The last week was light on news from the podcasting world, so Tadas Viskanta jumps right into his selections, with entries touching on high-frequency trading (HFT), crowdfunding's impact on real estate, and David Simon's journey from newspaper reporter to one of the most celebrated television writers and producers.
In this week's Essential Listening podcasts, Alex Dalmady talks about detecting financial fraud and Y-Combinator founder Paul Graham discusses the increasingly prominent role of start-up accelerators in the venture capital space.
Looking for something to listen to? Among others, this week features discussions of the global volatility premium, progress towards a humane restaurant industry, and how an Irish cattle farmer became a leading expert on the global economy.
Among the podcasts in Tadas Viskanta's latest roundup, Michael Covel interviews Nobel Prize–winning economist Angus Deaton and Barry Ritholtz talks to Mohamed El-Erian about the state of the world economy.
How to give better feedback, the challenges of complexity in investing, and why companies like Uber should not wait too long before going public are among the topics covered in this week's roundup of podcasts.
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Ossiam has brought to Deutsche Boerse's Xetra market an exchange-traded fund that generates profit if the US Treasury yield curve steepens. The Ossiam US Steepener UCITS ETF uses swaps-based synthetic replication to track the Solactive US Treasury Yield Curve Steepener 2-5 vs 10-30 Index. ETF Strategy (19 Aug.)
Chinese stock exchanges are stepping up efforts to stamp out violations of trading rules, inadequate disclosure, failure to conduct due diligence and fraud. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange has imposed 62 penalties this year, compared with 37 for the same period last year, while the Shanghai Stock Exchange has initiated 86 information-disclosure cases, up from 75. Xinhua News Agency (China) (19 Aug.)
Investors unnerved by volatility in the stock market are unloading exchange-traded funds. Nearly $18 billion has left US stock ETFs in the past three weeks, with more than $3.5 billion fleeing in the five days ending Friday. BNN Bloomberg (Canada) (19 Aug.)
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