Monthly Archives: April 2015

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The Wall Street Journal: Apollo goes on the road to appease debt investors

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Apollo Global Management is embarking on an unusual campaign to improve its image with debt investors after a series of spats between the private-equity firm and creditors in some of its troubled deals.

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The Wall Street Journal: Judge orders American Express to revise merchant agreements

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A federal judge ordered American Express to let merchants steer customers to other forms of plastic payments, including debit cards.

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Mutual Funds Weekly: These stock funds can protect you in the next bear market

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Holding cash can give mutual fund managers an edge when stocks turn south.

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T. Rowe Price dips a toe into high-speed trading

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One of the biggest asset managers in the U.S. has quietly sent a portion of its orders to a high-frequency trading firm for execution.

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10 things: 10 things LinkedIn won’t tell you

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Is LinkedIn a social network or a jobs site — or both? And what’s the deal with the endorsements, and that stranger who keeps asking to connect?

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ETF Investing: Will this mark the top for airlines and activist investors?

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This week’s new ETFs include one tracking airlines and another mimicking activist investors like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman.

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Ocwen’s profit slides 43%

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Ocwen Financial Corp. estimated its first-quarter profit dropped 43%, results that come after a year of steep regulatory hurdles and continuing questions from its auditor about its financial viability.

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The Tell: Home builder Ryland shares tumble after earnings report

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Shares of home builder Ryland Group dropped almost 6% Thursday after executives reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street’s estimates, but also slimmer gross margins.

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LinkedIn shares tumble 25% after quarterly results

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Dow closes down 195 points; biotechs send Nasdaq sharply lower

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