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Jul 24, 2014

How Skimping on CEO Pay Can Drive Public Company Underperformance

Compensation constraints at public companies could be helping undermine performance, say some experienced boardroom figures who note that private equity, free from public pressure on its pay practices, outperforms public markets...

Jul 23, 2014

Wall Street Wobbles as Traders Digest Earnings

U.S. equity markets were mixed Wednesday as traders parsed through the latest round of second-quarter earnings reports.  SEC Poised to End Fixed $1 Share Price for Some Riskier Money-Market Fund...

Jul 14, 2014

K.K.R. to Take Stakes in Swiss Online Classifieds and Digital Marketing Sites

The private equity firm will take a 49 percent stake in several online classified and digital marketing ventures owned by Ringier Digital, a Swiss media company...

Jul 09, 2014

Report: JPM Reduces Russia Staff as Ukraine Crisis Hits

Wall Street bank JPMorgan Chase & Co is reducing equity market staff in Russia as business falls off in areas such as initial public offerings (IPOs) due to the Ukraine crisis, two financial sources said... #Wall Street #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Jul 18, 2014

NYC pensions get poor returns from private equity

New York City’s public pension funds fall near the back of the pack when it comes to private equity investments performance — a key area as they chase market-beating returns...... #Wall Street #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Jul 24, 2014

Report: More LIers putting their homes on the market

With prices making slow but steady gains, more Long Island homeowners are putting their homes on the market. The number of homes listed for sale on Long Island grew to 17,208 in the April-to-June period, 5.6 percent higher than a year before, accordi... #Jonathan Miller #Nassau County, NY #East Marion, NY #North Fork, NY #Orient, NY #Peconic, NY #Douglas Elliman

Jul 24, 2014

World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report

(AP) -- World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia. A further pickup in China's manufacturing in July failed to lift markets which have been unnerved the past week by Israel... #European Union #Israel #China #Beijing #Tokyo #Shanghai #Toyota #Sony #United Kingdom #European Commission #HSBC #FTSE #Wall Street #Malaysia Airlines #Nikkei 225 #Gaza Strip #Financial Times #Tokyo Stock Exchange

Jul 05, 2014

Revival in emerging markets after launch of new fund by Terry Smith

His Fundsmith Equity fund has turned £1,000 into £1,480 in three years. Now he is scanning the emerging markets, including countries such as China and Brazil... #European Union #Israel #China #Beijing #Tokyo #Shanghai #Toyota #Sony #United Kingdom #European Commission #HSBC #FTSE #Wall Street #Malaysia Airlines #Nikkei 225 #Gaza Strip #Financial Times #Tokyo Stock Exchange

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. stocks trading higher on company earnings

Investors welcomed the latest financial results from large U.S. companies Friday and sent stocks higher in midday trading. The market was on course to recover after slumping a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 97 point... #Dow Jones #Israel #Google Inc. #Honeywell International Inc. #Malaysia Airlines #YouTube #Wall Street #Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Jul 15, 2014

JPMorgan beats estimates in second quarter as profit falls 8 percent

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, posted second-quarter profit that beat estimates as fixed-income trading revenue fell less than analysts expected. Shares rose in early trading. Net income declined 7.9 percent to $5.99 billion, or $1.... #Memphis, TN #Tennessee #Wall Street #Jamie Dimon #Federal Reserve #J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. #Bloomberg
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