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U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $14.6 billion of inflows, largest since June: Lipper

U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $14.6 billion of inflows, largest since June: Lipper

Published 07/12/2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S.-based stock ETFs attracted $14.6 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, their 10th consecutive week of inflows and the [more…]

Gross warns Fed should be ‘more cautious’ amid investor bond binge

Gross warns Fed should be ‘more cautious’ amid investor bond binge

Published 07/12/2017

Influential bond investor Bill Gross of Janus Henderson Investors warned Thursday the Federal Reserve should be "more cautious and easier" in its interest-rate hiking campaign, given the enormous exposure investors have to pricey risk assets including corporate bonds and high-yield junk debt. [more…]

Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

Published 06/12/2017

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday suggested shareholders back hedge fund Marcato’s choice of directors at Deckers Outdoor Corp, switching [more…]

Short-seller Muddy Waters bets against OSI Systems

Short-seller Muddy Waters bets against OSI Systems

Published 06/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Carson Block, Chief Investment Officer, Muddy Waters Capital LLC., speaks at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S. May 4, 2016. [more…]

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Published 04/12/2017

Jordanian Dinar, Yuan, Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Pound and Riyals banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - How [more…]

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Published 04/12/2017

Global miner Rio Tinto (RIO.AX)(RIO.L) signaled on Monday it will stick with its "value over volume" strategy, outlining further moves to boost shareholder returns and appointing a new chairman from within its board. [more…]

Advisory firms split on Deckers’ proxy contest vote

Advisory firms split on Deckers’ proxy contest vote

Published 01/12/2017

(Reuters) - Two proxy advisory firms on Friday weighed in on one of the year’s most bitter proxy battles with one backing UGG boot maker [more…]

Hedge fund Tudor shuts one portfolio- Jones to play bigger role

Hedge fund Tudor shuts one portfolio- Jones to play bigger role

Published 01/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Paul Tudor Jones, founder and chief investment officer of Tudor Investment Corporation, speaks at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York, May [more…]

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Published 01/12/2017

(Reuters) - Mednax Inc, a U.S. healthcare network operator targeted by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, is fielding acquisition interest from several private equity [more…]

British Labour leader Corbyn tells Morgan Stanley: ‘We’re a threat’

British Labour leader Corbyn tells Morgan Stanley: ‘We’re a threat’

Published 01/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party speaks at the Conferederation of British Industry's annual conference in London, Britain, November 6, [more…]