Monthly Archives: February 2016

British Hedge Funds Finally Getting Revenge On EU – DealBreaker

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Like all Britons, the U.K.‘s hedge fund managers are taking sides on whether they’d like to remain in the EU. Manny Roman, David Harding and John Armitage think Britain probably should. Michael Hintze, Crispin Odey and Martin Hughes are red-hot for a …

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Market Extra: March may be the best chance yet for a stock market rally

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As stock market heads into March, this may be the best chance yet for an S&P 500 rally. Jeffrey Saut at Raymond James believes the stock market bottomed in February.

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The Tell: Carl Icahn was taking a bath on his Federal-Mogul stock, so why not buy the rest?

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Carl Icahn was losing big on the large stake of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. he already owned, before offering to buy the rest of the shares outstanding for a hefty premium.

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Junk bonds suffer another negative return in February, spelling trouble for stocks

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The junk bond market has been posting negative returns since September as investors shun risk.

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1 in 4 Americans on verge of financial ruin

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37% of Americans have credit card debt that equals or exceeds their emergency savings.

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Jeff Reeves’s Strength in Numbers: 5 easy ways to hedge your portfolio in this crazy market

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ETFs are a cost-effective way to protect your money, writes Jeff Reeves.

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Capitol Report: An old fear returns as new mortgage market players rise

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Nonbank mortgage lenders are making up a greater share of the market but don’t have the same resources banks do, leading to worries about liquidity.

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Trust Among Oil Producers Is Lamentable, Yet Output Cut Won’t Solve Market Woes

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As if the oil price slump was not tough enough, a very visible lack of trust between the world’s leading oil producers is exasperating an already bad situation. In fact, trust among OPEC members itself is at such a low point, that behemoth Saudi … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett’s eternal optimism shows that fear is the real enemy

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The legendary investor focuses on the fact that living standards have always improved in U.S. history, writes Cullen Roche.

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Gold Ends Higher On Safe-Haven Demand, Technical Buying, Downbeat U.S. Data

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Gold prices ended the U.S. day session moderately higher Monday, on some mild safe-haven demand and chart-based buying. Continue reading

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