Tag archive for ‘Finance’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Tuliptime Bubble In Full Bloom: Bitcoin Breaks Through $10,000       

Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, does not own vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media company, produces no content. Alibaba, the world’s most valuable retailer, has no inventory. More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

90 deals garnered $3.4 billion in private equity investments in Israel; number of deals up 13 percent

  IVC and Shibolet report – Key facts: $841 million in private equity deals in Q4/2015 – twice as much as in Q3/2015 Israeli PE funds accelerated investments in 2015 – a 19% increase from 2014 Straight More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Fed’s Communication Breakdown

 Nothing describes the United States Federal Reserve’s current communication policy better than the old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Various members of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 30th, 2015

SEC Adopts Rules to Permit Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted final rules to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding. The Commission also voted to propose amendments to existing Securities More...

News Brief On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Herbalife just fired a massive shot at Bill Ackman in an epic one sentence press release

Bill Ackman is about to hold a call defending his position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. And ahead of this call, Herbalife, the nutritional supplement company Ackman is famously betting against and has called More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Most Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victims to Get $1 Million

  The trustee who is recovering money for victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, Irving Picard, announced Tuesday another round of distributions of recovered funds will soon begin. SIPC President More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

all times Israel High Tech Capital funding

  Key facts for third quarter: Israeli high-tech capital raising activity: $1.1 billion raised VC-backed deals peak at $908 million – highest ever Israeli VC funds share low at 12% of total investments Large More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Renaissance Technologies to Close $1 Billion Hedge Fund

  Renaissance Technologies LLC, one of the world’s most successful and secretive hedge fund groups, with roughly $27 billion in assets, is closing an eight-year old, $1 billion portfolio, at the end More...

Stephen Schwarzman
Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Blackstone to Pay Nearly $39 Million Settlement With SEC

  The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that three private equity fund advisers within The Blackstone Group have agreed to pay nearly $39 million to settle charges that they failed to fully inform More...

News Brief On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Central banks and credit bubbles are to blame for the death of the Glencore dream

  Will Glencore survive in its current form? And for how much longer can its combative boss, Ivan Glasenberg, cling to the reins of power? Unless it be VW, Glencore is the corporate story of the More...

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