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Financial Daily Dose 9.10.2019 | Top Story: Activist Investor Singer Discloses Stake in AT&T and Pushes for Change

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 10, 2019

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund revealed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T and, along with it, a healthy-skepticism of the company’s 2018 purchase of Time Warner and general calls to divest as part of a 24-page letter to the company outlining changes needed to help drive up its share price – NYTimes and WSJ … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 8.23.2019 | Top Story: Financial World Anxiously Awaits Fed Chair’s Jackson Hole Speech for Rate-Cut Clues

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 23, 2019

Jackson Hole’s beautiful this time of year. But that’s not why you’ll be hearing all about it today. Nope, more relevant for our purposes is the gathering there of top economists from around the world and the hotly anticipated comments this morning from Fed Chair Powell, who must once again dance on a tightrope while … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 8.12.2019 | Top Story: Saudio Aramco Releases Financial Ahead of Planned IPO

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 12, 2019

Saudi Aramco’s mega IPO plans are back on, and while valuation and other stumbling blocks remain, the kingdom is hoping to raise billions via the public offering as early as next year – WSJ and Bloomberg Russian authorities are opening an antitrust probe into Apple’s recent moves restricting and removing parental control apps from its … Continue reading

Your daily dose of financial news

BY: Michael D. Reif | March 24, 2016

In a move that will surprise no regular reader here, Starboard Value has announced plans to put up its own slate of directors for Yahoo in an attempt to oust its “entire incumbent board” – NYTimes and WSJ The Deal Professor gives us his take on the bind Valeant finds itself in, having accused its … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 19, 2015

Chinese markets played Mr. Toad again today and went for a very wild ride, with Shanghai and Shenzhen shares falling 3% before being rescued by state-backed buyers who pushed them into a 1% gain at the closing bell – NYTimes Fed minutes release day!  Huzzah! – WSJ The Journal looks at the staggering rise of … Continue reading