Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism – The Real News Network

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/yOGXBCte4RtSHrjbUEoVs-foWeB-ltF9x3GdSi4757Utm7V5RLATTnkH0YorPrqR-LF82Rolvl5Z5RcfTSjJzaf059j1koC3UEPawNDypHA5dTte5Aem8l5n=-w150-h150-c By Peter Phillips. Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support of trillions of dollars of concentrated investment wealth. This new world order of mass capital has become …

Commodities Gained on Lower Crude Oil Production and Heightened Demand for Industrial Metals – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Commodities rose due to reductions in global crude oil production and rising base metal demand expectations The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return increased for the month, with 10 out of 23 constituents posting gains. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: • Energy increased 5.44%. Faster-than-expected production cuts by some OPEC members and their allies …

More redevelopment coming to south end of Logan – Cache Valley Daily

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/lCguBve2lJqvHd97vrrsXkEH-cBMPj8UkIYOcL3vXKF2P1Xa8jT4S8p8XgBJXO21zrxG8tJfEAmRlbgqkl3sukSqd_1JwWnTBXJb3wi1YydeHuhros-L8FQEMpe579E=-w150-h150-c This rendering is the street view of a building proposed at the south end of Logan on the west side of Main Street. A group of investors are in the process of developing a nearly eight acres in to a commercial development with a 4 story building housing several companies. The south end of …

Mesirow nabs Melissa Bean from JPMorgan – Crain's Chicago Business

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Pr2Pc755kosSoX8R36jMUO7KFfrqXgjeCdH9m-EwUykuvfLzVp_828QnBODSf-CghG8EQPtRU_o7X_jLCVnDi0D3-2LSCVLGjZAWEHIkVo85sGNhDknCqu6Z=-w150-h150-c Mesirow Financial is plucking a top Chicago executive from larger New York banking rival JPMorgan Chase, hiring Melissa Bean as CEO of its Mesirow Wealth Advisors business. Bean, currently JPMorgan’s Midwest chairman, will join Mesirow on April 8 and replace Lee Gordon, who will become chairman of the wealth advisor group, Mesirow said in a …

Robo advisors face increased scrutiny from SEC, FINRA – Financial Planning

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/proxy/IYpsfK6aRSPtXrw2tm2fIpHTcLc1HiPlT8-sjpkQovRomTTRPQoYAbf-XtI2uCef7U9IpijnXAVp6C0tDvbhL75uFQQOSWvMaNID2bpopJVI4mF7WGpsSpmPsZ9t-lkJ4wOx8q-y4D9cP9gSOY14OpjeoQ3qZRxd_lMHTAXb-LTthWIxD2Z8iXQOXOUHcLvnx9J2FJt1UVVvZa9j4aIyhmBVcFm_C_FeXI_OaDD32deeWZ0I5ChActskdQSX5fXBuCQKSXteAsYSctzNZvXkdn-46lw=-w150-h150-cRiding a decade-long bull market, robo advisory firms have proved investors are willing to let complex and proprietary algorithms be at the heart of their investment advice. Assets under management at digital platforms are expected to top $1 trillion in the next few years. With the added marketshare, though, comes greater scrutiny. After years of …

Infographic: What Happens in an Internet Minute in 2019? – Visual Capitalist

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/proxy/OOxFvj-P6mrHMJwq0tymS2X-rSi7zgmw7lU83JQjwiN9WLqW4VFVfBIjGRODjp8hUegyByGxlz9mwIdHDgKpARQk2hrC-tQrVDiz0Mta3yxv5jIGfRatd8i2Zk1p80qMQf-3xYktt-c=-w150-h150-cThe global financial system has created massive wealth, but its centralized nature means the spoils have gone to the people who are best connected to the financial centers of the world. As global inequality continues to rise, how can wealth building tools become more accessible to the rest of the global population? Luckily, technological developments …