Corporate Raider

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First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why Are Stocks Still Rising? Is This A Bubble?

Investors often ask me, “why is the stock market still going up after five years?” They think it must mean ‘prosperity is ahead.’ Actually, it’s largely due to financial engineering: stock buybacks.It’s important to see who has been doing the big buying. ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Rauner's 'fix' would be disastrous

To the Editor:On Wednesday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visited DeKalb and with the Daily Chronicle editors.I wonder if anyone asked him why a man with nine homes and $500 million thinks that it is a good idea to cut the minimum w ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Ackman's 'death blow' leaves Herbarlife unscathed as shares rally

Poor Bill Ackman. TThe hedge fund billionaire vowed to destroy Herbalife by unveiling what he claimed was an Enron-like web of corruption and fraud as part of a $50 million investigation into its activities.But his attempt to bring down the nutritional ... [Published The Independent - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

SOUND OFF for JULY 23

IT’S FUNNY WHEN YOU’RE DRUNKI heard this one from a patron the other night: How do you know when Vladimir Putin is lying? His lips are moving.HENNY THE BARTENDERAND MAYBE NOTI’m glad that the president was having a good time at the Charcoal Pit when news ... [Published Delco Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Icahn and Ackman, foes on Herbalife, make up at conference

By Svea Herbst-BaylissNEW YORK (Reuters) - Carl Icahn and William Ackman are friends again.The billionaire investors, who have been at odds over nutrition and diet company Herbalife, made up in public on Wednesday, ending a decade long feud that exploded ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Amazon serves up Soderbergh '80s-era original comedy pilot

Actress Jennifer GreyAmazon has added a 1980s coming-of-age comedy produced by Steven Soderbergh, with "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey and "Mad About You" alum Paul Reiser, as the final contender in its lineup of pilots debuting later this year.As ... [Published CNET Asia - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

T. Boone Pickens on Activist Investing: I'm a Shareholder Who Understands What Shareholders Want

T. Boone Pickens was an "activist investor" before anyone ever knew there was such a thing.Pickens recently sat down with Motley Fool contributor Jason Hall and talked about a wide range of topics. In the short video below, Pickens talks about how so ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 4 reports

T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital

The former oil company corporate raider has taken on the guise of champion of natural gas and still has his sights set on Opec ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

3 Toxic Habits That Hurt Your Career

Some work behavior is poisonous to your career. Do certain things and act in certain ways, and you'll not only tank your own chances at promotion — you'll destroy the productivity and job satisfaction of those around you, as well. Here's what you need ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 2 reports

Stamp intrigue catches Brierley unawares

In the rarefied world of stamp collecting, Sir Ron Brierley is known as "Lionheart".The legendary New Zealand corporate raider is one of the largest buyers and sellers of stamps in the world. But his passion has seen him unwittingly caught up in a legal ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 9 reports

Icelandic court clears corporate raider

Acquittal of Jóhannesson and two ex-bank chiefs in separate cases is a setback to attempts to seek convictions over Iceland’s 2008 collapse ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jun 05 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 2 reports

Twitter Is Here To Stay

 Rakesh Agrawal’s PayPal-trashing tweet disaster — and the subsequent chicken/egg story of whether he quit or was sacked — was a slightly surreal turn of events for a company whose most explosive story over the last six months has been whether a notorious ... [Published TechCrunch - May 05 2014]

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"You are going to learn why Herbalife is going to collapse" Mr Ackman said. Herbalife shares fell about 11 per cent on Monday night. "We won’t disappoint."
"Cuixmala is the essential 'non' resort and we are really trying to maintain that feeling of a family property" explains Goldsmith's daughter, Alix Marcaccini, who, along with her husband, Goffredo, is custodian of her late father's magnificent obsession
"After spending $50 million, two years and tens of thousands of man-hours, Bill Ackman further demonstrated today that the facts are on our side" it added in a statement
"Don't be depressed with how bad government is. Use your ingenuity, use your big head to think of solutions the marketplace can figure out, that the idiots and trolls in Washington will never come up with." — Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to conservative techies at a conference in Silicon Valley

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Bill Ackman learns costly lesson over Herbalife... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Why Are Stocks Still Rising? Is This A Bubble? [Published Forbes.com - Jul 24 2014]
Letter: Rauner's 'fix' would be disastrous [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
Mexico's Luxury Eco Shangri La [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Bill Ackman's 'death blow' leaves Herbarlife un... [Published The Independent - Jul 23 2014]
SOUND OFF for JULY 23 [Published Delco Times - Jul 23 2014]
Duking it out in Georgia Senate race [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
OVERNIGHT CAMPAIGN: Scorched-earth Georgia prim... [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
Icahn and Ackman, foes on Herbalife, make up at... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 17 2014]
UPDATE 1-Icahn and Ackman, foes on Herbalife, m... [Published Reuters - Jul 17 2014]
Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green's Come... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
Top 2 Ways To Capitalize On Oil And Gas [Published Wyatt Investment Research - Jul 16 2014]
How the Top 25 Richest Americans Failed Before,... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 14 2014]
Icahn Says “Be Cautious” On U.S. Stock Markets [Published Value Walk - Jul 11 2014]
NL Industries: Christmas In July? [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 08 2014]
'Screams of terror': wedding guest of Peter Hol... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 08 2014]
Amazon serves up Soderbergh '80s-era original c... [Published CNET Asia - Jul 07 2014]
Paul Reiser's back in Amazon TV's 'Red Oaks' [Published Seattle TechFlash - Jul 07 2014]
Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with Soderbe... [Published WebProNews - Jul 07 2014]
Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with Soderbe... [Published WebProNews Feed - Jul 07 2014]
Amazon : Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Gre... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
T. Boone Pickens on Activist Investing: I'm a S... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 06 2014]
T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jul 06 2014]
T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Jul 06 2014]
T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital [Published Financial Times - US homepage - Jul 06 2014]
T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital [Published FT.com - Energy - Jul 06 2014]
Inside Forbes: Investment Guide 2014 – Top 20 A... [Published Value Walk - Jul 05 2014]
WCI looking to rebuild its reputation by repurc... [Published Naples Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
3 Toxic Habits That Hurt Your Career [Published Business Insider - Jul 02 2014]
10 of the Biggest Wall Street Busts of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
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10 of the Biggest Wall Street Busts of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Wall Street: a place where money is thrown around as if it’s meaningless. It’s a place where fortunes are made and lost, and where daily screaming matches over the future prices of soy beans take precedent over almost everything ...
‘Bitcoin Jesus’ invites the rich to live in tax... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 16 2014]
He’s known as Bitcoin Jesus in the world of cyber-currencies. Though he can’t promise you heaven, he is offering a haven: a condo in the Caribbean that comes with a new passport and almost zero taxes. Meet Roger Ver, ex-U.S. citizen, ex-convict, millionaire ...
Here's Everything We Know About The Investigati... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 02 2014]
Friday night, The Wall Street Journal reported that Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson and Billy Walters are the focus on an SEC and FBI investigation into insider trading.  The Journal's report said the authorities are examining whether Mickelson, a 3-time ...
Twitter Is Here To Stay [Published TechCrunch - May 05 2014]
 Rakesh Agrawal’s PayPal-trashing tweet disaster — and the subsequent chicken/egg story of whether he quit or was sacked — was a slightly surreal turn of events for a company whose most explosive story over the last six months has been whether a notorious ...
Twitter Is Here To Stay [Published TechCrunch Europe - May 05 2014]
 Rakesh Agrawal’s PayPal-trashing tweet disaster — and the subsequent chicken/egg story of whether he quit or was sacked — was a slightly surreal turn of events for a company whose most explosive story over the last six months has been whether a notorious ...
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