Harvard University Moves To Divest From Fossil Fuel Industry
<p>Harvard University says it will end its investments in fossil fuels, a move that activists — both on and off campus — have been pushing the university to make for years.</p>
Smith College Moves $2B Endowment In-House, Adds CIO
Smith College announced that it would shift from outsourcing its endowment management functions to establishing its own in-house investment office. The decision puts Smith’s working model in line with that of most colleges and universities with comparable assets.
Bitcoin Has 'No Intrinsic Value,' As UK Moves Towards Crypto Ban
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation has been pushed into the limelight over recent weeks, thanks to social media giant Facebook's high profile plans to launch its own potential rival to bitcoin sometime next year.
Why Silicon Valley Investors Just Can’t Quit Saudi Money
Silicon Valley is beginning to question its ties with Saudi Arabia. But there are many skeptics these days who privately question whether the relationship will actually change once the news of the day moves away from the Middle East.
Redemptions Slow At Och-Ziff Capital Management As Performance Rebounds
Investors have continued to redeem their capital from beleaguered hedge fund manager Och-Ziff Capital Management, pulling a total of $2.9 billion out in the last four months, although at a slower pace as the company posts strong performance and moves past its legacy legal issues.
Egypt Moves To End State Monopoly Of Natural Gas Market
The new law sets up a natural gas regulatory authority charged with licensing and devising a plan to open the gas market to competition
Lyxor: Hedge Fund Index Broadly Flat Despite Steep CTA Slide
Hedge funds were essentially flat again last week as positive results from macro funds were outweighed by heavy losses by CTAs stung by countertrend moves in the bond and commodity markets.Â read more
Gabrielle Bernstein: The Universe Has Your Back | SuperSoul Sessions | Oprah Winfrey Network
Many of us believe the universe sends us messages, whether we notice them or not. Gabrielle Bernstein says one of those messages for her came in the form of a turkey! Yes, a turkey! Gabrielle explain...
Qatar Sovereign Fund Moves Stakes To Govt, May Sell Assets
<p>Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has transferred over US$30 billion worth of its domestic equity holdings to the finance ministry and may sell other assets as part of a restructuring drive, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.</p>
Google Gets Closer To Building Its Own City In San Jose
Google has been making major development moves in downtown San Jose and recently the City Council agreed to negotiate a sale of 16 parcels of land owned by the city. Here's how this real estate investment can benefit the company and the area.