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The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS): Spielberg’s DreamWorks to Split from Disney →  September 3, 2015

After the box office smash Jurassic World, Steven Spielberg reasserted his dominance in Hollywood just before his studio ends its seven year relationship with The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). DreamWorks Studios has reportedly raised over $350 million to finance its own movies, although distribution may be handled by other partners. The deal between DreamWorks and […]

Asian shares mixed as U.S. jobs report looms, ECB soothes →  September 4, 2015

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian shares were mixed on Friday as caution about a U.S. jobs report jostled with signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the European economy. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.2 percent after rising in early trade. They’ve fallen 3.4 […]

Hedge funds Maverick, Tiger Ratan up double digits for YTD →  September 3, 2015

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) – The average hedge fund manager is losing money this year, but at least two of them – both proteges of legendary investor Julian Robertson – are posting gains of more than 20 percent. Lee Ainslie’s $9 billion hedge fund Maverick Capital lost 1.2 percent last month in the midst […]

Fortress Investment’s hedge fund president resigns →  September 3, 2015

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Hedge fund Tiger Ratan down 6.6 percent in August, up 21.6 percent YTD →  September 3, 2015

BOSTON Nehal Chopra’s hedge fund Tiger Ratan, which specializes in betting on companies facing big corporate changes, lost 6.6 percent last month, according to a source familiar with the fund, roughly keeping pace with the broader stock market’s sell-off. Chopra’s roughly $2 billion hedge fund still boasts one of industry’s strongest records for the year […]

A Choppy August Tested Hedge Funds, and Many Stumbled →  September 3, 2015

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Desperate Refugees Dragged Off Rail Tracks →  September 3, 2015

Sky News has witnessed desperate scenes in Hungary as hundreds of refugees clashed with riot police who tried to force them off a train and into a migrant camp. Sky’s Europe Correspondent Mark Stone, who was on the train originally bound for the Austrian border, said: “We have just witnessed the most awful, awful sight.” […]

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS): Spielberg’s DreamWorks to Split from Disney →  September 3, 2015

After the box office smash Jurassic World, Steven Spielberg reasserted his dominance in Hollywood just before his studio ends its seven year relationship with The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). DreamWorks Studios has reportedly raised over $350 million to finance its own movies, although distribution may be handled by other partners. The deal between DreamWorks and […]

Oil prices fall on U.S. crude stocks build, but equity rally supports →  September 3, 2015

SINGAPORE Oil fell on Thursday on an unexpected build in U.S. crude stocks and a stronger dollar, but a recovery in Asian shares after Wall Street posted a near 2-percent gain overnight helped support prices. Asian investors were focused on the increase in U.S. crude inventories last week and questioned why supply had not filtered […]

Ackman’s Pershing Square hedge fund drops 9.2 percent in August →  September 2, 2015

(Recasts, adds details throughout) BOSTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman, one of last year’s best performing hedge fund managers, saw his Pershing Square Holdings portfolio drop 9.2 percent in August as some of its major holdings joined a broad market slump, a source familiar with the fund said on Wednesday. The drop […]

UPDATE 1-Ackman’s Pershing Square hedge fund drops 9.2 percent in August →  September 2, 2015

(Recasts, adds details throughout) BOSTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman, one of last year’s best performing hedge fund managers, saw his Pershing Square Holdings portfolio drop 9.2 percent in August as some of its major holdings joined a broad market slump, a source familiar with the fund said on Wednesday. The drop […]