Analysis: U.S. banks' bond bonanza driven by extraordinary market conditions, regulatory decisions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Record-breaking Wall Street bank bond offerings in recent days are being driven by a combination of extraordinary market conditions and regulatory decisions that can be traced to the government's pandemic relief efforts, said analysts.
Pandemic slips down list of market risks, Norway wealth fund says
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Investors turn to growth stocks' results after strong earnings start
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the heels of blockbuster earnings from major U.S. banks, investors are focused on whether an upcoming batch of earnings from major technology-related companies can sustain the season's early momentum.
Investor Einhorn says Palihapitiya, Musk poured 'jet fuel' on GameStop
BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor David Einhorn said on Thursday that prominent venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya and entrepreneur Elon Musk threw "jet fuel" on the GameStop Corp trading frenzy in January when the video retailer's shares rose by 2,000% and later prompted a hearing in U.S. Congress.
What does it mean to invest 'ethically' or with 'impact'?
LONDON (Reuters) - Demand for funds which cherry pick investments with strong environmental, social or governance (ESG) credentials has surged in recent years.
Indaba 'disappointed' with Benefitfocus over director nomination delay
(Reuters) -Indaba Capital Management said on Thursday Benefitfocus Inc's unwillingness to compromise and appoint the hedge fund's director nominee to the software company's board was disappointing.
How to think like a breadwinner
NEW YORK (Reuters) - While men have traditionally held the title of "breadwinner," times are changing. These days, moms are the sole or primary provider for their households more than 40% of the time.
Activist investor Legion Partners nominates 7 directors to Genesco board
BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Legion Partners Asset Management LLC has nominated seven directors to sit on specialty retailer Genesco Inc's eight-person board, according to a letter made public in a filing on Monday.
Exclusive: BlackRock, Mustier's blank-check firm eye Credit Suisse fund management arm - sources
ZURICH (Reuters) - BlackRock and Jean-Pierre Mustier's blank-check firm are among investors expressing interest in Credit Suisse's asset management arm, three sources told Reuters, as the Swiss lender explores options for the unit after a run of costly scandals.
Hedge fund Melvin Capital lost 49% on its investments in Q1 -source
BOSTON (Reuters) -Melvin Capital, the hedge fund at the center of the GameStop trading frenzy, lost 49% on its investments during the first three months of 2021, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.