13-F Summary: Who Bought And Sold What In The Fourth Quarter

Today's barrage of 13F releases showed that in the last quarter of 2017, many funds turned their back on some of the FAANG stocks, as managers like Duquesne, Coatue, Maverick and PointState trimmed their Facebook stakes while Point72 and Maverick Capital reduced their Google exposure.

  • Feb 14, 2018 9:25 PM
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Why Are European Governments So Terrified of 'Fake News'?

"...the unholy alliance of government agencies and media giants to silence criticism of government policies in an election year in the name of "fake news"... reveals how truly terrified the political establishment is of falling from power, and just how far it will go to cling to that power."

  • Feb 12, 2018 5:00 AM
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Algorithms Are Fine - Until Governments Use Them Against Us

"Relying on algorithms to make the correct choice for each individual is a dangerous path. The results will be no different than what econometricians have done to the economy. By reducing humanity to a set of equations, algorithmic AI will create a warped version of society every bit as bad as the artificial economy we live with."

  • Feb 3, 2018 3:40 PM
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Dollar Tumbles To 3 Year Low As Futures, Oil Rebound

Another day, another rout in the USD index, with the Bloomberg dollar index sliding to the lowest level since December 2014 after Asian participants were able to react to yesterday’s comments from US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.

  • Jan 25, 2018 7:07 AM
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Frontrunning: January 19

  • Budget Showdown Looms in Senate; Blame Game Begins (WSJ)
  • Fed Working on Proposal to Ease Up on Bank Leverage Limits (BBG)
  • Williams has Fed vice-chair job in his sights (FT)
  • SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs (WSJ)
  • Tanker With Russian Gas for Boston Makes Mid-Atlantic U-Turn (BBG)
  • Jan 19, 2018 8:25 AM
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