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Getting Started In The Glamorous World Of Hedge Funds!

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

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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Oct 24 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Stocks rallied on Friday to cap their best week of 2014, as the S&P 500 gained 4%, the Nasdaq gained 5%, and the Dow gained more than 2% after last week's extremely volatile trading action. This week was also a busy week for tech earnings, with Apple, Amazon, Yahoo, and Microsoft all reporting their quarterly earnings, in addition to a number of Dow members including Caterpillar and 3M. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,809, +131.1, (+0.8%) S ...
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After big miss, will activists circle Amazon?

Oct 24 2014 1:40pm CDT | Source: CNBC

Any underperforming company can come under attack from an activist investor. Hedge funds ponder whether Amazon will be targeted nex ...
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I Hope Gold Owners Followed the Plan...

Oct 24 2014 10:47am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Thursday's early stock market strength sent more of the bears running for cover and-despite the afternoon selloff on new Ebola fears-the markets closed strong. The Dow Transports were up over 2%. The small-caps also did well as the Russell 2000 was up 1.8%. The market internals were better than three-to-one positive and the weekly NYSE Advance/Decline line is close to moving back above its WMA. The financial media has switched their end of the world opi ...
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Apple or Samsung? Ask these pint-sized analysts

Oct 24 2014 9:25am CDT | Source: CNBC

Turney Duff worked at billion-dollar hedge funds. But when he wants to know what's hot—like Apple or Samsung?—he consults these pint-size analys ...
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Rotenberg ’17: Too liberal to notice

Oct 23 2014 11:50pm CDT | Source: The Brown Daily Herald

On Oct. 15, The Herald published an opinions column by Peter Makhlouf ’16 about university campuses that argued that “right-wing ideology (shies) away from critical examination.” Makhlouf posits that right-wing groups, including ones to which I belong, think colleges are “force-feeding liberal values down the throats of their students” via the ideological homogeneity that exists among professors and students. Some ...
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Loeb, Paulson, others cash in on Alibaba

Oct 23 2014 1:23pm CDT | Source: CNBC

After salivating at the IPO, hedge funds lucky enough to buy in early to Alibaba are indeed ...
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Hedge Fund Superstar Lee Ainslie Is Launching A Venture Capital Fund

Oct 23 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Maverick Capital is launching a $50 million venture-capital fund, joining a growing number of Wall Street firms that are cashing in on Silicon Valley. The Wall Street Journal's Juliet Chung reports that Maverick's fund will focus on companies in the software, healthcare and consumer industries.  It launches on January 1. Maverick Capital is helmed by Lee Ainslie. The fund has returned 12 ...
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Nascent Macro Hedge Fund Recovery Stalls

Oct 23 2014 10:31am CDT | Source: WSJ.com: Europe Home

Hedge funds posted big gains in September as the dollar rose, but that proved short lived as some favored trades unwou ...
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