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Underwriting, Investments, Lead Fairfax to $1.2 Billion Second-Quarter Net Income

1 month ago   |   A.M. Best   |   4 articles

Fairfax Financial Holdings's second-quarter net income more than doubled to $1.2 billion on strong underwriting results and investment income. The second quarter net income...
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Q2 2021 GDP Details on Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Q2 2021 GDP Details on Residential and Commercial Real Estate

1 month ago   |   Calculated Risk

The BEA released the underlying details for the Q2 advance GDP report today. The BEA reported that investment in non-residential structures decreased at a 7.0% annual pace in...
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Initial Q3 GDP Forecasts: 6% to 9% Range

1 month ago   |   Calculated Risk

From BofA: We maintain our 2H forecast but adjust the composition, taking up inventories but taking down consumption and residential investment. emphasis added From Goldman...
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New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

1 month ago   |   NPR

Investing in a smart way can get you set up for whatever the future may bring. But where to begin? Here are a few tips for those who are just entering the world of investing.
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Robinhood CEO on the meme stock craze: 'I think it's a real thing'

1 month ago   |   CNBC

Robinhood's Vlad Tenev said retail clients who invest in so-called meme stocks give embattled companies access to capital they otherwise wouldn't have.
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The Simple Moneymaking Investment Formula

1 month ago   |   Wall Street Daily

Dear Wall Street Daily Reader, “Bitcoin has been in a bear market, and everybody loves the asset,” analyst Richard Bernstein told CNBC a few weeks ago. Meanwhile, as he put it...
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An Emerging Cyber Opportunity

An Emerging Cyber Opportunity

1 month ago   |   Wall Street Daily

If you're a regular Trend Trader Daily reader, you know the drill by now. So go ahead and scroll down. For the newbies, here's the deal... Each week, I embrace the adage that...
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The No. 1 Mistake Amateur Investors Make

The No. 1 Mistake Amateur Investors Make

1 month ago   |   Wall Street Daily

Dear Wall Street Daily Reader, Amateur traders make this mistake all the time. And it's one of the fastest ways to lose money in the market... It has ruined more portfolios...
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Morning News: July 26, 2021

1 month ago   |   Crossing Wall Street   |   3 articles

Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit Leaders in Cryptocurrency Industry Move to Curb the Highest-Risk Trades The Blocksize War: The Book That Explains Bitcoin's...
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GDP and Jobless Claims

GDP and Jobless Claims

1 month ago   |   Crossing Wall Street

We had two more important economic reports this morning. The government said that real GDP grew at a 6.5% annualized rate during the second quarter. That's a big number but it...
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Bell Bank names Senecal as deputy chief credit officer

Bell Bank announced it has named Jenny Senecal as its deputy chief credit officer. Read more ...

Ideal Credit Union hires two to management

Ideal Credit Union announced it has hired two new associates to management positions. Read more ...

MSR Design lands Women's Business Enterprise certificate

The Women's Business Development Center-Midwest has certified Minneapolis-based architecture and interior design firm MSR Design as a Women's Business Enterprise. Read more ...

Will delta variant wreck the recovery?

While there is no reason to expect a repeat of the huge disruption of 2020, the new variant puts at risk the kind of rapid recovery that has been underway for months. Read more ...

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

At a time of widespread digital insecurity it turns out that the oldest and simplest computer fix there is - turning a device off then back on again - can thwart hackers from... Read more ...

Burnsville industrial project heads to city council

Capstone Quadrangle is looking to construct twin office-warehouse buildings in Burnsville, with hopes of bringing new businesses to the southern metro city. Read more ...

No slowdown in sight for single-family housing

Single-family homebuilders did their part in July to add much-needed housing stock to the 13-county metro area, but multifamily construction activity was mixed during the month. Read more ...

Kraus-Anderson completes $2.5M clinic renovation in Moose Lake

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson has completed a $2.5 million renovation of Essentia Health's clinic in Moose Lake, Minnesota. Read more ...

Butch Ames steps down as president of Ames Construction

Raymond G. “Butch” Ames, longtime president and CEO of Burnsville-based heavy civil and industrial contractor Ames Construction, has passed the company's leadership baton to... Read more ...

July 29, 2021 Digital Edition

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