Monday, 20 October 2014
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Dec 13 2006 | 11:06am ET
Bear Stearns Merchant Banking, the Wall Street giant's private equity affiliate, has added a former Toys “R” Us executive to its retail group.
Richard Markee, formerly vice chairman of Toys “R” Us and vice president of merchandising at Target, is the New York-based private p.e. firm's newest operating partner. At Toys “R” Us, he led both the growth and expansion of the Babies “R” Us chain and Toys “R” Us Japan.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...