Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Apr 17 2014 | 9:48am ET
A hedge fund analyst is going to the Hall of Fame for her pre-Wall Street life as an award-winning gymnast.
Lisa Wang, who works at Balyasny Asset Management in New York, was a three-time member of the U.S. rhythmic gymnastics team and won five gold medals in the Pan American Games. A three-time U.S. all-around champion, she’ll be inducted with five others into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in August during a ceremony at the P&G Gymnastics Championships in Pittsburgh, Pa.
After retiring from competition, Yang attended Yale University. She joined Balyasny last summer following a post-graduate fellowship in Beijing.
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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