IMF help to Congo Republic on hold over Glencore, Trafigura stand-off – Financial World

A tentative round of talks to secure $1.7 billion worth of debt restructuring program between Congo Republic and the British-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore alongside Singapore-based commodity trader Trafigura, had hit a dead-end over the recent past, eventually jeopardizing an IMF (International Monetary Fund) bailout package for the debt-ridden Central African nation. In …

Perigon Wealth Management and RLP Wealth Advisors Join Forces, Creating a $1.8 Billion Business With a National Footprint – Yahoo Finance

Perigon Wealth Management, a registered investment advisory firm with headquarters in San Francisco, announced today that it has joined forces with RLP Wealth Advisors, a registered investment advisory firm with headquarters in Florida, to create a firm with a national footprint and approximately $1.8 billion in assets under management. The newly merged firm, which will …

CFTC Orders Commodity Pool Operator, CEO To Pay More Than $10 Million For Misleading Statements, Supervision Failures – Portfolio Manager Charged with Fraud – Exchange News Direct

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, of Huntington, New York, and its CEO, Jerry Szilagyi, for materially misleading statements made by Catalyst and one of its portfolio managers, and for failing to implement an adequate supervisory system to prevent such misstatements.  Separately, …

2020 Democrats would destroy savings and investment with their tax hikes – Washington Examiner

The leading Democratic presidential candidates would do serious damage to savings and investment in the United States if elected. They have proposed a long list of tax changes that would destroy savings and investment, and with them, the economy. These proposals would reduce the incentives to save and invest and would reduce the total amount …

Jan 27, 2020 – Institute for Wealth Management, LLC. Buys Amazon.com Inc, iShares S&P 500 Value ETF, Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF, Sells Microsoft Corp, Starbucks Corp, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF – GuruFocus.com

Denver, CO, based Investment company Institute for Wealth Management, LLC. (Current Portfolio) buys Amazon.com Inc, iShares S&P 500 Value ETF, Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF, ViacomCBS Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sells Microsoft Corp, Starbucks Corp, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, Apple Inc, Adobe Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q4, according to the most recent filings of …

GRAINS-U.S. corn, soy, wheat fall on coronavirus fears; close above session lows – Reuters Africa

(Updates with closing prices, adds analyst comment) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – U.S. corn, soybean and wheat futures fell on Monday, with investors shedding risky assets amid fears the coronavirus outbreak in China could dent the global economy, traders said. “The same thing happened with the SARS outbreak, which ended up costing …