Actelion’s silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal – Daily Mail

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Actelion's silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal
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ZURICH, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Actelion's silence speaks volumes to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) approach will result in an outright takeover and handsome returns. A source ...

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Trump attends “Villains and Heroes” costume party dressed as…himself – Telegraph.co.uk

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Robert Mercer, the billionaire at whose mansion on Long Island's tony North Shore the party was held, is co-chief executive of Renaissance Technologies, a hedge fund. Daughter Rebekah Mercer sits on Trump's transition team. Trump is in the midst of ...

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UK hedge funds need a hard-Brexit contingency plan – Financial Times

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UK hedge funds need a hard-Brexit contingency plan
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One solution would be for UK hedge fund managers to establish a presence in an EU country. By doing so, the managers can continue to be EU managers, even after Brexit is completed. This would allow them to have continued access to the AIFMD passport.

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UK alternative managers will lose access to the AIFMD passport, warns Sean Tuffy

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Market Extra: If Italy rejects Renzi’s reforms, this is how to play stocks, says J.P. Morgan strategist

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Don’t get spooked out of Italian assets if the country rejects Sunday’s vote on constitutional reforms. Use it as a buying opportunity instead, J.P. Morgan’s chief European strategist says.

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‘UK’s economic troubles GREATLY exaggerated’ Finance expert BASHES Brexit scaremongering – Express.co.uk

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'UK's economic troubles GREATLY exaggerated' Finance expert BASHES Brexit scaremongering
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... hedge fund proves scaremongering was way off the mark. Silicon Valley based firm Quantiacs, which connects systematic trading strategies with capital from institutional investors, says their data which was studied from 1990 to date proves the “UK's ...

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Trump Treasury pick Mnuchin could profit from bill to reduce bank supervision

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Mnuchin is on the board of CIT Group and holds 1% stake, and, if confirmed to head the Treasury Department, he will also be responsible for enforcing the Dodd-Frank rules that after the financial crisis increased risk controls for banks.
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How your 401(k) plan will change in 2017

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2017 promises to be a year of change for retirement accounts, including more automation and regulation.
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Buy These 2 Cheap Dividend Payers Before Yellen Raises Rates

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On the lookout for safe dividends? (Who isn’t, right?) These days, you generally have three options: large-cap stocks with long dividend histories, municipal bonds and US Treasuries. Treasuries are considered the safest of that group, and large-cap stocks the riskiest, but they’re still much safer than plenty of other investments, such as [...]
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Forget the December Rate Hike: Buy These 4 Dividend Growers Now

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Still think the Federal Reserve may not hike rates this month? It’s time to change that view. Traders betting through the Fed futures market now see the odds of rates staying where they are at a measly 1.4% after strong employment and consumer confidence numbers last week. And if you’ve tried to take [...]
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