Twitter (TWTR) 'Takeover Money' Moves On as 'Trump Money' Moves In Dec 5, 2016 03:17PM

As the takeover premium continues to come out of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), as a deal is pretty much DOA, new speculative money appears to be replacing it. This is the "Trump Effect" money.

President-elect Trump was an avid Twitter user before, during and now after the election. In fact, today Trump took to the social media service to answer criticism that he tweets too much.

"If the press would cover me accurately & honorably, I would have far less reason to "tweet." he said.... (continue reading...)


Time's (TIME) Sports Illustrated Names LeBron James as the 2016 Sportsperson of the Year Dec 1, 2016 01:04PM

Time Inc.'s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated today announced that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is the 2016 Sportsperson of the Year. In a year full of stirring and historic performances across all sports, James was transcendent, rallying the Cavaliers from a 3-1 deficit against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals to deliver the city of Cleveland's first championship in a major sport since 1964. James, who has now won three NBA titles, was named Finals... (continue reading...)


AngelList Acquires Startup Company Product Hunt Dec 1, 2016 11:42AM

AngelList has acquired Product Hunt, according to TechCrunch.

The purchase price was said to be about $20 million.

Product Hunt is a platform that allows users to vote up or down on startup products.

The move was affirmed by Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover.

AngelList could be looking for Product Hunt to potentially develop into something like Kickstarter.


U.S. funds favor equities on hopes of fiscal stimulus: Reuters poll Nov 30, 2016 07:08AM

By Krishna Eluri

(Reuters) - U.S. funds increased equity allocations to a 16-month high in November on expectations that fiscal stimulus from President-elect Donald Trump will boost stocks, a Reuters poll found.

U.S. stocks have risen sharply since Trump's shock election victory earlier this month - Wall Street's four main equity indexes hit record highs last week.

The survey of 13 fund managers, conducted Nov 16-29, showed... (continue reading...)


Global funds raise bonds, cite political uncertainty: Reuters poll Nov 30, 2016 07:06AM

By Claire Milhench

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors raised their bond exposure and held cash at high levels in November, citing uncertainty around U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plans and worries about political risk in Europe, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Wednesday.

Although Trump's promises to cut taxes and boost spending have pushed up bond yields on the expectation of higher inflation, some poll participants wanted to see if... (continue reading...)


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