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, 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.
Billionaire Tom Barrack made his fortune making contrarian bets in real estate. So when it came to getting his family into the wine business, he saw no point buying a trophy property-at trophy prices-in Bordeaux or Napa, Calif. Instead, he bought a 1,300-acre ranch an hour north of Santa Barbara, Calif., and planted his own vines.
Billionaire Bill Gates, whose foundation seeks to spread modern medicine through the developing world and wipe out diseases of the poor such as malaria, said he supports the U.S. drug pricing system...
Billionaire Bill Gates, whose foundation seeks to spread modern medicine through the developing world and wipe out diseases of the poor such as malaria, said he supports the U.S. drug pricing system even as politicians have intensified their criticism of high costs.
Active investment managers may need to shrink assets by as much as 30 percent if they want to beat industry benchmarks, Peter Kraus, chief executive officer of AllianceBernstein Holding LP, said.
Anand Mahindra, chairman of India's Mahindra group, is optimistic that the nation's economy is poised to "surprise on the upside" thanks to the business-friendly policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "What I give him 100 percent marks for is bringing in transparency in big business," Mahindra said of Modi in an interview Monday on Bloomberg Television.
By Asjylyn Loder, Erik Schatzker on 5/13/2016 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) -- Three bankruptcies this week shows that $45/bbl oil isn't enough to rescue energy companies on the verge of collapse. Since the start of 2015, 130 North American oil and gas producers and service companies have filed for bankruptcy owing almost $44 billion, according to law firm Haynes & Boone.
Saudi Arabia's plan to sell part of its stake in state-controlled oil producer Aramco may suggest the kingdom's leaders are worried about the long-term prospects for crude demand and prices, said short-seller Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates. "What is Saudi Arabia telling us if they want to get out, want to sell 20 percent to you?"
Three bankruptcies this week shows that $45 a barrel oil isn't enough to rescue energy companies on the verge of collapse. Since the start of 2015, 130 North American oil and gas producers and service companies have filed for bankruptcy owing almost $44 billion, according to law firm Haynes & Boone.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. David Pogue)
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both politicians Barack Obama and Mitt Romney by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama +Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.