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JPMorgan Bankers Stealing From The Dead

Some people have no respect…not even for the dead. According to prosecutors in Brooklyn, New York, several ex JPMorgan personal bankers have been stealing from the dead. The current charges allege that two men made more than 350 ATM withdrawals […]

Hedge Fund Activism: An Empirical Analysis

Hedge Fund Activism: An Empirical Analysis

Hedge Fund Activism: An Empirical Analysis Nicolo Colombo 17 Capital December 22, 2009 Abstract: This paper combines both theoretical evidence on hedge fund activism and empirical results obtained through an event study around the commencement of activism to show that […]

BMW To Preview New AirTouch At CES

Building on last year’s demonstration of a gesture control system to control its cars, BMW has decided to show the improvements it has made over the last year at the upcoming CES. Improvements every year for BMW As the CES, […]

Student Loans: The Taxpayers Lose Again

Student Loans: The Taxpayers Lose Again

Student Loans: The Taxpayers Lose Again by Doug Bandow, Foundation For Economic Education Politicians typically try to win votes by giving away money. Being a political Santa Claus is usually seen as more rewarding than being a federal Ebenezer Scrooge. […]

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Oil Industry Is Over Leveraged And Needs $65 Oil

The oil industry is overcapitalized, over leveraged and needs >$65/b oil to survive according to a research report issued to clients of Oppenheimer. According to Oppenheimer’s analysis, the prevailing low oil prices are unsustainable in a world accustomed to $100/barrel […]

2015 In Review: IPO Winners And Losers

2015 In Review: IPO Winners And Losers

2015 In Review: IPO Winners And Losers by PitchBook By no means was it a banner year for VC-backed IPOs of U.S. companies. For some context: Public markets are set to likely close out 2015 on a down note. The […]

A Strategy For Managing Market Volatility

A Strategy For Managing Market Volatility

A Strategy For Managing Market Volatility by Jane Leung, CFA, BlackRock With market volatility as the new normal for investors today, there is one strategy Jane Leung would like to highlight for investors who are ready to stay the course. […]