Tesla Stock: Musk’s Biggest Rocket

Tesla Stock: Musk’s Biggest Rocket

Tesla (TSLA) stock has gained 112% this year, boosting the company’s market value higher than that of General Motors Co (GM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Volkswagen AG… COMBINED! There is much speculation as to whether Tesla represents the future of electric vehicles or is over hyped – leaving many to question whether Tesla’s stock is driven by record revenue & fourth quarterly profit in […]

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Investors See Venezuelan Debt Default Likelihood High

Investors See Venezuelan Debt Default Likelihood High

Investors considered Venezuela as one of the future powers of the world. Its economy peaked in the late 1970s following an oil-driven gold rush fueled by international investors. What followed were decades of oil gluts, shortages of food and healthcare, continuous political turmoil, and debt defaults. Unfortunately, the failing country’s future tells a frighteningly similar story. Venezuela, once a rising powerhouse, is a country in […]

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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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Should Investors Question the G20 as an Elusive Dream?

Should Investors Question the G20 as an Elusive Dream?

This year’s G20 Summit lacked the unity of past meetings. On one side of the table, we saw 18 nations and the European Union. The United States sat on the other side of the table. Between these two, was the divide: climate change, a divide that has led many to describe the G20 as the G19 plus one. But what exactly is the G20 Summit and […]

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Oil Prices Hit An Investor Bear Market

Oil Prices Hit An Investor Bear Market

Oil prices is one of the most basic resources in the commodity marketplace.. That’s why their impacts on the markets are important to learn. As one of the market movers in today’s marketplace, we must take a closer look at oil. The Current Situation To analyze oil prices, we need to take a trip back to the 1970s. Then, the Organization of Oil Exporting Countries, […]

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