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June 10, 2021

Boston Children's Portfolio Has Done Well Despite Challenging 12-15 Months, Says Philip Rotner, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Philip Rotner is the chief investment officer at Boston Children's Hospital, where he manages the hospital's endowment, pension, and short-term investment assets. In this interview, he explains why Boston Children's Hospital continues to be ranked as the number one pediatric hospital in the world, how Boston Children's built its proprietary investment model to support its mission of treating sick children, and how health system's don't ordinarily plan to sustain 12 months of losses caused by a pandemic. Although, Phil adds that investment markets have done just fine despite a challenging 12-15 months.
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Duke Energy Under Pressure To Split Into 3 Pieces

The billionaire acquired bookstore chain Barnes & Noble, which had suffered seven years of declining revenue, for $683 million in 2019 and installed a new CEO who fired nearly half of the company's New York-based book buyers and allowed store managers to decide which books to buy. Singer, who lives in New York City, took a $3.2 billion stake in telecom giant AT&T and called for sweeping changes in the underperforming company. Less than a year later, the chief executive stepped down and his successor announced plans to undo a huge acquisition by spinning off WarnerMedia.
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Outperforming The S&p 500 By Trading The Top 10 Stocks From 40 Large Hedge Funds

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Egypt: Spending On Infrastructure Projects Hits $100B Within 7 Years

Egypt's infrastructure spending during the last seven years amounted to EGP1.7 trillion ($100 billion), according to the country's Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said...
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Records Of 2,100 Properties Missing, Says Waqf Board To Telangana Hc, Real Estate News, Et Realestate

The admission belies the waqf board's earlier claims in the court that it has been putting all efforts to protect the 2,186 encroached waqf properties.
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Crypto Assets: More Us Finance Giants Tiptoe Into Crypto Assets - The Economic Times

JPMorgan, the biggest US bank by assets, is currently assessing how it can help clients transact in cryptocurrency, Dimon said last month at the bank's annual meeting.
Read by 59% of LPs 11 hours, 15 minutes ago

What Waabi's Launch Means For The Self-driving Car Industry | Venturebeat

Waabi claims its next-generation self-driving technology can scale autonomous driving technology research and make it commercially viable. : They have major impact on your reputation, cause players to abandon, and take a big bite from your bottom line. Join Dean Takahashi and others to learn how to defend your game against cheaters and pirates. It is not the best of times for self-driving car startups. The past year has seen large tech companies acquire startups that were running out of cash and ride-hailing companies shutter costly self-driving car projects with no prospect of becoming production-ready anytime soon.
Read by 72% of LPs 11 hours, 55 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Are Selling Adobe Inc. (adbe)

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, therefore imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, smart money investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not always available for the general crowd. This doesn't mean that they don't have occasional colossal losses; they do (like Melvin Capital's recent GameStop losses). However, it is still a good idea to keep an eye on hedge fund activity.
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Countries Where Bitcoin Is Legal & Illegal

Many countries do not have consistent laws regulating Bitcoin. It is regulated in most countries, and some have banned it entirely.
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Byju's Most Valuable Startup In India, 11th In The World

By Sanjeev Sharma New Delhi, Jun 12 (IANS): Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation. As per CB Insights data, as of June 2021, Byju's is the 11th most valuable startup in the world. The total number of unicorns worldwide....
Read by 60% of LPs 15 hours, 55 minutes ago

#2 Stock Among Hedge Funds Beats The Market

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 866 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st. In this article, we look at what those funds think of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) based on that data. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was in 251 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of March. The all time high for this statistic is 258. MSFT investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world's most elite money managers in recent months.
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