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NIEs’ 3.5% GDP Growth Forecast Too Optimistic: Capital Econ

NIEs’ 3.5% GDP Growth Forecast Too Optimistic: Capital Econ

Despite IMF’s or the consensus forecast that Newly Industrialized Economies‘ (NIEs) GDP would grow around 3 -3.5% over the next five years, analysts at Capital Economics believe that the forecast almost “certainly looks too optimistic” and the NIEs will more […]

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Ambac Responds to Canyon Capital’s Accusations

NEW YORK, March 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMBC) (“Ambac”), a holding company whose subsidiaries, including Ambac Assurance Corporation (“AAC”), provide financial guarantees and other financial services, today responded to the most recent public attacks made […]

When Abe Met Bibi: The Remarkable Blossoming Of Israel-Japan Ties

When Abe Met Bibi: The Remarkable Blossoming Of Israel-Japan Ties

When Abe Met Bibi: The Remarkable Blossoming Of Israel-Japan Ties by [email protected] You would have had to rub your eyes in disbelief. Not at the event itself — a conference on cyber technologies, attended by many Israeli and international companies […]

Whitney Tilson: Why I’m Again Short Lumber Liquidators

Whitney Tilson: Why I’m Again Short Lumber Liquidators

Whitney Tilson is not done attacking Lumber Liquidators. Below is the latest email from Tilson on the topic. n a 48-slide presentation at an investment conference yesterday, I revealed why I’m once again short the stock of Lumber Liquidators (causing […]

Small-Caps: Hedge Fund Favorites

Small-Caps: Hedge Fund Favorites

We sent this to subscribers of our free small-cap newsletter with ActivistStocks last week. Sign up to get all our small-cap updates as we send them out. Last week we talked about the fact that small-caps aren’t dead. Well, this week […]

“Deflate-Gate”

“Deflate-Gate”

Deflate-Gate One of the primary concerns during the first six weeks of the year was that negative developments abroad would make their way onto our shores and have an adverse effect on the U.S. economy. With that in mind, incoming […]

Preparing For The Return Of Volatility

Preparing For The Return Of Volatility

Preparing For The Return Of Volatility by Heidi Richardson – BlackRock Think markets have calmed? As BlackRock’s Heidi Richardson suggests, the stage is still set for more volatility, and there are steps investors can take to prepare for it. Although […]