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August 14, 2018 8:08 PM Wall St. rises on earnings optimism, lira rebound

(Reuters) - Wall Street’s three major indexes rose on Tuesday with the S&P 500 posting its strongest gain in three weeks as a string of healthy earnings boosted investor optimism and a rebound in the Turkish lira eased contagion fears. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended four-day losing streaks with broadbased gains across industry 47

August 14, 2018 8:00 AM Exclusive: Carlyle starts preparations for listing of chemicals group Atotech

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Buyout group Carlyle (CG.O) is starting preparations for a stock market listing of German speciality chemicals group Atotech, a former unit of oil group Total (TOTF.PA), which it bought for $3.2 billion two years ago, people close to the matter said. The private equity investor has asked investment banks to pitch for roles in the initial 52

August 11, 2018 7:36 AM Why the Future Belongs to ‘Challenge-Driven Leaders’

The late Sergio Marchionne ran Fiat Chrysler with an eccentric, unorthodox style and a passion for complex problems. New research suggests he was ahead of his time. The primary purpose of Fiat Chrysler’s investor conference on June 1 was to roll out the auto maker’s latest five-year plan. First, however, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne took the dais. He had some incredible 69

August 10, 2018 1:16 AM Singapore's Golden Gate Ventures launches $10 million crypto fund

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures said on Friday it will launch a $10 million fund to invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology startups. The fund, called LuneX Ventures, will invest in early-stage companies globally such as cryptocurrency exchanges and security providers. Investors in the fund will include 78

August 7, 2018 7:57 PM Elon Musk says going private is 'best path forward' for Tesla

Elon Musk says going private is the "best path forward" for Tesla. He stunned investors on Tuesday with a tweet saying he had already lined up funding, and he told employees that it would relieve the electric car company of the "enormous pressure" of Wall Street's expectations. "As a public company, we are subject to wild swings in our stock price that can be a major 82

August 3, 2018 11:02 AM The Latest: Zimbabwe observers urge transparency in results

An independent election observers group is urging the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to urgently release results from individual polling stations to allay concerns about possible irregularities in Monday's vote. The local Zimbabwe Election Support Network says the commission should post the information on its website "to enhance transparency and accountability 58

July 31, 2018 5:25 PM Supervalu Settles with Shareholder Activist Blackwells

Investor Suspends Campaign as Food Distributor Prepares to Sell Supervalu Inc. has settled with an activist shareholder group as the food distributor prepares to sell itself to a rival later this year. The agreement puts an end to a roughly nine-month campaign by Blackwells Capital LLC, an investment fund, to overhaul the Minneapolis-based company’s 42

July 26, 2018 8:22 AM Chinese E-Commerce Startup Fetches Nearly $24 Billion Valuation in Nasdaq IPO

Pinduoduo is an emerging rival to Alibaba and JD.com HONG KONG—A three-year-old Chinese internet startup earned a nearly $24 billion market valuation in an initial public offering in New York, drawing high investor demand ahead of a string of larger internet IPOs from the country in the coming months. Pinduoduo Inc., a Shanghai-based online discounter 50

July 26, 2018 8:12 AM Nestlé’s Sales Rise, Granting Breathing Space for CEO

CEO Mark Schneider is under pressure from activist investor Daniel Loeb to improve financial performance Nestlé SA posted a jump in profit and a rise in a key sales-growth metric from 2017, suggesting the company’s shift toward coffee and healthier food is starting to bear fruit. The results, released Thursday, could give extra breathing room to Chief 50

July 24, 2018 7:16 PM Turkish Lira’s Plunge Prompts Concern About a Currency Crisis

Sharp slide follows central bank’s refusal to raise key rate in the face of soaring inflation; worries about President Erdogan’s influence Turkey’s currency fell sharply amid investor concerns that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s growing influence over the central bank could push the country toward a currency crisis. In its first monetary-policy decision 76