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Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down – letter

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm’s founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday. John Lykouretzos, founder and chief investment officer at Hoplite Capital Management, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 18, 2017. Read More

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down: letter

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm’s founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday. John Lykouretzos, founder and chief investment officer at Hoplite Capital Management, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 18, 2017. Read More

‘Let mosquitoes take blood donation’: Animal rights activist raises eyebrows with bizarre plea

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An animal rights activist is facing unwavering ridicule for urging people to not kill mosquitoes, and instead give them the “blood donation” they need to nourish their future children. French TV presenter Aymeric Caron was answering questions for the animal rights channel Komoto.tv when he was asked: “What do we do if we are anti-special Read More

Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans

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(Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from aggressive cost-cutting. FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo ATM machine is shown in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Revenue declined at Wells’ community bank and wholesale bank as net interest Read More

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

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LONDON (Reuters) – British retailer Sports Direct (SPD.L) has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increased scrutiny of its accounts could affect the financial guidance it gave in December. Shares in the company, controlled by Newcastle United soccer club owner Mike Ashley, dropped as much Read More

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset

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MILAN (Reuters) – An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi (VIV.PA) to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset (MS.MI) may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Mediaset tower is seen in Cologno Monzese neighbourhood Milan, Italy, April 7, Read More

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end long-running Indivior probes

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior (INDV.L). FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain Read More

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) will pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior (INDV.L). FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February 12, Read More

Friendly media paints Hunter Biden’s drug addiction as a plus to prop up his father Joe

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Does Hunter Biden’s crack use humanize his father, or serve as another black mark in the ledger against the Democratic frontrunner? Mainstream media has put the spin machine into top gear as Joe Biden sinks in the polls. Hunter, the youngest son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, has spilled his guts to the New Read More