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Mar 1 2012 | 3:54am ET
It's official: Altima Partners' Joseph Carvin wants a new job.
Carvin said that he would pursue the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from New York. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is up for reelection in November, seeking her first full term—she was appointed to the seat after former Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) was appointed U.S. secretary of state, and won the right to finish that term in a byelection in 2010.
Carvin is the third person to join the GOP race for the right to challenge Gillibrand, whom polls show with a commanding lead. Carvin is no stranger to politics, having served as supervisor of the Town of Rye for four years.
In order to face Gillibrand in November, Carvin will have to defeat Manhattan lawyer Wendy Long and Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos for the Republican nomination. Both Long and Maragos have pledged to spend millions to unseat Gillibrand.
The state GOP will choose its favored candidate on March 16 at its annual convention. If those not receiving the party's backing next month refuse to drop out of the race, there will be a primary in September.
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 ...