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Could carbon markets be the financial services response to climate change?

Could carbon markets be the financial services response to climate change?

There is still an elephant in the room at COP27. And it just got bigger. At last year’s UN climate change conference in Glasgow, there was remarkably little discussion of the main challenge facing efforts to curb global warming: the huge sums needed to fund the transition. energy in emerging markets. There has been a …

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Stocks have rallied, but the painful nine stages of this bear market aren't even halfway there

Stocks have rallied, but the painful nine stages of this bear market aren’t even halfway there

Michael Sincere is the author of Understanding Stocks. His latest book, How to Profit in the Stock Market, explores bull and bear market investing strategies. The official definition of a bear market is a decline of 20% or more from an index’s previous peak. As a result, the three major US stock market benchmarks – …

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CBDCs are coming.  Markets should adjust now

CBDCs are coming. Markets should adjust now

Jennifer O’Rourke is Director of Innovation Strategy and Design at DTCC This year has continued to see countless headlines about the digitalization of financial markets, including the growing proliferation of cryptocurrencies and, more recently, growing commentary on the progress of central bank digital currencies. The United States offers a good example of the momentum behind …

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