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economictimes.indiatimes.com December 27, 2020

Pe Investment In Real Estate To Drop 31% At $4.6 Billion In 2020; $6B Seen Next Year - The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Private equity (PE) investment in real estate is estimated to fall 31 per cent year-on-year during 2020 to USD 4.6 billion due to an adverse impact of the COVID-19 on economic growth, according to property consultant Savills.In its 'Beyond The'20: Private Equity in India Real Estate', Savills India expects the PE inflow to bounce back and grow by 30 per cent in the next year to USD 6 billion.
Read by 37% of LPs

abc.net.au 11 hours, 30 minutes ago

Innovative Agricultural Robots Land $4.5M In Funding For Start-up Swarmfarm - Abc News

A Queensland couple's decade-long push to lead the world in the production of agricultural robots has received a multi-million-dollar funding boost.
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washingtonpost.com 11 hours, 30 minutes ago

How The Career Of Rep. Madison Cawthorn, A New Star Of The Pro-trump Right, Has Relied On Falsehoods - The Washington Post

Cawthorn has emerged as one of the most visible figures among newly arrived House Republicans, who have promoted baseless assertions and pushed a radicalized ideology that has become a driving force in the GOP.
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businessinsider.com 17 hours ago

Top Crypto And Blockchain Lawyers -- And Which Clients They Advise

Summary List PlacementTen years ago, lawyers could be forgiven for thinking bitcoin and blockchain were a flash in the pan. Over the past decade, though, and particularly in recent months, digital assets have boomed. Big names like MassMutual, MicroStrategy, and Tesla have bought Bitcoin; PayPal and Square's CashApp have made it easy to buy crypto with the tap of a finger; and major financial players like BNY Mellon and Visa and Mastercard have said they're planning to offer custody and transaction services for certain digital assets.
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businessinsider.com 17 hours ago

Silicon Valley Vcs Are Funding More Startups Outside The Bay Area

Summary List PlacementContrary to the talk about tech people and companies moving from San Francisco, Silicon Valley is still the global hub for venture capital, according to a new report published by deals research firm, PitchBook. And many Bay Area venture capitalists agree. In the year since the pandemic made work-from-home the norm, some big-name VCs have vocally fled San Francisco, such as Founders Fund general partner Keith Rabois. And several Bay Area tech giants relocated their global headquarters outside of California, including Oracle and Hewlett Packard to Austin and Palantir to Denver.
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markets.businessinsider.com 17 hours, 10 minutes ago

Warren Buffett Admitted A 'big' Mistake, Touted Berkshire Hathaway's Past Deals, And Cautioned Traders In His Annual Letter | Markets Insider

"Investors must never forget that their expenses are Wall Street's income," the billionaire investor told his shareholders. : Warren Buffett owned up to a major mistake, trumpeted Berkshire Hathaway's past successes, and drew a line between his long-term shareholders and the meme-stock crowd in his annual letter on Saturday. The billionaire investor said Berkshire's focus is boosting operating earnings and making large, high-quality acquisitions. His conglomerate "met neither goal" in 2020 as its operating earnings slumped 9% and it failed to close any major deals, he said.
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forbes.com 17 hours, 30 minutes ago

These 10.2% Yields Should Rise With Rates

Anyone up for a 10.2% payout? : Anyone up for a 10.2% payout? One that is powered by profits that should actually rise alongside interest rates? Business development companies provide debt, equity and other financing to small and midsized companies, effectively acting as banks because banks often don't want to take on that level of risk. And because they're primarily investing in companies that aren't on public markets, BDCs serve as de facto private equity investments--but ones that retail investors like us can get in on! BDC structures are similar to real estate investment trusts (REITs).
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mashable.com 18 hours ago

7 Places To Find Free College Courses Online, From Harvard To Mit

Online learning is a flexible, convenient route to self-improvement. Whether you want to train for another occupation while working, improve your skills to increase your current career prospects, learn more about a topic you're passionate about, or simply improve your knowledge levels, there are myriad options available. Thanks to the generosity of educational institutions in the United States and further afield, there are a plethora of MOOC college courses available online for free. (MOOC means "massive open online course," aka "a course of study made available over the internet without charge to a very large number of people.")
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finance.yahoo.com 18 hours ago

Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller's Top 10 Stock Picks

In this article we take a look at billionaire Stan Druckenmiller's top 10 stock picks. The billionaire is making waves as he recently revealed that he is long Bitcoin and considers the cryptocurrency a valuable asset class. You can skip our detailed discussion of Druckenmiller's history, his hedge fund's performance and go to Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller's Top 5 Stock Picks. Stanley Freeman Druckenmiller is an American billionaire and hedge fund manager who founded Duquesne Capital in 1981.
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nypost.com 19 hours ago

Why Bill Gates Is Now The Us' Biggest Farmland Owner

The real reason billionaire Gates just became the biggest owner of farmland in America. : Late last year, Eric O'Keefe was researching a mysterious recent purchase of 14,500 acres of prime Washington state farmland. His magazine, The Land Report, tracks major land transactions and produces an annual list of the 100 biggest US landowners. Sales of more than a thousand acres are "blue-moon events," O'Keefe noted, so this one stood out. And Eastern Washington has some of the richest, most expensive farmland in the country. But the purchaser of record was a small, obscure company in Louisiana.
Read by 48% of LPs

thetrustedinsight.com 19 hours, 3 minutes ago

2021 Top Health System Chief Investment Officers!

Over the past year, the healthcare sector has come under unprecedented strain as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Among LPs, healthcare system investors were the closest to the front lines of the pandemic. At the institutions they serve, budgets were stretched, staff redeployed, and pension plans revisited. Meanwhile, a volatile global economy with an uncertain outlook presented healthcare investment teams with serious challenges—and new potential opportunities. These CIOs led their teams through 2020 with seasoned leadership and a steady hand.
Read by 59% of LPs