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Those Speaking Fees Weren't 'Offered' to Hillary. She Demanded Them

Les Leopold | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Les Leopold

Hillary is veering from the truth when she suggests her $225,000 per speech fee, paid three times by Goldman Sachs, was "what they offered." It was not what they offered -- it was what Team Hillary demanded.

Hedge Fund Billionaires And Untraceable Money Fill Rubio Super PAC Coffers

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super-wealthy hedge fund managers were some of the biggest donors to Conservative Solutions PAC, the super PAC created by allies of Sen...

The Big Short - a chronicle of infectious shortsightedness; epidemic blindness, delusion, and deceit.

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.07.2016 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

"Crap." That word is used quite often by the handful (one handful) of analysts and traders who "shorted" (bet against) the trillion-dollar mortgage-b...

Project Manager That's State of the Art

Ella Thuiner | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Ella Thuiner

A project manager must keep a focus on practicality, no matter if he/she plans, manages or reports. The complexity and inter-connectedness of today's ...

Virtual Project Managers as an Innovation for Managing Operational Risks

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology
Ella Thuiner

Future project managers will work on a virtual basis that enables them to better focus on what matters as well as to monitor and control operational risks mindfully. The picture below shall illustrate the business-related processes behind a financial instrument (for instance, as used by hedge funds).

15 Things You Should Know About Trump's Tax Plan

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics
GOBankingRates

By Chuck Epstein, Contributor Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump has shown he is politically controversial. His propose...

JPMorgan Chase Hit With Multi-Million Dollar Fine For Shady Investment Advice

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business

JPMorgan Chase will pay $307 million in fines after admitting it didn't properly tell customers about conflicts of interest in how it managed their m...

Why someone should be investing in the Greek Tourism industry today

Dr. Ioannis Kent | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Dr. Ioannis Kent

Some may think that the investment opportunities in the Greek Tourism Industry are something theoretical, difficult or even utopic. Greece's tourism i...

Biotech Pick: Incyte Looks Like a Winner

Randall Radic | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Randall Radic

In case you've been living under a rock, biotech stocks have not only performed consistently well, they are the wave of the future. The trick, of cou...

I'm Going to Tell You About the Most Successful Person I Know

James Altucher | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
James Altucher

A tiny thank you is like putting a little bit of money in a savings account and watching it grow through compound interest. Eventually, over the course of a thousand little "thank yous," you have an enormous amount of goodwill in your account, waiting for you to withdraw success out of it.

Post-9/11 Rebuilding Isn't The Only Reason Hedge Funds Support Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

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The Garbage Collectors...

Joel Sucher | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Joel Sucher

The article focused on Fortress Investment's Peter Briger, a/k/a "king of debt" a/k/a "junkyard dog," a man who scored big by buying up the so-called "distressed assets" that banks didn't want and were willing to sell off cheap. So, if you're one of millions of struggling homeowners be afraid, be very afraid.

The Budget Deal Raises Taxes On Rich People, Kind Of

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although outgoing House Speaker John Boehner may be reluctant to acknowledge it, the latest budget deal between Congress and the White ...

Eva Moskowitz's "Suspension Academy" Charter Schools

Alan Singer | Posted 10.22.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

What is the "miracle" behind claims for higher student test scores at some well-known charter schools? It may simply be "lock them out to drive them out." Let's look at the Success Academy Charter School Network, whose schools would more aptly be named "Suspension Academies."

Greed Not Good

Will Durst | Posted 10.11.2015 | Comedy
Will Durst

Gilead Sciences is publicly traded, but Turing Pharmaceuticals has no stockholders to report to. Just Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager. A group known for having the same conscience as starving hyenas in heat. These guys make a safari of lion-killing dentists look cuddlesome.

Despite Big Problems Charters Attract Hedge Fund Support and Presidential Candidates Hungry for Dollars

Alan Singer | Posted 10.01.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

While the New York Times seems determined to promote charter schools, other news agencies and educational groups are expressing increased reservations about their lack of performance, excessive expense and political and financial backing.

Hedge Fund Myths and Misdeeds

Dan Solin | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Dan Solin

Is it any surprise that brokers are fighting so hard to avoid being fiduciaries to retirement plans, much less to individual investors?

NY Times Hypes Charter Schools -- Again and Again

Alan Singer | Posted 09.28.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

One big problem with the Times' campaign to hype charter schools is that this school just opened the week before with 135 kindergarten and first grade children, so no one had any idea how economically diverse and academically rigorous the school would actually become. The article was purely speculative, barely more than an advertisement for charter schools.

Tribes Of New York: Trump's War On 'Hedge Fund Guys' Has Deep Roots

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment

Donald Trump doesn’t like a lot of people -- losers, Mexican immigrants and hedge fund managers. With his unique blend of populism and a willfu...

It's Time To Close The Carried Interest Loophole

Bill de Blasio | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics
Bill de Blasio

Because of something called carried interest, the top 25 hedge fund mangers paid a lower tax rate than the average kindergarten teacher in 2014. Billionaire hedge fund managers don't need a tax break, and there is no reason this loophole should exist.

The $17.7 Billion Hedge Fund Managers Are Stealing From Kindergarten Teachers

Robert Greenwald | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

It is time that anyone running to be POTUS does more than lip service to one of the most egregious tax evasion schemes and one of the biggest contributors to the 1 percent stealing from the 99 percent.

Hedge Fund Billionaires vs. Kindergarten Teachers: Whose Side Are You On?

The Huffington Post Blog | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics
The Huffington Post Blog

A live stream of Hedge Fund Billionaires vs. Kindergarten Teachers: Whose Side Are You On?, a new video from Brave New Films on the carried interest tax loophole. A screening of this film will take place at Pace University in New York City on Thursday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Toastmasters: My First Step in Launching a Hedge Fund

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

What was my first step in creating a socially responsible hedge fund? Did I engage attorneys and accountants, generate capital provider interest, prep...

Five Steps to Raising Institutional Capital

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

This past January, we set out to take the next step in our growth and raise institutional capital. We kept hearing that institutional investors were chasing yields. But how could we get them to chase us, or even listen to us?

Hedge Funds Want Puerto Rico To Fire Teachers To Pay Them Back

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 07.29.2015 | Latino Voices

As Puerto Rico teeters on the edge of default, a new report commissioned by a group of hedge funds insists the U.S. territory can avoid bankruptc...