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Slides from the Third Point Reinsurance investors presentation for the period ended May 2015 Our Company Specialty property & casualty reinsurer based in Bermuda A- (Excellent) financial strength rating from A.M. Best Company Began operations in January 2012 and completed IPO in August 2013 Investment portfolio managed by Third Point LLC Total return focused - […] The post Third Point Investors Presentation May 2015 [SLIDES] appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Is 3D Printing Following the Railway's Tracks? June 2, 2015 by Marianne Brunet PDF | Page 2 In the mid-1840s, the U.K. was just starting to recover from an economic slowdown. As industries started to grow again, and the Bank of England cut interest rates, investors moved money out of government bonds and into railway […] The post Is 3D Printing Following The Railway’s Tracks? appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Sepp Blatter, the president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), announced his decision to step down from his position amid a corruption investigation. Blatter served as FIFA president since 1998. Blatter's decision came after he was re-elected last week. He plans to call a special congress as soon as possible to elect his successor. In […] The post FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Apple's much awaited Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is all set to begin on Monday, June 8th at Moscone Center, San Francisco. For those who can't attend the WWDC live for some reason, the iPhone maker has decided to live stream the event. Exactly a week before the event kicks off, the tech giant updated the […] The post How And Where To Watch Apple WWDC Event Live appeared first on ValueWalk.

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There are a lot of startups out there trying to become the "Uber of..." something, from valet parking to food delivery to dog-walking. But as much as this might look like mere bandwagon-hopping, it actually represents a fascinating and potentially important trend: the emergence of a new, highly efficient and flexible economy based around individuals offering on-demand services. Follow the Techdirt Podcast on Soundcloud, subscribe via iTunes, or grab the RSS feed. You can also keep up

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It's very seldom that I agree with Bernanke on anything. He is wrong about the savings glut, about the cause of income inequality, about deflation, and countless other things.Bernanke never admitted the Fed's role in creating the housing bubble, and he does not see the new bubbles that have formed.Yet today, Bernanke stated many things in a cohesive manner that I happen to agree.China Takes Marbles Please consider US Congress Pushed China into Launching AIIB, says Bernanke. Beijing was pushed

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Lego wants to inspire imaginations offline and online. The popular toy maker just introduced Lego Worlds, a block building game inspired by online favorite Minecraft. Lego Worlds is currently available as a beta version, and interested gamers must pay a fee of $15 for early access. Players can build new worlds and explore pre-made worlds. A […] The post Lego Introduces ‘Lego Worlds’ To Compete With ‘Minecraft’ appeared first on ValueWalk.

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), “disappointed” at the lack of high-level enforcement actions at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is taking aim at SEC Chair Mary Jo White in a 13-page letter today. White, for her part, is firing back in what looks like unusual frankness inside the clubby political world of Washington D.C., […] The post Sen Warren “Disappointed” With SEC Chair; Mary Jo White Fires Back appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Plug Power shares climbed today after the company revealed that Wal-Mart Canada has placed an order for more of its GenDrive units. Wal-Mart was already using Plug Power's hydrogen fuel cell forklift systems in some of its distribution centers. This latest order expands the big box retailer's fleet of Plug Power units to more than […] The post Plug Power Inc Climbs On Another Order From Wal-Mart appeared first on ValueWalk.

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The latest figures released by tech giant Google show that the company is struggling to increase the diversity of its staff. Google released its second annual diversity report on Tuesday, and the figures show that the company is still predominantly staffed by white men. The company is pushing to improve the diversity of its workforce, but […] The post Google Staff Are Still Mainly White Men appeared first on ValueWalk.

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It's not just the US Marshals Service flying spy planes over the US, loaded with cameras and/or cell tower spoofers. The flying "dirtboxes" of the Marshals came to light last year, and were swiftly neither confirmed nor denied by DOJ spokespeople, who also noted the flights that may/may not be happening are all perfectly lawful and very much not the now-(temporarily)-expired Section 215 program. (I am not making that last part up.) Consequently, it comes as no surprise that another DOJ agency

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As a journalist, when it comes to debates like the controversy surrounding Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner), I try to stay out of it. However, when someone asks me to write an op-ed piece about these issues, as a Christian, I can't say no. So let's talk about it. This is a topic I have […] The post Bruce / Caitlyn Jenner Debate: Avoid The 2 Extremes appeared first on ValueWalk.

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While post-crisis regulations are well-established for systemically important banks, and well on their way for SI insurance companies, regulators are really just starting to think about the details of addressing non-bank non-insurance (NBNI) financial companies: money market funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, asset managers. It’s a long list, and there aren’t necessarily systemically important institutions […] The post How Should Regulators Measure A Hedge Fund’s ‘Footprint’? appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Not only were Factory Orders down for the eighth time in nine months, last month's rise in core capital goods was revised away. Chalk up another miss for economists. The Bloomberg Consensus estimate was -0.1% in a range of -0.6 to +1.5% with the actual report at -0.4%. Factory orders fell 0.4 percent in April for the 8th decline in 9 months, a depressing streak interrupted only by March's revised gain of 2.2 percent, a gain inflated by a monthly swing higher for civilian aircraft. There are

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Last week, we wrote about the NY Times allowing White House officials to go on the record anonymously claiming that all hell will break loose if Congress didn't figure out a way to extend Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Here were the ridiculously over-the-top statements from the White House, which the NY Times stenographer dutifully copied down without question or counterpoint: “What you’re doing, essentially, is you’re playing national security Russian roulette,” one senior

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Fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular and are a handy way to get a snapshot of your movements throughout the day. The sleek new Striiv Fusion Activity and Sleep Tracker lets you track steps and distance covered, as well as receive text messages, phone calls or other notifications from your phone. It syncs with your phone via Bluetooth and is compatible with iOS 7, Android 4.3, and newer devices. You can wear it all day and night (the battery lasts from 3-5 days, so no need to

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To Settle FHA False Claims Act Lawsuit With The DOJ, First Tennessee Bank Admits Wrong Doing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Environmental Protection Agency complied with the law in deciding which areas of the country failed to meet federal limits on smog-forming The post Appeals court sides with EPA on air pollution limits appeared first on King World News.

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