Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) is getting a lot of attention these days from two entertainment powerhouses. First, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) offered an all-stock deal for most of Fox’s film, television, cable channels and National Geographic and FX properties, as well as its regional sports networks. Then, after the Fox board approved the terms of the deal, cable giant Comcast....More>>>
Investing is a relativistic endeavor because all investors have limited capital, and therefore must make choices between one option and another. It is with that in mind that I decided to take a look at the relative merits of our two Canadian railroads. In short, I would recommend purchasing Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) and avoiding or shorting Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP). I outline....More>>>
CEO & President of Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ICPT) Mark Pruzanski bought 7,812 shares of ICPT on 04/09/2018 at an average price of $64 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $499,968.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat non-viral, progressive liver diseases....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company SG Americas Securities, LLC buys The Howard Hughes Corp, PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1, T-Mobile US Inc, Analog Devices Inc, iShares Russell 2000, SPDR Select Sector Fund – Energy Select Sector, iShares China Large-Cap, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond, iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund, sells SPDR S&P 500, Visa Inc, Walt....More>>>
Donostia is an analyst at an event-driven hedge fund who focuses on long/short ideas across the capital structure. We emailed with Donostia about how regulators have changed their definition of competition as part of antitrust review, how merger arb returns should be measured, and whether the type of buyer impacts the likelihood of deal closing.
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Shares of footwear company Skechers (NYSE:SKX) fell 18.6% in 2016, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence. A slowdown in growth and a string of mixed and negative earnings reports led investors to push down the stock.
From the first quarter of 2014 through the first quarter of 2016, Skechers made....More>>>
Warren Buffett famously told investors to be “fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful.” Dedicated followers of that mantra would probably dismiss Chinese online media giant SINA (NASDAQ:SINA) — which rallied 120% over the past 12 months to a six-year high — as a “greedy” play.
However, a stock also generally hits new highs because....More>>>
The government’s star witness in the antitrust trial of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) has been on the stand this week. UC Berkeley professor Carl Shapiro has been trying to demonstrate price increases that might allegedly occur should the merger be permitted to go through.
One of the biggest, if not central, complaints by the Department of Justice regarding....More>>>
Dr. Kent Moors
A few years ago, in one of my books (“The Vega Factor”), I coined a phrase to explain the new way in which oil pricing was unfolding, along with the uncertainty resulting from it.
Then, the market was facing rising crude topping $100 a barrel.
Now, the situation finds oil rising into the mid-$60s after a bout of abnormally low prices.
Wells Fargo’s Bonnie Herzog and team argue that Starbucks’ (SBUX) partnership withAnheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) to bottle and sell tea will “transform the tea market much like Starbucks did with coffee.” They explain:
StarbucksTo Enter Fast Growing, Premium Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Category withAnheuser Busch Inbev Partnership Starbucks announced....More>>>
Recent economic data for the US suggests that the stock market’s hissy fit this year has been a false signal for anticipating a new recession. That’s not surprisingthe short-term noise in equity prices is a constant challenge for business-cycle analysis and so it’s not uncommon that market volatility will lead us astray at times. That’s always been the case and nothing’s....More>>>