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Apple Tax Probe – Why it’s not a Core Issue for Investors

Ken Odeluga, 11th June 2014, 400 words    Apple shareholders have not had a great deal to complain about so far this year. Sure, because Apple is a corporate titan with a market capitalisation of more than $500 billion, basic … Continue reading

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The Case of the Disappearing FBI probe into Heinz Option Trades

Two deals involving Berkshire Hathaway partner, 3G Capital, were scrutinized by the SEC for alleged insider trading.  3G no stranger to US courts… The takeover of H.J. Heinz & Co  by Berkshire Hathaway was done and dusted in May. By … Continue reading

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The Bankia Signal

Another Friday, another wait for economic news out of Spain. The results of the second part of an audit of Spain’s banks  – started in May and with particular reference to their funding needs – is likely to be released … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt: a Light Tale of Innocence…OK, Quite A Bit of Experience Too

 Phone hacking vs. nodding and winking. Apart from the presumption of innocence before any sort of official hearing [next week] it’s curious to compare the allegations against the Culture & Media Secretary with those against others in the New Corp … Continue reading

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Expect short-term tumble, but no long-term USD collapse

What a weekend. I sense that many have been reluctant to get involved in the necessary task of trying to work out what the two almost seismic bits of financial news over the weekend mean. However many did get involved. … Continue reading

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‘Fed Model’ Creator warns of Breakdown

Meet Dr. Ed Yardeni. Apart from being a most accomplished independent, economist practitioner, with private practice, and corporations and even small nations as clients, he is also known in parts of the financial world as a co-inventor of the Fed … Continue reading

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One Day, CHF and EUR, Will Be €1

With the world beset by all manner of crises right now, the Swiss franc is most likely on the closest to a vertical trajectory as we’ll ever see in our time. (We hope.)  And during such times, there there’s often … Continue reading

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