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→  November 20, 2015

WASHINGTON U.S. authorities are investigating German auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH [ROBG.UL] over its role in Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) massive scheme to cheat U.S. emission standards, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice are examining whether Bosch, the world’s largest auto supplier, knew or participated in Volkswagen’s […]

→  November 19, 2015

CNBC/ Heidi Gutman Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Citadel, was collecting art before it was cool on Wall Street. Now he’s concerned that his peers who have jumped into the art market are doing it for the wrong reasons — they consider it an investment. “The art market is now viewed as […]

→  November 19, 2015

Donnie Trump is for it, Barack Obama is too, as are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton. “It” is the idea of finally ending a ridiculous tax loophole that was written by and for the richest, most pampered elites on Wall Street. An obscurely titled “carried-interest” tax break allows billionaire hedge-fund hucksters to have their massive […]

→  November 19, 2015

Page 2 of 3 – REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Based on our evaluation of the risk-adjusted options currently available to Yahoo, as well as the market’s assessment of the current strategy and risks thereof, we believe the Board needs to be open to changing direction. If you stay on the current path, we believe the potential penalty […]

→  November 19, 2015

Gsi Group Inc (USA) Sentiment Gsi Group Inc (USA) hedge funds sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q2 2015. Its up 0.01, from 1.17 in 2015Q1. The sentiment increased, as 46 institutional investors increased or started new holdings, while 39 decreased and sold their positions in Gsi Group Inc. The institutional investors in our database now […]

→  November 19, 2015

France’s Prime Minister has warned of the risk of a chemical weapons attack as authorities try to identify the two people killed in the Paris apartment siege. Manuel Valls was speaking as he presented a bill to extend the state of emergency declared after last Friday’s attacks to three months. “We must not rule anything out,” he […]

→  November 19, 2015

Is Alibaba Group Holding Limited a $1.0-Trillion Company? Investors are like fishermen; they all have a story of the one that got away. Take technology giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), for example. If you had purchased $1,000 of AAPL stock back in 2005, your investment would be worth $11,930 today. The question is, can any other […]

→  November 19, 2015

NEW YORK Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings portfolio has lost 24.5 percent this year, extending its fall this week as its biggest holding, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, declined further, the company said on its website. Valeant’s stock price (VRX.TO) has tumbled 72 percent from its high this summer with the losses accelerating in […]

→  November 18, 2015

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→  November 18, 2015

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, is winding down a global macro hedge fund after losses and investor redemptions eroded assets. BlackRock Global Ascent lost 9.4 percent this year, according to an October investor document, on track for its worst year since inception in 2003. The fund, which had $4.6 billion in assets just […]