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April 20, 2018

UTIMCO’s Strategy For 'Being Among The Best Endowments' | Britt Harris, CEO & CIO | Exclusive Q&A

Britt Harris is the president, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company (UTIMCO). In this interview, he discusses the endowment's in-depth strategy in remaining as one of the best in the U.S.; his goal in molding 500 plus investment leaders (called Titans); and how human judgment and machine learning are complementary to each other in the investment process.
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crowdfundinsider.com 33 minutes ago

Evgeny Likhoded Archives

Crowdfund InsiderTagged: evgeny likhodedCrowdfund InsiderApril 23, 2018 @ 9:57 am By Samantha Hurst | 0 Comments. UK-based regtech startup ClauseMatch announced on Monday it secured $5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Index Ventures, with participation from Tom Glocer, former CEO ...
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benzinga.com 33 minutes ago

9 Lessons From Sam Zell

Sam Zell, the legendary real estate investor and business rebel is known for his bold market moves and creative antics. While most investors send out an annual letter, Zell is known for his ever so witty moving music boxes that sing his message. Take a look at his 2009 "Survival of Fittest" music box. read more.
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costar.com 43 minutes ago

Sears Ceo's Hedge Fund Urges Retailer To Sell Some Of Its Major Assets - And Puts In Offer To Buy Them - Costar Group

His hands already all over Sears Holdings Corp.(NASDAQ: SHLD) as its controlling owner and chief executive, Edward S. Lampert's hedge fund is now calling for the struggling retailer to sell several of its remaining signature brands and more of its real estate -- with ESL Investments offering to snap up some of the most valuable remaining assets. ESL Investments Inc., which owns a majority stake in Sears, sent a letter to Sears Holdings -- of which...
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therealdeal.com 1 hour, 3 minutes ago

Bleecker Street Retail | Brookfield Property Partners

Brookfield Property Partners is planning on conducting something of a retail experiment with the portfolio of properties on Bleecker Street it bought from New York REIT for $31.5 million. The global investor plans to create an incubator for emerging online brands or new retail concepts to get a feel for the market and try out their brick-and-mortar strategies, the Wall Street Journal reported. Brookfield is also reaching out to other owners on the shopping strip [...]
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therealdeal.com 1 hour, 3 minutes ago

Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Market | Olshan Realty

Manhattan's luxury market recorded 37 contracts at $4 million and above last week, according to Olshan Realty's weekly luxury market report. That was tied for the best week since May of 2017. The final sponsor apartment at the Rudin Organization's Greenwich Lane took the top spot for the week. The condominium, PHE, had an asking price of $17.75 million. The duplex penthouse at 155 West 11th Street spans 3,486 square feet with three bedrooms, three [...]
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 3 minutes ago

Burnham Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

LANCASTER, Pa., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Burnham Holdings, Inc. (OTC-Pink: BURCA), the parent company of multiple subsidiaries that are leading domestic manufacturers of boilers, and related HVAC products and accessories (including furnaces, radiators, and air conditioning systems)...
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bloomberg.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Prep Sohn Picks. Here's How Their 2017 Ideas Did

The Sohn Investment Conference opens Monday to a wave of hedge fund industry titans sharing what they hope are money-making ideas. For 23 years, fund bigwigs have taken to the New York stage to reveal to peers their highest-conviction trades, just as they will do again today. But after last year's crowds dispersed and the spotlight faded, did those wagers, in fact, win? To follow our by-the-minute coverage of today's event, head to our Top Live blog here starting at noon Eastern time. His call: Short oilfield-service company Core Laboratories NV.
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nasdaq.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Hedge Fund Oil Bulls On The Rampage As Bears Vanish

Join the NASDAQ Community today and get free, instant access to portfolios, stock ratings, real-time alerts, and more! LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) - Hedge fund managers have never seemed so convinced that oil prices are set to rise rather than fall in the near term, according to the latest positioning data published by regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and other money managers raised their net bullish position in the six most important futures and options contracts linked to the price of crude and fuels by 45 million barrels in the week to April 20.
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bloomberg.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Reveals 5.1% Stake In Micro Focus

Elliott Management Corp., the New York hedge fund run by billionaire Paul Singer, revealed a 5.1 percent stake in U.K. software group Micro Focus International Plc. The position, built via shares and contracts-for-difference according to a U.K. regulatory filing Monday, comes after reports Elliott is planning push for changes at Micro Focus, according to people familiar with the matter. Private equity firms could be interested in all or parts of Micro Focus, and some buyout firms have crunched the numbers and spoken to banks about the feasibility of a deal, Bloomberg previously reported. Micro Focus has had a tough 2018.
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slate.com 1 hour, 33 minutes ago

The Female Persuasion By Meg Wolitzer, Reviewed.

A novel that more or less opens with an act of uninvited groping at a college frat party is probably fated to be received as a "#MeToo book," or a "timely" book about "our moment." Some readers will be tempted to comb through the book to assess the correctness of its politics or the precise wave of its feminism. As one white woman who feels overrepresented in popular culture put it, "a novel sifting through the small failures (and huge successes) of a prominent young white feminist hardly feels like a major statement about the movement.
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