Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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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The folks over at the Atlantic Monthly got a peek at an as of yet unpublished survey that shows that being fantastically wealthy is not a great deal more fulfilling than being merely prosperous.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!
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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