The bull market has made shorting stocks a money losing proposition. Just ask Glenview Capital Management and other hedge fund firms. Citing a letter sent to shareholders regarding fourth-quarter returns, Alpha reports that the Glenview Opportunity Fund and its offshore counterpart posted an eye-popping 18% return on their long positions, beating the 4.9% returned by [...]
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Gold can be tricky proposition, but luckily there is a great way for investors to beat the market by, ironically, investing in one of the most expensive gold stocks.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is asking for permission to toss out the now-notorious Sodomite Suppression Act, an outrageous ballot proposition that calls for the execution of gays with "bullets to the head" as well as 10...Show More Summary
Spotify is feeling pressure from Universal Music Group and others to drop or drastically reduce free streaming. But Jon Maples argues its not an either or proposition. ____________________________________ Guest post from Jon Maples UMG’s CEO Lucian Grande woke up one day and figured out that Spotify was giving away too...
Headlines this morning are dominated by news that H.J. Heinz, which was taken private back in June 2013 by a consortium led by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is acquiring fellow foods and condiments company Kraft Foods (KRFT). The deal has sent Kraft shares on a rampage. At $81.26, the stock has surged 32.5% in recent [...]
A few weeks ago we reported on mysterious California lawyer Matthew McLaughlin and his use of the state’s ridiculous ballot proposition system as a vehicle to assuage his fear of a gay planet. McLaughlin had filed a proposition in favor...Show More Summary
Everything’s bigger in Texas, and their growing beer demand is king. I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with a Hill Country brewery that's making some of the best beers in the world. Their proposition: to make beer into coffee.
Hewlett-Packard Co. filled in another missing piece of its hybrid cloud this morning with the launch of a new integrated appliance aimed at lowering the adoption barrier for enterprises. The value proposition puts a powerful open-source twist on the standard … Continue reading ?
LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor dropped a little bit of a proposition on the UFC’s featherweight class on Monday ahead of his July title fight against champ Jose Aldo. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos
What appears radically democratizing at first could enshrine yet another digital divide.
Fascinating: Some argue that gridlock should effect the way we interpret statutes. That seems to me the wrong proposition. We have to assume that we have 3 fully functioning branches of the government, committed to proceeding in good faith in good faith … Continue reading ?
Perhaps appropriate considering Senator Ted Cruz announced as a candidate for president today. When 39-year old delegate Patrick Henry rose on March 23, 1775, at the Second Virginia Convention to speak in favor of the proposition of organizing companies of volunteer infantry and cavalry in every Virginia county he was already known firebrand. Show More Summary
You may have heard about the infamous "kill the gays" law in Uganda and thought, "Well, that could never happen here." But a California lawyer is trying to make it happen.
First introduced in 2006, shortly after Apple transitioned the Mac to Intel-based chips, Apple’s Boot Camp multi-boot utility is the secret sauce that has allowed the Mac to be the best-selling PC on Earth. The proposition Boot Camp offers to … Read more ›
One California attorney, for the small fee $200, proposed a ballot measure last month to violently kill all gays and lesbians, a proposition nearly everyone assumed would be promptly put to bed. But because of state law, the outrageous proposition will almost certainly be allowed to continue on to the next legislative phase.
You might not know it, but landing a spacecraft on another planet is an imprecise proposition for NASA right now. Take the Curiosity for instance; the landing area that NASA was targeting to hit with the…
How General Motors sees sustainability as a “value proposition” for its company.
Cutting the cord on expensive cable TV service is a rosy proposition for many, and since the FCC just voted to uphold Net Neutrality, why not? Still, it may not ultimately end up being much of a bargain, according to this in-depth piece by Ben Thompson at Stratechery. Show More Summary