| 55x price hike on "Essential Medication...Turing Pharmaceuticals, led by former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli, upped the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill after acquiring the marketing rights.
Not surprisingly, this instantly made him "the most hated man on the internet / in the world" on Twitter, etc., with his use of...|| 7 months 5 days|
| Financial metrics in the car-rental industry?Fellow monkeys,
While operating KPIs are straight-forward (utilization %-age, rental duration, rentals/car, $/rental, daily $/rental), I struggle with identifying what the most common financial metrics are for comparison within the industry. ("financial" meaning financial statement derived...|| 1 year 4 months|
| Braverman busted for Insider TradingDimitry Braverman, that is...
"Dimitry Braverman, 41, pleaded guilty in New York federal court to one count of securities fraud, two years after another Wilson Sonsini employee, attorney Matthew Kluger, received the longest insider trading prison sentence in history in a separate case in New...|| 1 year 5 months|
| A Conference Call in Real LifeThey nailed it. This is exactly why I hate calls. They're almost always like this.|| 2 years 3 months|
| Still lacking Chritmas gift ideas?Let ZIP the monkey share his wisdom with you...|| 2 years 4 months|
| Where did all the groups go?Hi WSO-Team,
"My Groups" no longer appears when hovering over the Groups button in the toolbar. http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/groups leaves me at "page not found". What's wrong?
MinA|| 2 years 4 months|
| Meanwhile, in Australia...While I held the belief that the U.S. leads the world in people attempting to sue for abstruse compensation claims, down under seems to have a shot here.
Bloomberg: Sex-Related Injury Not Compensable, Australia Court Rules
How do people come up with such ludicrous lawsuits?|| 2 years 6 months|
| Event-Driven Funds - Squeeze-Out litigation in...Fellow Monkeys,
I'm trying to gather a list of event-driven funds in Europe, especially those taking minority positions in merger targets and then litigating for higher squeeze-out payments (or waiting for others to do so).
1) How would you categorize this? "Activist merger arbitrage" as a...|| 2 years 10 months|
| New Global Macro Fund launched - TGSF AdvisorsJawad S. Mian, former CIBC and QInvest PM is starting a new global macro fund, The Good Society Fund (TGSF), see this presentation.
Themes - Developed economy governments insolvent; burdening unemployment becoming a source for increased social and economic strain - Process of deleveraging...|| 3 years 2 weeks|