Through June, this year’s initial public stock offerings (IPOs) and corporate buyouts and takeovers are worth $1 trillion less than the value of those deals made during the same period last year, Bloomberg reported.
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In 2022, 18 Asian companies defaulted on their dollar-denominated junk-rated bonds, a record that tripled the number of defaults in 2021, according to S&P Global Ratings.
Portland, Oregon’s flagship city known for being clean and safe and for its hip vibe, watched its population swell by 23 percent during this century’s first two decades.
With fewer mergers, acquisitions, and initial stock offerings taking place this year, investment banks have seen their revenue from managing such deals fall to $12.8 billion this year through May, down 35 percent compared to the first five months of 2022, the Financial Times said.
Amid a cloudy economic future and rising interest rates, private equity deals are getting smaller.
To be comfortable in retirement, Americans think they need about $1.3 million, according to a survey by Northwestern Mutual of 2,740 U.S. adults in February and March this year.
Bitcoin ordinals, or the ability to create BRC tokens comparable in at least some ways to Ethereum tokenizing abilities, hit a new development twist as of 20 June.
Overall inflation in the U.S. pulled back to a 4-percent annual rate in May, its slowest in two years, the U.S. commerce department reported. The Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge, slowed to 3.8 percent.
Silicon-based computer chips remember things by storing each bit of data as a 1 or a 0 and putting the pieces in different places. Shuttling those data bits back and forth and collating them together takes time and energy.
As The Trends Journal has been forecasting and chronicling crypto adoption is happening most rapidly in emerging markets and regions that are either (1) generally friendly to tech innovation, and / or (2) areas where governments and financial systems are most badly failing their citizens.