It’s no surprise that Rep. Darrell Issa (R-), Chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, would recall Lois Lerner, Director of the Exempt Organizations Division at the Internal Revenue Service. He advised as much on yesterday when Lerner possibly (keep reading!) pleaded the Fifth rather than testify at a Congressional hearing into allegations [...]
Third Point, an activist and value hedge fund managed by billionaire Dan Loeb, filed its 13F with the SEC in mid May. The information in this filing, which discloses many of a fund’s long equity holdings as of the end of the previous quarter, can be used to develop investing strategies; we have found, for [...]
Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) was in 45 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. TYC has seen an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds lately. There were 44 hedge funds in our database with TYC holdings at the end of the previous quarter. To most market participants, hedge funds are viewed [...]
Bill O'Reilly ignored reality and claimed that "President Obama is not holding anyone accountable" for the actions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after an Inspector General report found the agency gave extra scrutiny to tea party groups' tax status applications. Show More Summary
When Anders Breivik, self-styled member of an 'international Christian military order', massacred 77 innocent Norwegians, most them children, in July 2011, did we indict Christianity? Sadly, we hold Islam and Muslims to a separate standard...
Investors tend to pigeon-hole themselves, with a tendency to focus exclusively on stocks domiciled in the United States. Some may be wary of diversifying their equity holdings internationally, due to a slew of geopolitical headline risks that seem to resurface every few months or so. Fortunately for investors, you don’t need to buy stocks from [...]
Apple (AAPL) is still the most common stock holding in hedge-fund portfolios. Equinix (EQIX) is a major hedge-fund hotel. American International Group (AIG) is the stock that shows up most often in hedge funds’ Top 10 holdings lists. And Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is the surprising stock at the top of hedge funds’ short list. [...]
On Wednesday morning, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold its second hearing on the unfolding scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service intentionally targeting conservative groups for additional tax scrutiny during the 2012 election cycle.
The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) will hold its International Forum on Responsible Development of the Soybean industry, in Beijing, China, May 28-29, 2013 under the theme “Building Global Bridges for Responsible Soy.”
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. Show More Summary
One of the big stories last week was the group of hedge funds dropping or reducing their holdings in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG). And though there are some analysts who say the insurer is past its recovery point, and that shares accurately reflect the current operations’ value, there are some who believe there’s more to [...]
One of the big stories last week was the group of hedge funds dropping or reducing their holdings in American International Group. And though there are some analysts who say the insurer is past its recovery point, and that shares accurately reflect the current operations' value, there are some who believe there's more to gain by sticking with AIG. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Specialty chemicals producer Rockwood Holdings Inc's pigments businesses have attracted offers from buyout firms including Blackstone Group LP and Advent International Corp, several people familiar with the matter said.
Posted on 05.20.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos Anybody that has ever been a fan of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will attest that the event holds a unique place of its own amid the races in a calendar year. For French automaker Peugeot, 1988 and 1989 were special years, as it scored back to back triumphs with Ari Vatanen and Robby Unser. Show More Summary
One of the big headlines earlier this year involved American International Group's ascension to the top spot among hedge fund holdings. Knocking the reigning darling (Apple) from its top spot, the insurer was put back in the spotlight as it made strong headway in its recovery. Show More Summary
Last week, Ford stock passed $15 for the first time in two years. However, the company is still an attractive long-term investment opportunity, particularly due to the upside of Ford's international operations.
LONDON -- The FTSE 100 has seen little change this morning, down 0.15% to 6,713 as of 8:45 a.m. EDT, but it remains close to the its 10-year high of 6,732.4, set in June 2007. So which companies are holding back the indexes today? Here...Show More Summary
Orlando, FL (May 20, 2013) — Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama comes out of what was arguably the worst week of his presidency with his approval rating holding steady, according to a new national poll. But a CNN/ORC International survey released Sunday morning also indicates that congressional Republicans are not overplaying their hand when it comes to their reaction to […]
An Arab League committee on Syria will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday ahead of an international peace conference on ending the country’s civil war, the bloc’s deputy leader said on Sunday. The foreign ministers of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Oman, Qatar and Sudan would discuss a US-Russian push for a conference aimed at finding a [...]