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Equities Hit All-Time High After Nasdaq Record

Apr 24 2015 | 7:49am ET

Global equity markets rode to new all-time highs on Friday, with positive corporate updates in Europe and a post-dotcom-boom peak for the U.S. Nasdaq stoking investor optimism.

There were also some positive signs from previously deadlocked negotiations between Greece and its international creditors, with Athens offering concessions on some key reforms in exchange for urgently needed new funding.

 

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Preqin: Liquid Alts Outperformed Hedge Funds in 2014

Apr 24 2015 | 2:19pm ET

A new special report from Preqin shows liquid alternative investment products outperformed single-manager hedge funds last year.

Shukhman Leaving JPMorgan Chase for Hedge Fund Aesir

Apr 24 2015 | 1:49pm ET

Credit derivatives trader Roman Shukhman is leading JPMorgan Chase for a position with hedge fund Aesir Capital Management.

Goertzel's Aidiya To Launch Hedge Fund Based on AI

Apr 24 2015 | 1:39pm ET

Fintech startup Aidyia is readying a long/short equity hedge fund that will trade based on sophisticated artificial intelligence algorithms.

Citadel MD Steps Down For Slot at Alibaba Family Office

Apr 24 2015 | 9:49am ET

Oliver Weisberg has left Citadel to help run the family office of a group of Alibaba executives.

Schmidt's Hillspire Acquires Lehman's D.E. Shaw Stake

Apr 24 2015 | 9:40am ET

Eric Schmidt’s family office Hillspire LLC has taken a 20% equity stake in D.E. Shaw.

UBS Wealth Cuts Allocation To U.S., UK Stocks

Apr 24 2015 | 5:29am ET

UBS Wealth Management, the world's biggest wealth manager, has cut its positions in U.S. and UK stocks, betting that euro zone shares offer the best value and growth prospects, the firm's chief investment officer said in a note to clients.

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U.S. Treasury Moves on Reinsurance Loophole

Apr 24 2015 | 5:11pm ET

The U.S. Treasury Department has released proposed rules aimed at limiting the ability of hedge funds to delay or lower their taxes through the use of offshore reinsurance companies.

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