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Mar 21 2011 | 7:23am ET
When it comes to wildly speculative market rumors, you can hardly beat this: The No. 1 and No. 2 executives at Goldman Sachs leaving their Wall Street perch to launch a hedge fund.
That's exactly what Fox Business Network's Charlie Gasparino suggested last week in reporting that Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein would leave the bank no later than next year. What's more, according to Gasparino, "his number two, Gary Cohn, has also expressed interest in leaving Goldman and starting his own hedge fund."
"You can see maybe both of them leaving; it could be the Blankfein Cohn hedge fund," Gasparino continued. "Maybe they'll start their own firm."
Cohn is Goldman's president.
The former CNBC correspondent said that Blankfein is "tired of running the company" and that "sometime in 2012, and maybe they'll announce it this year, Lloyd Blankfein will not be CEO of Goldman Sachs."
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…