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South Carolina looks to erase SEC disappointment in NCAAs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is confident the fourth-seeded Gamecocks “can beat anybody” in the NCAA Tournament — if they figure out a way to play defense. That didn’t happen in a stunning 95-89 loss to Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals, abruptly ending her team’s hopes of winning a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Arkansas, Ncaa, SEC, South Carolina, Charlotte, N C AP, Gamecocks, Dawn Staley


Hotline newsletter: How to count NCAA Tournament units, Pac-12 matchups, transfer anarchy, live sports on Apple(?) and more

* The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from March 20, has been made available in archived form … The Big Units The first Pac-12 game of the NCAA Tournament saw Arizona State beat St. John’s Thursday night. But let’s address the scoreboard that matters most to the nine Pac-12 teams not involved in March Madness. That would be the NCAA units, of course. The tournament accounts for...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Utah, Yahoo, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Virginia, Sports, Alabama, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Arizona


Moonrise Capital raises $105.7 mln for venture-capital fund

Moonrise Capital has raised $105.7 million toward a China-focused venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The fund – Moonrise China Partners I – has a target of $125 million. Twenty-seven LPs contributed capital The firm was founded by Donald Pascal, formerly CEO of Commonfund Capital. The filing is available here.    
Tags: China, Trends, SEC, Funds, Moonrise Capital, Moonrise China Partners, Donald Pascal


A Tesla analyst who just toured the electric-car maker's California and Nevada factories reveals what he saw (TSLA)

Tesla has faced a host of challenges in recent months. But one optimistic analyst who toured Tesla's Fremont, California, plant and its Nevada Gigafactory in recent days is doubling down on his bull thesis. Wedbush analyst Dan Ives described his time at the factories to Markets Insider, and explained why he walked away feeling optimistic about the company's direction.  Watch Tesla trade in real-time. Dan Ives really likes Tesla . He and his fellow Wedbush analyst Strecker Backe, along with...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, Wtf, California, China, US, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, SEC, Nevada, Morgan Stanley, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, FREMONT, Wedbush


Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a gre...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Minnesota, Mississippi, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, LSU, Tennessee, Iowa, Basketball, Wisconsin, Jazz, Kansas, Mississippi State


United States: Blockchain Legal Resource Blog: Seeking Clarity In The Use Of Blockchain Technology For Securities Trading - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

The Council of Institutional Investors and Templum, Inc. each recently submitted comments to the SEC to call for the agency to embrace blockchain technology in a variety of contexts regarding the registration and transfer of securities.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Council of Institutional Investors, Templum Inc


United States: Investment Advisers To Return Over $125 Million To Investors As Part Of SEC Settlement - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In connection with the Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative ("SCSDI"), the SEC settled charges against 79 investment advisers, who will collectively return over $125 million to clients.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Taft LLP


Ranking Thursday's 16 NCAA tournament games from must-see to don't bother

Auburn (5) vs. New Mexico State (12), 1:30 p.m. TNT In many ways, these teams are mirror images of each other, from letting it fly from behind the arc, to attacking the offensive glass, to disrupting opposing offenses with waves of ball pressure. They're also both peaking at the right time, the Aggies having won 19 in a row and the Tigers having just stormed to the SEC tournament title.
Tags: News, Ncaa, SEC, Auburn, Tigers, Aggies, New Mexico State, Marquette Golden Eagles


Founders Circle Capital is raising a second opportunities fund

Founders Circle Capital, a San Francisco, CA firm that buys secondary deals in late-stage companies, is raising a second opportunities fund according to a document with the SEC. The total offering size listed on the filing is indefinite. First sale was not yet reported. The firm previously has raised $403 million across two funds. Founders Circle has invested in startups like the Dollar Shave Club, Twilio and AppDynamics by purchasing stock from founders and employees of these companies. ...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Founders Circle Capital, SEC, Funds, Founders Circle


Grimes speaks out about her feelings for Elon Musk and what it's been like since his 'funding secured' scandal

Grimes was featured in a profile for WSJ Magazine ahead of the release of her newest album. In the interview, Grimes discussed her relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who she referred to as a "super-interesting goddamn person." Grimes said it was "disturbing" to see how much attention she garnered from a since-deleted tweet from last year, in which she wrote that Musk hasn't prevented Tesla employees from unionizing. Grimes declined to comment on her feud with singer Azealia Banks that stem...
Tags: Elon Musk, Banks, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Azealia Banks, Shanghai, Nintendo, SEC, Fox News, Grimes, WSJ, Musk, Tesla Gigafactory, Securities Exchange Commission


Bill Gates is $9.5 billion richer than he was a year ago, worth over $100 billion, but not just from Microsoft (MSFT)

Bill Gates is one of the world's biggest philanthropists who has given away billions of dollars of his money. That's why so many people think that Gates' personal wealth is shrinking as he gives his money away. But it isn't. Gates is astoundingly rich and getting richer all the time. And he just joined a two-man club of people worth more than $100 billion. Bill Gates is one of the world's biggest philanthropists. He and his wife Melinda have given away a whopping $45.5 billion...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Bill Gates, SEC, Warren Buffett, Bill, Seattle, Gates, Samsung Galaxy, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda, Charles Simonyi, Michael Larson


Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh Has Lowered By $930,900 Its Whirlpool (WHR) Holding; Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Shorts Raised By 11.85% - Port Courier

Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh Has Lowered By $930,900 Its Whirlpool (WHR) Holding; Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Shorts Raised By 11.85%   Port Courier Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh decreased Whirlpool (WHR) stake by 51.11% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Lingohr & Partner Asset Management ...
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Elon Musk's SEC fight nears its moment of truth

Both the US Securities and Exchange Commission and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are standing their ground in federal court.
Tags: Elon Musk, Cnn, SEC, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, US Securities and Exchange Commission


JMP Group sells 50.1 pct of JMP Credit Advisors to Medalist Partners

JMP Group LLC said March 20 that it sold 50.1 percent of JMP Credit Advisors LLC to Medalist Partners LP and 4.9 percent to management employees. JMP Group will retain 45 percent. JMPCA was renamed Medalist Partners Corporate Finance LLC. Based out of Atlanta, Medalist Partners is an RIA that manages three CLOs with $1.2 billion in combined assets. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JMP Group LLC (NYSE: JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today t...
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A former Tesla investor explains why he thinks Elon Musk is the wrong person to lead the company, why he dumped the stock, and what he’s now buying instead (TSLA)

Tesla's Feb. 28 announcement that it will close all physical stores was so unexpected that it prompted one registered investment advisor to dump its entire stake in the company.  Tesla has since reversed its decision, but Alex Chalekian — the CEO of Lake Avenue Financial — still feels it's not in the best interests of his clients to hold the company's shares.  In an interview with Business Insider, he outlined the issues he has with Tesla and Elon Musk, and where his firm is investing instead....
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, SEC, Fintech, Musk, El Chapo, Northern Trust, John Chen, Tesla The Boring Company, Alex Chalekian, Lake Avenue Financial, Chalekian, Pyramid Technology


United States: SEC Chair Jay Clayton And Division Director Brett Redfearn Discuss Equity Data And Trading Rules - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In a "dialogue" held at Fordham University, SEC Chair Jay Clayton and Director of Division of Trading and Markets Brett Redfearn discussed (i) improving liquidity for thinly traded securities,
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Taft LLP, Jay Clayton, Brett Redfearn, Fordham University SEC


United States: SEC And FINRA Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities For 2019: How To Prepare - Jones Day

Earlier this year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority released its 2019 Annual Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes used a deep baritone voice at almost all times, but former insiders say it was faked

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood-testing startup Theranos, is the subject of a new HBO documentary called "The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley." The coverage of Holmes — including the HBO documentary, a nonfiction book, and a podcast series — offer a fascinating look at Holmes, who successfully convinced investors that Theranos had working technology and accurate results, when it did not.  Of special note is the mystery around Holmes' baritone speaking voice, which Theranos i...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Steve Jobs, Trends, SEC, Silicon Valley, Department Of Justice, Abc News, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, State, Holmes, John Carreyrou, Henry Draper, Harry Kissinger Holmes


Business briefly: US stocks give up an early rally; JLL buys HFF in Texas

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday after a late-afternoon splash of selling erased early gains, ending a weeklong rally. Banks accounted for much of the decline, along with utilities and industrial companies. Those losses offset gains in health care, technology and consumer products stocks. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.37 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,832.57. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 26.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,887.38. The Nasdaq composite gained 9.47 points, o...
Tags: Europe, Business, Elon Musk, Texas, US, Tesla, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Treasury, Manhattan, Dallas, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Commercial Real Estate


Cresset Asset buys Evanston Advisors

Cresset Asset Management said March 19 that it acquired Evanston Advisors. Financial terms weren’t announced. Evanston is an RIA with more than $500 million in client assets under management. PRESS RELEASE CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cresset Asset Management (“Cresset”) announced today the acquisition of Evanston Advisors (“Evanston”), a Chicago-area SEC Registered Investment Advisor (“RIA”). This exciting partnership enhances Cresset’s ability to serve clients in the Chicago market and across the g...
Tags: Trends, Chicago, Dave, M&a, SEC, Financial Services, Evanston, Becker, Dave Jackson, RIA, Stein, Cantrell, Avy Stein, Eric Becker, Cresset Partners, Cresset


Arkansas’ Gafford declares for NBA draft, won’t play in NIT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas forward Daniel Gafford has declared for the NBA draft and will not play in the NIT, where the Razorbacks faced Providence on Tuesday night. Coach Mike Anderson said Monday he supports Gafford’s decision and believes he will be a first-round draft pick. Gafford, a 6-foot-11 first-team all-SEC pick, could have […]
Tags: News, Sports, Arkansas, Nba, SEC, Providence, Fayetteville, Mike Anderson, Razorbacks, Ark AP, Gafford, Daniel Gafford


SEC Urges Court To Hold Elon Musk In Contempt Over Tweets

Regulators said the Tesla CEO's defense "borders on the ridiculous" in a filing late Monday.
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SEC: Musk’s contempt defense ‘borders on the ridiculous’

By Tom Krisher, The Associated Press U.S. securities regulators countered Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s contempt-of-court defense Monday night, writing in court papers that he brazenly disregarded a federal judge’s order and that one of his arguments “borders on the ridiculous.” Lawyers for the Securities and Exchange Commission, in a response to Musk, wrote that when the contempt motion was filed in February, Musk had not had a single tweet approved by a company lawyer, violating a requirement of a cou...
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Manhattan, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Enron, Newport Beach California, Associated Press U S, TOM KRISHER, Hueston, Cheryl Crumpton, U S District Judge Alison Nathan, John C Hueston


Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West

There’s no shortage of distractions coming out of Tesla to take the focus away from a smoldering legal battle between the automaker and its favorite foe, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC, however, isn’t easily led astray by retail store turmoil and the promise of a crossover with no home. The regulator has […] The post Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Social Media, Tesla, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, News Blog


Tesla factory workers took twice as many days off last year than in 2017 because of injury or sickness (TSLA)

Workers at Tesla's auto plant spent twice as many days away from their jobs due to work-related injuries and illnesses, after adjusting for workforce growth, in 2018 than in 2017, Bloomberg reports, citing a report Tesla filed with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. While the total number of injuries from Fremont employees increased by around 28%, the rate of injuries per hour worked was about the same as in 2017, according to Bloomberg. A Tesla representative told Business Ins...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, SEC, Fiat Chrysler, FREMONT, Shelby, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Ford General Motors, Fremont California, Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA, Bloomberg Tesla, Bloomberg Read


Green Visor Capital to raise $100 million venture-capital fund

Green Visor Capital has set out to raise a $100 million third venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The San Francisco firm focused on fintech did not report a first close. The filing is available here.    
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, SEC, Funds, Green Visor Capital


The SEC calls for new contempt sanctions for Elon Musk

US financial regulator has called for sanctions after Mr Musk tweeted without seeking Tesla's approval.
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, US, Tesla, SEC, Musk


SEC: Elon Musk's failure to comply with court order over his tweets is 'stunning'

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected Elon Musk's claims that the regulator is unfairly trying to silence him.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Stories, SEC, US Securities and Exchange Commission


The mysterious story of former Theranos president Sunny Balwani, who was in a relationship with Elizabeth Holmes and now faces criminal charges

Throughout the saga of Theranos, the now-shuttered blood testing company that came under fire in 2015 over the accuracy of its blood tests, one of the company's key executives stayed away from the spotlight.  Wall Street Journal investigative reporter and author of "Bad Blood" John Carreyrou found that Theranos president Sunny Balwani was in a romantic relationship with Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes during the time he was at the company. Balwani and Holmes confirmed their relation...
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SEC says Musk's contempt defense 'borders on the ridiculous'

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. securities regulators countered Tesla CEO Elon Musk's contempt-of-court defense Monday night, writing in court papers that he brazenly disregarded a federal judge's order and that one of his arguments "borders on the ridiculous."
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