Monthly Archives: December 2015

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The Wall Street Journal: Ackman reduces Valeant stake, cites taxes

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William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP trimmed its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to 8.5%, a move the hedge fund said was related to year-end tax planning.

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The Tell: These 12 market calls of 2015 have one lesson for turmoil in 2016

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Given how 2016 has started off, it might be worth taking a look at where some of last year’s notable trades went right — and very, very wrong.

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Dow industrials fall 2.2% in 2015; S&P 500 declines 0.7% for year

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Day’s declines for Dow industrials, S&P spell end to string of full-year gains

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Acquisition ideas for Alphabet, Amazon and other tech giants in 2016

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Mergers and acquisitions hit a record high in 2015, but there were few mega-deals in the technology sector, aside from the frenzy in chip companies and the record pairing of Dell and EMC Corp. If some of tech’s other big names join the party in 2016, what could they target?

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Dow industrials slip back into triple-digit loss on day; S&P down for 2015

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Mutual Funds Weekly: Peter Lynch tells you the smart way to buy stocks

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Investors have missed market guru Peter Lynch’s message about the smart way to buy stocks.

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GM loses bid to avoid first trial over faulty ignition switches

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Oil futures trim gains as U.S. rig count declines by 2

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Iran’s president orders expedited ballistic-missile program

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