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Getting Started In The Glamorous World Of Hedge Funds!

Source: Business Balla | Dec 21 2013, 1:08pm CST

Getting Started In The Glamorous World Of Hedge Funds!
A surprisingly wide cross-section of individuals and organisations establish and manage hedge funds, private equity...
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R.I. voters choose Democrats for major state office positions

Nov 5 2014 1:49am CST | Source: The Brown Daily Herald

Attorney General Democratic incumbent Attorney General Peter Kilmartin won his reelection bid by more than 13 percentage points against his Republican challenger, two-term state Sen. Dawson Hodgson, R-R-East Greenwich, North Kingstown, South Kingstown and Narragansett. Kilmartin, a former Pawtucket police officer who was elected attorney general in 2010, campaigned on his experience and accomplishments in the office. He touted h ...
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Some Hedge Funds Profit From Steep Decline in Oil Prices

Nov 4 2014 3:04pm CST | Source: WSJ.com: What's News US

Some nimble energy investors are making money off the steep slide in oil prices, dodging the hit that financial markets and oil pro ...
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Hedge Funds Pursue Peer-To-Peer Lending

Nov 4 2014 3:41am CST | Source: BidnessEtc

It turns out that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is not just an attraction for borrowers, who can make use of small finances (up to $30,000) at relatively cheap rates, or for lenders, who can get a better return compared to certificates of deposit. Hedge funds have also begun to show interest in this new aura of internet lending, despite it being at an early stage. Institutional investors were previously involve ...
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Hedge Funds Cut Bullish Oil Bets as Global Glut Expands: Energy

Nov 3 2014 10:31pm CST | Source: Topix

Hedge funds cut bullish holdings in crude as record U.S. output added to a global supply glut, spurring the longest losing streak in prices in six years. Money managers reduced net-long positions in West Texas Intermediate by 2.3 percent in the week ended Oct. 28, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data ...
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These Charts Show The Political Bias Of Workers In Each Profession

Nov 3 2014 3:51pm CST | Source: Business Insider

Crowdpac, a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to political data analysis, used federal campaign contribution records dating back to 1980 in order to estimate where various officials and donors fall on the political spectrum. They scored individual donors as being more liberal or conservative based on what kinds of candidates they gave to. The company's CEO and co-founder, Steve Hilton, told Business Insider that this donation data ...
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Argentina’s debt battle arrives in London

Nov 3 2014 2:53pm CST | Source: FT

Hedge funds sue trustee BNY Mellon over euro-denom ...
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No One's Surprised If Hong Kong Bankers Get Away With Murder

Nov 3 2014 12:53pm CST | Source: Business Insider

A drug-using investment banker has allegedly murdered two prostitutes in Hong Kong. It’s a pretty jarring headline – a real life American Psycho. But most bankers I know aren’t really all that surprised. People have been calling him Patrick Bateman. Perhaps, he has an alibi and was out returning video tapes. But instead, I see Colonel Kurtz. What happens when you take the “Best of the West,” presumably well-raised, Cambridge-educated, and well-paid, and you throw ...
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George Soros And Kyle Bass Stepped Into The Argentina Vs. Hedge Funds Disaster

Nov 3 2014 11:05am CST | Source: Business Insider

Argentine bond investors are still waiting to get paid — and they're starting to get restless. After all, if this summer's technical default didn't end the stalemate between Argentina and its holdout hedge fund creditors, what will? The question remains uncertain (and investors hate uncertainty obviously) so bondholders of all stripes — those who took haircuts on Argentine sovereign debt dating back to the country's 2001 default, and those who did not — a ...
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