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wsj.com October 08, 2018

Hedge Fund Tourbillon Capital To Close

New York-based Tourbillon Capital Partners on Monday told investors it was closing, marking at least the third hedge fund to announce it was shutting down this month. Tourbillon Capital, which managed several billion at its peak, had been underperforming for several years. The firm’s flagship fund was down about 3.2% this year through Sept. 28, according to information reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
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techcrunch.com 30 minutes ago

Pirate Studios Raises $20M From Talis Capital For Its 'self-service' Tech-enabled Music Studios - Techcrunch

Pirate Studios, the music technology company that operates fully automated and self-service 24 hour music studios, has secured $20 million. The investment was led by Talis Capital, the London-based VC family office. Talis was already an existing backer of Pirate Studios, with Talis' Matus Maar also named as a co-founder of the startup. Other investors [...]
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forbes.com 1 hour ago

Solid State Storage For High Performance Applications

High performance applications such as AI/ML, 5G, IoT and other big data applications are driving the need for memory and storage solutions that can support them. Flash memory, MRAM and other fast solid state storage are making the future possible.
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etftrends.com 1 hour, 10 minutes ago

4 Alternative Etf Strategies For A Rocky Market

As volatility grips the markets, stock investors could turn to alternative investment strategies and ETFs to hedge against further downside risks. "At present, we believe a more defensive positioning could be warranted as the current bull market enters its latter stages," Gaurav Sinha, Asset Allocation Strategist for WisdomTree, said in a note. Sinha argued that [...]
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reit.com 1 hour, 30 minutes ago

Real Estate Fundamentals In Equilibrium Across Most Sectors, Lasalle Global Ceo Says | Nareit

Lisa Kaufman, global CEO and Americas portfolio manager for LaSalle Investment Management Securities, was a guest on Nareit's REIT Report podcast, recorded in San Francisco during Nareit's REITworld: 2018 Annual Conference. Kaufman said operating fundamentals are in equilibrium across most real estate sectors, with internal growth likely to roughly match inflation for the next couple of years.
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valuewalkpremium.com 2 hours ago

Berkshire Invests $14B In Stocks In Third Quarter - Valuewalk Premium

In an SEC 13F filing after the market closed today, Berkshire Hathaway revealed a net increase of $14 billion in its common stock portfolio during the third quarter of 2018. This is the largest quarterly increase in its common stock investments in many years. David I Kass Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Finance Ph.D., Harvard UniversityRobert H. Smith School of Business 4412 Van Munching Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742-1815 Phone: 301-405-9683 Email: dkass@rhsmith.umd.edu (link sends e-mail)Dr. David Kass has published articles in corporate finance, industrial organization, and health economics.
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fa-mag.com 2 hours, 30 minutes ago

Investors With $4.8T Push Gun Industry For Reform

Investors and money managers with more than $4.8 trillion in assets are banding together for the first time to pressure gun manufacturers and sellers to make firearms "safer, more secure and easier to trace." The 13 members -- which include State Street Global Advisors, TIAA's investment manager Nuveen and pension funds in California, Florida and Connecticut, where mass shootings have occurred -- is asking for changes in business practices rather than threatening divestment, the group said Wednesday in a statement.
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benzinga.com 3 hours ago

Jcr Capital Closes Fourth Fund At $306M

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) (the "Company") announced that JCR Capital, its alternative investment management platform, has closed on its fourth fund, JCR Capital Income Plus Fund IV, L.P. ("Fund IV"), at $306 million. Fund IV easily surpassed its initial target of $130 million. Fund IV will primarily make participating preferred equity and structured joint venture equity investments in value-add, cash flowing properties with short duration investment periods.
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cnet.com 3 hours ago

This Startup Is Trying To Replace Serial Numbers With Diamond Dust

The company got $2.3 million in seed funding from investors like Kleiner Perkins. : Dust Identity, a startup that's trying to use diamond dust to mark objects, launched on Wednesday and said it has secured $2.3 million in seed funding from investors Kleiner Perkins, New Science Ventures, Angular Ventures and Castle Island Ventures. "Lack of hardware integrity can have a devastating impact on many levels," said Ophir Gaathon, CEO and co-founder at Dust Identity, in a release. "We help enterprises and governments to prevent hardware tampering and data breaches."
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foxbusiness.com 3 hours, 10 minutes ago

4 Alternative Etf Strategies For A Rocky Market

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. : As volatility grips the markets, stock investors could turn to alternative investment strategies and ETFs to hedge against further downside risks. "At present, we believe a more defensive positioning could be warranted as the current bull market enters its latter stages," Gaurav Sinha, Asset Allocation Strategist for WisdomTree, said in a note. Sinha argued that [...]
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pehub.com 3 hours, 30 minutes ago

Jcr Capital Wraps Up Fourth Mid-market Real Estate Fund At $306M

Denver-based JCR Capital, an alternative real estate investment manager, has closed its fourth fund at $306 million, beating its $130 million target. JCR Capital Income Plus Fund IV, L.P. will focus on [...]
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