What’s Oaktree Reading? 2022 Year-End Book Recommendations

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Books introduce us to fresh ideas and new perspectives, helping us to better understand the World and our place within it. This was especially useful in 2022 – a year marked by geopolitical shocks, rapid reversals in long-term trends, and tremendous uncertainty. Check out ten books that taught Oaktree team members important lessons about work, life, and how to make sense of a World that never stops changing. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Oaktree’s Year-End Book RecommendationsHoward Marks – Co-Chairman I read this extremely interesting book on self-justification last summer… Read More “What’s Oaktree Reading? 2022 Year-End Book Recommendations”

Medellin Is Becoming The Silicon Valley Of Latin America

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Medellin, where Latin America’s biggest fashion event is hosted, is ultra modern, with lightning fast internet and the luxuries of any other tech hub in the World. The so-called “City of the Eternal Spring,” owing to its beautiful weather year round, has undergone a massive transformation over the years. I was expecting armed military men at the airport checking us for drugs, et cetera upon arrival. Totally wrong. The airport was a breeze. We were in our cab after a five minute walk. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Latin America’s Leading Tech HubDuring the days of Pablo Escob… Read More “Medellin Is Becoming The Silicon Valley Of Latin America”

Greg Cote’s Week 14 NFL picks

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Miami Herald

Been a tough season all-round but we’re making the climb to get up over the Mendoza line (.600) straight-up. Even more important to us is finishing plus-.500 against the spread — and we’re right there. Last week we were a solid 10-4-1 overall and 8-7 ATS, including an Upset of the Week win with Giants’ cover vs. Washington, and Rams with the points vs. Seattle. Let’s keep climbing! (Note, result of Thursday night Raiders-Rams game not included below.) ——— Week 13: 10-4-1, .714 overall; 8-7, .533 vs. spread. Season: 114-79-2, .591 overall; 94-95-6, .497 vs. spread. Final 2021: 172-99-1, .635 ov… Read More “Greg Cote’s Week 14 NFL picks”

Only one U.S. City Made The Top Travel Destinations List in 2022

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The Street

By Veronika Bondarenko Travel is back after the pandemic, with some unexpected locations becoming popular While the high cost of plane tickets has curtailed some people’s plans to travel over the holidays, demand is also not going down as many finally take the trips they put off during the pandemic. There have been studies that showed the anticipation of and planning process for a holiday can independently cause a spike in happiness levels and some may be experiencing wanderlust without actually intending on buying. But in either case, Google (GOOGL) – Get Free Report has released some of its … Read More “Only one U.S. City Made The Top Travel Destinations List in 2022”

This Is Why Daktronics Fell 40% In One Day

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Daktronics stock fell nearly 40% in one day.The company gave cause to doubt its ability to continue operations.Trading at a 20+ year low there may be an opportunity for investors in the making.Shares of the scoreboard and LED display maker Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT) fell 40% in a single session and they may fall further. The reason is that the company filed a document with the SEC that raises serious questions about the business’s status as a “going concern”. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more A going concern is a business that has the resources to continue operating in a manner th… Read More “This Is Why Daktronics Fell 40% In One Day”

African firms spending big on digital tech to navigate future

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The Citizen

Nairobi. African companies are turning to digital solutions to insulate themselves against future shocks, according to two key reports.African businesses are increasingly spending millions of dollars on new technologies to create operational models that overcome economic disruptions.Two separate reports revealed that most businesses on the continent now use technological tools they never used before to test new ideas that would help them navigate dynamic operating environments.According to the 2021 CIO Africa Megatrends report, 68 per cent of companies surveyed in seven countries – Nigeria, Ke… Read More “African firms spending big on digital tech to navigate future”

Owl City’s “Up to the Cloud” Theme Song for Mobile RPG Neural Cloud Finds Success with Over 500K Streams

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When it comes to anime, and anime-inspired video games, a poppin’ intro song is one of the most important indicators of quality. Luckily for Neural Cloud — the latest chapter in the Girls’ Frontline universe from developer Sunborn Network Technology — acclaimed synth-pop musician Owl City took the reins and crafted what is colloquially known as “quite the banger” with Up to the Cloud. The track has reached an incredibly impressive 500K+ streams in just over a week across YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, and everywhere else music is streaming — and the count keeps climbing! So whether you’re a f… Read More “Owl City’s “Up to the Cloud” Theme Song for Mobile RPG Neural Cloud Finds Success with Over 500K Streams”

Who is Viktor Bout, the Russian arms dealer swapped for Griner?

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Reuters UK

By Felix Light LONDON (Reuters) – The life of Viktor Bout reads like a spy thriller. Russia got the jailed arms dealer back from the United States on Thursday after exchanging imprisoned U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for him at Abu Dhabi airport. Variously dubbed “the merchant of death” and “the sanctions buster” for his ability to get around arms embargoes, Bout, 55, was one of the World’s most wanted men prior to his 2008 arrest on multiple charges related to arms trafficking. For almost two decades, Bout became the World’s most notorious arms dealer, selling weaponry to rogue states,… Read More “Who is Viktor Bout, the Russian arms dealer swapped for Griner?”

How Edge as a Service is shaping the future of fan engagement

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The Tour de France is many things. It’s the World’s largest cycling event, attracting 150 million TV viewers in Europe alone and 10 million fans across social media platforms. It’s also a huge logistical challenge, requiring a complex network of road closures as well as ensuring millions of spectators enjoy the race safely. Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), the organizers of the Tour de France, also need to ensure they can tell the story of the race to a vast audience of fans, something that hasn’t been easy over the years. Race officials stationed in remote areas have long had to contend wi… Read More “How Edge as a Service is shaping the future of fan engagement”

These Are the 10 Biggest Companies Issuing Earnings Next Week

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On the other hand, of the 97 S&P 500 companies that have issued guidance for the fourth quarter of 2022, 63 have issued negative EPS guidance, while 34 have issued positive EPS guidance. The percentage of companies issuing negative EPS guidance is above the 5-year average of 60% but below the 10-year average of 67%. Amid such a backdrop, let’s take a look at the 10 biggest companies issuing earnings next week. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Ten Biggest Companies Issuing Earnings Next WeekWe have used the market capitalization data as of Dec. 7, 2022 to rank the 10 biggest com… Read More “These Are the 10 Biggest Companies Issuing Earnings Next Week”