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5 Charts Show Marijuana Stocks Could Be Promising Investments →  April 24, 2017

Yahoo! Weed Survey Has Positive Signals for Marijuana Stocks There was a time when it was hated like a sin. Now it is much sought after. America has come a long way since Reefer Madness. Today, more Americans want marijuana legalized than some of us want to believe. That is not only because they smoke weed, […]

Thai father livestreams as he hangs himself and daughter →  April 25, 2017

Wuttisan Wongtalay filmed himself kill daughter Beta before committing suicide He had earlier accused his girlfriend, Jiranuch Trirat, of cheating on him The killer posted a four-minute video, seen by his partner, on Facebook Police discovered the two bodies in abandoned building in Phuket, Thailand  By Dave Burke and Paddy Dinham For Mailonline Published: 09:40, […]

World stocks rise on French vote relief, Trump tax plan talk →  April 25, 2017

LONDON World stocks hit record highs on Tuesday, with investors’ relief at centrist Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the first round of the French presidential election supported by speculation about U.S. tax reform. Safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese yen retreated as opinion polls suggested Macron would easily beat far-right, anti-EU candidate Marine Le […]

Wall Street Vulture Funds Start Taking a Longer-Term View →  April 25, 2017

Wall Street vulture funds have a reputation for snapping up a troubled company’s debt on the cheap, plundering the remaining assets, then quickly moving on. Today these funds are focusing more on longer plays and bigger profits. Historically, such funds offered their investors monthly or quarterly opportunities to pull their money out. That structure may […]

RPT-COLUMN-Oil prices falter as hedge funds stop buying: Kemp →  April 25, 2017

(Repeats April 24 column. John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) * Chart 1: tmsnrt.rs/2p97vXr * Chart 2: tmsnrt.rs/2pWUMKz * Chart 3: tmsnrt.rs/2p9aVts * Chart 4: tmsnrt.rs/2pXkezz * Chart 5: tmsnrt.rs/2oDrlbM * Chart 6: tmsnrt.rs/2pX8gpm By John Kemp LONDON, April 24 Hedge funds have tempered their bullishness towards crude […]

Man Group appoints head of machine learning unit at GLG →  April 25, 2017

Man Group appoints head of machine learning unit at GLG Article source: https://www.ft.com/content/0103452e-28f9-11e7-bc4b-5528796fe35c

Alcoa makes peace offer to proxy fighter – Pittsburgh Post →  April 25, 2017

Arconic offered to settle its bitter proxy fight with Elliott Management by putting two of the four people the activist hedge fund has nominated on its board of directors. The specialty metals parts maker has given Elliott, which controls about 13 percent of Arconic’s shares, until Wednesday to respond. Monday’s offer came one week after […]

5 Charts Show Marijuana Stocks Could Be Promising Investments →  April 24, 2017

Yahoo! Weed Survey Has Positive Signals for Marijuana Stocks There was a time when it was hated like a sin. Now it is much sought after. America has come a long way since Reefer Madness. Today, more Americans want marijuana legalized than some of us want to believe. That is not only because they smoke weed, […]

Tories appear to kill off their vow not to hike taxes →  April 24, 2017

Sir Michael Fallon moved the Tories closer to axing their pledge to not hike taxes today with a warning the manifesto would not contain ‘prescriptive’ promises. The intervention will further raise fears the Conservative Party will hike taxes if as expected they win the snap election. In 2015 the party campaigned on a promise not […]

French election relief sends Europe soaring →  April 24, 2017

LONDON Euro zone stocks headed for their best day in almost two years on Monday and the euro briefly vaulted to five-month peaks, after the market’s favored candidate won the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of another Brexit-like shock. The victory for pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron, who is now expected to […]

Why Warren Buffett Won’t Support David Einhorn’s Plan at GM →  April 24, 2017

‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.title,85,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.summary,iTextTrun,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ Article source: http://www.nwitimes.com/business/investment/markets-and-stocks/why-warren-buffett-won-t-support-david-einhorn-s-plan/article_102f6265-5b0f-5a82-a571-222c7b1bc126.html