Ex-Point72 portfolio manager to launch macro hedge fund Entheos: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Erik Cetrulo, a former portfolio manager at Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, is raising funds for a global macro discretionary hedge fund and is targeting a launch in the first quarter of 2019, two sources familiar with the situation said. Entheos Capital Advisors formed its limited partnership in recent weeks, and […]

BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources

BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources

(Reuters) – BP Plc (BP.L) is in the lead to acquire the U.S. onshore shale oil and gas assets of BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX) (BLT.L) after submitting an offer worth well in excess of $ 10 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Logos of BP are on display at a […]

Qualcomm to meet China regulators in push to clear $44 billion NXP deal: sources

Qualcomm to meet China regulators in push to clear $44 billion NXP deal: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is expecting to meet this week in Beijing with China’s antitrust regulators in a final push to secure clearance for its proposed $ 44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O), three sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California, […]

ISI training jail inmates in Pakistan to target Indian Army: Sources

ISI training jail inmates in Pakistan to target Indian Army: Sources

New Delhi: Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence may be training jail inmates across the country on how to target Indian Army installations, sources have revealed to Zee News. It has been learnt that ISI – notorious for its operations against India – is preparing dacoits and robbers languishing in Pakistani jails for localised attacks on Indian Army […]

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint make progress, aim for deal next week – sources

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint make progress, aim for deal next week – sources

(Reuters) – U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) have made progress in negotiating merger terms and are aiming to successfully complete deal talks as early as next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. mobile network operator Sprint Corp is seen at […]

Us all private eyes paid ‘Russians’ a hundred dollars for robbed NSA sources, but got bad ‘Trump secrets’ they actually didn’t wish to?

Us all private eyes paid ‘Russians’ a hundred dollars for robbed NSA sources, but got bad ‘Trump secrets’ they actually didn’t wish to?

US spies trying to recover their classified hacking tools have been conned by a man they believed was linked to Russian intelligence, who fed them $ 100,000-worth of ‘gossip’ about Trump, according to the NYT and the Intercept. The CIA and NSA were engaged in secret negotiations with a “Russian intermediary” last year in a […]

The Reporter Who Exposed Police Brutality in the Laquan McDonald Case May Be Forced to Reveal Sources

Lawyers for Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer facing a murder charge in the November 2014 shooting death of a black teenager named Laquan McDonald, are demanding that the reporter who brought incriminating details to light divulge his sources. The outcome could be an important test of Illinois’ shield law protecting reporters from […]

Chipmaker Broadcom plans blockbuster bid for Qualcomm: sources

Chipmaker Broadcom plans blockbuster bid for Qualcomm: sources

(Reuters) – Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd (AVGO.O) is planning to unveil a bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) by Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, an attempt to create a roughly $ 200-billion company in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever. A tie-up would combine two of […]