Latest News on private equity markets

Bitcoin's latest slump shows why people should be cautious before investing in cryptocurrency

"The only thing I can expect for sure is volatility," said David Yermack, a professor of finance at New York University Stern School of Business.

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Here are tax issues to consider if you tapped retirement account to weather 2020

With tax season approaching, millions of Americans who made emergency retirement plan withdrawals under the federal CARES Act now have some decisions to make.

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970 million and Powerball prize is $730 million. Avoid these mistakes if you win

Both jackpots have been rolling higher since September through twice-weekly drawings with no winner.

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Leon Cooperman sees 'euphoria' in parts of market, says he's skeptical on long-term outlook

"There's a meaningful chunk of the market today that's in euphoria," the billionaire investor old CNBC.

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State and local tax breaks could be revived, but not without a fight

With Democrats in the House, Senate and White House, many are asking whether the state and local tax deduction could be fully restored.

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Global green asset manager makes first U.S. investment, expects more interest amid Biden presidency

European investment firms are targeting renewable energy projects in the U.S.

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For Digital Assets, Private Markets Offer the Greatest Opportunities

Bain and Company | By Mike Kühnel, Thomas Olsen, John Fildes and Karl Gridl | Dec 16, 2020 Despite decades of technological advances, global capital markets remain characterized by fragmented and siloed networks, with limited interoperability between them. Reconciliation between systems requires extra, sometimes manual, steps. Many processes across the financial ecosystem thus continue to


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While the U.S. may be closer than ever to a $15 federal minimum wage, the idea still faces stiff opposition

Lawmakers, activists and consumers have been calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 for years. It could happen under President Joe Biden.

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Jim Cramer says the stock market could 'explode' if Biden improves Covid vaccine rollout

"You can't get this economy open until we've figured out how to get the vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna into our arms," CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

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SpaceX expands public beta test of Starlink satellite internet to Canada and the UK

Elon Musk's company is now offering early public access to its Starlink satellite internet service in Canada and the U.K.

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Are Stablecoins Better Than Bitcoin?

Guest Post | Jan 20, 2021 If you’re new to the world of investing in cryptocurrencies, you might have heard of stablecoins. These are physically-backed assets that differ quite a bit from Bitcoin and other coins. If you’ve heard of them, you’re understandably curious as to what they’re about. This guide can help you with


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Biden expected to extend the national ban on evictions through March 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday plans to extend the federal ban on housing evictions through March 2021 in one of his first acts following inauguration.

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Global green asset manager makes first U.S. investment, expects more interest during Biden presidency

European investment firms are targeting renewable energy projects in the U.S.

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Biden plans to extend payment pause for student loan borrowers until October 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday is extending the payment pause on federal student loans through September 2021 in one of his first actions after inauguration.

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Experts say some stock investors could be at risk of getting burned. How to make sure you're not one of them

Some investors clamored to increase their stakes in name companies last year. Experts say they would be wise to curb their risk exposure.

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