Activist investor RBR launching campaign to break up Credit Suisse: FT

Activist investor RBR launching campaign to break up Credit Suisse: FT

(Reuters) – Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors is launching a campaign for breaking up Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S) into three parts, the Financial Times reported on Monday…. Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: CFPB head of enforcement Anthony Alexis to depart

The Wall Street Journal: CFPB head of enforcement Anthony Alexis to depart

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s enforcement chief, Anthony Alexis, plans to leave the agency, a move that could herald a significant change in the way the regulator polices… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Bombardier may partner with Airbus on CSeries jetliners

The Wall Street Journal: Bombardier may partner with Airbus on CSeries jetliners

TORONTO — Bombardier Inc. is in discussions to roll its CSeries passenger jet business into a joint venture with Airbus SE as the Canadian company struggles to overcome stalled aircraft… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: P&G says activist investor Nelson Peltz lost proxy fight by just 0.2%

The Wall Street Journal: P&G says activist investor Nelson Peltz lost proxy fight by just 0.2%

Procter & Gamble Co. said it beat Nelson Peltz by 6.15 million votes, only about 0.2% of its shares outstanding, a slim difference that is now headed to a weekslong… Read more »

Market Extra: Passive investments are hot, but remain a small slice of the stock market

Market Extra: Passive investments are hot, but remain a small slice of the stock market

This is the era of passive investing, but while the strategy has been incredibly favored and successful for years, the U.S. stock market in every major way remains driven by… Read more »

Market Extra: How the ‘scariest chart in financial markets’ ignores this economic law

Market Extra: How the ‘scariest chart in financial markets’ ignores this economic law

Investors who see quantitative easing as an evil that has permanently distorted financial markets have passed around the statistic that European junk bonds now offer a lower yield than a… Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’

When Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with breast cancer in Spring 2005, she didn’t expect that some of the most harrowing effects of her disease would be financial. But six months… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Iraqi troops seize control of oil-rich Kirkuk from Kurds

The Wall Street Journal: Iraqi troops seize control of oil-rich Kirkuk from Kurds

ERBIL, Iraq — Iraqi forces took control of the local government building in Kirkuk on Monday, pushing out Kurdish fighters and effectively retaking the oil-rich city after skirmishes that raised… Read more »

Key Words: Huge gold discovery—astronomers can confirm how precious metals were formed

Key Words: Huge gold discovery—astronomers can confirm how precious metals were formed

The origin of gold and other precious metals in the universe has finally been confirmed after a gravitational wave collision was seen and heard in its entirety for the first… Read more »

NewsWatch: Netflix earnings send stock up from record closing high: Live blog

NewsWatch: Netflix earnings send stock up from record closing high: Live blog

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Netflix Inc. will report third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Monday. The company’s subscriber growth numbers are always a focus for investors and analysts have forecast… Read more »

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