Libor arrests: U.S. and European regulators are on the verge of arresting traders believed to have manipulated Libor and other interbank lending rates, Reuters reports. The arrests, and criminal prosecutions or plea agreements to follow, are largely separate from enforcement actions regulators are pursuing against individual banks.
Soft tactics: The Federal Reserve Bank Read More
“I want to have one of the great investment records of all time, why not?” Bill Ackman, founder of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management said nonchalantly over breakfast one Saturday in early April.
He had just come from two hours of tennis on Randall’s Island, still in his sweat-stained black nylon warm-up pants, for Read More
The Stuy Town mystery continues!
CW Capital just released a statement saying it had reached a settlement with Pershing Square and Winthrop Realty to buy the firms’ mezzanine debt from the massive housing complex. While the rogue investors, led by Pershing’s Bill Ackman, were unable to foreclose on the property themselves and seize control, Read More