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David Tepper: Activist And Lawyer

David Tepper: Activist And Lawyer

David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management is officially an activist investor at TerraForm Power (TERP). Tepper reveals a 9.25% stake in TERP and threatens legal actions against TERP and its general partner SunEdison (SUNE). The fund sent a letter to TerraForm. Now […]

Harvard Revamps Endowment Amid Battle With Yale

Harvard Revamps Endowment Amid Battle With Yale

Harvard has the world’s largest endowment but it has been performing poorly for the past few years, losing ground to bitter rivals Yale and Princeton. Harvard recently appointed Stephen Blyth as CEO of its endowment in the hope of arresting […]

Samsung Patents Non-Rigid Screen Technology

Samsung Patents Non-Rigid Screen Technology

Tech giant Samsung has filed patents for a number of different smartphones which feature non-rigid screens. The Korean company has previous for working on flexible screen technology, including a non-rigid YOUM display that demonstrated how smartphone screens may soon bend, […]

Spinoffs: Looking For Value

Spinoffs: Looking For Value

Spinoffs Investing in and around spinoffs has been an extremely lucrative endeavor over the past decade, according to the Nov. 30 issue of Value Investor Insight. Indeed, since the end of 2002, Bloomberg has maintained a U.S. Spin-Off Index, which tracks the […]

Newport, So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Newport, So Good They Can’t Ignore You

So Good They Can’t Ignore You I recently finished reading and drafting a review of Cal Newport’s new book, Deep Work, scheduled for publication in early January. Since I won’t post my review until publication is imminent, I decided to […]

Russia Accuses Turkey Of Funding ISIS

Tensions between Russia and Turkey have skyrocketed ever since the Turkish military shot down a Russian plane close to the Syrian border on November 24, 2015. Turkey maintains that it shot down the Russian plane because the same entered its […]