Initial public offering activity in the first quarter of 2015 was at half the levels for deals in the same period of last year.
2015 has seen the light start to dim on the U.S. bull market and shine more brightly in some unlikely corners of the world.
An investigation was launched to look into "suspicious trading" around RBA meetings, but a look at the charts suggest authorities are wasting time.
Bill Ackman said senior execs at Herbalife were hiring their own defense lawyers, a bad sign for the company's future.
The battle between activist investor Trian and DuPont is heating up ahead of a proxy vote for new board members.
Protesters briefly took over an activist investing conference in New York to call for higher wages for restaurant workers.
The Fed would be unlikely to fail a bank-type stress test. It could come up short in the ammunition it would need to deal with another crisis.
"This is one of the best risk return investments I've seen," according to activist investor Clifton Robbins.
Some hotels and restaurants around the U.S. are offering special Tax Day promotions for filers that include meals and deals.
A recent study found at least 160 frequent flier programs offering redemptions that are interesting, innovative and a bit wacky.
Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller has once again warned that the easy money policies of recent years could lead to big problems.
The United Nations' $52 billion pension fund is getting close to investing in hedge funds for the first time.
"I think Schmacon is the evolution and, frankly, it's maybe the revolution in bacon," says Howard Bender, creator of beef-based bacon.
"We are striving to be the best that we can achieve, but the best that we can achieve is at a mediocre level," says the MGA's co-founder.
Kamunting Street Capital is closing in part because of energy-related losses, showing the potential pitfalls of playing the sector.
Hedge funds that catch macroeconomic trends using algorithms made a killing in the first quarter, besting other investing styles.
Not many retailers still report monthly same store sales, but among the few that do, the results for March are a bit disappointing.
Bob Pisani on a note from Nomura this morning saying the market is currently pricing in 9.6 percent earnings growth in the S&P 500.
After two record-setting years in a row, activists are back at it again only in even bigger numbers this year, according to a Moody's report.
While Alcoa is not the big name it used to be, it still represents the beginning to earnings season, at least among old-timers.
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