A part of the recent climb in the VIX has to do with how VIX futures and the spot index converge at monthly futures expiration dates. With the U.S. election nearing, there is a big gap between the VIX, which only covers a 30-day period, and longer-dated futures that cover the election. … [Read more...] about Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ spikes but unlikely to be pointing to a market crash
Border wall funding
Skin in the gameLike so many newbie investors in the 1990s, I was set on a straight path by columns from The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Clements, who used his own children as guinea pigs in delightful ways.In an interview this week, he reminded me of one failed test, in which he doled out a bit of money and then held a mutual-fund-picking contest. His son lost to his dad and his sister, but he didn’t seem to care or learn all that much from the experience. … [Read more...] about Teen stock trading seems dangerous. It doesn’t have to be
Aside from consumer internet, business-to-business and software startups have also seen a speedy recovery in some cases. “B2B and SaaS have actually held up pretty well. I thought business and recovery would be slow, but for many startups, both existing and new clients are coming in, payment cycles are on schedule and people are closing sales effectively on Zoom,” Doshi said. … [Read more...] about Excitement is back in startup world as venture capitalists return
"We have kept above the 11,450 levels today. We need to see if we can get past this tomorrow as this is a crucial resistance level for the markets. If we are unable to go past this tomorrow, we could revisit the 11,200 levels. If we cross it, we could move higher as the bear trades would then be stopped out and the bulls would take over," Manish Hathiramani, Index Trader and Technical Analyst at Deen Dayal Investments told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Sensex jumps over 600 points, Nifty closes above 11,400; 4 factors that lifted market
“Chinese apps could still operate, but something needed to be done about the data abuse. For Kaagaz, the app, all its data is offline. Even when we launch online storage, our cloud servers will be only in India,” Shrishrimal told Moneycontrol over the phone from Mumbai where the company is based. … [Read more...] about This Indian startup wants to be the new CamScanner, without abusing data. Will it work?