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Roubini Talks Risk, Recovery And The Threat Of A Triple Dip Recession

Oct 20 2014 | 9:57am ET

Nouriel RoubiniNouriel RoubiniWhat keeps renowned economist Nouriel Roubini up at night? In a wide ranging interview with FINalternatives’ editor-in-chief Deirdre Brennan, the professor and chairman of Roubini Global Economics discusses the challenges facing the global economy, including the threat of a hard landing in China, the risk of a triple dip recession in the Eurozone and the possibility of a stalled U.S. recovery.

 

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Lawyer Joins Vista Equity

Oct 21 2014 | 7:53am ET

Fresh from raising its largest-ever fund, Vista Equity Partners is getting some extra help in running things.

Ex-Hedge Fund Manager To Help Lead SEC Exams

Oct 21 2014 | 7:37am ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission has a new top inspector who knows his way around a hedge fund.

Investors Add $18B To Hedge Funds In Third Quarter

Oct 21 2014 | 7:29am ET

Hedge funds continued to rake in cash in the third quarter, with global assets hitting an all-time high for the ninth straight quarter.

Quantopia Fundraise Lays Groundwork For Hedge Fund

Oct 21 2014 | 7:26am ET

Algorithmic trading platform Quantopia is set to expand into hedge funds.

Study: Value Of African PE Deals Rises 137% In H1 '14

Oct 20 2014 | 3:41pm ET

African private equity deals are on the rise according to a new survey from global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

ICAP Makes Second Investment In Analytics Provider ENSO

Oct 20 2014 | 2:52pm ET

Interdealer broker ICAP has made a further investment in ENSO, a provider of market intelligence and analytics for fund managers.

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JOBS Act Propels Real-Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Oct 21 2014 | 2:57am ET

If D.J. Paul were a real estate development, he would be described as “multi-use.” Before co-founding the New York-based real-estate crowdfunding platform Propellr with his college roommate, Todd Lippiatt, Paul studied philosophy, sold mortgage-backed securities, produced movies and lobbied Washington to get the JOBS Act passed—among other pursuits.

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Editor's Note

    Must Attend Hedge Fund Charity Events For October

    Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET

    The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…

 

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