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Bill Gates Backs Capital Gain Tax As The Best Way To Tap 'big Fortunes' | Business Standard News

Proposals have circulated recently for the richest Americans to again face a top marginal tax rate of 70 per cent, as they did during much of the 1970s.
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fairfieldcurrent.com February 16, 2019

Winton Group Ltd Grows Stake In Blackrock, Inc. (blk)

WINTON GROUP Ltd grew its holdings in shares of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 109.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 43,882 shares of the asset manager's stock after purchasing an additional 22,955 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd's holdings in BlackRock were worth $17,238,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
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bloomberg.com February 16, 2019

U.s. Pension Funds Take Crypto Investing Plunge For First Time

Morgan Creek Digital has scored what it says is probably the first investment in the crypto asset universe from a U.S. pension fund. Two pension plans in Fairfax County, Virginia are anchor investors in a new $40 million venture-capital fund, according to a statement from the company. Other investors include an insurance company, a university endowment and a private foundation, said Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano, who declined to provide further details.
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barrons.com February 16, 2019

Gates Foundation Trust Sells Berkshire, Microsoft Stock - Barron's

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust cut back on its two most valuable individual stockholdings in the fourth quarter.
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foxbusiness.com February 16, 2019

Pepsico (pep) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

PEP earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.: Good morning, and welcome to PepsiCo's fourth-quarter 2018 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions] Today's call is being recorded and will be archived at www.pepsico.com. It is now my pleasure to introduce Mr. Jamie Caulfield, senior vice president of investor relations. Thank you, operator, and good morning, everyone. I'm joined this morning by PepsiCo's Chairman and CEO Ramon Laguarta, and PepsiCo's Vice Chairman and CFO Hugh Johnston. We'll begin with approximately 25 minutes of prepared comments from Ramon and Hugh, and then open the call up to your questions.
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venturebeat.com February 15, 2019

Ai Weekly: Trump's American Ai Initiative Lacks Substance

The American AI Initiative, which seeks to promote and foster artificial intelligence research, falls short in key respects.Read More. : Above: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks on "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow" initiatives and signs an executive order at the White House in Washington, D.C. June 15, 2017. It's been an eventful week in tech. Amazon announced it would abandon plans to open one of its two HQ2 locations in New York City, and the company also acquired Wi-Fi mesh network startup Eero for an undisclosed sum -- a hint at Amazon's future smart home ambitions.
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allafrica.com February 15, 2019

Nigeria: Analysis - 2019 Presidential Election: How The Battle Will Be Fought And Won

[Premium Times] On Saturday, voters across Nigeria will go to the poll to elect the president, 109 senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives.
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prnewswire.com February 15, 2019

Cru Phosphates 2019 Returns To Florida For The 12th Event In The Series To Explore The Supply, Demand And Technical Dynamics Shaping The Global Phosphate Industry

LONDON, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CRU Phosphates returns to Florida from 25-27 March 2019. Florida is at the heart of US phosphates production and is an ideal location for this annual gathering of the global phosphates industry. Last year's conference attracted more than 500...
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barrons.com February 14, 2019

Gates Foundation Trust Sells Berkshire, Microsoft Stock - Barron's

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insidephilanthropy.com February 14, 2019

Inside The Omidyar Network, New Thinking About A Changed World -- Inside Philanthropy

The main philanthropic organization of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam has gone through some big changes in the past year. With a new strategy, it's looking to confront the rise of illiberal populism and "reimagine capitalism."
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