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Jan 17 2012 | 10:48am ET
Caxton Associates founder Bruce Kovner has made one of the largest donations in the history of the Juilliard School to endow its early-music program.
Kovner, who serves as chairman of the board at—arguably—the country's most prestigious school of music—will announce the $20 million gift today. The money will be used to fund Juilliard's graduate historical performance program.
Kovner, who retired from Caxton last year, has been giving as much as $1 million a year to the program for the last three years, to finance its curriculum development. Six years ago, he gave the school a major collection of music manuscripts.
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 ...