I am wondering if they do not have the funding? and of course can't float bonds so seems like the are backed into a corner
a blog post from a group called capital forum? maybe one of the these insider network type places?
I thought the feds had shut those down but who knows? I am skeptical of the report but have been wrong before.
this is what schwab has posted under news:
Altera Corp (ALTR) Weakness Tied to Concerns About Antitrust Risk
11:05 AM ET, 07/09/2015 - StreetInsider
Altera Corp (NASDAQ: ALTR) weakened Thursday, falling over 1% on concerns about antitrust risk surrounding its proposed combination with Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). The source of the concern a blog post at Capital Forum.
but I am guessing this is the real reason the stole it!
Under Sistema’s ownership, production at Bashneft increased at a time when Rosneft struggled, despite a major expansion that included the takeover of another oil company, TNK-BP, for $55 billion
I think that gives a good overview of how it works with putin at the helm, if the link does not work the title of the article is "Even Loyalty No Guarantee Against Putin"
last year putin put the owner of a private oil company in jail and took the company. any business that turns a profit is at risk of being stolen. this one is safer in that regard, but expect whole sale looting of the profits.
and the fact they are basically trying to protect high speed trading made them look even worse, clearly not trying to protect the public but instead their corporate masters.
they have been engaged in a absurd witch hunt because apparently blanky the #$%$ called and told them to jump. so neither one of these genius thought to bring charges against gs for letting a hedge fund manager pick which which mortages would go into a cdo who he could short it,
but seem to think a low level programer using open source code is a criminal. the clueless wonders apparently have no idea how silicon valley works.
any how here is the case, and the second time the judge had to explain to the nit-wits what breaking the law actually means, and no its not when blanky the #$%$ says it is.
Sergey Aleynikov, the former Goldman Sachs programmer who was charged with stealing code from the firm's high-frequency trading software, has had his conviction overturned a second time.
Justice Daniel Conviser of the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan tossed out the conviction in a ruling on Monday, The New York Times reports.