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Activist Investors Gang Up On Yahoo

Activist Investors Gang Up On Yahoo

It’s just not Starboard Value putting pressure on Yahoo (YHOO) anymore. The embattled company is now facing pressure from a number if hedge funds. First is Canyon Capital Advisors – LA firm and top 15 shareholder has sent a letter […]

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Amazon Temporarily Bans Hoverboard Sales

Internet retailing giant has apparently banned hoverboard sales. All-electric hoverboards have been one of the most popular gifts this holiday season, but many of these two-wheeled, auto-balancing scooters being sold today are cheap knockoffs made in China that are […]

Why IOER Isn’t A Subsidy And Why This Matters So Much?

Why IOER Isn’t A Subsidy And Why This Matters So Much?

Karen Shaw Petrou’s memorandum to the Federal Financial Analytics clients on why IOER isn’t a subsidy and why this matters so much? TO: Federal Financial Analytics Clients FROM: Karen Shaw Petrou DATE: December 11, 2015 Monetary policy lift-off doesn’t just […]

Activist Hedge Fund LionEye Capital Implodes

Boss Mode In idea Generation – take a look Activist investor and hedge fund LionEye Capital, which runs ~$2 billion, is shutting down. Thanks to Famous Dave’s (DAVE), Men’s Warehouse (MW), Yahoo (YHOO), GNC Holdings (GNC) and other top holdings. […]

Third Avenue Management

Third Avenue Management CEO David Barse Leaves

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Third Avenue Management LLC (“Third Avenue”), an investment advisor to private and institutional clients, today announced a change in management, pursuant to which the firm’s Management Committee will lead the firm going forward. Third Avenue’s Management Committee includes […]