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January 21, 2021

Group Health Foundation On Track To A More Actively Managed Portfolio | Peng Wang, Managing Director of Investments | Q&A

Peng Wang is managing director of investments at Group Health Foundation, which he joined in 2019 following four years as head of portfolio research at TIAA Endowments. In this interview, he discussed how the Foundation has refined its flexible asset allocation framework; the team's efforts in making the portfolio 100 percent active; and their focus on innovation and inefficiencies in China and India.
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shalemarkets.com 5 hours, 34 minutes ago

Shale Markets, Llc / Oil And Gas Industry Doubles Down On Green Investments, Dnv Gl Claims

By Bojan Lepic The oil and gas industry expects to boost investment in the energy systems of the future this year as companies seek to transform for the long term, DNV GL said. The post Oil and gas industry... ... Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today.
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scmp.com 5 hours, 34 minutes ago

In Singapore, Foreign Buying Of Private Apartments Drops To 17-year Low | South China Morning Post

Foreigners snapping up private apartments in Singapore declined to a 17-year low in 2020 as travel restrictions and lockdowns in various countries deterred them from coming to the city state.Purchases of units fell to 742 last year, according to Singapore-based real estate consultancy firms ERA Realty Network and OrangeTee & Tie Pte. That is the lowest since 2003, when non-permanent residents bought 671 units, based on an analysis of government data as of Tuesday that takes into account new,...
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jdsupra.com 6 hours, 34 minutes ago

Buying And Selling Real Estate In Costa Rica (updated) | International Lawyers Network

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER COSTA RICAN LAW - General - Real estate law in Costa Rica is governed by the principles established in the Costa Rican Civil Code for acquiring, selling and in any way disposing of property. The official registration of real property is made through a registry system, which is administered by the Real Property Registry of the Costa Rican National Registry. This system consists of a registration deed system, which provides for the public...By: International Lawyers Network.
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techcrunch.com 6 hours, 34 minutes ago

Sila Nanotechnologies Raises $590M To Fund Battery Materials Factory - Techcrunch

Sila Nanotechnologies, a Silicon Valley battery materials company, has spent years developing technology designed to pack more energy into a cell at a lower cost -- an end game that has helped it lock in partnerships with Amperex Technology Limited as well as automakers BMW and Daimler. Now, Sila Nano, flush with a fresh injection [...]
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techcrunch.com 6 hours, 34 minutes ago

Daily Crunch: Calendly Valued At $3B - Techcrunch

A popular scheduling startup raises a big funding round, Twitter makes a newsletter acquisition and Beyond Meat teams up with PepsiCo. This is your Daily Crunch for January 26, 2021. The big story: Calendly valued at $3B Calendly, which helps users schedule and confirm meeting times, has raised $350 million from OpenView Venture Partners and [...]
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techcrunch.com 6 hours, 34 minutes ago

Classdojo's Second Act Comes With First Profits - Techcrunch

ClassDojo's first eight years as an edtech consumer startup could look like failure: zero revenue; no paid users; and a team that hasn't aggressively grown in years. But the company, which helps parents and teachers communicate about students, has raised tens of millions in venture capital from elite Silicon Valley investors including Y Combinator, GSV, [...]
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vcnewsdaily.com 6 hours, 54 minutes ago

Pilot Scoops Up $60M Series C Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Pilot, the largest provider of back office services for startups and small businesses in the US, has closed a $60 million Series C round.
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finance.yahoo.com 7 hours, 4 minutes ago

Nancy Pelosi Buys Tesla Calls, Stands To Benefit From New Biden Ev Plan

Register now: Kathy Donnelly & Jared Blikre on trading stocks with explosive growth potential on Wed 2/3 at 2PM ET The ability of members of U.S. Congress to buy and sell stocks has been controversial over the years. One of its most prominent members made some purchases in December that could benefit from the new Biden administration. What Happened: It was revealed over the weekend that Speaker of the House and California Rep. Nancy Pelosi purchased 25 call options of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA).
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allaboutalpha.com 7 hours, 14 minutes ago

Multi-strategy Hedge Funds: Equity In A Different Shade? | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.

By Nicolas Rabener, CAIA, of FactorResearch (@FactorResearch) INTRODUCTION Investing in hedge funds is challenging as both strategies and fund structures are complex. Almost all strategies are cyclical, although not all are on the same cycle. For example, statistical arbitrage tends to perform best when volatility is high, however, that representsRead More.
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abqjournal.com 7 hours, 34 minutes ago

Department Store Chain Belk Filing For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy >> Albuquerque Journal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Belk, the North Carolina-based department store chain which has catered to generations of shoppers for nearly 190 years, announced Tuesday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The chain's owner, private equity firm Sycamore Partners, said in a news release that Belk will continue with "normal operations" as it goes through [...]
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