Counterparties

MORNING BID – On GDP, the Fed, Argentina, and lots of other things

July 30, 2014

To paraphrase Kevin Costner in Bull Durham, we’re dealing with a lot of stuff here. The U.S. economy did end up rebounding in the second quarter, with a 4 percent rate of growth that’s much better than anyone anticipated – and the first-quarter decline was revised to something less horrible, so investors worried about the economy are a bit less freaked out at this particular moment.

MORNING BID – To my brother Russell…

June 27, 2014

The index business is a big business, so it’s not for nothing that the London Stock Exchange agreed on Thursday to buy Frank Russell Co and its Russell Indexes.

MORNING BID: Mo-Mo and the Hedge Fund Reckoning

May 15, 2014

Who had the mo-mo mojo and who was crushed by the steamroller becomes evident late in the day Thursday when filings from major hedge fund managers – those things known as 13-Fs – are released.

MORNING BID – Big Mo, Oh No

April 11, 2014

The question of whether the market is going into a longer, broader correction is one with a lot of wrinkles.

from Ben Walsh:

No, it’s not secret – a guide to Twitter’s confidential IPO filing

By Ben Walsh
September 13, 2013

Twitter filed for an initial public offering: we know this because the company tweeted so, not because the registration documents, or the company’s financial disclosures, are publicly available. Twitter didn’t even have to tweet what it did: its not legally required to say that it has filed registration documents with the SEC (it did that voluntarily).