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  • Israeli leader defends gas extraction deal in Supreme Court

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented appearance at the Supreme Court Sunday to defend a deal signed in December with U.S. and Israeli developers drilling offshore gas deposits.

    Associated Press48 mins ago
  • Trial under way in $100 million lawsuit against Venezuela

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal trial over a $100 million investors' lawsuit against Venezuela includes allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy, and references to diamonds, German junk bonds and a mysterious house fire in Switzerland.

    Associated Press51 mins ago
  • The Latest: Bush: Senate court vote 'not important' to him

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • Obama has two choices in filling the Scalia vacancy

    Republicans seem so focused on the 2016 presidential election that they’ve forgotten Barack Obama won the 2012 election and is still, in fact, president. When news broke that conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died over the weekend, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…

    Quartz
  • [$$] Hutchinson seeks merger clearance for O2 and Three

    CK Hutchison will promise to work with rivals to maintain two competing mobile networks in the UK, as it seeks to win over antitrust regulators to its proposed £10.5bn acquisition of O2 to merge with Three. ...

    Financial Times
  • [$$] Market turmoil causes sharp losses at US hedge funds

    Some of the largest and well known US hedge funds have suffered further sharp losses from this year's rout in equities and commodities, raising the prospect that investors pull more money from the industry. ...

    Financial Times
  • Horseman Capital Management Emerging as One of the Best Performing Funds; Here Are Its Notable Q4 Moves

    While many hedge funds generated negative returns for their investors in 2015 and are off to a similar start in 2016, London-based Horseman Capital Management has emerged as an outlier. Founded in 2001 by John Horseman, the fund boasts an excellent track record of only two down years (in 2009 and…

    Insider Monkey
  • [$$] Week Ahead Corporate Diary February 15 - February 18

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company announcements are of information publicly available before last week. EARNINGS ...

    Financial Times
  • Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans. Obama said a nomination was "bigger than any one party."

    Associated Press
  • In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.

    Associated Press
  • Justice Antonin Scalia, influential conservative, dead at 79

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia…

    Associated Press
  • [$$] The week: February 15

    ? There is trouble at the top at Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund. Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio's handpicked heir is to step back from his role as co-chief executive, following disagreements. ...

    Financial Times
  • [$$] Institutional investors turn to Dutch courts to recoup VW losses

    Lawyers behind a US lawsuit against Volkswagen have set up a European structure to enable institutional investors around the world to recoup billions of dollars in damages from the German carmaker over ...

    Financial Times
  • [$$] Obama faces Senate fight on Scalia successor

    President Barack Obama has rejected calls from Republicans to leave the appointment of a new Supreme Court justice to his successor following the death of Antonin Scalia, one of the most conservative justices ...

    Financial Times
  • Making Sense Of The Valuation Disequilibrium

    As we enter the second month of 2016, the Nasdaq is down more than 10 percent already this year and high-growth stocks are down even more. There hasn’t been a tech IPO yet this year, and the press is declaring the end of the unicorn era. Public market investors are “selling growth” and searching…

    TechCrunch
  • Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia…

    Associated Press
  • Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

    Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows:

    Associated Press
  • Republicans are already vowing to block any Obama Supreme Court nominee

    Only minutes after the confirmation of the death of conservative Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, leading Republicans vowed to block the nomination of his successor by president Barack Obama, who has nearly a year left in office. “The American people should have a voice in the selection of the…

    Quartz
  • Conservative US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79

    US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79, reportedly of natural causes. Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed Scalia’s death, but did not disclose the cause of death. Scalia attended a quail hunt at a ranch in Marfa, Texas on Friday and retired to his room after dinner, according…

    Quartz