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Bridgewater Fires Back At New York Times

Bridgewater Associates is swinging back this morning, saying that an article yesterday about one of the world’s largest hedge fund’s was a “distortion of reality.” Bridgewater says New York Times reporting is not accurate or well documented “While we all […]

Are Italy’s Banks A ‘Doom-Loop’ Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone?

Are Italy’s Banks A ‘Doom-Loop’ Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone?

Are Italy’s Banks A ‘Doom-Loop’ Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone? by [email protected] Eight years after the global financial crisis, Italy’s economy remains weak and the country’s banks have a very high rate of shaky – or under-performing — loans […]

Politics & Your Money

Politics & Your Money

Will you be able to retire, and what impact will the elections have on your financial future? Answering these questions can be a scary endeavor. And unless you have been living in a cave, you may have noticed we are […]

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs By Sara Potter, CBE, VP, Markets Analysis, FactSet With this week’s release of US housing starts data for June, we registered the strongest quarter in the housing market since 2007. June starts came in […]

S&P 500 A “Top”? Not Yet

S&P 500 A “Top”? Not Yet

Note: “Davidson” is not looking at this week or this month or this quarter. When he is talking market levels he is looking out 12-18mos from now. “Davidson” submits: One of the benefits of being a Value Investor, using the […]

Why Companies Overpay For Acquisitions

Why Companies Overpay For Acquisitions

Why Companies Overpay For Acquisitions by Sam McBride When Microsoft (MSFT) agreed to pay $26.2 billion to acquire LinkedIn (LNKD) last month, we—along with many others—were left scratching our heads. Why would Microsoft pay such a high premium for a […]