Asset Managers Highlights
Stocks Slide, Dollar Rises as China Markets, Lira Crisis Keep Investors Cautious   
(Thursday - August 16, 2018)
Source: The Street - Global stocks traded lower Wednesday, while the dollar surged to a fresh 13-month high against its peers, as investors worried that Turkey's diplomatic spat with the United States could worsen a currency crisis.
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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert offers 'critical' deal to buy Kenmore brand for $400 million   
(Thursday - August 16, 2018)
Source: USA Today - The CEO, chairman and largest shareholder of Sears Holdings on Tuesday offered to buy one of the financially strapped department chain's last remaining valuable product brands, describing a speedy deal as "critical."
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Tesla Directors Do Damage Control After Elon Musk Tweets   
(Wednesday - August 15, 2018)
Source: NY Times - Members of Tesla’s board are scrambling to control a chief executive who some directors think is out of control.
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Gold, Silver Prices Sharply Down Amid Bearish Outside Markets   
(Tuesday - August 14, 2018)
Source: Kitco News - Gold and silver prices are sharply down and near their daily lows in early-afternoon U.S. trading Monday. Gold notched a nearly 1.5-year low and fell below key technical support at $1,200.00, while silver scored a two-year low. A...
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Jury Finds Monsanto Liable in the First Roundup Cancer Trial – Here’s What Could Happen Next   
(Tuesday - August 14, 2018)
Source: EcoWatch - In the first of many pending lawsuits to go to trial, a jury in San Francisco concluded on Aug. 10 that the plaintiff had developed cancer from exposure to Roundup, Monsanto's widely used herbicide, and ordered the company to pay...
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Oil dips as emerging market woes dim demand outlook   
(Monday - August 13, 2018)
Source: Reuters - LONDON- Oil prices slipped on Monday as trade tensions and troubled emerging markets dented the outlook for fuel demand, but U.S. sanctions against Iran pointed toward tighter supply ahead.
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Euro wilts as Turkey rout sends investors into yen, francs   
(Monday - August 13, 2018)
Source: Reuters - LONDON - The euro slid to a fresh 13-month low and emerging market currencies slumped further on Monday, while the yen surged to a six-week high as the fallout from the Turkish lira’s crash pushed more investors into safe-haven...
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Investors really aren't buying Musk's plan for Tesla   
(Friday - August 10, 2018)
Source: CNN - .In two days, the stock has erased the 8.6% gain that followed Musk's surprise announcement on Twitter that he had secured funding to take the electric car maker off the public market. That includes a 4.8% drop on Thursday.
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Buffalo Wild Wings could add sports betting to menu   
(Friday - August 10, 2018)
Source: Fox Business - Buffalo Wild Wings is mulling an entry into the legal sports betting marketplace as it looks to attract new customers and reverse a years-long sales slump, the restaurant chain confirmed Thursday.
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Cramer Remix: Trade sanctions are hurting hedge funds the most   
(Friday - August 10, 2018)
Source: CNBC - It may sound odd, but the group hurt the most by the U.S.-China trade war is the hedge funds, CNBC's Jim Cramer said on Thursday
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