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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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Uncertainty in Europe Looms Ahead

The financial turbulence of 2011 has set the stage for 2012 in Europe to begin without any concrete solutions, and many of the same problems as were faced last year across the continent.

The year has begun without the final word on whether Greece will manage to hold on to…

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China Reluctant to Participate in the EFSF and Fund the Eurozone Bailout

 Following the G20 Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy that took place in early November (3rd – 4th), doubts are rising as to whether the Chinese are willing to produce funds and purchase Eurobonds, thus helping with the bailout of the Eurozone.
The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), created…

03 Dec 12:37 AM 0 Read More...

The Great Currency Debate: a Reality Check

“Chimerica,” a term coined by the famous historian, Niall Ferguson, in his book The Ascent of Money, illustrates the incredibly codependent relationship between US and China. China supplies the US with cheap goods, at the same time China supplies the US with the money to buy these goods. Although it…

03 Dec 12:29 AM 0 Read More...

Pacific Rim Economies Meet In Hawaii

This past November leaders from the Pacific Rim gathered for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Hawaii. Given the current precarious state of the global economy, the primary issue on the agenda was to seek a free trade deal, with APEC countries hoping that by lowering trade…

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Stock Pitch: Telefonica

About Telefonica
Telefonica is a Spanish diversified telecommunications group and it is the largest Spanish multinational company by market capitalization.  Telefonica is present in 25 countries with a significant presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America. Telefonica provides both fixed and mobile telephony services through its telecommunications networks and it…

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