Posts tagged: Reuters

The Buffett conundrum...- Part 2

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:44 pm

When I'm in the office I often pick up Financial News, a trade rag that many years ago gave little old Betaville one of his first jobs in financial journalism.

So, when I turned to page 3 of the paper I was intrigued to read an editorial by David Wighton, former business editor of The Times, vehemently arguing that companies should jettison ALL corporate jets as they are an "incendiary issue and red rag for customers and employees"...

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According To (lack of?) Sources...

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 8:39 am

Every now and then Betaville tunes into According to Sources, a podcast put together by the eloquent American hedgie Michael Samuels of Broome Street Capital.

Mr Samuels, as far as Betaville can see (or is it hear?) relishes nit picking over Wall Street deals, dealmaking and, now it would appear, journalism. Below is a link to Mr Samuels latest podcast...

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Is the tide turning for Odey the Brexiteer? - part 28

Monday, 18 December 2017, 9:43 pm

Crispin Odey is falling in with the hedgies at Polygon by calling for a higher offer from 21st Century Fox or its new owner - the Walt Disney Company. Ben Martin, a former colleague from my time at The Daily Telegraph and now a reporter at Reuters, managed to get the old buffer to talk about it on the record today. I have pasted Ben's piece below in case you missed it...

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