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“I've Had to Think Differently”

IN SEPTEMBER, Jane Fraser shattered the financial industry’s ultimate glass ceiling when she was named the next chief executive officer of Citigroup Inc., one of the world’s three most important banks.

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2020 - January 2021

The Prodigy

Yoyo Chang turned a hunch born in an English high school cafeteria into a next-generation payments app backed by serious, well-heeled investors

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2020 - January 2021

The Fintech Revolution Is Finally Here— And So Are the Regulators

SPEAKING IN OCTOBER to his banking brethren at the world’s biggest payments confab—the annual Sibos conference— Jamie Dimon didn’t mince words.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2020 - January 2021

Opening Up

China’s entry into the WTO upended global manufacturing. Now it’s poised to disrupt the financial system— and the consequences could be just as dramatic and surprising

9 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2020 - January 2021

Global Finance Wants to Protect Its Culture. First, It Should Reform It

EVERYWHERE, the stewards of capitalism are in flux, grappling with the implications of a radically different future that’s set to play out from home offices, living rooms, and kitchen tables around the world.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2020 - January 2021

Tame Inflation Risks With These Hedging Strategies

FOR MANY INVESTORS in the U.S., high inflation may feel like a distant worry—an historical footnote from the 1970s or a problem of poorly run economies in emerging markets. But there are signs indicating that some investors are worried. Bloomberg can help you see how they’re hedging their portfolios and what you can do to prepare for a dramatic change in prices.

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Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

The Crisis Fighters

The Crisis Fighters Central bankers used to bail out financial institutions. In a world wracked by Covid-19, they’ve doled out almost $9 trillion, some of it to a motley cast of unlikely beneficiaries. Will it ever end?

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

Using Growth Factors to Pick Investments in Equities and Bonds

IN LATE MARCH, the U.S. markets started their amazing recovery from the Covid-19 chaos and economic uncertainty.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

Looking to Follow the Fed? Here's How to Find Key Data for That

CHAIR JEROME POWELL has repeatedly said the Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support economic activity.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

China's Growth Story Isn't What It Seems

GROWING UP IN Bulgaria with the Soviet bloc crumbling around me, I knew from experience the communist gift for turning gold into dross.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

Slice and Dice Holdings Data For Insights Into Where Money Is Moving

WHERE’S THE SMART money going nowadays?

3 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

Monitor the Race For a Covid-19 Vaccine

ON AUG. 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the first registration of a coronavirus vaccine, saying production was slated to begin even while drug trials continued.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA: ‘Been There, Done It'

Growing up in communist Bulgaria turned the IMF’s managing director into a committed capitalist. Now she wants to help make capitalism better

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

It's Easy to Build Custom League Tables That Show Wallet Share

WITH THE COVID-19 crisis driving down corporate revenue, many companies are resorting to borrowing—taking advantage of low interest rates and Federal Reserve lending programs. Stockpiling cash can help them navigate the uncharted territory of the pandemic.

2 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

Analyze How Private Equity And Hedge Funds Affect Portfolio Risk

IN THE WAKE OF the global financial crisis, money flooded into private equity as yield-hungry investors chased returns.

8 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2020

THE ONLY ONE IN THE ROOM

On Wall Street, being Black often means being alone, held back, deprived of the best opportunities. On these pages, Black men and women tell their stories

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2020

This Race Moment Affects You, Too

BLACK AMERICANS, myself included, were not surprised by what happened to George Floyd and countless others who preceded him. Or, sadly, those who will surely follow him.

6 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2020

Ghana's Finance Minister Says It's Time to Fix Global Markets

KEN OFORI-ATTA, 61, worked at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers before returning in 1990 to Ghana, where he helped found Databank Group, a leading West African investment banking and fund management company.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2020

For One ESG Data Hunter, The Crisis Shows Companies Profited By Doing Good

FOR MILLIONS OF BRITONS, March 24 will be remembered as the lockdown moment when they either lost their job or were told not to come back to work for months. For Andy Howard, it was the day his workload doubled.

8 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2020

Bain Capital's Greg Shell Says He's Galvanized by This Moment

GREG SHELL SEEMS to have been preordained for a life of finance and civic duty.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2020

The Fed Is an Axed Buyer—Use FIW To Analyze Which Bonds It May Purchase

ON APRIL 9 the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it was taking action to provide as much as $2.3 trillion in lending to support the economy.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

This Time Really is Different

CARMEN REINHART and KENNETH ROGOFF studied eight centuries of economic data to show how similar most financial crises are. We asked them what they think about 2020

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

The One Thing You Need to Look for Now Is Cash

COMPANIES WITH STRONG balance sheets are back. Over the past few years, many investors have focused mainly on “income statement investing,” which looks at indicators such as earnings per share (EPS) guidance numbers, sales, and general revenue items.

6 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

Gaining Insights Into Equities During the Covid-19 Crisis Just Got Easier

AS THE CORONAVIRUS outbreak began ripping through parts of the U.S., the stock market plunge was sharp and short. By early May the recovery had been almost as dramatic.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

The Just-in-Time IPO

The value and number of IPOs that started trading this year have plunged compared with the same period in previous years.

6 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

Now What?

REMEMBER WHEN all of this was unthinkable? More than 20 million out of work in the U.S. China seizing up. The oil market collapsing, entire industries—airlines, professional sports—shutting down.

9 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

Fixed-Income ETFs Survive Their Big Test

SAM HUSZCZO had long been a skeptic.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

Build Custom Scenarios for Insight Into How Your Portfolio May Perform

HOW DID STOCKS PERFORM as the Spanish flu ran its course a century ago?

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

A Fractured World Ushers In the End of Dollar Dominance

BACK IN AUGUST, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gave a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., about the problem of the U.S. dollar.

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

Track Fear in the Market With These Signals

ON JAN. 21, Paul Tudor Jones gave a television interview in Davos, Switzerland. U.S. monetary and fiscal conditions reminded him of early 1999, he said, and markets could still have a year or 14 months to run before a blowup.

4 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2020

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