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eToro launches DeFi portfolio, offering investors instant diversification into several key DeFi cryptoassets

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:06pm

Decentralised finance (DeFi) is a movement that aims to bypass traditional financial intermediaries by putting financial services on the blockchain.

Key Points: 
  • Decentralised finance (DeFi) is a movement that aims to bypass traditional financial intermediaries by putting financial services on the blockchain.
  • eToro's DeFi portfolio comprises eleven DeFi cryptoassets: Ether (ETH), Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), Aave (AAVE), Compound (COMP), Yearn.finance (YFI), Decentraland (MANA), Polygon (MATIC), Algorand (ALGO), Basic Attention Token (BAT), and Maker (MKR).
  • Dani Brinker, head of portfolio investments at eToro comments:"DeFi is one of the most talked about innovations in finance, with thousands of new cryptoassets emerging in recent months.
  • eToro makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication.

eToro launches DeFi portfolio, offering investors instant diversification into several key DeFi cryptoassets

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:05pm

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is a movement that aims to bypass traditional financial intermediaries by putting financial services on the blockchain.

Key Points: 
  • Decentralized finance (DeFi) is a movement that aims to bypass traditional financial intermediaries by putting financial services on the blockchain.
  • eToro's DeFi portfolio comprises eleven DeFi cryptoassets: Ether (ETH), Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), Aave (AAVE), Compound (COMP), Yearn.finance (YFI), Decentraland (MANA), Polygon (MATIC), Algorand (ALGO), Basic Attention Token (BAT), and Maker (MKR).
  • Dani Brinker, head of portfolio investments at eToro, comments:"DeFi is one of the most talked about innovations in finance, with thousands of new cryptoassets emerging in recent months.
  • eToro makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication.

Rutgers MBA Program is ranked No. 37 by Bloomberg Businessweek based on strength of networking, compensation, and diversity

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:35pm

37 in the U.S. in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2021-2022 Best B-Schools MBA ranking, which evaluated such factors as compensation, learning, diversity, and the strength of alumni networks.

Key Points: 
  • 37 in the U.S. in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2021-2022 Best B-Schools MBA ranking, which evaluated such factors as compensation, learning, diversity, and the strength of alumni networks.
  • 15 for the quality of its Full-Time MBA Program based on the new ranking, which placed it as the No.
  • Rutgers Business School earned its highest scores for the compensation offered to its MBA graduates, the strength of its networking, and the diversity in its MBA program and faculty.
  • The Bloomberg Businessweek ranking came on the heels of Fortune's first-ever MBA ranking, which also listed the Rutgers MBA Program as No.

Innovation Pays Off During the Pandemic

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:44pm

With the world still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, American business focused on innovation and social innovation to succeed in these uncertain times.

Key Points: 
  • With the world still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, American business focused on innovation and social innovation to succeed in these uncertain times.
  • The American Innovation Index recognizes the companies with the highest innovation index scores based on customer ratings.
  • The results show that customers are noticing the speed of innovation by top companies in response to these turbulent times.
  • About the American Innovation Index:
    The Aii scores and ranks the innovativeness of U.S. companies based on their customer's experiences.

Comerica Bank's California Index Ticks Up

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:50pm

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in July to a level of 118.3.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in July to a level of 118.3.
  • Our California Economic Activity Index improved by 1.6 percent in July, and is now up for the thirteenth consecutive month.
  • The California Index continued to see solid gains through July and is expected to gain again in August.
  • The California Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, total trade, hotel occupancy, enplanements and state revenues.

Comerica Bank's Texas Index Inches Higher

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:35pm

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in July to 125.6.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in July to 125.6.
  • Our Texas Economic Activity Index increased by a modest 0.2 percent in July after a strong 1.9 percent gain in June.
  • The level of the index in July, at 125.6, is slightly below the pre-COVID reading of 126.2 from February 2020.
  • The Texas Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, Texas rotary rig count, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.

Comerica Bank's Michigan Index Improves

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:20pm

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in July to a level of 107.6.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in July to a level of 107.6.
  • The index averaged 100 points for all of 2020, 9.0 points below the index average for 2019.
  • Our Michigan Economic Activity Index increased by 0.3 percent in July for its eighth consecutive monthly gain.
  • The Michigan Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, auto assemblies, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.

MV Index Solutions GmbH Licenses the BlueStar Global E-Brokers and Digital Capital Markets Index to Amplify ETFs

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:22pm

MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) announced today the licensing of the BlueStar Global E-Brokers and Digital Capital Markets Index (ticker: BBIDS) to Amplify ETFs.

Key Points: 
  • MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) announced today the licensing of the BlueStar Global E-Brokers and Digital Capital Markets Index (ticker: BBIDS) to Amplify ETFs.
  • The BlueStar Global E-Brokers and Digital Capital Markets Index (ticker: BBIDS) tracks the performance of the global online securities brokerage and lending, market making, and digital asset capital markets industries.
  • Today we announce the launch and licensing of our Global E-Brokers and Digital Capital Markets Index to Amplify ETFs.
  • Detailed information about the index, including methodology details and index data, is available on the MV Index Solutions website .

New Home Sales Posted a 5.3% Month-Over-Month Increase, Zonda Reports

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

The index is a leading residential real estate indicator based on the number of new home sales contracts signed across the country.

Key Points: 
  • The index is a leading residential real estate indicator based on the number of new home sales contracts signed across the country.
  • On a month-over-month basis, seasonally adjusted new home sales posted strong growth from July to August, up 5.3%.
  • The average sales rate per community input is also negative, falling 14% year-over-year due primarily to extreme success during the middle of last year.
  • New home orders, which look at total sales volume, have been significantly impacted with ever decreasing active project count.

Hartford Funds Launches Its First Sustainable Investing-Focused Fixed Income ETF

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:05pm

Hartford Funds today announced the launch of an actively managed, ESG-focused fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF), Hartford Sustainable Income ETF (CBOE: HSUN), which will be sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP.

Key Points: 
  • Hartford Funds today announced the launch of an actively managed, ESG-focused fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF), Hartford Sustainable Income ETF (CBOE: HSUN), which will be sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP.
  • We are excited to launch a multi-sector bond fund that uses a sustainable investing approach in an ETF structure, said Vernon Meyer, Chief Investment Officer at Hartford Funds.
  • HSUN is listed on Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc.
    For more information about the Hartford Sustainable Income ETF, please visit hartfordfunds.com.
  • Founded in 1996, Hartford Funds is a leading asset manager, which provides mutual funds, ETFs, and 529 college savings plans.