(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) When Peter Kraus founded Aperture Investors, he deviated from the traditional active management model. Rather than raking in fixed fees, Kraus’ $3.8 billion firm operates on a fee structure linked to performance, charging 30 percent of alpha. That’s higher than the industry standard but since inception, about half
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With passage of SB1 in the General Assembly’s third special session, Arkansas last week became the 13th state to authorize an individual income tax rate reduction this year. This round of Arkansas income tax cuts effectively accelerated reforms policymakers enacted eight months ago. The December 2021 changes set the state on course to lower its
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In this article 700-HK Tencent posted its first ever quarterly year-on-year revenue decline as stricter regulations around gaming in China and a resurgence of Covid-19 in the world’s second-largest economy hit the technology giant. Here’s how Tencent did in the second quarter, versus Refinitiv consensus estimates:  Revenue: 134.03 billion Chinese yuan ($19.78 billion) vs. 134.6
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In this article CSCO BBBY BJ WOLF WBA Check out the companies making the biggest moves midday: Cisco Systems — Shares of the networking equipment producer jumped 5.8%. The company reported earnings after the bell on Wednesday that beat estimates. Cisco also provided a better-than-expected forecast for 2023. Bed Bath & Beyond — The latest
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1958 Maserati Source: Motorcar Studios ©2022 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Classic cars up for auction in Monterey, California, this week are expected to shatter records. Auction sales at the Monterey Car Week are expected to total between $300 million and $490 million, according to Hagerty Automotive Intelligence, the classic-car insurance and collector-lifestyle company. Experts say
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Getty Images Another state has joined the growing list of those aiming to boost retirement savings among workers at companies that don’t offer a 401(k) or similar workplace plan. Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a bill into law on Thursday that will create a state-run program to automatically enroll eligible private sector workers in Roth
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Still from “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.” New Line Cinema Swedish company Embracer Group said Thursday that it agreed to acquire Middle-earth Enterprises, which owns worldwide rights to “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” film trilogies as well as other properties related to the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. Embracer
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Simonskafar | E+ | Getty Images President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday, the largest climate spending package in U.S. history. The legislation earmarks $369 billion for climate and energy policies, including financial incentives for consumers and businesses that take steps to boost energy efficiency and reduce their greenhouse gas
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