The Money & Financing Behind Green Bonds

The Money & Financing Behind Green Bonds

Here at Rapunzl we love green! From greenbacks & money to green beans and everything in between. It’s the best color there is. Just take a look at Rapunzl’s logo! Green represents life, cleanliness, and this beautiful place we call Earth. So naturally, this week we decided to take a look at how money becomes truly green: green bonds. So What are Green Bonds? Well, […]

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How To Invest In The Age of E-Commerce

How To Invest In The Age of E-Commerce

Black Friday has come and gone. Another historic year of sales is in the books. So that has left many curious about how to invest after the recent numbers… Transfer of Power Retail store sales continue to decline this year. E-commerce giants like Amazon (AMZN), Alibaba (BABA), and Shopify (SHOP) threaten to put brick-and-mortar stores out of business. In 2016, foot traffic on Black Friday […]

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Stocks, Markets & Turkeynomics

Stocks, Markets & Turkeynomics

Ahh Thanksgiving! That wonderful time of year when families come together, reflect on all they are thankful for, and share a delicious home-cooked meal. Everyone loves Thanksgiving dinner. So naturally, us market fanatics at Rapunzl decided to take a closer look at some of the market forces and economic concepts behind your meal and how it’ll impact certain stocks. Let’s Talk Stocks Turkey Turkey is […]

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Living & Investing in a World of Negative Interest Rates

Living & Investing in a World of Negative Interest Rates

At many of the world’s central banks, setting key interest rates is the primary tool for conducting monetary policy. Their goal? Stabilize economic activity. When central bankers are worried about inflation or an economy expanding too quickly, they can raise rates. This increases the cost of borrowing, giving households and businesses more reason to save. In the midst of an economic recession, central banks can […]

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Investors Ride The Crypto-Crazy market

Investors Ride The Crypto-Crazy market

With a market cap of nearly $200 billion, nothing has had a quicker rise to investor fame than cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s foundation in 2009 was the first domino to fall. Hundreds followed. The industry continues its rapid expansion. Investors are piling on the train. Blockchain provides users with a decentralized platform. This platform allows them to make untraceable transactions with lower transaction fees compared to standard […]

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Investors’ Interest in Semiconductor Stocks

Investors’ Interest in Semiconductor Stocks

2017 has been the year of the chip. Particularly, it has been the year of the semiconductor. Tech stocks have dominated markets this year, and a large part of that support has come from its chip-producing companies. Semiconductor stocks have surged as their capabilities continue to become more essential to our daily life. These highly-complex, highly-functional chips provide a glimpse into the future of technology. […]

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All Investors Should Learn About The New Fed Chairman

All Investors Should Learn About The New Fed Chairman

The Federal Reserve moves markets. It’s inarguably the most important central banking system in the world. Lenders, banks, and financial institutions from every end of the globe follow the actions of the Fed. Therefore, any potential uncertainty in, or disruption of this institution commands the undivided attention of global investors. And Markets are breathing a sigh of relief today. Reports emerged that Trump nominating current […]

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