Author Archive - Guan Wang

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Merger Arbitrage and Hostile Takeovers

Hewlett-Packard extended offer for Autonomy Corporation (Dealbook) Hewlett-Packard has extended its offer for the Autonomy Corporation, as it attempts......(read more)
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)

Top of the Morning: EU Job Cuts, More Power for Finra, Crude Pushes Higher, Best Buy, French Banks

More Job Cuts Loom for EU Banks With Fixed Pay (Bloomberg) European banks may resort to more jobs cuts or zero bonuses as they struggle to maintain fixed......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Ted Weschler Becomes Buffett’s Fund Manager

CNBC reports Ted Weschler, who paid $5.3 Million to have two meals with Warren Buffett, has just been hired to help manage the portfolio of Berkshire......(read more)
Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)

Moody’s May Downgrade French Banks

Reuters says  major French banks might be downgraded by Moody’s, a move that would further increase the tension in the financing markets. Citing people......(read more)
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One – ING Deal Being Investigated By Fed

According to WSJ, the Federal Reserve is investigating Capital One on whether its acquisition with ING will make it so large that a potential bankruptcy......(read more)
Yahoo icon

Jack Ma Claimed to Have Nothing to Do With Bartz’s Dismissal $YHOO

Jack Ma, chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group, claimed on Saturday at the annual gathering of entrepreneurs that on contrary to popular belief, he was not......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett Will Buy Italian Jewelry Brand

According to Reuters, Richline International, part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is going to buy the fifth Italian Jewelry brand to further......(read more)
Yahoo icon

Yahoo AOL Merger Might Be In The Cards

Yahoo AOL merger might be in the cards. According to Bloomberg, Tim Armstrong, AOL’s Chief Executive Officer, is speaking with advisers to Yahoo about......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Bridgewater Associates AUM and Returns

Bridgewater Associates has $122 billion in AUM and returned 25% in 2011 Bridgewater Associates’ founder Ray Dalio was born and raised in suburban......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Facebook Doubles First-half Revenue

As of July 2011, Facebook had more than 750 million active users. According to Reuters, Facebook’s revenue in the first half year of 2011 doubled to......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Google Acquires Zagat Survey

Google, the owner of the search engine with most users in the world, has acquired Zagat Survey. Google did not offer details about the price of acquisition......(read more)

Hulbert Gold Newsletter Sentiment Index: Gold’s Rally Will Continue

Hulbert Gold Newsletter Sentiment Index (HGNSI) is 40.3% currently versus 67% in late July. Mark Hulbert, the editor of the Hulbert Financial Digest,......(read more)

Muammar Gaddafi’s Gold Piggy Bank

Muammar Gaddafi has been selling Libya’s gold reserves. Officials from the Libya interim government said on Thursday that its central bank sold 29 tonnes......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

President Obama Plans to Inject $300 Billion to Increase Job Opportunities

According to Bloomberg, as the unemployment rate remains at 9.1%, President Obama plans to increase the job opportunities in the states by injecting over......(read more)
HIGHBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

5 Hedge Funds Made a Bundle Today From Walter Energy $WLT

Walter Energy (WLT), a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal, soared 21.32% after the London based Times said Anglo American Plc (AAL) may be considering......(read more)
Curtis Macnguyen

7 Hedge Funds That Made The Most from Yahoo’s Firing Of Carol Bartz

Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz is fired over the phone by Yahoo’s Chairman of the Board. According to Glassdor.com, Bartz only gained 33% support rate in......(read more)
hedge fund research

Kraft Plans to Split-Up by 2012 $KFT

Last month, Kraft announced its plan to split itself into two companies by the end of 2012: one fast growing global snacks business includes Oreo cookies......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

Trimtabs – Barclayhedge Survey: Hedge Funds Getting More Bearish

Trimtabs – Barclayhedge survey indicates that hedge funds are getting more bearish. According to CNBC, TrimTabs – BarclayHedge monthly survey......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

Safe Haven Currency: CHY

The next safe haven currency is going to be the Chinese Yuan, according to JP Morgan. The Swiss central bank announced yesterday that Swiss Franc is pegged......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JP Morgan on China and Chinese Market

Jing Ulrich, the managing director and chairman of global markets, JPMorgan China, said in Hong Kong yesterday that she expected the CPI in mainland China......(read more)
Ron Gutfleish

6 Hedge Funds Gained The Most from Temple-Inland $TIN $IP

Temple-Inland, Inc (TIN) manufactures corrugated packaging and building products. It rose 25.09% after International Paper (IP) offered $32 per share......(read more)

Lim Say Boon (DBS): Asia Is In a New Bear Market

Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer of DBS and former co-head of Standard Chartered Bank’s chief investment and advisory office, believes that......(read more)
ENSCO PLC

Three Stocks PIMCO Recommends in Today’s Market

In the interview with CNBC on Monday, Anne Gudefin, fund manager of PIMCO Pathfinder, said that in today’s tough economy, investors must be extremely......(read more)

Marc Faber: Gold Is Not in a Bubble

Marc Faber has been extremely bullish about gold. Gold prices climbed above $1,900 an ounce today. But Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom......(read more)
MAVERICK CAPITAL

Biggest Hedge Fund Losers in Longtop Financial Fraud $LFT

Longtop Financial Technologies Ltd. (LFT) was sued in May by an investor alleging the company overstated profit margins and concealed adverse facts. The......(read more)
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