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Can Bill Ackman Ignite Air Products?

Pershing Square Capital Management this morning filed a report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealing that it has purchased a 9.8% stake (about 20.55 million shares) in ...
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Soros Stake in J.C. Penney Lifts Shares

Investor George Soros reported last night that he had taken a 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), and the news has lighted a small fire under the ...
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Bill Gross of PIMCO Rates Himself and Peers in Investment Outlook

Bill Gross of PIMCO has retained his title as "The Bond King" even if he had to take a lot of heat over his "Death of the Cult of Equities." ...
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Germany Bound for Depression — Soros

Investor George Soros laid it on the line in a speech today in Berlin: The policy of fiscal retrenchment in the midst of rising unemployment is pro-cyclical and pushing Europe ...
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New Alaska Gold & Copper Mine Clears Major Hurdle (NAK, RIO, AAUKY, ABX, NG, GDX, GDXJ, GLD)

A state superior court judge in Alaska has ruled against an environmental group in a lawsuit aimed at stopping development of the Pebble gold and copper mine project in the ...
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Job Creators Still at Top of Forbes 400

There may be a few financiers and hedge fund managers at the top of the Forbes 400 rich list. Most of the people on it, however, are individuals who have ...
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Running Out of Room to Store Gold Supplies (BCS, DB, JPM, BCO, GLD, IAU, HBC)

Demand for gold as a safe haven has driven demand for more places to store that gold. And it's getting harder more difficult to find that storage, resulting in a ...
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Vulnerable Stocks From Soros Fund Liquidation (ARX, BFLY, DNDN, EM, EXTR, HNR, IOC, MRCY, PLG, PWER, URS, VC, WPRT, AGRO)

George Soros is getting out of the hedge fund business.  Oddly enough, the regulatory climate under Dodd-Frank and other new legislation are the major reasons cited more than his age.  ...
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Ten Reasons QE2′s End Should Be Priced Into The Markets

Quantitative Easing, or QE, is a term that many investors were forced to understand.  Then came QE2 as an even more difficult pill to swallow.  After the FOMC or any ...
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Whale Watching Stocks: Paulson, Soros, Berkowitz, Icahn, Einhorn (GLD, HPQ, RIG, BAC, JPM, WFC, C, AAPL, BBY, WMT, MA, AIG, BAM, CSCO, SHLD, GGP, GE, DYN, AMGN, SUG, CVS, GM)

We have already seen (some) of the position changes of Warren Buffett, but the old guy wouldn't share many 'confidential positions' so we are whale watching in other ponds.  We wanted ...
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Central Banks Buy Gold Ahead Of Sell-Off

The governments of Mexico, Thailand, and Russia bought $6 billion worth of gold in February and March, just in time to see a rapid sell-off  in the precious metal. Gold ...
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Media Digest (4/11/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) rejected a Nasdaq offer to buy it, which Nasdaq labeled as the best future for the older exchange. (Reuters) Corporate earnings may not be strong enough to support ...
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Greece Will Not Default–Ever, Maybe

Greece will never default on its sovereign debt. That is, at least what Greece’s finance minister George Papaconstantinou says. His argument has less to do with his nation's precarious situation ...
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