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US hedge-fund billionaire and friend of Nigel Farage helped to back Brexit by ‘using his military disinformation … →  February 26, 2017

Hedge-fund mogul Robert Mercer is friends with former leader Nigel Farage  He contributed to President Trump’s campaign fund The US billionaire also co-owns right-wing news organisation Breitbart By Fionn Hargreaves For Mailonline Published: 02:15, 26 February 2017 | Updated: 03:12, 26 February 2017 e-mail View comments Hedge-fund billionaire Robert Mercer offered his data analytics firm’s […]

3 Carl Icahn Predictions for 2017 →  February 26, 2017

A New Addition to the Carl Icahn Portfolio This week, Carl Icahn, the notorious corporate raider and billionaire investor, set his eyes on a new target: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY). We dug through his regulatory filings to see if this position matches earlier Carl Icahn predictions, and what we found is big news for the Bristol […]

Titanic star Bill Paxton dies at age 61   →  February 26, 2017

Actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61 because of complications following a heart surgery, his family said.  The Titanic and Aliens star passed away on Saturday, after a heart surgery had complications post-op and he suffered a fatal stroke, according to TMZ. He was in a host of Hollywood hits, including Twister, and […]

Buffett upbeat on American business; Berkshire operating profit down →  February 26, 2017

Warren Buffett on Saturday mounted a forceful and upbeat defense of the prospects for American business, as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) reported a higher quarterly profit though operating income fell. In his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, Buffett said investors “will almost certainly do well” by staying with the long term with a “collection […]

Warren Buffett’s Annual Shareholder Letter for 2017 (BRK.A, AAPL) →  February 26, 2017

On Saturday, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) said its net income rose to $6.29 billion, up from $5.48 billion the year prior, increasing the value of both Class A and Class B stock by 10.7 percent. In his annual letter to shareholders, CEO Warren Buffett condemned the hedge fund community, briefly touch on a political hot topic […]

Warren Buffett rips into hedge funds for ‘huge’ fees, defends immigration →  February 26, 2017

Share on twitter Share on Google Plus by John Kehoe The world’s most famous investor, Warren Buffett, has used his annual letter to shareholders to pour scorn on professional stock pickers, claiming clients have wasted more than $US100 billion in fees over the past decade to pay for poor financial results. In a wide ranging […]

Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit →  February 26, 2017

The US billionaire who helped bankroll Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency played a key role in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, the Observer has learned. It has emerged that Robert Mercer, a hedge-fund billionaire, who helped to finance the Trump campaign and who was revealed this weekend as one of the […]

US hedge-fund billionaire and friend of Nigel Farage helped to back Brexit by ‘using his military disinformation … →  February 26, 2017

Hedge-fund mogul Robert Mercer is friends with former leader Nigel Farage  He contributed to President Trump’s campaign fund The US billionaire also co-owns right-wing news organisation Breitbart By Fionn Hargreaves For Mailonline Published: 02:15, 26 February 2017 | Updated: 03:12, 26 February 2017 e-mail View comments Hedge-fund billionaire Robert Mercer offered his data analytics firm’s […]

Top Wearable Technology Companies in 2017 →  February 25, 2017

But there are reasons to be excited as wearables may be reinvigorated by emerging techs like augmented reality, e-commerce and the Internet of Things. With wearables facilitating e-payments at an ever-increasing rate, IoT figuring to become a dominant tech in the near future, and AR boosting wearable tech potential, you have a number of sister technologies that increase the […]

Woman charged with dog offence after boy, 3, dies →  February 25, 2017

A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex. Mother-of-three Jade Dunne, 29, has been charged with owning a dog dangerously out of control that resulted in the death of three-year-old Dexter Neal, Essex Police said. Dexter died after he was bitten at Dunne’s […]

Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record →  February 25, 2017

NEW YORK Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, boosted by pledges of tax […]