The ongoing war between Buffalo Wild Wings and Marcato Capital, a San Francisco-based hedge fund is heating up. On Tuesday the casual dining chain released a presentation to shareholders that emphasized the firm’s strength and took shots at recent criticisms flung at the wing maker by Marcato. The hedge fund currently has a 6.1% stake in the company.  Marcato released a […]

Marcato Capital, a hedge fund that owns 6.1% of Buffalo Wild Wings, has released yet another presentation outlining the company’s failures and ways to improve it. Marcato presentations criticizing the casual dining chain are not new. This battle has been going on for months — which on Wall Street means slide decks on slide decks. What is new […]

LONDON — A senior regulator at Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is concerned that other regulators around the world could be letting fintech startups operate under “wild west” standards of regulation that could leave customers out of pocket. Christopher Woolard, the FCA’s director of strategy and competition, said in a speech earlier this week that […]

Thomson Reuters Stocks across Europe are charging on Monday after the latest investigations into US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private email servers found nothing new. FBI Director James Comey informed Congress on Sunday around 7:15 a.m. GMT (3:15 p.m. ET) that a review of new emails found in relation to the bureau’s investigation into Clinton’s use […]

European stocks had an enormous day on Wednesday, rallying hugely after investors took strong data coming out of China as a sign that the country’s economy is doing better than expected. Investors also shrugged off concerns about Europe’s industrial sector, despite Eurostat data showing that production slipped 0.8% in January across the eurozone. All of Europe’s biggest […]

Banks are going wild for the blockchain, the technology first invented to underpin bitcoin. Also known as “distributed ledger” technology, blockchain uses complex cryptography and a wide network of duplicated ledgers to let people transact directly with one another online without going through a middleman. Transactions must be signed off by both parties and record […]

The FTSE was on a rollercoaster today, but ended back where it started.  The UK’s share index closed down 0.08%, or 5.32 points to 6747.09, after an early fall was wiped out when the Bank of England’s “Super Thursday” data dump went live at 12pm. While interest rates remained at a record low of 0.5%, analysts […]

Wikimedia Commons Wall Street’s masters of the universe are known for their penchant for driving some seriously hot rides—Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins, Maseratis, etc.  But perhaps the most wild rides in the history of finance, though, belonged to the late Lord Lionel Walter Rothschild (1868-1937) of the wealthy British banking family.  Rothschild, who worked briefly as […]

Getty Images/Astrid Stawiarz Already a New York socialite, 21-year-old Tiffany has her hands in music, fashion, and the family business. Donald Trump’s other beautiful blonde daughter, Tiffany, is all over Manhattan’s social scene, but no one seems to be noticing.  Despite partying with the “Rich Kids of Instagram,” interning at Vogue, dropping a pop single, […]