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This ‘Trump Trade’ Doesn’t Need Congress and That’s Why Wall Street Likes It

(CNBC) While most of the so-called Trump trades require the president to successfully team up with a Republican-led Congress to make business-friendly laws, there’s one group of companies that Trump alone can help and already has, according to Wall Street. […]

Cooperman Gets SEC Waiver to Keep Raising Money for Hedge Fund

(Bloomberg) Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman has received permission from U.S. regulators to keep raising money from outside investors, a privilege that was put at risk when he settled insider-trading allegations last week. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

This Hedge Fund Is Making a Bundle on the Death of a Trump Trade

(Bloomberg) There’s a Swedish hedge fund that’s doing very well as faith in the economic agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump dwindles.Informed Portfolio Management (IPM), which manages $6.7 billion, has returned 9 percent so far this year in its main […]

LCN Capital Partners Raises $750M For Second Set of Funds

(FINalternatives) Private equity company LCN Capital Partners has raised more than $750 million in capital commitments for its second dual-currency set of sale-leaseback and real estate funds. To read this article:

Investors Skeptical Ford CEO Change Will Revive Stock Price

(Reuters) Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) unexpected decision to replace its chief executive officer on Monday may not be the catalyst that revives its slumping share prices. Shares of the second-largest U.S. automaker rose 2.1 percent Monday, a relatively muted reaction […]

Herbalife Shares Slide on Report China Executive has Left

(CNBC) Herbalife shares fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report in the China Securities Journal said the head of the company’s China operations abruptly left Herbalife this week after a 10-year run at the company.Herbalife did not return […]

Hedge Fund Plummets 62% After Betting Against the Chinese Economy

(Bloomberg) A hedge fund at Emerging Sovereign Group that has bet against the Chinese economy sunk about 62 percent this year through April.The Nexus fund dropped 8.2 percent last month, according to an email to investors seen by Bloomberg News. […]

A Tech Startup Founded by Alumni of the World’s Largest Hedge Fund is Launching in London

(The Business Insider) A San Francisco software startup founded by alumni of the world’s largest hedge fund is expanding into London. Domino Data Lab, a software company for data science teams, has hired Ben Harknett, who previously worked for Google, […]

Altegris Streamlines Managed Futures Strategy To Lower Costs And Increase Diversification

(FINalternatives) Alternative investment manager Altegris has made enhancements to its managed futures strategy in order to lower costs, increase transparency and improve tax efficiency. To read this article:

Why Wall Street’s Workforce is Slowly and Relentlessly Shrinking

(The Business Insider) Every year, the number of bankers and traders employed by the largest banks on Wall Street shrinks a little. Headcount across investment banking, equities and fixed-income trading at the top 12 banks dropped by 1,900 from the […]

Paul Tudor Jones Said To Back Alt Industry Artificial Intelligence Startups

(FINalternatives) Famed investor Paul Tudor Jones has reportedly invested into two artificial intelligence startups working on big data applications in alternative investments. To read this article:

The Art of Asset Allocation

(Harvest) This conversation wanders into and explores many different areas of investing and life. The theme is how to think about asset allocation and investing holistically–from first principles–but we talk a lot about motivation, incentives, human behavior, and the fear […]

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