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  • Senators urge Treasury to fix money fund tax concerns

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pressuring the Treasury Department to relieve money market fund investors from tax rules that will kick in if the Securities and Exchange Commission decides to force some funds to float their...
  • Hedge fund manager Cooperman says market gains will slow

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, who has forecast that the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index will hit 2000 this year, cautioned on Wednesday that gains will be slower as the market is more fairly valued now. "The markets finally...
  • Ackman urges Allergan talks with Valeant, no delay to special meeting

    (Reuters) - Activist investor Bill Ackman urged Botox maker Allergan Inc to negotiate a possible takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc and not delay a special shareholder meeting that could overturn most of Allergan's board. Ackman's Pershing Square...
  • Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%

    Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%
    Starboard Value, a hedge fund with a hostile plan to replace Darden Restaurant’s board and management, has been buying more Darden stock. Starboard’s ownership surge  – now 7.1 percent, up from 6.2 in May – comes as the hedge...
  • U.S. SEC set to take aim at costly mutual funds, bad brokers

    (Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official offered a sneak peek on plans for examining brokerages in 2015, indicating it would likely focus on sales of expensive mutual funds and have a "laser like focus" on problem brokers and firms....
  • Without a net: Oppenheimer has $4 billion in uninsured Puerto Rico debt

    BOSTON (Reuters) - OppenheimerFunds' municipal bond portfolios hold $4 billion in uninsured Puerto Rico debt, leaving them open to bigger potential losses than rivals as the Caribbean island's fiscal problems escalate. Rival U.S. municipal fund...
  • Puerto Rico bonds crash high-yield municipal debt party

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It looked like there was no stopping the runaway returns for high-yield U.S. municipal bonds earlier this year. But that has all come to a screeching halt in the past few weeks thanks to a bombshell coming out of the Caribbean. The...
  • Yellen and Fed raise flag over some U.S. equity valuations

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday voiced concern about stretched valuations in certain corners of the U.S. markets, including small cap, biotechnology and social media stocks, as well as the leveraged loan market. The unusual comments from the...
  • David Ganek Asks $44 Million for Park Avenue Duplex

    SELLER: David and Danielle Ganek LOCATION: New York, NY PRICE: $44,000,000 SIZE: 8,000 square feet, YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The always well-informed property gossips at the New York Observer snitched last week that former hedge fund manager David Ganek and...
  • Goldman's investment management business peeks out from trading's shadow

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Late last year, Goldman Sachs reached an important milestone: its investment management business surpassed $1 trillion in client money under supervision. But the achievement went largely unnoticed as shareholders focused on...
  • U.S. stock funds post $8.3 billion outflows in June: Morningstar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds pulled $8.3 billion out of funds that specialize in U.S. stocks in June on concerns that U.S. shares had little upside at record levels, Morningstar data showed on Tuesday. The outflows were...
  • SEC's Piwowar casts doubt on how money fund rules will shape up

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. securities regulator raised doubts on Tuesday on whether his agency will adopt rules requiring prime money market funds to float the value of their shares, saying deliberations are ongoing and that he opposes a key...