Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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May 4 2010 | 4:16am ET
A former Caxton Associates trader has become the second Citigroup trader to leave the firm in as many weeks for Nomura Holdings.
Jay Glasser, a proprietary trader in New York, joined Nomura last week, Bloomberg News reports. He told his bosses at Citi that his departure was spurred by the proposed Volcker rule, which would bar banks from prop. trading.
At Citi, Glasser focused on Japanese interest rate derivatives and currencies. He joined the firm in 2007 from Caxton.
Glasser will find a familiar face at Nomura, where former Citi portfolio trader Dan Clarke began working about three weeks ago. All told, about 10 prop. traders have left Citi since President Barack Obama announced his support for the prop. trading restrictions.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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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