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Barclays just announced 56 new managing directors in its corporate and investment bank — here’s the list of names

“Barclays earlier this year dropped a bombshell when it announced that Tim Throsby would step down as head of its investment bank” writes Trista Kelley for businessinsider.com. Some 56 new MDs were named across banking, corporate banking, markets, and research.Barclays is keeping a tight leash on pay, particularly for investment and corporate banking, and has set aside less for bonuses.The bank also named dozens more MDs in other areas of the bank, making the overall number much higher, an insider told Business Insider. Source: businessinsider.com

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How young investors can prepare for and weather a recession

“Stocks provide the growth long-term investors need, and young investors should have a heavy stock allocation for that reason” writes Alana Benson for marketwatch.com. Aim to have an emergency fund of three to six months of living expenses saved in a high-yield savings account.Losing a job or having no emergency fund can force investors to dip into their investment savings.Based on the history of the market, there is always a next recession — it’s simply a matter of when that next recession will be.Retirement may feel far away, but don’t let…

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Bitcoin Halving Could Leave Price at $20K-$50K, Hedge Fund Manager Says

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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EToro to Issue Debit Cards Starting Q2 2020

“Multi-asset investment platform and social network eToro is allegedly planning to launch a debit card in the second quarter of 2020” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. The app tracks 6,000 different cryptocurrencies and tokens on 180 exchanges and would be integrated with the eToroX platform, which would enable users to trade from within the app. Source: cointelegraph.com

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BTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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Investment, Housing ministries coordinate to present real estate opportunities on Egypt’s investment map

“Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr, is coordinating with Assem El-Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, to provide a clear database of real estate lands to be available on the recently launched investment map of industrial lands” writes Shaimaa Al-aees for dailynewssegypt.com. For his part, Assm El-Gazzar said, “40% of Egypt’s area is eligible for urban development but the challenge is these areas is that they are too far from main resources like energy, water, and infrastructure.Secretary-General of the Union of Arab Chambers Khaled Hanafi ,…

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Sequoia VCs have funded Dropbox, Zoom, and Airbnb, and are now investing $3.35 billion in new startups. Here’s what two partners look for in pitches.

“Striking the right balance between initial gut instinct and logical decision making is key when deciding to back an investment, Vernal said” writes Sherin Shibu for businessinsider.com. “They always end with consensus, because by the time we invest we want it to be a team Sequoia investment, not an individual’s investment.”. Recent filings from Sequoia Capital revealed that the firm has raised $3.35 billion for investment funds focused on US, China, and India-based startups. Source: businessinsider.com

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5 signs you’re ready to buy an investment property

“With that in mind, we asked industry experts to share how they know when someone is ready to buy an investment property” writes Tara Mastroeni for businessinsider.com. “There are several different real estate investment strategies out there, from fix-and-flip to buy-and-hold to wholesaling,” Onigbanjo says.Unfortunately, unlike with a primary residence, there’s no such thing as buying an investment property with little-to-no money down. Source: businessinsider.com

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GAFI to offer 403 investment opportunities in Qaliubiya, Giza soon

“For their parts, investors of the Meit Ghamr investment zone praised the good services and utilities provided through GAFI” writes Hagar Omran for dailynewssegypt.com. Nasr delivered 30 industrial units for the investors in Meit Ghamr investment zone out of a total 107 industrial units, last Thursday.The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), of the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) will offer 403 investment opportunities in Benha, Qaliubiya, and Al-Saff, Giza shortly, said Minister Sahar Nasr, adding that the offerings’ details will be announced immediately after the…

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