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Nearly $30 Million Frozen for Chinese Insider Trading Scheme at Comcast

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it obtained an emergency court order freezing brokerage accounts that held over $29 million in illegal profits reaped from insider ...
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Analysts Want to Keep Riding the Apollo Wave on Private Equity Gains

Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) traded higher in the past week after earnings. There is also a follow-on move taking place that took the stock to 52-week highs. Apollo ...
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How Much ClubCorp Could Fetch in a Buyout

ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MYCC) has confirmed the potential sale rumors that drove its shares higher on Thursday. The company announced that its board of directors has established a strategic ...
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Why McDonald’s Wants to Sell a Big Stake in Its Japan Business

Had it not been for a solid fourth quarter, the world's largest fast-food company, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) would likely have shown no year-over-year profit growth. As it is analysts are ...
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Why 2017 to 2018 Could Be Boom Time for Private Equity

With the bull market nearing eight years old, it has been impossible to ignore the stock market rally since the election in November. Investors are cheering that the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Neustar to Be Acquired by Golden Gate Capital

Shares of Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) saw a solid gain on Wednesday after the company announced that it would be acquired by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital. The ...
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Michaels Files for Secondary Offering

Shares of Michaels Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) pulled back slightly after the company announced a secondary offering. The selling stockholders intend to offer 12 million shares, with an overallotment option ...
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B&G Foods Completes Acquisition of Victoria Fine Foods

B&G Foods Inc. (NYSE: BGS) made waves late on Friday after the company announced its most recent acquisition. B&G has now acquired Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and other ...
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What Steven Mnuchin in Treasury and Wilbur Ross in Commerce Mean in the Trump Economy

The election results are not even 30 days old, but President-Elect Donald Trump and his transition team already have named nominations for key cabinet positions. When it comes to the ...
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How Investors Can Interpret Warren Buffett Being Bullish on Airlines After Years of Hatred

If you have followed the stocks being sold by Warren Buffett and his team at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for years, the one thing you will know is that ...
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Major Changes in Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: American Airlines, Delta, Kinder Morgan, Wal-Mart, BNY Mellon and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2016. Outside of Warren Buffett being one of the richest men alive and being considered the ...
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Why Inteliquent Is Climbing on Thursday

Shares of Inteliquent Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) saw a handy gain early on Thursday after the company reported that it has just agreed to be acquired. Late on Wednesday it was announced ...
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Blackstone Moves to Acquire Team Health Holdings

Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH) shares made a handy gain on Monday after the company announced that it will be acquired by Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX). Essentially, Team ...
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More SEC Changes Seen for How Small Companies Can (Legally) Raise Money

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made tweaks to how small companies can raise capital. It has become vastly easier for companies raising cash to do so with new ...
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Despite Outflows, Hedge Funds Reached Record $2.97 Trillion in Assets in Q3

If you have tracked the news flows about various forms of asset management and investing tools over the years, you have seen a wild swing over the past couple of ...
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