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Wayfair Should Worry About Amazon
Article By: Sramana Mitra
Monday, August 14, 2017 10:41 AM EDT
Wayfair may be delivering impressive growth, but it should still be worried about the elephant in the room – Amazon. Wayfair’s average order price of nearly $250 suggests that it is not really selling big furniture pieces.
In this article: W Also: AMZN
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Same Assets, Different Payout
Article By: Simon Lack
Sunday, August 13, 2017 1:12 PM EDT
Since paying dividends is a very tax-inefficient way for corporations to return value to shareholders, high pay-out ratios would be exceptionally inefficient. The recent trend is for companies to return profits via buying back their stock.
In this article: SPY, KMI, OKE, TRGP
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Tesla To Raise $1.5 Billion In Bond Offering
Article By: Tyler Durden
Monday, August 7, 2017 8:02 AM EDT
The debt offering comes as Tesla has reportedly received thousands of advance reservations for the Model 3, which Elon Musk said were averaging at about 1,800 per day since the car's launch in late July.
In this article: TSLA
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More Disposable Income Needed
Article By: Danielle Park, CFA
Saturday, August 5, 2017 7:17 PM EDT
Until consumer debt levels are reduced and household savings are rebuilt in the economy on higher disposable cash flow, consumption will be weak, and corporate and government finances under increasing pressure.
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US Public Firm Agonistes
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Saturday, August 5, 2017 6:22 PM EDT
The number of shareholder-owned US corporations is in steep decline, falling from 7,507 in 1997 to 3,766 by 2015.
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EC Let’s Talk About “Maximizing Shareholder Value”
Article By: Cullen Roche
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 3:56 PM EDT
Maximizing shareholder value might not seem like a controversial idea, but many argue it leads corporations to do bad things like overpay executives, issue options-based compensation, buy back shares or pay workers too little, etc
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The Hedge Fund That Almost Broke The World
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, July 29, 2017 7:23 PM EDT
When Long Term Capital Management suddenly imploded in 1998, stung by economic crises in Russia and Asia that caused it to lose $4 billion in a bizarre six-week stretch, it almost brought the entire financial system down with it.
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Jeff Bezos Surpasses Bill Gates - Becomes World's Richest Man
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:59 AM EDT
Bezos owns about 17 percent of Seattle-based Amazon, which has surged 40 percent this year through Wednesday, helping to add $24.5 billion to his net worth.
In this article: AMZN Also: MSFT, FB
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UniCredit Says Hackers Stole 400,000 Clients' Personal Loan Data
Article By: The Fly
Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:14 AM EDT
UniCredit announced it has been the victim of a security breach in Italy due to unauthorized access through an Italian third party provider to Italian customer data related to personal loans only.
In this article: UNCFD
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Goldman Exits ETF Market Making, Leaves You In Capable Hands Of “Lesser-Known” Firms
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:19 AM EDT
Goldman has told fund providers it is scaling back its role as a top lead market maker for ETFs and has already slashed the number of funds it supports in that capacity.
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Peak Shale: Anadarko Just Became The First US Oil Producer To Slash CapEx
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:56 AM EDT
The company admitted that it can no longer support its capital spending budget, and it would cut its 2017 capital budget by $300 million, becoming the first major U.S. oil producer to do so, as a result of depressed oil prices.
In this article: APC Also: BNO, DBO
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5 Actionable Lessons From The Enron Scandal
Article By: SureDividend
Saturday, July 22, 2017 4:20 PM EDT
Every failure is an opportunity to refine your investment strategy. With that in mind, we describe five actionable investing lessons that can be learned from the famous Enron scandal.
In this article: BRK-B, AMZN, BRK-A Also: BP, CVX, E, RDS-B, TOT, XOM, T, VZ
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As Farmers Go Broke, John Deere Ramps Up It's Captive Financing Operation To Keep The Ag Party Going
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 4:50 AM EDT
The best possible thing for an industry plagued by oversupply and below market commodity prices is for someone to step in and subsidize even more production...it's just basic economics really.
In this article: DE
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XPO Logistics Plans To Sell 11M Shares In Public Offering
Article By: The Fly
Monday, July 17, 2017 9:45 AM EDT
XPO Logistics announced that it plans to make an offering of 11M shares of its common stock in a registered underwritten offering. XPO expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1.65M additional shares.
In this article: XPO
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Uber Withdraws From Russian Market, Merges Local Operations With Yandex
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:45 AM EDT
Uber and Yandex, the "Google of Russia", have agreed to merge their ride-sharing businesses in Russia and in five markets across Central Russia, a deal in which Uber cedes control of the market to the Moscow company after years of fierce competition.
In this article: GOOG
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Third Point Sets Sights On Nestle With $3.5B Stake
Article By: The Fly
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:20 PM EDT
Shares of Nestle jumped in morning trading after activist investor Dan Loeb's Third Point took a $3.5B stake in the food maker. Third Point is urging Nestle to improve margins, repurchase shares and dispose of non-core business units.
In this article: NSRGY Also: LRLCY, CAG, DF, KHC, GIS, UL, UN, PF
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