Latest News

Best books of 2015, an idiosyncratic list

Best books of 2015, an idiosyncratic list – As I surveyed the books I reviewed this year, I looked for ones with broad appeal that I personally enjoyed reading. Herewith my idiosyncratic list, with apologies to the authors of quite […]

What Is The Purpose Of Russia’s Deadly Status-6 Torpedo

What Is The Purpose Of Russia’s Deadly Status-6 Torpedo

Last month, Russian media “accidentally” broadcast the design of a secret long-range nuclear torpedo called Status-6. Russia claims it was designed to radioactively contaminate wide areas of economic targets on enemy coasts. The submarine-launched torpedo is capable of destroying important economic […]

Canadian Pacific Increases Norfolk Southern Offer

Canadian Pacific Increases Norfolk Southern Offer

Dear Jim, Get 2 weeks of Activist Ideas free In order to address the concerns you have publicly expressed, we have improved our prior offer by: 1) dramatically reducing the regulatory risk for NSC’s shareholders, 2) making it substantially more […]

Google Renames Life Sciences Division To Verily

Google Renames Life Sciences Division To Verily

Google has given a new name to its Life Sciences division – Verily. The Life Sciences division was a part of the Internet giant’s secretive experimental laboratory called Google X. Linus Upson, a Google veteran who played a vital role […]

Top CITIC Execs Missing in China

Top CITIC Execs Missing in China

Justice in China can be mysterious. Related to this, the whereabouts of two top executives from China’s largest brokerage CITIC remain unknown as of late Monday. Only in China…. CITIC noted in a regulatory filing in Hong Kong on Sunday […]

Via S&P CapIQ

David Tepper Letter To TerraForm Power

Dear Mr. Wuebbels: Get 2 weeks of activist ideas free Thank you for making time to meet with us briefly at the Morgan Stanley YieldCo Conference last Wednesday. As noted in the meeting (and in our previous letter), Appaloosa has […]