Composting, farming, and exercising the legal right to get married all improve urban life, according to guests from Harlem to Park Slope who gathered at last night’s benefit for the Citizens Committee for New York City.
Juniper Networks Inc., bowing to pressure from activist hedge funds Elliott Management Corp. and Jana Partners LLC, announced plans to return at least $3 billion to shareholders and cut $160 million in expenses.
Argentina, seeking to rebuild relations with foreign investors, will unveil a new consumer price index this week that probably will acknowledge something the government has denied for seven years: that it systematically underestimated inflation.
Kyle Bass says there’s still money to be made lending to Argentina, a deadbeat country with few peers in history. The hedge-fund manager is the latest example of international investors pursuing riches where crises over 200 years ruined most of its citizens.
Juniper Networks Inc. shareholder Elliott Management Corp., which is pushing for changes at the network-equipment maker, said it has the “overwhelming” support of investors for its cost-cut and stock-buyback plans.
Billionaire Paul Singer’s hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. said efforts by holders of Argentina’s restructured debt to resolve a legal dispute over bonds from the nation’s 2001 default are “bizarre.”