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Stock Investors on Higher Floors Take More Risks – Here’s Why

(CNBC) Stocks have been on a bumpy ride lately as concerns over a trade war prompt investors to rethink their appetite for risk.But what prompts people to take risks in the first place? A desire for wealth? Fear of failure? […]

Zimbabwe in Tight Timeline to Repay Arrears, Seek More Funding

(Reuters) Zimbabwe stuck on Monday to its plan to clear its debt arrears by September with the aim to tap international capital markets by the end of the year, though that timeline would be “very fast-tracked.” Zimbabwean officials met with […]

Jupiter Nabs Steve Cohen Hedge Fund Alum for Long/Short Launch

(Portfolio Adviser) Jupiter Asset Management has appointed a former alumnus of Steve Cohen’s hedge fund, Darren Starr, to its growing liquid alternatives business as it plans to launch a US equity long/short fund. To read this article:

A Focused Approach to Innovation

(Harvest) We are in the early days of one of the most innovative times in history. Our in-depth fundamental research process focuses on investing in the companies that are capitalizing on innovation and avoiding those that are being disrupted. To […]

Cantor Brokerage Chief Matthews Leaves to Start a Hedge Fund

(Bloomberg) Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s Shawn Matthews is stepping down as head of the firm’s broker-dealer unit and plans to start a hedge fund. Matthews spent nine years atop the division, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., working to wrest talent and market […]

Silver’s Bullet

(Bloomberg) Someone is about to catch a bullet in the silver market. Commodity funds are betting that the metal is headed for a fall. The net short position that money managers have in Chicago silver futures touched a record 39,604 […]

Soros-Backed Hedge Fund Starts EM Pool

(Bloomberg) Glen Point Capital LLP, a London-based hedge-fund firm that counts billionaire George Soros among its investors, has started a new strategy to target trading opportunities in emerging-market debt. The Glen Point Emerging Markets Debt Fund started trading in March […]

Wall Street Eyes Earnings Stabilizer After FAANG Stocks Wobble

(Reuters) Wall Street is hoping that first-quarter earnings growth and corporate forecasts are strong enough to bring the FAANG group of stocks back into favor and take the spotlight off worries that caused the recent sell-off in the high-flying group. […]

Brevan Howard Shuts Israel’s Office in Cost-Cutting Drive

(Reuters) British hedge fund firm Brevan Howard Investment Management has shut its office in Israel, according to a U.S. filing, in a move which two sources close to the company said was aimed at cutting costs following poor performance across […]

A Fund That Beats 98% of Its Peers Is Shorting the Dollar

(Bloomberg) A bond fund manager who beat global peers over the past year is shorting the dollar on expectations economic growth outside of the U.S. will strengthen. The greenback will slip against most major currencies as nations from Japan to […]

As A Secretive Hedge Fund Guts Its Newspapers, Journalists Are Fighting Back

(The Washington Post) Demoralized by rounds of job cuts, journalists at San Jose’s Mercury News and East Bay Times in Oakland, Calif., took their case to the public last month. At a rally in Oakland, they handed out a fact […]

The Biggest Misconceptions About Working for a Hedge Fund

(eFinancial) Of all the misconceived stereotypes about working for a hedge fund, the biggest one is around pay. Many people underestimate how long and hard you’ll have to work to achieve the eye-popping salaries and bonuses that make headlines. To […]

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