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The Decline In U.S. Private Equity Activity Deepens

The Decline In U.S. Private Equity Activity Deepens

The Decline In U.S. Private Equity Activity Deepens by Garrett James Black, PitchBook U.S. private equity activity continues to fall. Even if 2Q numbers are revised upward as time goes on, with additional data points back-filled, a quarter-over-quarter decline will […]

Blue Tower Up 15.2% In Q2 On EZPW Long

Blue Tower Up 15.2% In Q2 On EZPW Long

Blue Tower Asset Management investment commentary for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. The Blue Tower Global Value strategy returned 15.51% gross of fees in Q2 2016 (15.20% net) and for the first half of 2016, as a whole, […]

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Slipping Amid 2 Downgrades

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Slipping Amid 2 Downgrades

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stock is down more than 20% year to date, and it reversed Friday’s gains in early trading on Monday after at least two analysts downgraded it. A third bearish from another analyst also suggested today that the […]

George Soros Created the European Refugee Crisis?

George Soros Created the European Refugee Crisis?

How George Soros Created the European Refugee Crisis—and Why By David Galland and Stephen McBride, Garret/Galland Research   George Soros is trading again.   The 85-year-old political activist and philanthropist hit the headlines after Brexit saying the event had “unleashed” […]

Theranos Ban A Reminder That Unicorns Aren’t Bulletproof

Theranos Ban A Reminder That Unicorns Aren’t Bulletproof

Theranos Ban A Reminder That Unicorns Aren’t Bulletproof by Mikey Tom, PitchBook Blood-testing startup Theranos has been dealt another blow by regulators, perhaps signifying the last nail in the troubled company’s coffin. Late Thursday night, U.S. federal health officials banned Elizabeth Holmes, […]