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Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images MicroStrategy, the enterprise software maker that’s bet big on bitcoin over the past two years, is now underwater on its holdings of the world’s largest cryptocurrency due to the market tumble. Bitcoin traded around $28,000 apiece on Thursday morning, recovering somewhat from earlier losses that brought the digital
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In this article 2330-TW ADBE TWTR NVDA AMD Retail investors have continued to buy the dip in the recent market turmoil, even liking tech despite the sector rout, according to brokerage TD Ameritrade’s AJ Kahling. “Our indicators, TD Ameritrade [Investor Movement Index], just came out this morning indicating indeed that the retail traders are continuing
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In this article GBTC Michael Sonnenshein, CEO, Grayscale Investments at the NYSE, April 18, 2022. Source: NYSE Grayscale, the asset manager running the world’s largest bitcoin fund, met privately with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week in an effort to persuade the regulator to approve the conversion of its flagship fund into an ETF,
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In this article WDC A Western Digital office building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. Mike Blake | Reuters Company: Western Digital (WDC) Business: Western Digital is a leading developer, manufacturer, and provider of data storage devices and solutions and operates in two market-leading franchises: hard disk drives (“HDD”) and NAND flash
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett on Saturday said Berkshire Hathaway has been increasing its stake in Activision Blizzard in a merger arbitrage play, betting that Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the video game company will close. Berkshire now owns about 9.5% of Activision shares, Buffett said at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. “Occasionally I’ll see
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In this article HOOD BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger blasted stock trading app Robinhood on Saturday, saying the company is now “unraveling.” “It’s so easy to overdo a good idea. … Look what happened to Robinhood from its peak to its trough. Wasn’t that pretty obvious that something like that was going to
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In this article VRRM Thomas Winz | The Image Bank | Getty Images Company: Verra Mobility (VRRM) Business: Verra Mobility operates through two segments: (i) Commercial Services: the market-leading provider of automated toll and violations management and title and registration solutions to rental car companies, fleet management companies, municipalities, school districts and violation issuing authorities;
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Mathieu Chabran helms Tikehau Capital, a European asset manager, which oversees $40 billion in private debt, real assets, private equity, and capital markets. With a front row seat to the uncertainty and geopolitical tension in Europe, Chabran sat down with the Delivering Alpha newsletter to discuss the role
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In this article NGVT Azmanl | E+ | Getty Images Company: Ingevity (NGVT) Business: Ingevity is a leading bio-based materials company that converts waste streams and by-products from the wood, paper, and pulp industry into higher-valued, specialty materials. They operate through two segments: (i) Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon and (ii) Performance Chemicals,
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In this article LATG Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC Jacob Kepler | Bloomberg | Getty Images (Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) The once red-hot SPAC market is becoming a fertile ground for activist investors who push for changes at problematic companies and profit from them. A record
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SEC chairman Gary Gensler testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Sept. 14, 2021 in Washington. Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to propose a rule for the registration and regulation of security-based swap execution facilities. A swap execution facility, or SEF, is an electronic
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