Digital Recruiting Platform Signing Day Sports to Go Public

The operator of a recruiting platform for student athletes, Signing Day Sports plans to go public on the NYSE American under the symbol SGN. The company plans to raise $8 million by offering 1.5 million shares at a price range of $4 to $6. SGN had previously filed to offer 3.8 million shares at the same range. At the midpoint, Signing Day Sports will raise 60% less in proceeds than previously anticipated. Boustead Securities is the sole bookrunner on the … Continue reading “Digital Recruiting Platform Signing Day Sports to Go Public”

Luxury Swiss Watches Lose Safe Haven Value, Prices Near Two Year Lows

Pre-owned watches of the most popular pre-owned ‘big three’ luxury watches; Rolex, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet have flooded the market with supply. Prices have been hammered as a result. In a move familiar to many manic FOMO markets prices have dribbled down 19% from record highs reached in early 2022. The luxury watches were touted as safe havens and long been the bastion for money laundering. What we got was the pre-owned watch market was flooded with Rolex, Patek … Continue reading “Luxury Swiss Watches Lose Safe Haven Value, Prices Near Two Year Lows”

Germany Population in 2022 Grew Largest Since Reunification, Led by Ukrainian Refugees

Germany’s population in 2022 grew by 1.12 million, or 1.3 percent, to 84.4 million. In 2021 the population grew just 0.1 percent. It was the largest annual surge in population numbers since Germany’s reunification of East and West over three decades ago. The surge was mainly due to increased pregnancy’s due to Covid lockdown and a notable influx of 1.46 million individuals through net immigration mainly caused by the arrival of refugees from Ukraine. Net migration was 329,000 in 2021. … Continue reading “Germany Population in 2022 Grew Largest Since Reunification, Led by Ukrainian Refugees”

When Trading Becomes an Addiction

Trading can become an addiction for some people, especially those who are prone to addictive behavior. The rush of adrenaline that comes with making successful trades can be addictive, and the desire to repeat that feeling can drive people to make more and riskier trades. In addition, the feeling of being in control and making independent decisions can be very appealing to some people, and this can also contribute to the addictive nature of trading. The sense of accomplishment that … Continue reading “When Trading Becomes an Addiction”

World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers in 2023

According to Forbes the world’s richest are $200 billion poorer than last year, no need to cry for them, they are still worth $2.1 trillion. One group of billionaires that got richer was hedge fund managers. There is an advantage when you can buy and sell in falling markets after all. The 20 richest hedge fund billionaires on Forbes’ 2023 World’s Billionaires list are worth $245 billion, up $4 billion from a year ago. Forbes counts 47 hedge fund billionaires … Continue reading “World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers in 2023”

What are the Ethical Dilemmas of Investing in Technology Stocks?

Investments can bring up a myriad of quandaries, from financial risk and opportunities through to moral decisions. The trolley problem can be used as a framework to consider ethical dilemmas in a variety of decision-making scenarios, including the trading of technology stocks. The trolley problem is a classic ethical dilemma in philosophy that has been used to explore a range of moral and ethical questions. Beyond the original trolley scenario, the problem has been adapted and modified to explore a … Continue reading “What are the Ethical Dilemmas of Investing in Technology Stocks?”

Using the Trolley Problem When Saving for Retirement

The trolley problem can be used as a framework to consider ethical implications in a variety of decision-making scenarios, including saving for retirement. For example, an individual saving for retirement may face a choice between investing in a company that is known for its high return on investment, but has a negative impact on the environment, or investing in a company with a lower return, but a more positive impact on the environment. By using the trolley problem framework, the … Continue reading “Using the Trolley Problem When Saving for Retirement”

The Trolley Problem and the Principle of Double Affect

The Principle of Double Effect is a philosophical idea that is often used to analyze the Trolley Problem. It states that an action that has both good and bad consequences can be morally justifiable if the good consequences are intended and the bad consequences are only a side effect. In the Trolley Problem, diverting the trolley onto the other track would result in the death of one person, but this would be a side effect of saving five people, which … Continue reading “The Trolley Problem and the Principle of Double Affect”

2023 Year of the Rabbit, What Does it Mean for You and Financial Markets

The lunar new year typically falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice and is celebrated in countries across East and Southeast Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore, and Taiwan. The year of the rabbit in the Chinese zodiac occurs every 12 years and the next one begins Sunday January 22, 2023. Lunar New Year is also known as the Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival when Asian communities around the world this year will say … Continue reading “2023 Year of the Rabbit, What Does it Mean for You and Financial Markets”

Tesla Used Cars the Last Domino to Fall in Stock and Branding Rout

Tesla was the green technology, electric vehicle and ESG golden child run by the world’s living genius, then it all come back to earth swiftly. There are many facets of this fall, the last domino appears to be Tesla vehicles resale value. Used car prices in the US have gone from hyperinflation to deflation very quickly in 2022. In November’s CPI the used cars and trucks index declined 2.9% month-over-month and was down 3.3% year-over-year. However, used car prices this … Continue reading “Tesla Used Cars the Last Domino to Fall in Stock and Branding Rout”