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Emerging Markets Witness First Monthly Inflow Since June: IIF

Emerging Markets Witness First Monthly Inflow Since June: IIF

Thanks to dovish signals from G3 central banks and calm financial markets, emerging markets received net non-resident portfolio inflows of $13.9 billion in October, reports the Institute of International Finance. Robin Koepke and Scott Farnham of IIF said in their Oct. […]

U.S. Venture Capital Index Returns 6.72% In Q2

U.S. Venture Capital Index Returns 6.72% In Q2

U.S. Venture Capital Index And Selected Benchmark Statistics Description of Performance Measurement Methodology Cambridge Associates LLC (CA) has established a database to monitor investments made by venture capital and other alternative asset partnerships. On June 30, 2015, 1,589 U.S. venture […]

Fed: Firm Investment And Price Informativeness

Fed: Firm Investment And Price Informativeness

Firm Investment And Price Informativeness Jan Schneemeier Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System October 30, 2015 Abstract: I investigate how the informational content of stock prices is affected by firm characteristics reflected in their capital investment decisions. Firms […]

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Weitz Funds Special Announcement On Valeant

November 2, 2015 Interim Stock Update for Weitz Funds Shareholders While we don’t usually comment on individual portfolio holdings intra-quarter, we have received questions regarding Valeant Pharmaceuticals.  Valeant was a very profitable investment for our funds over the past four […]