Monthly Archives: February 2018

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The Tell: All the times Ackman’s $1 billion bet against Herbalife should have been unwound

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An epic five-year crusade against nutritional-supplement company Herbalife Ltd. ended, with one of Wall Street’s more prominent hedge-fund luminaries finally coming to grips with another brutal investing defeat.

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An epic five-year crusade against nutritional-supplement company Herbalife Ltd. ended, with one of Wall Street’s more prominent hedge-fund luminaries finally coming to grips with another brutal investing defeat.

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CryptoWatch: Bitcoin hits a wall above $11,000, downward trend remains intact

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It had been a good 48 hours for cryptocurrencies, with the majority of the main digital currencies posting solid gains to start the week. However, an early morning slide Wednesday put a dampener on cryptocurrency investors.

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The Tell: Here’s why market volatility is back, and likely here to stay

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The stretch of “ultralow” stock-market volatility is over. But rising volatility isn’t necessarily bad news for stocks, say analysts at Société Générale.

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Sky Battle Makes UK Dealmaker Gilbert a Broker to Billionaires – Bloomberg

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Sky Battle Makes UK Dealmaker Gilbert a Broker to Billionaires
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“The independent directors have not really covered themselves in glory,” said Crispin Odey, Murdoch’s former son-in-law and founder of hedge fund manager Odey Asset Management, which owns a 0.8 percent stake in Sky and has been pushing for a higher
Hedge funds expect counter bid for Sky after Comcast offerReuters

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BookWatch: Blockchain will make today’s accountants (and many Wall Street jobs) obsolete

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Some 1.3 million people in the U.S. work in accounting.

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The Tell: The dollar outperforms rivals in February, heads for biggest monthly gain in a year

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The U.S. dollar is on track for its best month since in over a year, in part thanks to new Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell’s comments on the improving U.S. economic outlook on Tuesday, stirring a discussion whether we’ve finally reached a turning point for the weak dollar.

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The Ratings Game: Square earnings: Cheers for Cash, Caviar and larger customers

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Square shares are up 166% over the past 12 months. Analysts found more reasons to be optimistic about future growth in the latest quarterly numbers.

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News From AIMA: Performance And UK Regs – Seeking Alpha

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News From AIMA: Performance And UK Regs
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New research by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), in collaboration with Preqin, indicates that hedge funds have produced “more consistent and steadier returns than equities or bonds over both the short term and the long term

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News From AIMA: Performance And UK Regs – Seeking Alpha

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News From AIMA: Performance And UK Regs
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New research by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), in collaboration with Preqin, indicates that hedge funds have produced “more consistent and steadier returns than equities or bonds over both the short term and the long term

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