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10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - Nov 7, 2016

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It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.

Top 30 Corporate Chief Investment Officers

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Behind some of the world’s most renowned corporations are an oft-overlooked group of investors managing balance sheets, sustaining pension funds and directing corporate ventures. Corporate chief investment officers are imbued with great power and responsibility, as their decisions have broad implications for thousands of people -- shareholders, patrons, employees, retirees -- and the overall markets. Presenting Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Corporate Chief Investment Officers:

What President Trump Means For Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Real Assets

A Trump presidency has broad implications on the markets, both public and private. In order to stay abreast of the changes to come, Trusted Insight compiled the best reactions and prognostications of industry leaders across venture capital, hedge funds, real estate and real assets. Read more

The Money Management Gospel Of Yale’s Endowment Guru

As he has done for decades, once a week David F. Swensen convenes his staff — including his cadre of apprentices — for a morning-long meeting among the Gothic revival flourishes and crenelations of the Yale University campus to debate investment ideas. Read more

Hedge Funder Dan Loeb Is Treating Election Day Like Brexit 2.0

Billionaire Daniel Loeb is increasing his hedges and lowering his overall market exposure ahead of Tuesday's presidential election, treating the vote in the same way he positioned for Brexit. Read more

Opportunities In The U.S. Energy Market: Oaktree Capital, Managing Director

Ian Schapiro, Oaktree Capital discusses opportunities in the U.S. energy market today. Read more

October People Moves: Sovereign Wealth Fund's Hiring Spree; Sequoia’s First Female Partner

Institutional investors had a busy month changing jobs. In this inaugural monthly roundup of people moves, Trusted Insight highlights the ten most noteworthy hires at sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and renowned asset management firms. Here are ten notable LPs and GPs who changed firms in October: Read more

Prosiris’s Billion-Dollar Hedge Fund Plunges To $284M

Prosiris Capital Management's main hedge fund has seen assets plunge by more than 70 percent this year as losses mounted at the credit firm run by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. alumnus Reza Ali. The Prosiris Global Opportunities Fund oversaw $284 million as of Sept. 30, according to a performance summary. Read more

Carpet Billionaire's Family Office Invests $100M In U.S. Solar Company

Origis Energy, a Miami-based international solar development and construction firm, and European private investment firm Baltisse announced that Baltisse has committed US$100 million in growth capital for Origis. Read more

This Bill Gates-Backed Startup Just Solved A Final Barrier To Drones Dominating The World

Echodyne, a radar array startup with investors including Bill Gates, his Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, and Seattle’s own Madrona Ventures, just made what the company considers a landmark announcement for the future of self-driving vehicles. Read more

Steve Cohen Is Changing What It Means To Be A Star Employee

Steve Cohen is changing what it means to be a star employee. His family office, Point72 Asset Management, is rolling out a new way of measuring performance that will identify core, necessary skills and rank them on a six-point scale. Read more

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