Ackman’s hedge fund down 13.1 percent for August

BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge fund mogul William Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings portfolio fell 13.1 percent this month, leaving the fund down 4.3 percent for the year, the firm said on Thursday.

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Congress and SEC Should Take Corporate Disclosure Rules One Step Further

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Icahn targets struggling miner Freeport-McMoran with 8.5 percent stake

(Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed an 8.5 percent stake in miner Freeport-McMoran Inc, saying the company was undervalued and needed to address several corporate governance and…

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The psychology behind financial market swings: A Q&A with Wall Street’s top … – Fox News

The psychology behind financial market swings: A Q&A with Wall Street’s top …
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… CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets. MarketPsych’s computer programs attempt to gauge the market’s mood by scanning news and Twitter and other social media. The data feed it sells to traders …

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Soldier for Truth, Enemy of the Established System: Tribute to Emmanuel Ratier, 1957–2015

By Charles Jansen They say no man is a prophet in his own land.
Emmanuel Ratier was unknown in the English-speaking world. The English version of Wikipedia has no page about him. In France, the country he was born in and always had… …read more

From:: Global Research

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Anti-Smoking Laws in Jeopardy? Big Tobacco Pressures TTIP Trade Negotiators, Discussion Documents Censored By EU

By Dan Wright Documents related to discussions between US, British and European officials and multinational tobacco corporations concerning the regulation of tobacco under a new trade agreement were censored by the European Commission.
This censorship has stoked fears that Big Tobacco is planning… …read more

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