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Kenneth Griffin

Harvard College Gets Largest Gift In School History

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | College

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The billionaire founder of the Citadel hedge fund management company has given Harvard College the largest gift in its histo...

Paul Blumenthal

Sheldon Adelson Finally Tops George Soros

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...