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Rajaratnam Brother Banned Under SEC Deal

Oct 24 2014 | 1:59pm ET

Raj Rajaratnam’s younger brother has settled insider-trading charges leveled by the Securities and Exchange Commission, just months after he was acquitted of parallel criminal charges.

Rengan Rajaratnam will pay $841,243 to end the civil fraud case. He also agreed to be barred from the securities industry.

 

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Icahn Says Taj Mahal ‘Will Almost Certainly Close’

Oct 24 2014 | 10:31am ET

The Trump Taj Mahal will become the fifth Atlantic City, N.J., casino to close this year, according to Carl Icahn, its largest creditor.

Ackman Sees Valeant-Allergan Bid As A Happy One

Oct 24 2014 | 10:29am ET

Pershing Square Asset Management chief William Ackman used a deposition by lawyers for Allergan Inc. to offer a lesson in semantics.

Franklin K2 Opens European Mutual Fund Of Hedge Funds

Oct 24 2014 | 10:25am ET

Franklin Templeton Investments has launched a European version of its mutual fund of hedge funds.

Soros’ Son Faces Fight For Billions In Divorce

Oct 24 2014 | 10:24am ET

George Soros’ oldest son and the president of his $28 billion family office has split from his wife of 22 years.

Jana Jacks Up Hertz Stake

Oct 24 2014 | 10:22am ET

Hertz Global Holdings has not solved its activist hedge-fund problem.

Eclectica CEO Out

Oct 24 2014 | 10:21am ET

The CEO of Eclectica Asset Management, which has seen more than half of its assets evaporate this year, has left the hedge fund.

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

Oct 21 2014 | 12:41pm ET

In the second half of our interview with Nouriel Roubini, FINalternatives editor-in-chief Deirdre Brennan speaks with the renowned economist about IMF policies, the risk posed by shadow banking systems, and the possibility of a hard landing in China.

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    Guidelines for Guest Articles

    Oct 22 2014 | 9:46am ET

    We are always looking for guest articles from hedge fund managers and buy-side firms.

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