Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jul 29 2011 | 10:21am ET
Millennium Management next month will add a nine-member relative value trading team formerly of Bank of America.
The proprietary traders are led by Linus Wright, who worked at BofA from 2007 until his departure—with his team—in April. The group will work out of New York-based Millennium's London office, Bloomberg News reports.
In addition to Wright, the team includes Stephanie Allen, Paul Cloke and Suketu Shah.
In hiring the former BofA group, Millennium is practicing what its founder, Israel Englander, has preached. Englander said in November that the Volcker rule, which strictly limits proprietary trading at banks, made now the best time in 15 years to hire traders.
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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