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  • LONDON/ BOSTON, Feb 21- Stock market optimism about U.S. The level of shorts- a bet that a stock will fall- taken out against the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 13 percent in the 30 days to Feb. 20, while shorts against Europe's STOXX 600 rose 18 percent over the same period, data from FIS' Astec Analytics showed. But hedge fund managers like Seth Klarman, who has been...

  • LONDON/ BOSTON, Feb 21- Stock market optimism about U.S. The level of shorts- a bet that a stock will fall- taken out against the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 13 percent in the 30 days to Feb. 20, while shorts against Europe's STOXX 600 rose 18 percent over the same period, data from FIS' Astec Analytics showed. But hedge fund managers like Seth Klarman, who has been...

  • LONDON/ BOSTON, Feb 21- Stock market optimism about U.S. The level of shorts- a bet that a stock will fall- taken out against the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 13 percent in the 30 days to Feb. 20, while shorts against Europe's STOXX 600 rose 18 percent over the same period, data from FIS' Astec Analytics showed. But hedge fund managers like Seth Klarman, who has been...

  • LONDON/ BOSTON, Feb 21- Stock market optimism about U.S. The level of shorts- a bet that a stock will fall- taken out against the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 13 percent in the 30 days to Feb. 20, while shorts against Europe's STOXX 600 rose 18 percent over the same period, data from FIS' Astec Analytics showed. But hedge fund managers like Seth Klarman, who has been...

  • Feb 21- Insurance giant American International Group Inc has reached a deal to sell one of its lesser-known assets: a northern Vermont ski slope. Vail Resorts Inc, a Brookfield, Colorado- based company that runs mountain resorts, has signed a $50 million agreement to buy the ski operations of Stowe Mountain Resort from AIG's real-estate business, the resort...

  • John Paulson

    Soros Fund Management got out of gold in the fourth quarter of 2016 while Paulson & Co. reduced its stake in SPDR Gold Trust.

  • Feb 14- American International Group Inc, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, largely due to a $5.6 billion reserve charge to cover possible future claims. AIG's net loss widened to $3.04 billion, or $2.96 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $1.84 billion, or $1.50 per share,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Soros Fund Management LLC got out of gold in the fourth quarter of 2016 while Paulson& Co reduced its stake in SPDR Gold Trust, as bullion prices saw their weakest quarterly performance in 3-1/ 2 years, regulatory filings showed on Tuesday. New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, cut its stake in SPDR Gold Trust to 4.4 million...

  • New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, cut its shares in the world's biggest gold exchange-traded fund to 4.4 million shares worth $478 million, from 4.8 million shares worth $600 million in the previous quarter, a 13 F filing showed.

  • President Donald Trump, will now not get a senior role at the White House, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The White House, Scaramucci and SkyBridge Capital, the hedge fund he founded, were not immediately available for comment. In January, Scaramucci said he would join Trump's White House staff as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and...

  • Hedge-fund manager John Paulson

    Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson has increased his long stock holdings after Donald Trump's election win.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is interviewed by investor John Paulson at the Economic Club of New York luncheon in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 15, 2016

    The hedge fund manager echoed many in the business community who are optimistic about the Trump administration's policies.

  • BOSTON, Jan 17- One of President-elect Donald Trump's top liaisons to Wall Street's business elite launched a mutual fund three years ago for mom-and-pop investors that lags most of its peers. Hedge fund impresario Anthony Scaramucci, 53, has secured a top White House job as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and businesses.

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary nominee for president-elect Donald Trump, stands in the elevator at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

    Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post. Mnuchin is the first person with extensive Wall Street experience to head the Treasury...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Healthcare stocks, including insurers, have jumped since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election last week and some hedge fund managers may see further gains in after making new bets in the sector in the third quarter. Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point portfolio invested in insurer Humana Inc during the third quarter,...