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How Secretive Hedge Funds Hurt Investors →  April 29, 2016

ENLARGE Investors should be wary of hedge funds that play their cards too close to their vests. Hedge funds are not exactly known for their openness. But when it comes to transparency, or lack thereof, not all are created equal. And, at times, investors may benefit from this secrecy. Some studies have shown that confidential […]

Hostile Reception For Education Secretary →  April 30, 2016

Head teachers have given the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan a hostile reception as she defended plans for controversial school academies. Her speech to the National Association of Head Teachers conference in Birmingham was greeted with shouts of “rubbish” by some delegates, and she refused to answer one question, saying it was sexist. Campaigners against the plan argue […]

AMZN Stock: Here’s the One Number Amazon.com, Inc. Bears Missed →  April 30, 2016

Cloud Computing Driving Growth for Amazon Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock reported first-quarter earnings and it was an absolute blowout. AMZN stock is up nearly 12% this morning, as the e-commerce giant destroyed analyst expectations. Amazon’s first-quarter results are much more impressive than they were a year ago, when the company missed on revenue. This year, […]

Are selfies making you look UGLY? →  April 30, 2016

Researchers from Toronto analysed perceptions of self-taken photos Subjects were given a psychological test to assess narcissism levels Photos taken by other people, rather than selfies, were ratedas better The authors suggest this may be because people assume the selfie-taker is vain and may ‘disdain’ their self-promotion By Colin Fernandez for the Daily Mail Published: […]

With weak earnings in tow, focus turns to jobs data →  April 30, 2016

NEW YORK Coming off a barrage of flimsy company earnings reports that included Apple’s first revenue drop in 13 years, investors will turn to April jobs data for signs of budding resilience or further weakening in the second quarter. U.S. nonfarm payrolls, unemployment and wages data are due Friday May 6, when the economy is […]

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall say Brexit would help London →  April 29, 2016

(Recasts to add names) By William Schomberg and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, April 29 More than 100 executives from Britain’s financial services industry, including hedge fund managers Crispin Odey and Paul Marshall, have signed a letter backing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the main Brexit campaign group said on Friday. In a letter released by […]

COLUMN – Oil rally is not just about hedge funds: Kemp →  April 29, 2016

LONDON Oil prices are becoming dangerously overheated as speculators anticipate a rebalancing of supply and demand that has barely started, according to many oil analysts. “Even as oil rallies, analysts have barely nudged up their price forecasts as they worry that crude’s recent gains might not be sustainable,” notes the Wall Street Journal (“Analysts just […]

How Secretive Hedge Funds Hurt Investors →  April 29, 2016

ENLARGE Investors should be wary of hedge funds that play their cards too close to their vests. Hedge funds are not exactly known for their openness. But when it comes to transparency, or lack thereof, not all are created equal. And, at times, investors may benefit from this secrecy. Some studies have shown that confidential […]

What Will Happen to DB X-TRACKERS DBX DB HEDGE FUND INDEX ETF Next? The Stock Just Reaches 52-Week Low →  April 29, 2016

The stock of DB X-TRACKERS DBX DB HEDGE FUND INDEX ETF (LON:XHFG) hit a new 52-week low and has GBX 893.49 target or 13.00% below today’s GBX 1027.00 share price. The 8 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the GBX company. The 1-year low was reported on Apr, 29 by Barchart.com. If the GBX […]

Corbyn Under Attack Over Anti-Semitism Row →  April 29, 2016

By Tamara Cohen, Political Correspondent Jeremy Corbyn has come under attack from his own shadow cabinet for failing to properly tackle allegations of anti-Semitism. After Ken Livingstone was suspended from the Labour party for inflammatory remarks claiming Hitler was a “Zionist”, shadow home secretary Andy Burnham said more needed to be done. Mr Burnham said […]

Yahoo! Inc.: How Much Is YHOO Stock Really Worth? →  April 29, 2016

Silver Prices: 3 Reasons Why They Will Continue to Soar in 2016 Gold Prices: These Two Factors to Push Gold to Record-High in 2016 The Imminent 2016 Stock Market Crash Gold Prices: If This One Buyer Steps In, Gold Soars to $3,000 Stock Market: If You Take This One Thing Out, Stocks Crash Article source: […]