News tagged with investment strategy

Angry Birds maker posts loss despite jump in sales

Finland's Rovio Entertainment, creator of the popular smartphone game Angry Birds, on Thursday posted a loss for the third quarter despite rising sales, as it increased its investments with a view to boost its winnings in ...

dateNov 23, 2017 in Business
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Pseudo-mathematics and financial charlatanism

Your financial advisor calls you up to suggest a new investment scheme. Drawing on 20 years of data, he has set his computer to work on this question: If you had invested according to this scheme in the past, which portfolio ...

dateApr 10, 2014 in Mathematics
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Permira buys Ancestry.com for $1.6 bn

European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website Ancestry.com for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Business
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