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Kenneth Griffin

Hedge Fund Megadonors Profit From Offshore Opportunities

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

On the list of the largest U.S. companies by market value, those in the $30 billion to $45 billion range are household names: Capital One Financial, DirecTV, Phillips 66, Yahoo.

This Billionaire's Wife Reportedly Wants $1 Million A Month In Child Support

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.26.2015 | Divorce

After filing for divorce last year, billionaire Kenneth Griffin reportedly says his wife is claiming $1 million in monthly expenses to support their t...

Paul Blumenthal

Sheldon Adelson Finally Tops George Soros | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino tycoon, and his family topped the all-time list of disclosed individual donors to independent sp...

The Insufficient Influence of the Wealthy

David Donnelly | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
David Donnelly

We won't solve our economic problems with more influence from people who are able to hire lobbyists or write checks to candidates or super PACs. We'll solve them with more influence from more everyday Americans.

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove-Linked Super PAC American Crossroads Reports July And August Donations | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

This Report Has Been Updated. See Correction Below. WASHINGTON -- The Karl Rove-affiliated Super PAC American Crossroads raised $2.7 million between ...

Hedge Fund Ethics and How They'll Lead to More Regulation

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Penny Herscher

What is right and what is wrong in world of hedge funds?

Hedge Fund Managers Tell Congress They See Need For Tighter Restrictions

NY Times | LOUISE STORY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Five prominent hedge fund managers testified Thursday before a House committee that they supported some additional regulation of their industry. The ...

Congress Takes Aim At Griffin's Citadel

Robert Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Reed

Ken Griffin, Chicago hedge fund magnate and one of the country's wealthiest men, is the anti-Trump. Unlike The Donald, Griffin hates being noticed. All that is about to change Thursday.

Chicago Hedge Fund Reeling

The New York Times | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kenneth C. Griffin was one of those Wall Street whiz kids. As a teenager, he traded out of his dorm room at Harvard. In his 20s, he opened his own hed...

Hedge-Fund Managers Score Biggest Ever Payday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's a good day to be a hedge fund manager. Institutional Investor's Alpha magazine has just released it's annual ranking of top hedge funds earners...

Why Citadel Pounced On Wounded E*Trade

Wall Street Journal | SUSANNE CRAIG, GREGORY ZUCKERMAN, MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Monday, Nov. 12, Kenneth Griffin was boarding a plane to New York when he received an urgent call from Joe Russell, a lieutenant at Mr. Griffin's b...