The Venture Capital (VC) space has been taking a hit for quite some time now, however, this time when it has taken a hit, almost no one knows what the future is going to be like. As is known to everyone, as a space, venture capital is one financial area which has been benefitting from the generosity of the Federal Reserve in the last couple of years, but it looks… Read More »Venture Capital Hitting New Highs
It was very easy for most startups to fetch funding at a high valuation till early this year. However, today’s market is a bear market and it is very common for most investors to value startups at a lower amount, along with much stricter deal terms as compared to earlier times. So, most startups that need some additional funding have been turning towards funds like venture debt and several other… Read More »Alternative Financing Now a Means to Funding
Just in the middle of this week, the Federal Reserve had enacted an interest rate at 0.75 percentage points. This is the second consecutive time that Fed revised rates, this can be a step to do away with runaway inflation, by not creating a recession. This has taken the benchmark almost overnight, with the borrowing rate that is up to a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. The months of June… Read More »Fed Enacts its Second Consecutive Interest Rate at 0.75%
Most private equity firms this year have been cooling down on their shopping spree in the consumer staples sector. This is comprised of such companies that sell and manufacture goods that are purchased for immediate and everyday usage, and all of this is happening at a time when there is ongoing volatility in the financial markets. Talking of this year, most Private Equity firms have participated in almost 121 buyouts… Read More »Volatility In Markets Lead PE Investments To Slow Down In Consumer Staples
Investors and companies across the globe have been contending with the continuous inflation, geopolitical tension, and supply chain that has been affected by the pandemic greatly, and this scenario has been existent all across the globe. According to recent data, the deal volume of Global M&As has been on a downward spiral ever since Q2 in 2022. There was a record-setting pace last year, and this year has been lagging… Read More »A Quick Look at the Global M&A Deals
Swedish buy now pay later (BNPL) lender Klarna stood at a valuation of $45.6 billion last year in the summer, but there has been a massive change since then. This possibly explains why and to a large extent in which the valuations of private companies could go downhill, at a time when the interest rates are high. Klarna, which is recognized as the most valuable private firm all across Europe… Read More »VCs Face Dilemma Due To Persistence Of Market Slump
The housing market is seeing a serious toll after the Federal Reserve’s rapid interest hike. This explains why home prices and sales have seen a fall all throughout this year in 2022. A major reason for this is also because buyers have been recoiling from the mortgage rates which mostly increase, and real estate is for sure one of the first and most important sectors that is being affected by… Read More »Housing Market In A Serious Toll After Fed’s Interest Hike
Bitcoin reached a peak at a price of $68,789.62 in November 2021. But it's trading below $20,000 (as of July 4th, 2022). This brings the most important questions. Is Bitcoin still worth investing in? it is too late to invest in Bitcoin? Is it a good dip to invest now? Should I avoid Bitcoin as the Bitcoin frenzy is over?
As an investor, you are likely to always be on the lookout for trading strategies that will help you maximize your growth potential. Are you aware of commodity prices, a form of trading that existed even before the stock market? Commodities trading might vary a bit from general mutual funds as it has come a long way since its inception. In earlier days precious metals and raw materials were being… Read More »Why is it Risky to Invest in a Commodity?