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Gender-Diversität Melinda Gates: USD 1 Mrd. für Gender-Diversität

Erwerbstätige Frauen haben gerade einen wichtigen Sponsor gewonnen. Melinda Gates, Co-Vorsitzende der Bill & Melinda Gates mehr Foundation und Gründerin der Investmentfirma Pivotal Ventures, sagte letzte Woche, sie wolle neue und etablierte Partner, die «die Macht und den Einfluss von Frauen auf dem Markt ausbauen» wollen, mit USD 1 Mrd. fördern.

  • Retirement Can I afford to retire early?

    How much do you need to save in order to retire early, or to self-insure against living longer than your life expectancy? Since both of these scenarios boil down to a longer-than-expected retirement, we can answer them with the same simulation, whose results are summarized below. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 11. Oct 2019
  • UBS House View - Daily US Signs of progress on Brexit lift sterling

    Sterling rallied on Thursday after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar agreed they “could see a pathway to a possible deal.” The Irish Times suggested that there had been “significant movement” from the UK on the customs issue. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 11. Oct 2019
  • Oncology Cutting cancer's oxygen

    The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is going to three scientists who made discoveries pertaining to the impact of oxygen levels on cell behavior. Their findings paved the way for breakthroughs in many medical fields, including oncology. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 10. Oct 2019
  • UBS House View - Daily US Will China strengthen yuan as part of trade deal?

    Reports of a potential agreement on exchange rates as part of US-China trade negotiations lifted the Chinese yuan on Thursday, which rallied as much as 0.55% against the USD in offshore markets, to trade below the 7.1 mark. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 10. Oct 2019
  • Economy Anti-LGBTQ+ bias does more damage than we think

    Prejudice may do more economic damage than we think. We probably underestimate how many people are affected by prejudice. We also probably underestimate how widespread prejudice is. These points are particularly true for prejudice against non-heterosexuals (LGBTQ+). mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 09. Oct 2019
  • Client Strategy Office UHNW Wanderlust with positive impact

    In 2018, global international tourist arrivals accelerated to 1.4 bn, two years earlier than forecasted by the World Tourism Organisation in 2010. Tourism provides communities relying on tourism with economic opportunities. But this rapid pace of growth raises concerns about over-tourism, and the related adverse environmental and social impacts. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 09. Oct 2019
  • Retirement Planning Goodbye pension, hello 401(k)

    What do you do if your employer suddenly changes your retirement plan? On Monday GE announced that it would freeze pension plans for 20,000 employees and instead begin making defined contributions to the company 401(K) plan. It also plans to offer a limited-time lump sum payout incentive to 100,000 former employees in lieu of the future monthly U.S. GE pension plan payments they haven't claimed yet. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 09. Oct 2019
  • UBS House View - Daily US Gold hasn't lost its shine

    Negative news on the US-China trade dispute ahead of this week’s talks undermined risk assets and boosted safe havens. A day after blacklisting several Chinese AI and surveillance firms, the Trump administration revealed visa restrictions on unnamed Chinese officials. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 09. Oct 2019
  • Fixed income Y&I sectors muddle through a volatile quarter

    Investors spent the third quarter focused on the health of the "Goldilocks" backdrop, where economic growth would remain strong enough to sustain corporate profits, but not so strong as to spark inflation and more restrictive monetary policy from the Federal Reserve. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 08. Oct 2019
  • US equities The power of the internet

    The UBS Chief Investment Office (CIO) believes that internet stocks offer investors exposure to enduring consumer-related secular growth trends, such as e-commerce and digital advertising, while remaining relatively insulated from trade headwinds. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 08. Oct 2019
  • Markets Mid-cycle slowdown or something worse?

    Equity markets were volatile last week, with the S&P dropping 2.5% as US economic data signaled loss of growth momentum. But stocks recovered virtually all of their losses by the end of the week following more optimistic comments from US President Donald Trump about this week’s US-China trade talks and rising expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut rates again in 4Q. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 08. Oct 2019
  • Trade A game plan for US-China trade talks

    China's top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will arrive in Washington for talks on 10 October, amid hopes for an agreement between the US and China to ease trade tensions. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 08. Oct 2019
  • Gender-Diversität Melinda Gates: USD 1 Mrd. für Gender-Diversität

    Erwerbstätige Frauen haben gerade einen wichtigen Sponsor gewonnen. Melinda Gates, Co-Vorsitzende der Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation und Gründerin der Investmentfirma Pivotal Ventures, sagte letzte Woche, sie wolle neue und etablierte Partner, die «die Macht und den Einfluss von Frauen auf dem Markt ausbauen» wollen, mit USD 1 Mrd. fördern. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 07. Oct 2019
  • Märkte Amtsenthebungsverfahren: Mike Ryan zum Marktrisiko

    In den letzten beiden Wochen war ich unterwegs und habe Kunden in Kalifornien und Texas getroffen. In unseren Gesprächen deckten wir ein breites Themenspektrum ab: Rezessionsrisiken, die Geldpolitik der Fed, die Handelskonflikte, die Dynamik an den Energiemärkten, negative Zinsen, die Brexit-Aussichten und die langlebige Hausse. Ein Thema kam in jedem unserer Gespräche auf: die Möglichkeit einer Amtsenthebung von US-Präsident Trump. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 07. Oct 2019
  • UBS House View - Daily US Meeting the sustainability challenge

    To highlight climate concerns, two weeks of protests by environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion are underway in major cities around the world. Awareness of environmental issues and action to combat them are rising –sales of electric vehicles, for example, are growing fast. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 07. Oct 2019
  • Economy US economy: Further signs of slowing growth

    Recent data has been mixed. The manufacturing sector has entered a mild recession, and agriculture has been hit hard by the loss of export markets. Further, there are signs that conditions in other industries have softened. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 07. Oct 2019
  • Global Risk Radar Political risks to the global economy

    The Chief Investment Office’s (CIO’s) latest Global Risk Radar, which monitors the biggest challenges faced by the global economy, leaves its main risk scenarios fundamentally unchanged. A looming trade conflict, worsening relations in the Middle East, and worries over economic weakness are likely to continue dominating the agenda in 2020. mehr

    • von UBS Editorial Team
    • 04. Oct 2019