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‘King of Wall Street’ John Gutfreund Dies at 86

The former Salomon Brothers’ chief executive officer symbolized the excesses of Wall Street in the Eighties.

Sports Direct Ups Stake in Iconix Brand Group

Mike Ashley has long had an interest in Umbro, the English soccer brand.

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Pricing Trends For Precious Metals

Recent dips in precious metals — especially gold — were due to profit-taking among longer-term investors.

Exports Fuel Leather Business at Mipel

The 108th edition of the fair aimed for a younger audience with a new campaign.

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Quiksilver’s Chapter 11 Points to Broader Action Sports Industry Challenges

The action sports brand's woes raise the question: Is the sector suited to big companies?

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Quiksilver Files for Chapter 11

Oaktree Capital Management and Bank of America to provide $175 million in debtor-in-possession financing.

Quiksilver Shares Sink on Bankruptcy Report

Deal could bring two of the action sports industry’s largest brand under the same fold.

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Strong Dollar Helps Some, but Hurts Profits for Others

The impact of the strong dollar is helping some companies while eroding sales and profits of others. And this trend is going to stick around for a while.

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M&A Activity: The Best Places for Deals

International mergers and acquisitions law firm Baker & McKenzie and Oxford Economics recently released its Global Transactions Forecast.