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techcrunch.com April 02, 2020

How 6 Top VCs Are Adapting To The New Uncertainty

As the global economy grinds to a halt, every business sector has been impacted, including the linked worlds of startups and venture capital.
Read by 31% of LPs

economictimes.indiatimes.com 1 hour, 48 minutes ago

'this Isn't A Dry Run': How To Be Ready For More Financial Pain - The Economic Times

By Jeff SommerWhen thousands of people are sick and dying, the stock market isn't the world's most pressing problem. It may even be unseemly to worry about it at all.Yet the market's steep fall matters, not just for hedge fund investors but for millions of hardworking people who have poured their savings into it, hoping to generate enough for a decent retirement, an education, a house -- really, for anything important in life that costs money.What we've just experienced in the market is a big setback.
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abcnews.go.com 2 hours, 8 minutes ago

Daughter, Grandson Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Rfk's Daughter, Presumed Dead In Canoe Accident

The Kennedy family has a history of tragic deaths. : The daughter and grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend are missing and presumed dead after a canoeing accident, the family confirmed. Townsend confirmed late Friday the search had transitioned to a recovery operation. Townsend is the eldest daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1968 while running for president, and the niece of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated five years earlier in Dallas.
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reuters.com 2 hours, 8 minutes ago

Corrected-singapore's Ikhlas Capital Eyes Mid-2020 Fund Close, Rethinks $500M Target

Singapore-based private equity firm Ikhlas Capital will close its inaugural fund in the middle of this year, reassessing its planned $500 million target due to the coronavirus outbreak, founding partner and chairman Nazir Razak said.
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businessinsider.com 2 hours, 18 minutes ago

Why Coronavirus Stock Market Crash Is Historic, Has Further To Go: Raoul Pal

Raoul Pal, the former hedge fund manager who founded Real Vision, thinks the fallout from the coronavirus will have immense, far-reaching impacts on the global economy. The duration and severity of the pandemic is something that Pal thinks hasn't yet been accounted for properly. Pal thinks a further 20% decline in stocks is on the horizon. For context, in October, Pal called the Federal Reserve cutting rates to zero and the US having negative rates. In late February, Pal said to buy bonds and that the impacts from the coronavirus would be "meaningful and real."
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forbes.com 3 hours, 3 minutes ago

Is Buying An Annuity In A Bear Market A Good Idea?

As the stock market experienced unprecedented growth over the past eleven years, however, many people were naturally less interested in the lifetime income options from pensions or annuities. Who wouldn't rather have all the assets today so they can invest them with the idea of earning high returns?
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swfinstitute.org 3 hours, 3 minutes ago

Calpers Seeks To Hire Deputy Cio For Growth Assets

The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is moving forward on its plan to further segment its massive investment portfolio by recruiting a deputy CIO for its growth assets portfolio. This portfolio pertains to assets such as listed equities, private equity, etc. Here is a description of the position, "The CalPERS Investment Office is seeking [...]
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inc42.com 3 hours, 3 minutes ago

Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week

We bring to you the latest edition of Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week! After exiting ecommerce major...
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in.reuters.com 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Singapore's Ikhlas Capital Eyes Mid-2020 Fund Close, Rethinks $1B Target

Singapore-based private equity firm Ikhlas Capital will close its inaugural fund in the middle of this year, reassessing its planned $1 billion target due to the coronavirus outbreak, founding partner and chairman Nazir Razak said.
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foxnews.com 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Rfk Granddaughter, 40, And Son, 8, Presumed Dead After Chesapeake Bay Mishap, Family Says

An active search for two members of the Kennedy family who went missing Thursday during a boating trip on Chesapeake Bay has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday, according to reports.
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scmp.com 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Hedge Fund's Profitable Big Short Shows Why Demand Is Surging To Use Alternative Data In Guiding Investment Strategies | South China Morning Post

Before the coronavirus sent stock markets tumbling at the fastest pace since the 2008 financial crisis, Dymon Asia Capital (Singapore) sensed trouble.The hedge fund firm was combining information on past outbreaks with a raft of so-called alternative data, including Google searches in the US and daily readings from China on everything from road congestion to flight schedules and test-kit availability. The numbers convinced Dymon to take short positions against the S&P 500 and an index of...
Read by 31% of LPs