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TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

March 14, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: U.S. Stocks Retreat As Oil Declines; Dollar Gains On Fed Outlook SEC Paralysis: Why The Gridlock Slowing New Rules For Wall Street Won’t Go Away LITIGATION: Starwood Hotel Gets Unsolicited Takeover Approach Pimco May Have To Face Gross’s Suit After Stormy Exit Silicon Valley VC At Center of Disturbing Lawsuit Apollo To Buy Grocer Fresh Market For $1.4 Billion In Cash TECHNOLOGY: Alibaba-backed Logistics Firm Cainiao Lands Funding At $7.7 Billion...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 03/11/2016

March 11, 2016 Comments (0)

FORGET DRONES, AMAZON NOW HAS PLANES (CNN Money) – As predicted, Amazon is officially in flight. News broke that the retail-giant has leased 20 Boeing 767 cargo planes from Air Transport Services Group Inc. In an effort to reduce delivery troubles and delays, Amazon is looking to lessen its dependence on UPS and FedEx. The first lease of just 20 planes reinforces that this is just a test and not a full-fledged dive into the deep end, but according to Bloomberg they have been planing this...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

March 7, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: Record Vehicle Leasing Could Pinch New Auto Margins  Economists Warn Of Negative Interest Rate Risks Brent Crude Tops $40 For First Time Since December On Output LITIGATION: Valentino Eyes IPO in 2017 After Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion SoftBank to Separate Domestic, Overseas Businesses TECHNOLOGY: Intuit Finds Buyer For Quicken Google Wants To Help Map Zika Outbreaks THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: Goldman Sees Best Time In Two Decades To Buy S&P 500 Hewlett Packard...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 03/04/2016

March 4, 2016 Comments (0)

SPORTS AUTHORITY IS LOSING AUTHORITY  (CNN Money) – Another week passes and another mega-retailer crashes. Sports Authority filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday, as it plans to close or sell about 140 of its 463 stores. The Englewood, Colorado based company has cited $1.1 billion in debt and put the blame on not keeping with up customer trends. About one-third of the retailer’s locations will begin liquidation sales within days, including 25 stores in Texas, 19 in...

Credit Suisse Trading Forum – TODAY

March 3, 2016 Comments (0)

TradingScreen is in Boca Raton for the Credit Suisse Trading Forum 2016 – Making the Right Moves, today and Friday, March 3-4.   Meet us at booth #19   To set up a meeting at the forum, please contact: Marc Muller (Marc.Muller@TradingScreen.com), Sachin Joshi (Sachin.Joshi@TradingScreen.com) or Mike Bailleux (Michael.Bailleux@TradingScreen.com) Keynote Speakers: Garry Kasparov, Former World Chess Champion, Activist and Author Daniel M. Gallagher, President, Patomak Global...

Join Us: Credit Suisse Trading Forum

February 29, 2016 Comments (0)

Meet us in sunny Boca Raton for the Credit Suisse Trading Forum 2016 – Making the Right Moves, this Wednesday through Friday, March 2-4.   Booth #19 To set up a meeting at the forum, please contact: Marc Muller (Marc.Muller@TradingScreen.com), Sachin Joshi (Sachin.Joshi@TradingScreen.com) or Mike Bailleux (Michael.Bailleux@TradingScreen.com) Keynote Speakers: Garry Kasparov, Former World Chess Champion, Activist and Author Daniel M. Gallagher, President, Patomak Global Partners,...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

February 29, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: India Slaps New Taxes On Cars To Curb Pollution FIFA Probe Now Zeroes In On U.S. Bank LITIGATION: GE To Return $100 Billion To Investors Google Parents Says $2.5 Billion At Stake As Intel Battles IRS American Express Is Officially Selling Its Massive Costco Business To Citi  TECHNOLOGY: Twitter Paid $479 Million For Ad Tech Startup TellApart, 10-K Revels Amazon Just Signed A Major Deal That Threatens Ocado and Ocado Stock Is Tanking Zenefits Lays Off 250...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 02/26/2016

February 26, 2016 Comments (0)

SEARS SLIDES (Bloomberg Business) – Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) posted a $580 million fourth-quarter net loss and boom goes the dynamite and dust settles as another retail giant gets crushed. Sears, the department-store run by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert, has been shrinking in an effort to strengthen its online presence and rewards programs. But that hasn’t stopped the slide, as the company’s cash balances were $238 million at the end of the quarter on January 30, down...

TradingScreen Milan Buy Side Trading Forum – TODAY

February 25, 2016 Comments (0)

Currently, our Paris team is hosting the TradingScreen Milan Buy Side Trading Forum. With speakers from Greyspark, IlliquidX LLP and more, TradingScreen thanks all attendees and we invite everyone to the 2017 event. PROGRAM:  15:00 – Registration 15:15 – Welcome Speech – TradingScreen 15:30 – “Electronic Bonds Trading Platforms: The Impossible Trinity of Liquidity” Frederic Ponzo, CEO – GreySpark 16:00 – “What’s Next: Global Market Analysis” Dr. Ivo Pezzuto,...

TradingScreen Awarded “Best OTC Derivatives Trading Platform”

February 24, 2016 Comments (0)

The 2016 Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards has granted TradingScreen with “Best OTC Derivatives Trading Platform.” TradingScreen is grateful to be recognized for our accomplishments. Thank you to our customers and partners for their continued support and patronage. To view the complete list of winners and event website, click here.