Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Jul 12 2010 | 8:45am ET
Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin has lost the woman he credits with making him a success: His 98-year-old grandmother.
Genevieve Huebsch Gratz, a businesswoman in her own right who managed the family’s three farms, seed and oil businesses following the deaths of her father, brother, mother and husband in the late 1950s and early 1960s, died on July 3. Griffin told the Chicago Tribune that the cause was old age.
Griffin said his grandmother paid his way through Harvard University, as well as for college for her four other grandchildren. He told the newspaper she was a great source of “unsolicited advice” and taught him the value of hard work and kindness.
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 ...