Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 7 2013 | 11:34am ET
George Soros may be among the biggest donors to the U.S. Democratic Party there is, but he's nursing a veritable fan club for one of the Republican Party's biggest stars at his family office.
Five executives at the liberal stalwart's Soros Fund Management—including his chief investment officer, Scott Bessent—have given a combined $19,000 to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is up for reelection in November. Like Soros, Bessent generally gives to Democrats.
Others at Soros are backing Barbara Buono, the state senator challenging Christie in the fall, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Christie is widely popular in New Jersey, and current polls show him earning twice the support of the less-well-known Buono.
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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