The SaaS product makes it easier for cloud-first companies to monitor and manage their AWS alerts and logs

Expel, the managed detection and response (MDR) provider committed to making cloud security as accessible as the internet, announced the launch of its first SaaS product: Expel Workbench ™ for AWS

Expel Workbench for AWS is a “simple” button for monitoring and investigating potential security risks in an AWS environment.It takes your AWS logs and alerts and shows you which risks are real risk (and why not everyone else)

“When you’re a cloud-based, fast-growing company, you focus on your customers and create a great product,” said Dave Merkel, CEO of Expel. “The thing is, your customers care about security Especially if you have some of your data you take care of it too, but the cost of going it alone is high and it’s a risky step. Why do you do this when you don’t have to? “

“That’s exactly why we introduced Expel Workbench for AWS, which is a simple and efficient way to keep track of your AWS Alerts and Logs without killing your team’s life (and time)”

Blackboiler, a legal technology company that uses its AI-powered contract markup tool to create contract efficiency solutions for businesses, law firms, and legal services providers, is using Expel Workbench for AWS to reduce the time it takes to investigate the team into potential incidents, “Security is everything.” for us because our reputation is built on it, “said viruses Shah, director of engineering at Blackboiler” The greatest value of Expel Workbench for AWS is the automated correlation of supplemental data and information about an investigation that is accessible and easy to understand when I read this With context at hand, I save hours of research that I would have had to do alone “

Our SOC-as-a-Service feature provides 24/7 security monitoring and response for cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments. We use the security signals our customers already own to help businesses get more value from their existing security investments We remotely connect to customer technology through APIs rather than agents, so our SOC can start monitoring the customer’s environment in a matter of hours, so internal teams can focus on the most strategic security priorities that are unique to their business For more information, see http: // expelio

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As a member of r / WallStreetBets, a popular Reddit forum, I want to tell you this: It should never happen, and our lucky group of rag-tag investors should and not use our little corner of the internet to exchange risky stock investment ideas knock out one of America’s most famous hedge funds Source: Mehaniq / Shutterstockcom But here we are. Over the past week, traders reading WSB and other forums have taken GameStop (NYSE: GME) and a host of other sharply trimmed stocks to insanely high levels , bankrupted at least one hedge fund and made multiple platforms cease trading Wall Street’s reaction was so stubborn that Congressmen Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, long-time sworn enemies, even wagged their tongues in a coordinated manner (Twitter wiggle?) the U made S. Financial system But when Citadel picks up the pieces from Melvin Capital and Reddit users find their next short squeeze target, people start asking, “What’s next?” Taste Let me be clear: you won’t find my posts on r / WallStreetBets As much as I read and enjoy the platform, my work and ethics prevent me from talking about stocks I own (Sorry, Elon Musk I wish I would be you) Wall Street Bets was always about having fun.Many of the posts are deliberately dumb – think out-of-the-money calls to failed retailers – and there are plenty of contributors showing screenshots of life savings That Go to Zero Profitable or not, it was all about finding the joys and absurdities of market speculation. Back in November, GameStop was one of those fun little ventures and for the subreddit dubbed “4chan Finding a Bloomberg Terminal” it all seemed GameStop fans cheered the buyers while cursing Melvin Capital for selling the stock short, all in hope ng to make America’s favorite pastime a reality: make a lot of money with as little effort as possible. But then Citron Research changed everything Citron Research? Meet r / WallStreetBets on Jan In 19, well-respected short seller Andrew Left finally managed to get the wrong target. A longtime Wall Street outsider, Mr. Left made a name for himself by exposing companies like Valeant Pharmaceuticals, whose executives pegged and skyrocketed the prices of life-saving drugs. He would have made a great WSB contribution if he’d been willing to endure hate speech from 15-year-old But Then something happened The day before the President’s inauguration, Mr. Left announced that he would make an argument as to why GameStop stock was only worth $ 20 Perhaps Mr. Left was right to target GameStop, a shrinking company that still made $ 20 million for its executives Or he could have been wrong – at $ 20 GameStop would still be less than half the Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) worth if adjusted for sales But that didn’t matter a bit. Suddenly, GameStop became more than a money maker to Redditors, it became a way of fighting Wall Street greed now it was war How did WSB do it? In a financial system that rates a stock based on its last trading price, even tiny, odd-priced trades will re-evaluate a hedge fund’s entire stake. In other words, a few timely purchases can wreak havoc, especially on stocks with few sellers, and that’s exactly what GME does happened Until then, the short interest had remained relatively stable Market Maker, the basics of US. Financial system, did their job in matching orders and sales That changed on Wednesday when prices rose from $ 150 to $ 350 As market makers began to take hold, the markets began to go wild That meant problems for Robinhood On Wednesday, Robinhood stopped trading GameStop and nearly a dozen other companies “In order to protect our company and our customers,” CEO Vlad Tenev later told CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin, “we had to put restrictions on buying these stocks”Can Robinhood go under? In the world of trading, most conservatively-run platforms have no problem managing liquidity. As long as you have enough capital and disciplined margin requirements, your clearinghouse rarely forces you to raise new capital. But when it comes to Wall Street All financial firms seem to be running into the same problem – with your customers making that kind of money, it’s hard to resist the temptation to join them.Financial regulators have long known these Wall Street gimmicks.Banks from Bear Stearns to Barings all went down When trying to trade customer money as their own, with taxpayers and shareholders taking the baton, many more have experimented with minimal capitalization – only later to realize their catastrophic flaws over the years, wise governments have occasionally found the willpower to adopt such practices Ban and enforce strict margin and capital requirements (Often these rules are overturned by even wiser financial lobbyists) Today, many platforms are taking advantage of a loophole to lease client securities for a profit.And if GME shares can be rented to short sellers at a rate of 25%, there is a great temptation for these financial firms to see a double decline. Did Robinhood do that? Possibly Despite Robinhood claims that the trading break was proactive, the company was still pulling capital lines and banning users from buying more GameStop stock – a signal that Robinhood itself may be short of capital and stock (since Robinhood had a private Company, we may never know the truth) But will Robinhood get into regulatory trouble? Almost certain the company banned a dozen stocks from trading Wednesday during peak investment demand – reportedly because the company took time to raise new capital.As retail investors watched from the sidelines, hedge funds were being paid out at otherwise lower prices, literally Word has saved Robinhood institutions billions of dollars at the expense of investors Should We Be Afraid? When Wall Street picks up on the remnants of Melvin Capital and the GME fallout, two things became clear 1) “Stupid Money” isn’t that stupid after all, and 2) “Smart Money” is being put in the woodshed. Let’s first look at what they are Wall Street has long been called “stupid money” by retail investors. Most of these people are like you and me – they invest most of their savings in long-term retirement stocks while playing around with a small portion for fun aside from the cheerful Absurdity by r / WallStreetBets, most retail investors tend to know what they are buying (even if they sometimes get false reviews) The top 100 Robinhood stocks represent a wide range of consumer-related companies, their popularity and stock-related notoriety in the real world Second, the GME fiasco has revealed “smart money” for the absurd bets they sometimes take during a long sh ort hedge funds can help investors offset gains, they are often as bad at taking losses as what they call “stupid money” for example, Melvin Capital lost 30% of its net worth in the first three weeks of January but took another six days (after the stock gained another 250%) until the hedge fund finally gave up its mammoth position. Since then, other hedge funds have replaced Melvin in this high-stakes game of “Pass the Hot Potato,” as if trying to reassert r / WallStreetBets To Prove That Hedge Funds Will Always Try To Make More Money With Regular Investors If You Believe The Chances Are Right GameStop Also Unveiled The Revolving Door Behind Hedge Funds And Market Makers As Ken Griffin’s Citadel LLC, a 35 -Billion-dollar fund that rescued Melvin Capital, Twitter users were quick to point out that Citadel also has a market-making operation other than Robinhood served Where from here? Investors looking to hit the financial system should buy index funds and sit on them forever. You may not have the joy of seeing a hedge fund blown up, but retail fund companies like Citadel will find Income Dries up But for those looking to invest wisely, consider this With the newfound power of retail investors, you can expect short sellers to think twice about selling a company Andrew Left of Citron Research has already praised, never Publish Short Seller Reports Again Other Hedge Funds Are Watching Nervously That Means Hot Stocks Will Move Faster Than Ever As Reddit users learned this week, it doesn’t take much to sway stock prices if only marginal trading matters and no one there willing to share in the face of an angry mob sell, price spikes are becoming more common Expect many winners and losers After all, the stock market is mostly a fixed-sum game. However, the same truth still applies to long-term investors: the path to constant prosperity has always been to acquire a group of high-quality investments at a reasonable price Buy Practice this discipline with your core portfolio and you’ll have a lot of fun reading with me about the problems and difficulties of others on r / WallStreetBets. At the time of writing, Tom Yeung held positions (either directly or indirectly) in the positions in this article Tom Yeung, CFA, is a registered investment advisor committed to making the world of investing easier. More From InvestorPlace Why Everyone Is Investing In 5G All FALSE top stock pickers reveal their next winner of 1st000% It Doesn’t Matter $ 500 Million or $ 5 Million in Savings Do This Now Post Reddit’s r / WallStreetBets have just gotten rid of a hedge fund You’ll love what’s next first appeared on InvestorPlace

Robinlady’s co-founder and CEO Vladimir Tenev made a surprise appearance at the clubhouse early Monday with Elon Musk, a colleague from Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), who briefed him on the recent events of What Happened: Tenev said it was one It’s been a “surreal” week for him in terms of the Reddit investor-led short squeeze rally on shares of Gamestop Corp (NYSE: GME), Nokia Oyj (NYSE: NOK) and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE: AMC ), Blackberry Ltd (NYSE: BB), and others the brokerage chief referred to these stocks as “meme stocks” throughout the show, where he seemed to clear the events of the tumultuous week – as buying such stocks on the popular trading- App Restricted Tenev said the app experienced “unprecedented volume” and “system load.” He noted that net purchases grew exponentially Robinhood was among the top apps in their respective app stores at Apple Inc (N. ASDAQ: AAPL) and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: togetL) (NASDAQ: toget), so Tenev outlined the sequence of events that led to the cessation of buying Reddit-fueled stocks, saying Robinhood got off in the wee hours of Thursday National Securities Clearing Corporation Receive $ 3 Billion Demand NSCC Provides Clearing, Settlement, Risk Management, and Central Counterparty Services The Executive stated that Robinhood needed to raise money for NSCC-based volatility and concentration of securities, however He doesn’t fully understand the formula behind the demand. Why it matters: The NSCC is not a government agency, but rather controlled by a consortium, according to Tenev. The executive said that when it opened on Monday, some of the “tough restrictions” on the hot shares were lifted Tenev said that some limits would always be in place “If someone decides to put $ 100 billion Depositing S-Dollars and trading a share is not possible”Citadel and other market makers were not involved,” Tenet said of the trade restrictions NSCC had lowered its deposit requirements to $ 1.4 billion after Robinhood reached out after Robinhood reached out and after explanations of the restrictions were made, the clearing house lowered the deposit on $ 700 million Tenev admitted that the restriction on trading was a “bad outcome for clients,” but other brokers had imposed similar restrictions. In a lighter moment in the interview, Musk asked Tenev if he was being held hostage, while circulating this statement, to which the Robinhood CEO said no, saying, “Thanks for askingRelated Links: Robinhood Receives B-Funding, Uses Line of Credit to Resume Trading with GameStop, and Other Hot Stocks You can find more information about BenzingaElon Musk Talks self-driving, batteries, space, Neuralink, COVID-19 vaccines here, Bitcoin in the appearance of the clubhouse Tesla, Charles Schwab – Stocks NYSRTS, one of the 10 largest pension funds in the USA, purchased in the fourth quarter © 2021 Benzingacom Benzinga does not offer investment advice. All rights reserved

(Bloomberg) – Ken Griffin’s Citadel is once again at the center of a WallStreetBets drama, this time over the company’s silver holdings The precious metal has become a popular buying target for retail investors looking to inflict losses on hedge funds after posts on WallStreetBets claimed market is ripe for a quick squeeze, however, some members of the Reddit forum have responded with requests to avoid trading, saying Citadel will benefit as the main owner of the largest publicly traded silver fund, “CITADEL IS THE 5th BIGGEST OWNERS OF SLV, “one WallStreetBets user wrote on Sunday, referring to the iShares Trust’s ticker symbol,” It’s important we don’t “squeeze” it Read More: Silver Rises Over $ 30 As Retail Investors Rave About Biggest TargetCitadel Advisors LLC owned roughly 6 million shares in iShares Silver Trust 30 as of September, equating to a 093% stake, data from Bloomberg shows, while those holdings could well be related to its role as one of the world’s largest market makers – the company also held shares in at least at least one 17 other silver companies and ETFs – the debate they sparked has made it clear that traders on the WallStreetBets forum are a long way from being a homogeneous group.They have stunned the world by teaming up for epic gains on sharply discounted stocks how to achieve GameStop Corp. For the past few days, investors have been watching the metal rally Tet to get clues about the stamina of that David and Goliath buying frenzy Silver futures on the Comex rose as much as 13% on Monday, bringing prices above $ 30 an ounce to their highest level since 2013, but the gains are in comparison A call to Citadel’s Chicago office outside of regular business hours went unanswered, and it’s unclear whether the company’s holdings in iShares Silver Trust or other silver-related securities have changed since September – given its market -Making Role Is This Likely Inflows into the iShares trust rose a record $ 944 million on Friday In addition to being a major market maker, Citadel operates one of the largest hedge funds in the world.The company drew the ire of the WallStreetBets crowd last month after cashing in on hedge fund Melvin Capital WallStreetBets users’ anger at Citadel only grew after Robinhood Markets cut trading on GameStop last week, some said it was fed up, which lost about 53% in January after being hit by brief pressures on stocks like GameStop. that Griffin, whose firm helps execute orders from Robinhood clients, may be behind the attempt to stamp out individual investor rebellion Citadel and Robinhood both denied any involvement of the billionaire in the decision (updates with more market-making context) for For more articles like this please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to keep up with the most trusted W economic news source to stay ahead of the curve © 2021 Bloomberg LP

Wall Street is far from out of the woods as retail investors have their moment

Microvast Inc, an electric vehicle battery technology maker, announced Monday that it will go public through a merger with special purpose vehicle Tuscan Holdings Corp in a deal with an implied stock valuation of $ 3 billion upon closing, the combined company will become Microvast Holdings Inc Renamed and listed on the Nasdaq under the new ticker symbol “MVST” “Founded in 2006 in Houston, Texas, the company develops batteries for commercial and special vehicles. The R&D and manufacturing capabilities include battery materials, multiple battery cell chemistries, modules and packs in almost 30000 vehicles used in 160 cities and 19 countries, totaling more than 38 billion miles traveled, the companies said in a statement The new company will have up to $ 822 million in cash The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of shares in Tuscan Holdings stopped for the news before going public. SPACs or blank check companies go public without having a company and then have two years to buy one or more that have proven very popular during the pandemic. p>

(Bloomberg) – Apple Inc. sells bonds just days after a blowout for sales and is still keen to capitalize on the cheap cost of borrowing with a cautious profit outlook According to one knowledgeable person, the company issues debt in six parts, the longest part of the offering, a 40-year security, may Between 115 and 120 basis points above Treasuries, the person who asked not to be identified as the details are private said Apple has had a quarter in which sales topped $ 100 billion for the first time, executives said on No official earnings reporting forecast Wednesday, but warned that AirPods and other wearable sales growth will slow in the current period, the tech giant said it will use the proceeds for general corporate purposes, including buying back shares and paying dividends It can also be used to finance loading Working capital, investing, acquiring and paying back debt will be used, said the PersonGoldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Morgan Stanley manage the bond sales, the person saidFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the curve with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP

Since Robinhood’s mobile trading app temporarily prevented customers from buying shares in GameStop, AMC, Entertainment, and 11 other companies last Thursday, at least 33 federal lawsuits have been filed across the country

(Bloomberg) – Robinhood Markets Inc The number of companies with trade restrictions was reduced from 50 to eight ahead of Monday’s trading session This is evident from an update on the website, the current listing includes GameStop Corp., AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc, BlackBerry Ltd, Express Inc, Genius Brands International Inc, Koss Corp., Naked Brand Group Ltd and Nokia Oyj, opening new positions in these securities is limited, according to Robinhood’s website, which lists the maximum number of stock and options contracts that any user can hold, and those whose current holdings have already exceeded the limits, their positions will not Robinhood put purchase restrictions in place after requirements on the stock clearing house increased last week, the company said in a blog post on Friday, “It wasn’t because we wanted to stop people from buying these stocks.” Robinhood said Rumors that the company has been pressured by Citadel or other market makers to restrict trading in GameStop and other “meme stocks” are false, Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev said in an appearance at Tesla Inc. Rather, it was because the National Securities Clearing Corp. looked for $ 3 billion in deposits which the company was negotiating at $ 700 million, he said “We knew this was a bad outcome for customers,” said Tenev. “However, we had no choice as we had to adjust to our needs “The trading application, popular with retail investors who drove the rise of GameStop stock, has come under fire across the political spectrum for its decision to restrict trading in soaring stocks that have soared after being advertised on social media Senator Elizabeth Warren on Sunday called for a broader review by the US. Securities and Exchange Commission on the recent trading volatility, saying a broker-dealer like Robinhood, who invites many individual investors, “must operate under certain ground rules” Robinhood trade restrictions are not illegal: Fmr SEC Counsel (video) “You can’t do that in the middle of one Do trade cycle, “Warren said of Robinhood’s trade restrictions for CNN’s State of the Union” “It’s not about keeping people safe from bad dealsA Robinhood representative declined to comment beyond the website updateSeveral lawsuits have been filed against Robinhood, mainly alleging trading platform restrictions that were in breach of contract for investors who online -Brokers sued on allegations they were wrongly banned from trading stocks may have to wait a long time to resolve their cases (updates with CEO comments in paragraphs 5 and 6) For more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay one step ahead with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP

Nokia switched to buy on DNB Markets, which also raised its price target to € 4.80 ($ 580) from € 4. Analyst Frank Maao said the share price fell after last week’s retail hype Ericsson’s fourth quarter reading suggests there is a 5G cycle strength in Northeast Asia excluding China Capital Markets Day in March could be another catalyst and it could add order momentum to those looking to turn away from Chinese equipment. Nokia shares rose nearly 8% in premarket trading

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Commodities Begin To Revive After 10 Year Bear Market The rebound in commodity prices, according to Goldman Sachs analysts, “will actually mark the beginning of a much longer structural bull,” the one of the 1970s than gold 25-fold, and by the mid-to-late 2000s, when oil peaked, could compete at over $ 140 a barrel, with the global economy likely to revive in the second half of 2021 as pandemic restrictions ease / p>

(Bloomberg) – Silver broke above $ 30 an ounce as the precious metal was at the center of the retail investor madness that swept the markets, the most active futures surged 13% to $ 3035 an ounce on the Comex, the highest in eight Years ago, a weekend shopping frenzy ensued that overwhelmed online sellers of silver coins and bars from the U.S. to Australia BlackRock IncThe iShares Silver Trust, the largest publicly traded product tracking the metal, posted an unprecedented net inflow of 944 million on Friday Like the buying frenzy in GameStop Corp. For other small-cap stocks that have captivated the financial world in recent weeks, silver’s progress can be traced back to Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum A post last week declared the metal the “BIGGEST SHORT IN THE WORLD “And encouraged traders to join the iShares trust in order to tie it to big banks, but silver differs in important ways from stocks like GameStop. For one, the scope for a brief press on silver is far less obvious: money managers have been around since mid-2019 a net long position on the metal, as futures and options data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission show, the market for silver is also much deeper in some ways than that for smaller stocks like GameStop, the brick and mortar video game trader, had a market cap of around $ 1 center January, before the Reddit craze drove the company’s value up more than 16x In contrast, London Vaults held 1 billion ounces of silver at the end of Nov 08, according to LBMA data that’s worth nearly $ 32 billion at current prices Why Reddit Traders Are Learning Commodities Are Not Stocks: Macro View What Beyond That Is Unclear How Long Retail Investors Have Been On Some prominent members of the WallStreetBets forum have already advised against it, and some have noted that Ken Griffin’s Citadel Advisors LLC, a popular bogeyman of the Reddit crowd, is listed as one of the largest shareholders in the iShares Silver Trust, whether or not that Rally faltering or not, it could have ramifications beyond a typical niche corner of the commodities world. As the first high profile target of the retail frenzy that starts trading on Monday, silver could set the tone this week for managers trying to measure, how the volatility fueled by Reddit affects their risk mod Momentum Trade “Last week’s events have shown that it is unwise to doubt the purchasing power of retail investors, and this has been sufficiently demonstrated in the silver market,” said Howie Lee, economist at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. “You may find it a little harder to squeeze the silver market than with GameStop – the former is much bigger and more liquid – but the momentum seems to be with them right now. Early trading on Monday indicated more gains for SLV, the ETF put in the Pre-market session on massive volumes up over 10% up From 9:16 am in New York 271 million shares had changed hands The futures traded 11% higher on Comex after rising more than 5% last week Spot silver rose to $ 30 an ounce Other precious metals also continued to develop Spot gold rose 09%, while platinum jumped 39? Buying frenzy also led to mining stocks Mexican silver miner Fresnillo Plc even added 21% to China Silver Group in London trade Ltd rose by up to 63% in Hong Kong, while the Australian Silver Mines Ltd Gained up to 49% Calls to buy silver appeared on WallStreetBets as early as Wednesday when the GameStop mania reached a fever level.Some posts brought up a similar David vs Goliath topic that has inspired individual investors to short sell Selling short: “Any short squeeze on silver paper shorts would be EPIC We know billions (sic) banks manipulate gold and silver to cover real inflation” But this narrative is not as simple as the one about GameStop, one of the most abbreviated stocks in the US”S. Before it started rising this month, silver has done well over the past year, up more than 60% against a weaker dollar, hoping for an end to the pandemic.It has also attracted bullish comments from some of Wall Street’s largest banks, Goldman Sachs Group Inc described silver as the “preferred precious metal” in a Jan 27 Research Note with a Target Price of $ 30 an Ounce Money managers’ net bullish bets rose to a three-week high in the week through January 26, based on CFTC data compiled by Bloomberg The short-term forward rates in the London silver market are on Monday “I can envision a scenario where a hedge fund may have bought a short-term tactical long position, so the uptrend now may be a combination of several factors,” said Philip Newman, chief executive of Metals FocusLocking UpStill consultancy, hasn’t stopped some retail investors from rallying.Until Sunday, physical silver sellers, including Apmex – often referred to as Walmart for precious metals products in North America – said they couldn’t process orders due to record demand, until the Asian markets were open “It was crazy kt, “said John Feeney, business development manager at Guardian Vaults in Sydney Ken Lewis, chief executive officer of Apmex, said the decision to temporarily suspend silver sales was unprecedented in the company’s history and that orders may be longer in the future “When evaluating markets, it is difficult to know where silver price and demand will go in the coming days and weeks,” said Lewis, adding that his company “locks up every metal we find in the market.” can”” (An earlier version of this story corrected the value of London vault holdings in the fifth paragraphFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP

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The Mexican government plans to charge more than $ 500 million from Canadian miner First Majestic Silver Corp to receive taxes for keeping their silver prices artificially low for the past decade, two sources told Reuters Audits from the Year 2010 show the company owed around 11 billion pesos ($ 534 million), the sources said. So far, the Mexican Tax Administration Service (SAT) has sought 5.5 billion pesos ($ 267 million) in tax debt, with the remaining half of the total, according to the sources, is not yet involved in any formal dispute

Tesla and many China-based stocks rebounded as stock futures rebounded and Apple ran on the Dow Jones during the course of economic talks today

(Bloomberg) – Greylock Capital Associates filed for bankruptcy protection in New York when investors pulled money from the hedge fund after three consecutive years of losses The Chapter 11 litigation will allow Greylock to restructure its debt and close its office lease on Madison Avenue, Manhattan quit, so a Jan 31 Filing signed by Chief Financial Officer David Steltzer The emerging markets hedge fund’s assets under management, which have more than halved since 2017 to $ 450 million at the end of 2020, will fall by $ 100 million by the end of March according to the filing if no new investments Graylock has reduced its number of employees from 21 three years ago to nine and is in talks with its remaining major investors, confident that the company “can be successfully reorganized and continued as a company” after the bankruptcy, wrote Steltzer Financial or corporate advisor hired, according to a message from Greylock President Ajata “AJ” Mediratta, the company has no plans to close The hedge fund opened a small office in Stamford, Connecticut last year to ease the work of the company’s commuters Need for a large office in midtown Manhattan To Reduce Distressed DebtGreylock was founded in 2004 and is led by CEO Hans Humes It’s known for making bets on bad debt and troubled government bonds, and it was one of the funds that negotiated the Greek government’s debt restructuring, according to its website, The fund struggled last year when the prices of emerging market bonds began at the start of the pandemic Creditors have taken down haircuts in Ecuador and Argentina, and Venezuelan and Lebanese government bonds have also slipped as the countries have not yet resolved their defaults. Greylock applied for Chapter 11 protection under the provision in Subchapter V introduced last year to clear bankruptcy proceedings for Cheaper and Easier to Make Small Businesses The case is Greylock Capital Associates LLC, 21-22063, US. Bankruptcy Court, Southern Borough of New York (Updates with President’s Comment in the fifth paragraph In an earlier version, the spelling of the CFO name was corrected) More articles like this can be found at bloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP

These days, selling stocks at a discount isn’t very popular – that is, the so-called value investing approach instead, interest is mostly on the swing For the most part, that approach has … well … gone crazy! The Reddit investor phenomenon has taken Wall Street by storm – and even threatened the stability of billion dollar hedge funds.These investors have targeted sharply shortened stocks to create epic shortages The result is that companies like GameStop (NYSE : GME), AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE: AMC), Koss (NASDAQ: KOSS), and BlackBerry (NYSE: BB) saw huge gainsInvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips But when there’s so much speculation, the markets are likely to be near the peak and if so this time around, investors should watch value games The Top 7 Hottest Stocks For The Biggest Trends Of 2021 Which ones look interesting then? Let’s look at seven otherwise familiar names: IBM (NYSE: IBM) Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) stocks sold at a discount: IBM (IBM) Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstockcom In recent years, old-tech companies like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), and Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) posted strong gains But some were left behind. One is IBM, IBM stock hit a high of $ 180 in February 2017 and hasn’t been nearly as high in the past four years, with shares trading for less than $ 120 apiece, bringing current market capitalization to around 106 Billion USD increased The main reason for this? It’s simple: Earnings have declined In fact, the latest earnings report was another case where earnings fell 6% to $ 20.4 billion OK, given that, why might it be a good idea for investors to consider IBM stock pull? For a variety of reasons.First, IBM plans to outsource its managed infrastructure services business to streamline operations.Next, the company has made bold acquisitions – for Red Hat, for example – to revitalize its technology product line.Then there’s the R&D role that the company has made strong invested in key areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), hybrid cloud and quantum computing, selling IBM stock at a reasonable price, forward price / earnings ratio is 108x, dividend yield is also 543%, which is one of the highest in the tech industry, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstockcom Morgan Stanley has been in rally mode since the end of October Shares have risen from $ 48 to $ 68 However, MS shares are still trading at a discounted valuation. Bear in mind that price is up -Ratio is only about 1208x This is considering the Adequate to potential growth opportunities Given the rock bottom interest rates and the booming market for IPOs and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), the environment is quite favorable. Last quarter, earnings soared 51% to $ 339 billion, or $ 181 per share, and revenue rose 26% 13 $ 64 billion Strength across all of the company’s businesses 7 Safe stocks to buy for solid returns in turbulent times The biggest bright spot, however, was investment banking. Revenue grew 46% to $ 230 billion. Approximately 1 billion USD Came From Stock Offerings Right, IPOs Can Be Choppy But for the most part the momentum is particularly strong – and this should be a good source of growth for the New Year Morgan Stanley was also aggressive on M&A for the purpose of acquiring E * TRADE and Eaton Vance Not only will there be cost synergies, but the return on sales will increase The company is also stepping up its buybacks on MS shares The final approval is for up to $ 10 billion Oracle (ORCL) Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstockcom Oracle was in the process of switching to the cloud is lagging behind, which has certainly hurt ORCL stock, however, in the past few years the company has switched its various platforms and yes, this should be the key to getting Oracle back on the growth path to components for the cloud -Story include NetSuite, a rapidly growing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Fu sion (middleware technologies) and Gen2 (for the infrastructure) These platforms have seen nice growth ramps – and have good long-term prospects. Then what about the database’s core business? Yes, this has been pressured by upstarts like MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB) Oracle has made significant strides, however, at its core is the autonomous database. Oracle CTO and co-founder Larry Ellison told the recent earnings call, “It’s certainly the cloud first. It’s the only database that does both transaction processing and query processing So query processing was way faster than Snowflake, the current darling of the market, and we’re way faster than anyone at transaction processing. Meanwhile, ORCL stock is trading at a cheap price – at least when compared to other tech companies – with that Price / earnings ratio is 14 times The dividend yield is also acceptable 1657% Ameriprise Financial (AMP) Source: Shutterstock Revenue for financial advisory firms is projected to reach 57 billion over the next ten years USD to 200 billion USD rise One driver for this is the digitization of the industry.But then there are the effects of the baby boom generation with 75 million inhabitants. This group will demand more services in order to satisfy retirement (e B. Finding Ways to Make a Living on Their Working Capital) Such trends are definitely good news for Ameriprise Financial The company is one of the largest financial advisory firms The company manages over $ 900 billion in assets and has more than two million clients The top 7 Hot Stocks to Buy for Biggest Trends of 2021 Ameriprise Financial is also a highly disciplined organization.Earnings per share have nearly tripled in the past eight years, and the company has returned a whopping $ 15 billion to shareholders AMP- Shares are also sold at a discount, with the Forward PE being 11x The dividend is 21% Cisco Systems (CSCO) Source: Valeriya Zankovych / Shutterstockcom Last year, investors saw Cisco Systems shares decline by around 6%, while the S&P 500 index rose more than 18% On the other hand, growth stuttered as competition intensified and delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic but things should be better for CSCO stock in the new year, but analysts expect business to continue improving after the company revised consensus estimates The company has made a shift towards software and recurring subscription business models The second quarter results are slated for February 9 However, the WebEx video conferencing business could be the biggest driver Cisco has significantly updated the platform to accommodate the Boost Growth Some of the new features include real-time voice translation, voice enhancement, and transcription Cisco’s rating is relatively low, at least for large tech operators The price / earnings ratio is 143x and the dividend yield is 32% Verizon Communications (VZ) Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstockcom The consumer cell phone business in the USAS is pretty saturated but it’s still a great source of cash flows just look at Verizon for the first nine months of last year, cash flow was $ 325 billion from $ 267 billion in the same period in 2019 there is currently about 941 million subscribers In the years to come, however, Verizon is poised to get a boost from its 5G network It’s not just about consumer offerings If anything, the opportunity for business customers may be even greater. A key will be the development of edge network systems, which enable Internet of Thing (IoT) applications, for example in the factory 7 Safe stocks to buy for solid returns in turbulent times VZ stocks are also valued at a reduced level The forward price / earnings ratio is 1088x and the Dividend yield is 46% In addition, the company has made the payment for 13 consecutive years e r increases Lockheed Martin (LMT) Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstockcom The new Biden administration is likely to put more pressure on the defense budget Another factor is the escalating budget deficits For the big defense companies, however, there is likely to be continued growth – especially as it has before Significant National Security Risks Are To Be Addressed One company that looks attractive is Lockheed Martin, which has the benefit of massive scale-up, consider that it’s the largest defense company in the US Last quarter, sales rose 73% to $ 1703 billion and earnings rose 206% to $ 638 per share. The big source of business is the massive F-35 program, but there are other key drivers as well. In fact, the company recently launched Aerojet Rocketdyne Acquired for $ 4.4 billion The company is a developer of hypersonic technology essential for rocket and space systems In terms of LMT stock, the valuation is a reasonable 122x times forward earnings, and the dividend yield is also 33% at the time of writing, Tom had Taulli (neither directly nor indirectly) positions in any of the stocks mentioned in this article Tom Taulli (@ttaulli) is the author of several books on investing and technology, including Artificial Intelligence Fundamentals, High Profit IPO Strategies, and All About Short Selling Er is also the author of courses on subjects such as the Python language and COBOL More from InvestorPlace Wa rum everyone invests in 5G All FALSE top stock pickers reveal their next winner of 1000% It Doesn’t Matter $ 500 Million or $ 5 Million in Savings Do This Now The post of 7 Stocks Selling At Discounts As January Closes Out first appeared on InvestorPlace

(Bloomberg) – Investors wishing the scorching rally in Tesla Inc Missed Last year’s stocks needn’t worry, as a Wall Street analyst said Monday, the “fireworks aren’t over yet” Company Targets Multi-trillion Dollar MarketsAlexander Potter of Piper Sandler has his price target for the electric vehicle maker to a street high of 1$ 200 from $ 515 more than doubles EV industry leadership “With Tesla’s target industries still encompassing outdated business models, it could take decades for this company to run out of opportunities,” Potter wrote in a press release To customers, the analyst maintained his purchase equivalent rating on the stock, after rising more than 8-fold in 2020, Tesla shares rose another 12% in 2021 after reporting strong shipments for the fourth quarter the stock managed to achieve however, disappointing some of their best post-period gains, and the company foregoing a specific delivery policy for 2021, the stock rose 3% on the Monday before going public, while Tesla’s share price surge caused investors to look for smaller EVs Players and start-ups were looking for, the sector also benefited from growing acceptance by analysts and others Electric cars will dominate the automotive industry, and governments around the world announced guidelines to phase out gas-powered cars – Potter expects Tesla to reach 894 in 2021000 vehicles and will increase to more than 9 million units in 2030 This makes Tesla one of the top 3 automakers worldwide. The analyst also expects a steady increase in the introduction of FSD (Full Self-Driving) software from Tesla from 2030, with more than half of all Tesla owners using the FSD by the end of 2040. Other EV stocks also rose ahead of the market, including Nio Inc, Workhorse Group Inc, XPeng Inc, Lordstown Motors Corp, Li Auto Inc, Kandi Technologies Inc and Fisker Inc The previous Monday, Nio had on January 7225 vehicles delivered, up more than 350% year over year For more items like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP

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