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Three Hedge Fund Managers Duel With Wall Street Over the Dollar →  May 19, 2018

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Article source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-05-18/three-hedge-fund-managers-duel-with-wall-street-over-the-dollar-video

Three Hedge Fund Managers Duel With Wall Street Over the Dollar →  May 19, 2018

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Article source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-05-18/three-hedge-fund-managers-duel-with-wall-street-over-the-dollar-video

Rising Hedge Fund Star Collapses Into Frigid Hedge Fund Black Dwarf →  May 19, 2018

Four years ago, a trio of Highbridge Capital Management hotshots got together and founded a telecom, media, technology and consumer hedge fund that quickly garnered $100 million. The year after that, Institutional Investor named one of them, CEO Adam Bernstein, a “Hedge Fund Rising Star,” who crowed that he planned to make Pagoda Asset Management […]

Ex-jail union boss Norman Seabrook knew investing $20M in hedge fund was bad, prosecutors say →  May 19, 2018

A union lawyer wrote Seabrook on Feb. 14, 2014 that there were significant red flags surrounding the Platinum Partners hedge fund, including conflicts of interest and the risk of losing the entire investment, prosecutors said. Article source: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/seabrook-knew-investing-20m-hedge-fund-bad-prosecutors-article-1.3997535

Marijuana News Today: Senate Scores Big Win for States’ Rights on Pot Issue →  May 19, 2018

iStock.com/Noah Guest Marijuana News Today In the marijuana news today is a battle that has been brewing for well over a year now. Will the current White House administration crack down on states that have legalized marijuana? Thankfully, the answer likely points to “No.” In a bipartisan move (increasingly rare in today’s fraught political climate) […]

Texas shooting: Santa Fe High School gunman kills  10 people →  May 18, 2018

Booked: This booking photo from the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, who is being held on a capital murder charge stemming from Friday’s deadly Santa Fe High School shooting  Dressed in a ‘Born to Kill’ T-shirt and brandishing his father’s shotgun and pistol, police in Texas say 17-year-old high school junior Dimitrios […]

Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand →  May 18, 2018

(Reuters) – Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea. FILE PHOTO: A box of Cheerios cereal, fortified with soy and pea protein, is seen in this photo illustration in Wilmette, Illinois, U.S., September 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young/File PhotoIn a joint venture at a Wisconsin plant, flour milled from […]

Three Hedge Fund Managers Face Down Wall Street’s Dollar Doom →  May 18, 2018

“People are probably focusing on the deterioration of the U.S. balance sheet as a whole and how the twin deficits blow out, looking forward 5, 10 years,” said Jacobson, who helps oversee $700 million from Singapore. “The market is being too clever in looking that far down the line. The deficit in the U.S. is […]

Ackman Has a Point About United Technologies Corporation Stock →  May 18, 2018

Here we go again. Activist investor Bill Ackman is calling for another company breakup as a means of “unlocking value.” The target this time? Government contractor United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Owners of UTX stock have a right to be worried, not so much because Ackman is wrong (he may well be right), but because the […]

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories →  May 18, 2018

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Even small investors have this one superpower Pope warns of ‘a ticking time bomb’ whose explosion would devastate market Here are the 20 stocks that the biggest hedge funds love most How to spot a great tech investment? SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son has the answer This week’s digest […]

Did Soros really give Tesla a “vote of confidence”? →  May 18, 2018

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