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ft.com - Laurence Fletcher in London - Hedge fund launches dry up in tough markets
Hedge fund launches dry up in tough markets
Financial Times

The coronavirus crisis has made life even tougher for start-up hedge funds around the world. While some of the biggest names in the industry, such as DE Shaw and Baupost, have been able to take in investor assets during the crisis, some smaller…

globes.co.il - Omri Zerachovitz - Lemonade quenches thirst of banks and hedge funds
Lemonade quenches thirst of banks and hedge funds
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Last Wednesday, digital insurance company Lemonade (NYSE: LMND) completed its Wall Street IPO, raising $319 million at a company valuation of $1.6 billion, after money. The share price of $29 was higher than the $23-26 range at which Lemonade had…

insidermonkey.com - What to Do with American Airlines Group (AAL) Stock Right Now?
What to Do with American Airlines Group (AAL) Stock Right Now?
Insider Monkey

Value Investor Insight is an investment newsletter created by money manager Whitney Tilson and John Heins. Value Investor Insight aims to deliver the highest-quality investment ideas, analysis, and insight to the just-starting-out investor and…

businessinsider.com - Carmen Reinicke - The world's most accurate economist says a full US recovery is unlikely before 2022 - and warns of a stoc..
The world's most accurate economist says a full US recovery is unlikely before 2022 - and warns of a stoc..
Business Insider

Christophe Barraud, chief economist of the broker-dealer Market Securities, has been ranked Bloomberg's most accurate forecaster of US economic data eight years in a row. He told Business Insider that the US won't return to its fourth quarter 2019…

forbes.com - Crypto Confidential - U.S. Senate Debates Digital Dollar; New Mystery Bitcoin Fund Disclosed
U.S. Senate Debates Digital Dollar; New Mystery Bitcoin Fund Disclosed
Forbes

Get Forbes' top crypto and blockchain stories delivered to your inbox every week for the latest news on bitcoin, other major cryptocurrencies and enterprise blockchain adoption. Bitcoin flatlined into the end of 2020's second quarter with another…

independent.ie - Lu Wang and Vildana Hajric - Market timers, beware: Getting it wrong now means crushing losses
Market timers, beware: Getting it wrong now means crushing losses
The Irish Independent

From a 2,997-point rout in the Dow to two 9pc single-day rallies in the S&P 500, the 2020 stock market has served up a raft of tantalising sessions for would-be market timers. Hours came and went in which whole years could be made or lost. But for…

businessinsider.com - Carmen Reinicke - US economic recovery unlikely before 2022: world's best forecaster
US economic recovery unlikely before 2022: world's best forecaster
Business Insider

Christophe Barraud, chief economist of the broker-dealer Market Securities, has been ranked Bloomberg's most accurate forecaster of US economic data eight years in a row. He told Business Insider that the US won't return to its fourth quarter 2019…

ft.com - Alistair Gray - Has Lululemon reached its peak?
Has Lululemon reached its peak?
Financial Times

Lululemon joined the ranks of the world's most valuable retail brands on the back of Americans willing to splurge $120 on leggings. Now the purveyor of yogawear is itself splashing out, with a $500m cash deal for Mirror, an exercise equipment…

telegraph.co.uk - Hasan Chowdhury - SoftBank could re-list Arm on US exchange
SoftBank could re-list Arm on US exchange
The Telegraph

Softbank, the owner of the former FTSE 100 technology star Arm, is exploring a float of the microchip designer in New York, in a move that would underscore the London Stock Exchange's failure to attract and retain technology companies. Enjoy…

bloomberg.com - Why The World Is Getting Angrier (Podcast)
Why The World Is Getting Angrier (Podcast)
Bloomberg

The world has gotten angrier in recent years, and the coronavirus crisis seems likely to have accelerated the trend. So what does this say about the economy, and what does it mean for policy going forward? On this episode, we speak with Eric…

wsj.com - Dan Weil - Sitting on Bond Profits? Sell, Switch or Wait?
Sitting on Bond Profits? Sell, Switch or Wait?
Wall Street Journal

Profits are a good thing, but that doesn't mean it always makes sense to take them. If you've held bonds or bond funds over the past six, 12 or 18 months, you're looking at a sizable capital gain. For example, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)…

courant.com - Christopher Keating  - Connecticut is putting out the welcome mat for New York companies that have grown tired of the city during the coronavirus pandemic
Connecticut is putting out the welcome mat for New York companies that have grown tired of the city during the coronavirus pandemic
Hartford Courant

HARTFORD — As the coronavirus pandemic has reshuffled the economic landscape across the country, Connecticut is targeting small companies with top executives who may have grown tired of the long commute into Manhattan and instead are…

seekingalpha.com - Doug Noland - Weekly Commentary: 2 Down, 2 To Go
Weekly Commentary: 2 Down, 2 To Go
Seeking Alpha

'U.S. Stocks Finish Best Quarter in More Than 20 Years' - yet another extraordinary period worthy of documenting in some detail. The S&P 500 returned 20.5%, led by energy companies Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) (up 89.5%) and Marathon Oil (NYSE: MRO)…

afr.com - Tony Boyd - Tech saved AustralianSuper despite worst result in a decade
Tech saved AustralianSuper despite worst result in a decade
Australian Financial Review

Tech stocks listed in the United States saved AustralianSuper's balanced option from a negative return in the year to June but it will go down as the worst performance in a decade. The positive 0.52 per cent return for 2020 is the worst performance…

ft.com - Chris Flood - Building a greener future stretches Axa's alternatives chief
Building a greener future stretches Axa's alternatives chief
Financial Times

Isabelle Scemama likes a challenge. She was handed a thorny one in March during the market meltdown when she was promoted global head of alternatives at Axa Investment Managers. The €804bn asset management business owned by Axa, the…

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