One of the Worlds Hottest Short Sellers Is Changing Tactics
July 11, 2018

Earlier this month, Soren Aandahl scored one of his biggest victories as a short seller when he dramatically took down the leader of a world-famous brand.

In some ways, the resignation of Samsonite International SA’s chief executive officer after Aandahl’s Continue reading

Argentina Names New Central Bank Chief as Peso’s Plummet Worsens
July 11, 2018

Argentina’s central bank is getting a new chief after the monetary authority failed to stop the peso’s plunge despite obtaining the biggest loan in the history of the International Monetary Fund.

Luis Caputo, previously the finance minister, will take over Continue reading

The Goldman Lunch That Set the Scene for 1MDB’s Money Probe
July 5, 2018

In a private dining room at Singapore’s Taste Paradise restaurant, over a meal of abalone and suckling pig, two Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bankers were explaining a $1.75 billion bond offering to six executives of a Swiss bank.

It was Continue reading

Asian Stocks Drop With U.S. Futures; Lira Climbs: Markets Wrap
July 5, 2018

Asian stocks fell with U.S. equity-index futures and the yen advanced as investors assessed prospects for continuing trade tensions between U.S. and China. Turkey’s lira climbed after Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in the weekend’s election.

Japanese stocks turned lower Continue reading

Disney Under Gun to Respond After Comcast’s $65 Billion Fox Bid
June 16, 2018

Your move, Disney.

After Comcast Corp. made a $65 billion bid on Wednesday for 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment assets — the same holdings that Walt Disney Co. had agreed to buy for about $52.4 billion — the Mouse House Continue reading

Plain English Powell Praises U.S. Economy After Rate Hike
June 15, 2018

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled growing optimism on the U.S. economy while trying to reassure investors that the central bank would not derail the country’s second-longest expansion by aggressively tightening monetary policy.

Fed officials on Wednesday raised interest rates Continue reading

WorldsBig-Three Central Banks to Meet With Different Agendas
June 10, 2018

The world’s three most powerful central banks convene next week, with the U.S. Federal Reserve setting the pace in a retreat from the era of easy money.

Three meetings within 36 hours of each other are set to conclude with Continue reading

The $300 Billion FAANG Surge Lives Another Week
June 10, 2018

The world’s favorite stocks fought through to their seventh rally in nine weeks, though not without landing a few blows on traders.

For about 24 hours on Thursday and Friday, losses in the FAANG block looked liable to snowball, bringing Continue reading