Einhorn Takes Lumps, More Cars May Be Hackable: Saturday Wrap

Here are highlights of the top breaking news stories from around the world on Saturday:

We now know just how badly billionaire David Einhorn and his Greenlight Capital hedge fund got hurt by the gold slump, among other bad bets.

China’s purchasing managers index fell to a five-month low, further signaling that easy money may not be working to revive growth.

U.S. auto regulators are looking further at the maker of the sound systems that got hacked in 1.4 million Jeeps from Fiat Chrysler. They think there may be another 1.4 million Harman Kardon systems in other manufacturers’ models, mostly luxury sedans, that could be vulnerable.

Jerome Kohlberg, one of the three co-founders of the pioneering leveraged buyout firm KKR, died at age 90.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is seriously considering a run against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president and is expected to decide by next month.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations on power plant emissions due to come out Monday will alter the requirements for individual states to make cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions.

A piece of an airplane-wing flap that washed ashore on an island in the Indian Ocean reached French investigators, who will try to determine whether it comes from a Malaysian jetliner that vanished 16 months ago.

Zimbabwe suspended trophy hunts after the death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of a U.S. dentist.

The head of the bankrupt Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Japan.

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