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  • It's the third week in a row hedge funds have increased their net long euro positions, suggesting they're gunning for a break above $1.20. It hasn't happened though- the euro hasn't been above $1.20 since Sept. 22, pretty much three weeks ago. But it's struggled to keep a foothold above $1.20, and on Monday was trading below $1.18.

  • Hershey's

    Nestle's U.S. confectionery business include brands such as Butterfinger, Baby Ruth and SweeTarts.

  • Oct 10- Procter& Gamble Co repelled a challenge from activist investor Nelson Peltz for a board seat on Wednesday after shareholders backed all 11 directors nominated by the U.S. consumer goods company's management. Peltz had been seen as the favorite to win the contest, because he had the backing of all three top shareholder advisory firms, which recommend how...

  • Arian Rodriguez covers himself with a tarp as residents wait in the rain to register with FEMA more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, on October 9, 2017 in Jayuya, Puerto Rico.

    Orlando Bravo, Thoma Bravo co-founder, talks about efforts to provide private sector funds to help Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

  • Oct 9- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday. Edward Garden will replace Robert Lane, who is retiring due to health reasons after a dozen years as a director, GE said in...

  • Oct 9- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday. Edward Garden will replace Robert Lane, who is retiring due to health reasons after a dozen years as a director, GE said in...

  • Oct 9- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday. Edward Garden will replace Robert Lane, who is retiring due to health reasons after a dozen years as a director, GE said in...

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Struggling to make money amid ultra-low market volatility, misfiring hedge funds are sticking to their guns with their currency and bond bets on a weaker dollar, stronger UK pound and rising U.S. interest rates. The latest futures market positioning data from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, however, suggests the two foreign exchange trades of...

  • Private equity now employs a huge number of employees across the globe, presenting great funding opportunities for firms, says Claudia Zeisberger professor at INSEAD.

  • Stefan Kaluzny

    Sycamore is looking to raise its largest-ever fund, which it will use primarily for retail investments.

  • Every company should have Wheels Up in its pocket: CEO Kenny Dichter

    Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up founder and CEO, discusses the private jet company's latest funding round that pushed its enterprise value to $1 billion and what he sees for demand in the private flight space.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- A suburban New York hedge fund manager accused of losing or spending all but about $27,000 of the $21.8 million he told investors he had was criminally charged on Thursday with running a Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said Michael Scronic, who once worked at Morgan Stanley and has degrees from Stanford University and the University of Chicago, stole...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- A suburban New York hedge fund manager who once worked at Morgan Stanley and was accused of losing or spending all but about $27,000 of the $21.8 million he told investors he had was criminally charged on Thursday with running a Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said Michael Scronic, 46, of Pound Ridge, New York, stole more than $19 million from 45 investors...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- A suburban New York hedge fund manager who once worked at Morgan Stanley and was accused of losing or spending all but about $27,000 of the $21.8 million he told investors he had was criminally charged on Thursday with running a Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said Michael Scronic, 46, of Pound Ridge, New York, stole more than $19 million from 45 investors...

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Oct 4- Private equity firms and hedge funds had funds under management of $600 billion globally last year to lend to companies, a survey said on Wednesday, as they step into the shoes of traditional lenders. The survey by the Alternative Credit Council, part of a trade group, found that this industry has grown 14- fold since 2000, had more than $600...

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Oct 4- Private equity firms and hedge funds raised $600 billion globally last year to lend to companies, a survey said on Wednesday, as they step into the shoes of traditional lenders. The survey by the Alternative Credit Council, part of a trade group, found that this industry has grown 14- fold since 2000, raising more than $600 billion in funds...

  • LONDON, Oct 2- Struggling to make money in a world of ultra-low volatility, hedge funds are taking bigger- and riskier- gambles in foreign exchange markets. Futures market positioning data from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange shows that speculators have amassed their biggest bets on a weaker dollar in nearly five years, and the biggest bet on a higher pound in...