Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jun 30 2006 | 8:56pm ET
Direxion Funds, creator of leveraged index and alternative-class mutual fund products, has hired Loren Norton as a high yield portfolio manager. Norton was most recently at Credit Suisse and has also worked at Morgan Stanley and Fidelity Investments.
Direxion Funds is managed by Rafferty Asset Management, which provides leveraged index and alternative-class mutual fund products for investment advisors and sophisticated investors. The company has approximately $1 billion in assets under management.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.