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Brazil Pension Reform Will Be Approved by Mid-2017, Says Brazil's President

bloomberg.com — Brazil's President Michel Temer vowed to push ahead with unpopular measures to revive a troubled economy, saying his lack of electoral ambition gives him a free hand to act.

BP’s Dudley Favors Argentina Shale Over Costly Texas Permian

bloomberg.com — BP Plc would rather invest in Argentina's shale oil fields than in Texas' Permian Basin, the U.S. drilling hot spot, Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley said. BP is seeking to buy more assets in Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale fields, which have "enormous potential," Dudley said in a Bloomberg Television interview Tuesday on the sidelines of the Argentina Business and Investment Forum in Buenos Aires.

Billionaire Tenaris owner sees oilfield supply M&A as prices recover

worldoil.com — By R.T. Watson, Erik Schatzker on 9/13/2016 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) -- The billionaire owner of Tenaris sees scope for consolidation in the industry with drilling activity and oil prices set to recover.

BP seeking more investment opportunities in Argentina shale

worldoil.com — By Joe Carroll and Erik Schatzker on 9/13/2016 CHICAGO (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc would rather invest in Argentina's shale oil fields than in Texas' Permian basin, the U.S. drilling hot spot, CEO Bob Dudley said.

ADM Evaluates Bids Received for U.S. Ethanol Mills, CEO Says

bloomberg.com — Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the world's largest corn processor, is evaluating bids the company received for three ethanol plants it's reviewing in the U.S. as part of efforts to improve returns amid weak commodity markets. "There is a lot of interest," Chief Executive Officer Juan Luciano said Tuesday on Bloomberg Television from a conference in Buenos Aires.

Argentina’s Macri Expresses ‘Disgust’ With Venezuelan Government

bloomberg.com — Argentine President Mauricio Macri expressed his"disgust' with Venezuela's human rights record, adding to increasing criticism President Nicolas Maduro has received from once close regional allies. In an interview with Bloomberg News, Macri faulted his Venezuelan counterpart's refusal to let plans for a recall referendum against his rule to move forward expeditiously, indicating that the political gridlock is only furthering the ongoing crisis in the country.

Billionaire Rocca Sees Oilfield Supply M&A Amid Market Recovery

bloomberg.com — The billionaire owner of Tenaris SA, the world's biggest maker of seamless steel tubes for oil drillers, sees scope for consolidation in the industry with drilling activity and oil prices set to recover.

Argentina Eases Fiscal Target to Boost Growth, Macri Says

bloomberg.com — Argentine President Mauricio Macri is loosening fiscal discipline as he attempts to jolt South America's second largest economy out of protracted recession and encourage foreign investment. The government may cut its fiscal deficit target to 4 percent from an original 3.3 percent in the 2017 budget it will send to Congress this week as spending increases, the president said in an interview with Bloomberg.

Claims of St. Jude device hack risk may affect Abbott acquisition

dailyherald.com — Carson Block, the renowned short-seller and founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC, has taken a short position in St. Jude Medical Inc., denouncing the security of its cardiac devices in an effort that could derail the company's purchase by Libertyville Township-based Abbott Laboratories.

Carson Block Takes on St. Jude Medical With Claim of Hack Risk

bloomberg.com — Carson Block, the renowned short-seller and founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC, is pulling out all the stops to break up an acquisition and tank the stock of device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. by exposing possible hacking vulnerabilities. In a report to investors Thursday, Block warned that tens of thousands of Americans are living with ticking-time bombs: St.
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Sep 20, 2016

Washington anecdote: Uber driver here in DC just told me business is 30% better when Congress is in session.

Sep 15, 2016

RT @DukeStJournal: Dear Mr. Kotter, In summary, Mr. Trump is in excellent physical health. Signed, Epstein's Mother

Sep 13, 2016

Everything you always wanted to know about Argentina, from my exclusive sit-down with President Macri here in B.A.  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2016-09-13/argentina-s-macri-on-investment-trade-and-economy 


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