Friday, 29 August 2014
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Feb 1 2007 | 1:37pm ET
Should we be paying attention?
Hedge funds were one of the first to jump on the Democratic bandwagon, giving millions to the parties’ candidates and campaign committees in their successful bid to retake both house of Congress. Now, some very big names in the industry are jumping on another bandwagon: former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s 2008 bid for president. The New York Times reports, based on data from PoliticalMoneyLine.com, that BP Capital’s T. Boone Pickens and Tudor Investment Corp.’s Paul Tudor Jones have eached plunked $2,100 into Giuliani’s exploratory committee.
In addition, Dallas-based BP Capital employees have given some $18,900 to the committee, and Elliot Associates, founded by Giuliani fundraiser Paul Singer, is doing its part, as well, with employees giving $14,700.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...