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Boardroom Politics: Shareholders Suing to Learn Truth About Corporate Donations

Filed under: Elections, Scandals and Lawsuits, InvestingThe Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision in 2010 frustrated many who sought more transparency regarding political donations. It was a sharply divided 5-to-4 ruling, but in the end it gave co…

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‘Dark Pools’: Are Hidden Trades Undermining the Stock Market?

Filed under: Investing, Goldman Sachs , Market NewsAfter the closing bell rings, whether it’s the physical bell of the New York Stock Exchange or the virtual bell of the Nasdaq, you may believe that trading activity has ceased for the day and the share…

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Inside Wall Street: Looking to the Bio-Defense Sector as Nuclear Fears Mount

As Japan’s nuclear crisis deepens, Wall Street may begin to focus on a small group of almost-ignored young biotechs. Known as the bio-defense group, these firms develop products that help protect the population from radiation le…

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Caterpillar to Issue Renminbi-Denominated Debt

Heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is marketing a two-year 1 billion renminbi bond to institutional investors in Hong Kong. It’s only the second multinational company to test the waters of the “dim sum” market, and its of…

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Hedge Funds Bet on Inflation, Institutions Bet on Deflation. Who’s Right?

Hedge Funds Bet on Inflation, Institutions Bet on Deflation

Hedge funds are doubling down on inflation by buying gold. Institutions are buying corporate bonds — a wager on deflation. Should you follow them? And if so, which way?

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