Peter Thiel: the billionaire tech entrepreneur on a mission to cheat death The co-founder of PayPal and likely the most successful venture capitalist in Silicon Valley is on a mission to change the world through technology – and to find a cure for death. An hour into my conversation with Peter Thiel the conversation turns, as
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SEC sanctions 19 firms and one individual trader for short selling violations The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a further 20 sanctions in its continuing enforcement initiative against hedge fund advisers and private equity firms illegally participating in stock offers short selling the stock during a restricted period. The SEC last year announced the
“As we’ve seen through the economic and financial crisis, money without values can maybe not create the world that we want,” says Wayne Silby from Calvert Social Funds USA, in this introduction to Impact Investing – an investment approach that seeks to create a measurable financial and social return.
Hedge Connection is pleased to introduce this week’s DAILY INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING provided by McAlinden Research Partners. A unique briefing is presented early each week as a way to quickly glean important current trends in the global news flow and economic data. This extremely comprehensive report provides a way to identify actionable investment themes early. A snapshot of this
Hedge Funds Rebound in August Hedge funds rebounded strongly in August, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.36%, while the MSCI World Index gained 2.48%. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 4.22%, falling slightly behind underlying markets, as the MSCI World Index returned 5.96% over the same period… Via Advisor.ca Inversion