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Esplanade's Kravetz bullish on casinos, Apple; sees turbulence for discount stores


Strong U.S. consumer holiday spending will not boost retailers across the board but instead benefit winners like Apple Inc that have signature products, Esplanade Capital's Shawn Kravetz said at the...

Ackman's Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

Billionaire investor William Ackman has turned his back on snack maker Mondelez International and put the money into potentially more lucrative bets, including global coffee company Starbucks and...

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U.S. senators introduce bill to rein-in proxy advisers

Six U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require the U.S. securities watchdog to directly regulate firms such as Glass, Lewis & Co and Institutional Shareholder Services, which...

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How to make the most of your college tax breaks

All that tuition you pay has one silver lining: tax breaks.

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Boring is 'amazing' for steady returns: Epoch's Van Valen

The gains of internet-related stocks in recent years have cast a shadow over what a dull but steady income stream from dividends can do for investors.

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U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then 'wok' shaped

U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with investors saying it is unlikely one will occur before then.

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Even after sell-off, Blackstone's Wien avoids gloom on U.S. stocks

U.S. stocks have been battered over the last few weeks but a senior executive at Blackstone Group LP, one of the world's most influential asset managers, said there is no cause to be overly worried...

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More pain in store for Italian bonds: NN IP CIO

Italian assets have further to fall before prices start to look attractive but the selloff will not trigger 2012-style contagion across the euro zone or require the ECB to step in, NN Investment...

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Emerging debt, unlike most fixed income, not expensive: TCW's Foley

Emerging market debt is a rare fixed-income class that does not look too expensive, and could be an even more attractive investment if the U.S. dollar weakens, according to Penny Foley, portfolio...

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Idol Father: Life Lessons with Chris Daughtry

You do not even have to win on a talent competition show like “American Idol” to launch yourself on a path to selling more than eight million albums.

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Hedge funds resume attack on sterling as Brexit fears mount: McGeever

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Bernstein sees no U.S. bear market soon despite 'slow bleed' overhang

Six weeks of unusual U.S. stock market volatility are not dampening longtime market strategist Richard Bernstein's view that share prices will keep rising, even though the nine-year U.S. economic...

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Guggenheim's Minerd says high corporate debt bodes ill for U.S. economy

Guggenheim Partners Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd warned on Monday that the U.S. economy is on a collision course due to excessive corporate debt and said he has prepared by buying...

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Citron's Left calls Tilray surge its 'worst day ever' in market

Andrew Left, one of Wall Street's most prominent short-sellers, said Tilray Inc gave his firm its "worst day ever in the market" two months ago when its shares almost doubled in one session, but he...

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Rabobank explores sale of U.S. retail, wealth operations: sources

Dutch cooperative lender Rabobank is exploring the sale of its retail and wealth management operations in the United States in a deal that could top $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said...

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Citron's Left makes U-turn and now sees value in China

Andrew Left, whose Citron Research has published critical reports on Chinese companies and profited when their shares dropped, is now making a contrarian call by going long on some.

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Sustainable investing's secret weapon: Public pensions

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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Foreigners sold Asian equities in October on worries over trade, slowing growth

Foreign investors sold Asian equities heavily in October on concerns over slowing earnings, higher U.S. interest rates and trade tensions between the United States and China.

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CI Investments slightly increase SPDR gold holdings in third quarter: filing

CI Investments Inc [CIXCI.UL] slightly boosted its holdings in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund during the third quarter, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 13F filing...

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U.S. sues UBS, alleges crisis-era mortgage securities fraud

The U.S. government on Thursday filed a civil fraud lawsuit accusing UBS Group AG , Switzerland's largest bank, of defrauding investors in its sale of residential mortgage-backed securities leading...

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