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What is Activist Investing?

What is Activist Investing?

Carl Icahn, unhappy with the $13.65 buyout target proposed by Michael Dell and his partnering private…

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Tata Group: The Corporate Juggernaut of the Developing World

In a 50-50 joint venture with Starbucks Corp. announced last month, Tata Group, India’s forerunning conglomerate, promises to further expand into the rapidly burgeoning Indian consumer market, and eventually around the world. The deal between Starbucks Corp. and Tata Global Beverages would also allow Starbucks to expand its…

27 Feb 9:47 PM 0 Read More...

Before You Pop the Champagne: What You Should Expect in 2012 and Onwards

Newton once said that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Well, we’ve already been kicked and tossed by the reaction, that is, the market meltdown, for the past three years. Yet, by all mean, has this opposite reaction, or reversal, reached in force and magnitude…

22 Feb 10:04 AM 0 Read More...

Brazil's Recovery: At what cost?

[media-credit name="Siddarth Mishra " align="aligncenter" width="669"][/media-credit] Through the last decade, Brazil has been one of the world’s fastest growing economies with an annual growth rate over 4%. It recently overtook U.K. as the sixth largest economy in the world. It was one of…

19 Feb 8:42 PM 0 Read More...

Investment Bank League Tables: Size Matters

[media-credit name="Wall Street Journal" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]Professor Hammami repeatedly declares that the financial industry is a very competitive field, and investment banks are no exception. An ongoing debate continues on which bank is most prestigious or which one has better culture, but there exists…

15 Feb 12:36 PM 2 Read More...

Economic Calendar: February

[media-credit id=110 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Here are the top economic events we believe you should follow for the month of February. This is an interesting month with lots of action coming from large central banks while the first data for 2012 should give us a…

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