Things are looking up, according to Mervyn King's final inflation report for the Bank of England. Gavyn Davies, chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management, tells Long View columnist John Authers that the strategy of his successor Mark Carney may well borrow a lot from the US Federal Reserve
Shareholder activism is a rough business. Investors who amass large stockholdings and then demand changes are usually resisted and excoriated by the companies' managements, who do everything they can to defeat them. The resulting fights for control can often be public and ugly, with both sides seeking to dig up dirt or arguments with which to discredit the other side.
Provided by Business Insider Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros has reported a 7.91% passive stake in JCPenney, according to a securities filing with the SEC. The news sent JCPenney ( JCP ) shares soaring 7% in after-hours trading Thursday.
Provided by Business Insider's Jay Yarow The market's reaction to Apple's earnings is not good. The stock is down 3% this morning, pre-market, sending shares to $393. This drop is actually worse than it sounds.
Remarkable equity rallies in Japan and China in December have signalled a strong start to 2013. The FT's Josh Noble talks to Tai Hui, chief strategist Asia for JP Morgan Asset Management about the prospects for Asian markets in the coming year. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit www.ft.com/video
Ask any business leader or management expert what defines the best technology companies and the ability to innovate will be top of the list. The FT's Ravi Mattu reports on how openness, collaboration and agility are the lifeblood of a new high-tech innovation revolution
Paul Taylor, Connected Business editor, looks back on the highlights from the Gartner IT Symposium in Orlando, where some 8,000 IT professionals, including 2,000 chief information officers gather to discuss the latest trends and issues.
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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! To the extent that there ever was a Web 2.0 bubble, it appears that it has burst, as Aaron as I discuss in the accompanying video. Facebook's ( FB ) stock is down 50 percent from its IPO in May and Groupon ( GRPN ) is down more than 80 percent from its debut last year, largely because these companies went public at a much more mature state than did the tech companies during the dot com bubble of the 1990s.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! In July The Trump Organization opened a luxury 18-hole gulf course off the Northeastern coast of Scotland on land once protected for its rare and disappearing sand dunes. The championship course was slated to be one of two courses and one small part of a larger $1.5 billion luxury project, including 500 million-dollar homes, 950 holiday apartments, a 450-room hotel, 36 golf villas, a 400-bed workers' hostel, a conference center and a clubhouse. A documentary by a pair of local Scottish filmmakers about Trump's quest to build on the environmentally endangered land hits theaters this week in New York and Los Angeles