Paul Singer, founder and CEO of hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, Monday, May 12, 2014, in New York.
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Business Latest: Big money in elections

 

BIG MONEY ADDS TO ELECTION BETS: Wall Street has ramped up its spending to influence the fall 2014 elections, with financiers like Tom Steyer and Paul Singer engaging in a host of midterm races. Read more

WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN: - Forbes has “leaned in,” releasing its annual list of the world’s 100 most powerful women, looking largely outside the corporate C-suite for its power players. Read more

WORLD CUP AND STOCKS: Among the other things we’ll glean from the World Cup is an interesting market trend in which the winning country’s stock market usually outperforms in the first month after the tournament, then underperforms for the full year. This from an extensive analysis from Goldman Sachs. Read more

STOCKS RISE; ANOTHER RECORD FINISH FOR S&P 500: Read more

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Business Latest: Big money in elections