Monthly Archives: March 2016

Banks and hedge funds are spending millions on the Brexit fight, and it could all be kept a secret – Business Insider

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Banks and hedge funds are spending millions on the Brexit fight, and it could all be kept a secret
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Investment banks, companies, and the wealthiest 1% are pouring millions of pounds into either side of the debate over whether Britain should stay in Europe or leave — but just how much each side is getting and from who could remain largely secret

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The Wall Street Journal: BlackRock, money-management giant, to cut about 400 jobs

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The company plans to implement the cuts in the coming weeks, with head count reductions expected across a range of business areas, levels of seniority and offices world-wide, the person said.

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Hedge fund giant’s winning bet against William Hill – Telegraph.co.uk

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It is not just the punters that flocked to the Cheltenham Festival that have profited at William Hill’s expense. One of the City’s biggest hedge funds is also in line for windfall thanks to the beleaguered bookmaker, after making a canny bet against

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Chuck Jaffe: How a big bet on one bad stock broke a legendary mutual fund

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Valeant topples the once-mighty Sequoia, and fund investors learn a hard lesson, writes Chuck Jaffe.

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Corrections: How a big bet on one bad stock broke a legendary mutual fund

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An earlier version of this story, published March 26, misstated the name of Sequoia Fund’s former manager Goldfarb.

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Hedge fund Starboard proposes ousting entire Yahoo board – Yahoo Finance UK

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Hedge fund Starboard Value, which owns roughly 1.7% of Yahoo, expressed concern about the current board’s reticence in dealing with prospective bidders, including Verizon (NYSE: VZ – news) , which has publicly expressed interest in Yahoo’s core …
Yahoo board under attack from activist investor StarboardBBC News

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Valeant’s chief executive to step down

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In One Chart: Apple’s year in the Dow has been rotten for investors

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Apple Inc. investors may not be in the mood to celebrate the one year anniversary of being in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as the stock has dropped sharply while shares of the company it replace, AT&T Inc., have soared.

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The Wall Street Journal: IHS and Markit to merge in an inversion deal, creating data heavyweight

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IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd. agree to merge in a so-called inversion deal that will create a data heavyweight based in London.

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Bear markets can be shorter than you think

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Investors in or approaching retirement are among those who have the most to lose in a bear market.

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