Is Facebook’s Libra Really A Cryptocurrency? Maybe Not

Facebook officially announced its Libra cryptocurrency earlier this week, and analysts are starting to weigh in on it. The social networking firm describes Libra as a "global currency and financial infrastructure," add that it will "reinvent money" and "transform the global economy." The release statement about Facebook's Libra is [...]


Long Thesis For Allergan Presented At Sohn Hong Kong

Allergan, a company which was once targeted by activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management, is back in the news on Wall Street again. However, this time we heard a long thesis for the stock from Quintessential Capital founder Gabriel Grego, who presented it at the Sohn [...]


Activism In An Age Of Passive Investment

The ongoing shift in investing preference from active management to passive funds has been well-documented, but one topic that hasn't received a lot of attention is this shift from the viewpoint of activist investors. That was exactly the focus of a discussion during a panel The Deal's Corporate Governance [...]


As Markets Crash Hedge Funds Buy The Dip

Stocks drooped last week and continued to fall this week, based on major indices. Hedge funds bought the dip last week while corporates also took advantage of their lower stock prices. Inflows to Financials, Energy and Communication Services remained especially strong last week, as did inflows to Tech exchange-traded [...]

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