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Apr 29 2011 | 12:24pm ET by Deirdre Brennan
Royal Wedding Vs. Warren Buffett Annual Meeting: How Do They Stack Up? (WSJ)
Deal Journal breaks down which world event is more important—William and Catherine’s big day or the Berkshire Hathaway annual picnic.
Buffett Says He’ll Answer Any And All Questions (Fox Business Network)
Our favorite bridge player speaks with FOX Business Network’s Liz Claman about what people can expect from Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting. Warren Buffett says that he’ll “answer any question that gets asked” even if his lawyer tries to wrestle him to the ground. (Liz will also interview Warren live on FBN on Monday at 9:30 AM/ET)
Bodybuilding Mexican Academic Woos Edinburgh With ‘Robot’ Fund (Bloomberg)
I think the title says it all…
Survey Reveals Hedge Fund Investors Are Changing Channels (AllAboutAlpha.com)
PerTrac’s eighth-annual study of the hedge fund universe highlights that, while the industry has collectively recovered from the aftermath of 2008 and is once again in expansion mode, the composition of where the money is going is changing – dramatically.
Secret Fears of the Super-Rich (The Atlantic Monthly)
The folks over at the Atlantic Monthly got a peek at an as of yet unpublished survey that shows that being fantastically wealthy is not a great deal more fulfilling than being merely prosperous. So, to the average FINalternatives reader (household income ~$382,000), note that just because Steve Cohen has a bigger house than you do doesn’t mean he is any happier. Then again, maybe he is.
Have a great weekend!
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.