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    1. Hedge Fund Titan Viking Global Made a $680 Million bet on Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo (WFC)

      Hedge Fund Titan Viking Global Made a $680 Million bet on Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo (WFC)

      One of the world's largest hedge funds made a huge bet that scandal-plagued Wells Fargo's worst days are behind it.

      Viking Global, a $30 billion asset manager founded by Swedish billionaire Andreas Halvorsen, disclosed Monday it had bought 12.3 million shares in the troubled bank, worth around $681 million, in the second quarter.

      The fund also cashed out its stake in JPMorgan Chase, selling 3.7 million shares worth $325 million, according to Bloomberg...

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    2. 7 Potential Bidders, A Call to Amazon, and an Ultimatum: Behind the Whole Foods Deal

      7 Potential Bidders, A Call to Amazon, and an Ultimatum: Behind the Whole Foods Deal

      The day that Amazon and Whole Foods announced their $13.7 billion merger that shook the grocery industry, a giddy John Mackey, the grocer's CEO, couldn't hide his enthusiasm.

      He regaled a crowd of his employees with a tale of "love at first sight," describing the moment the two companies first met on a "blind date" six weeks earlier...

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    3. Whole Foods' CEO Described his Deal with Amazon as a 'Dream Come True' but Investors Want More

      Whole Foods' CEO Described his Deal with Amazon as a 'Dream Come True' but Investors Want More

      When Whole Foods and Amazon announced their $13.7 billion merger Friday, John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, could barely contain his enthusiasm.

      In a town hall with employees, he gushed about about the impending "marriage"— a metaphor he revisited repeatedly — which was announced just six weeks after a "blind date" with Amazon that he characterized as "love at first sight...

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