Investor activist Bill Ackman and his Pershing Square Capital Management (PSH) firm, famous for their fight against Herbalife (HLF) which they deemed a pyramid scheme, would have lost up to USD 2.8 billion. Holding approximately 18.1 million shares and 9.1 million call options of Valeant...
“In 2016, the volume of (real estate) investment fell by 25-30% in the United Kingdom (UK) and, to a lesser extent, in France and Germany. The effect of the Brexit was in particular to slow down operations in speculative transactions. Today, land developers and real […]
Then it’s true? According to billionaire investor Warren Buffett, the US stock market isn’t in bubble territory. Describing the US economy’s dynamism as “unbelievable”, Buffett told CNBC that “if rates were to spike, however, then the stock market would be more expensive.” Indeed, Buffett followed […]
EU Member States agreed on the European Commission (EC)’s proposal to invest EUR 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. According to the EC, the 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects will contribute to achieving the Energy Union’s goals by connecting European […]
It’s been a long time since the startup specialized in blood tests Theranos founded by Elizabeth Holmes is in turmoil. According to data gathered by Crunchbase and CB Insights, Theranos reported no revenue in 2015 and 2016. Theranos was once valued at USD 9 billion […]
Chinese conglomerate HNA Capital, which recently acquired SkyBridge Capital, the company of future economic advisor Anthony Scaramucci for the Trump administration, said it would like to make additional investments of this kind in the United States. According to Cyceon, this confirms the growing interest of […]
American billionaire investor Warren Buffett allegedly sold 90% of all his Walmart (WMT) shares worth a total of USD 900 million. This Buffett’s strong move confirmed Cyceon’s assessment that American retail department stores are facing growing challenges over their profitability because of ever-growing competition from […]
At its first meeting of 2017, the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved more than EUR 7.8 billion of new financing to support investment in strategic infrastructure, innovation and more efficient use of natural resources, as well as backing more than […]
“General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to United States car-dealers tax free across the border. Make in USA or pay big border tax!” threatened President Donald Trump on January 3, 2017. Sitting in the White House 21 days later, the 45th...
You enjoy nature and prefer concrete investments? Investing in forests can be the most appropriate solution for you as an investor who’s looking for a stable, financial markets-uncorrelated product with limited return on investment (ROI) but attractive tax cuts. Forestry groups allow you to invest […]