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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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Mary L. Schapiro To Step Down As Head Of S.E.C.

BREAKING – Mary L. Schapiro, who overhauled the Securities and Exchange Commission after the financial crisis, is expected to announce on Monday that she is stepping down as chairwoman of the agency, according to a report in The New York Times. Two Obama administration officials, who were not authorized to speak…

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Starbucks Acquires Teavana

Have you noticed the new, teal tea shop around town? I would bet most of you reading this article have. But just in case, it’s called David’s Tea and it’s everywhere. Founded in 2008, David’s Tea opened their first store in Toronto, and today the company…

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The Golden Nugget

Emerging from the global commodity crisis, the Mongolian economy is flexing its muscles. Its economy is rapidly becoming one of the best performing in the world, largely due to its natural resource deposits. The Asian nation is strategically positioned for high-growth, and also presents a new set of investment…

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Macroeconomic Update On Myanmar

When economies with growth potential are mentioned, it is all too easy to immediately think of the BRIC or the Next Eleven. Overshadowed by its two growing giant neighbors, India and China, little consideration is given to the state of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

In light of political reforms…

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HSBC Investigated By Regulators Over Tax Haven Scandal

HSBC (NYSE: HBC) has once again found itself in the forefront of the legal papers. According to British tax authorities, the financial services giant is being probed by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) after a whistleblower revealed a list of over 8,000 clients with accounts amounting to…

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