WorldCover raises $6M round for emerging markets’ climate insurance

LakeArrowhead (#1) 298 days ago Business worldcover raises 6m emerging markets climate insurance All   Discuss  | Add To 
WorldCover, a New York and Africa-based climate insurance provider to smallholder farmers, has raised a $6 million Series A round led by MS&AD Ventures. Y Combinator, Western Technology Investment and EchoVC also participated in the round. WorldCover’s platform uses satellite imagery, on-ground sensors, mobile phones and data analytics to create insurance options for farmers whose […]

Wild trading shows markets aren't really afraid of a trade war yet

LakeArrowhead (#1) 694 days ago US News wild trading shows markets arent afraid trade war All   Discuss  | Add To 
Wednesday's massive stock market turnaround and muted move in bonds show markets may not be that fearful of trade wars yet.

Inflation data could be a big deal for markets as investors await new guidance from the Fed

LakeArrowhead (#1) 720 days ago US News inflation data big deal markets investors await guidance fed All   Discuss  | Add To 
Stocks could be volatile, as markets navigate a fresh release of inflation data and count down to the Fed's March meeting.

Cohn's exit from the White House a negative for markets

LakeArrowhead (#1) 723 days ago US News cohns exit white house negative markets All   Discuss  | Add To 
Cohn's exit is the loss of a pro-investor voice in the administration and could be a negative for stocks and the dollar.

Seizing partnership opportunities in emerging markets

LakeArrowhead (#1) 829 days ago Business seizing partnership opportunities emerging markets All   Discuss  | Add To 
 Partnering beyond your borders — something many of the world’s leading multi-sided businesses and online marketplaces already engage in — is becoming a low-friction way for those in less developed countries to add their value to the global economy. So what’s keeping businesses from getting contributions from emerging markets, and how do they overcome those obstacles? Read More

Asian Bike-Sharing Companies Move Into New Markets With Mixed Results

LakeArrowhead (#1) 907 days ago World News asian bike-sharing companies markets mixed results All   Discuss  | Add To 
Dockless bike-sharing that allows riders to pick up and drop off bicycles anywhere took off in China last year. Now Asian firms have expanded to the U.K., but not everyone is pleased.


LakeArrowhead (#1) 910 days ago World News month gave markets shake All   Discuss  | Add To 
MONTH THAT GAVE MARKETS SHAKE... (Third column, 6th story, link) Related stories:Dollar Longest Losing Streak Since '07...

Best corporate profit growth since 2011 competes with geopolitical pressures on markets

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1047 days ago US News corporate profit growth 2011 competes geopolitical pressures markets All   Discuss  | Add To 
Super strong corporate earnings and revenue growth is expected, but markets may be playing defense.

Slavery returns to Africa: Migrants sold at open markets in Libya...

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1052 days ago World News slavery returns africa migrants sold open markets libya All   Discuss  | Add To 
Slavery returns to Africa: Migrants sold at open markets in Libya... (Third column, 5th story, link)

Here are the biggest things markets are watching

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1055 days ago US News biggest markets watching All   Discuss  | Add To 
The four days before the long Easter weekend can sometimes be dullsville for markets—but don't expect that to be the case this year.

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