Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson got dressed up as a female flight attendant after honouring a bet he lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes.
When 21-year old Tom Pszeniczny decided to make his foray into investing, he figured Apple was a pretty safe bet.
Continue reading here: I lost $2,000 on Apple, but still betting on recovery
More than $60 billion has already been pumped into U.S. stock market mutual funds and ETFs this year as investors bet the rally will continue.
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Ackman has a well-publicized $1 billion bet against the nutritional supplements company.
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That’s a dumb bet, says Katy Huberty, given 14% growth in the markets Apple Inc. serves.
Continue reading here: Wall Street is betting that Apple’s earnings will shrink 4%
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson offers to bet British Airways £1m that the Virgin Atlantic brand will still be around in five years.
Continue reading here: Branson offers BA £1m Virgin bet
Obama Bets Re-Election Gave Him Power to Win Fiscal Cliff
President Barack Obama's hard stance on the “fiscal cliff” talks is a bet that his re-election gave him the political clout to force Republicans to accept higher taxes on upper income Americans as a first step toward reducing the federal deficit. Obama's …
Republicans, Democrats play political dare ahead of more fiscal talks this week
'Fiscal cliff' talks at a stalemate over tax hikes
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Italy’s bond auctions yielded strong demand, as investors bet the European Central Bank will backstop the nation’s massive bond market.
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