H R Block

BoE governor Carney gets his turn to address markets; Chinese exports expected to reveal further weakness; Whirling Dervishes swirl toward enlightenment.
The hedge fund seeks to capitalize on buybacks and dividend hikes by shorting bonds and taking equity positions in companies that are leveraging up.
Some of the largest investors of residential mortgage-backed securities originated by Option One Mortgage are pressing the firm to buy back loans they claim were improperly originated or documented and sold into securitization trusts, according to Talcott Franklin.
Richard Breeden, chairman of hedge fund, Breeden Capital Management, will leave H&R Block.
Stock exchange, BATS Global Markets, has appointed Brian Schell as its CFO.
ESL Partners’ Eddie Lampert establishes a number of new stock positions in the fourth quarter, such as Cisco Systems, Gap, Seagate, H&R Block and Genworth Financial.