties and for hospitality businesses, says Jaltech co-founder Gaurav Nair. It would be a mistake for South African taxpayers who are making investments in SA not to consider structuring their investments through a section 12J VCC, as […]

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National Precious Metals Company Announces Sound Money Scholarship Winners – NB Herard

EAGLE, IDAHO, USA, December 12, 2017 — A national precious metals dealer has selected four outstanding students to receive tuition assistance from America’s first gold-backed scholarship fund. Beginning last year, Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer recently ranked “Best in the USA,” teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League and well known […]

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Amazon researcher builds AI stock picker with hedge fund founder – The Australian Financial Review

An Amazon Echo Dot. In tests, John Alberg, co-founder of hedge fund firm Euclidean Technologies, and Zachary Lipton, a researcher at Amazon.com’s AI lab, generated 17.1 per cent annualised returns from their technique, compared with 14.4 per cent using a standard statistical model. by Jeremy Kahn A hedge fund manager and a computer scientist have found […]

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Chicago agricultural commodities settle lower on rising end stocks – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose CHICAGO, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains closed lower on Tuesday as an updated report raised end stocks of wheat and soybeans in 2017/18. The most active corn contract for March delivery fell 1.25 cents, or 0.36 percent, to settle at 3.4775 dollars per bushel. March wheat delivery went […]

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Bitcoin: Commodity or Currency? – Daniels Trading

The ascension of Bitcoin into the financial mainstream has brought a new asset class known as cryptocurrencies into the spotlight. Functioning as exclusively digital forms of money, cryptocurrencies facilitate both commerce and trade through the implementation of advanced blockchain technology. This versatility fosters differing views pertaining to their classification as either commodities or currencies. As […]

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Waiting for the Fed's Decision: The Reaction of Precious Metals – Market Realist

Waiting for the Fed’s Decision: The Reaction of Precious Metals PART 1 OF 5 By Meera Shawn  | Dec 12, 2017 3:20 pm EST The Fed’s decision The US dollar, depicted by the Dollar Index (or DXY) fell marginally on Monday, December 11, 2017, by 0.04%, ending up at 93.9. Although the US dollar has […]

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