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St Mirren player accidentally "speared" by his captain in training-ground prank →  April 27, 2015

Following a long tradition of ill-advised training-ground incidents – from John Hartson half-volleying Eyal Berkovic’s head and Ashley Cole firing an air rifle at a Chelsea work experience student – Thompson’s apology was swift and profuse, ending with what sounded rather like the last line from a safety video you’d be made to watch at […]

ETF assets are set to surpass hedge funds this quarter →  April 27, 2015

The boom in exchange-traded funds and similar products continues at a rapid pace, with total assets invested in ETFs and ETPs set to exceed the amount invested in hedge funds within months, according to a report released Monday by London-based research firm ETFGI. As shown in the chart above, which incorporates data from hedge-fund tracking […]

Greenwich hedge fund controller imprisoned for embezzlement →  April 27, 2015

Global Hedge Fund Centaur Wins Award for… →  April 27, 2015

ETF/ETP Industry Forecast To Surpass Hedge Funds In Q2 →  April 27, 2015

About ETFGI ETFGI is a wholly independent research and consultancy firm providing services to leading global institutional and professional investors, the global exchange traded fund and exchange traded product industry, its Regulators, and other firms supporting the ETF Eco-system. ETFGI produces extensive ETF-specific analysis covering over 4,700 ETFs and ETPs, across 9,500 exchange listings from […]

Wall St. slips as biotechs drop; Apple shares up →  April 27, 2015

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged lower in Monday afternoon trading, led by losses in the Nasdaq and biotech shares including Amgen. The Nasdaq Biotech Index .NBI was down 3.7 percent, on track for its biggest daily percentage loss in about a month, while the SP Healthcare index .SPXHC, down 1.3 percent, was the biggest drag […]

Drone Footage Reveals Extent Of Nepal Damage →  April 27, 2015

Video shot from a drone has revealed the damage caused by the magnitude-7.8 quake which devastated Nepal as the number of dead rose above 4,000. Thousands of sick and wounded are due to spend a third night out in the open because of the fear of more collapsing buildings. The drone footage shows toppled monuments, […]

St Mirren player accidentally "speared" by his captain in training-ground prank →  April 27, 2015

Following a long tradition of ill-advised training-ground incidents – from John Hartson half-volleying Eyal Berkovic’s head and Ashley Cole firing an air rifle at a Chelsea work experience student – Thompson’s apology was swift and profuse, ending with what sounded rather like the last line from a safety video you’d be made to watch at […]

‘We must give something back to society,’ says financier Paul Marshall →  April 26, 2015

By Simon Watkins, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 22:05, 25 April 2015 | Updated: 16:40, 26 April 2015 21 View comments Financiers are overpaid and must give something back to society in charitable donations and work, according to one of Britain’s wealthiest hedge fund bosses. Paul Marshall, the co-founder of hedge fund group Marshall Wace, […]

Hillary’s Hypocritical Attack on Hedge Fund Managers and Taxes →  April 26, 2015

Why Hedge Funds Should Fear a Hillary Clinton Presidency →  April 26, 2015

Hillary Clinton has put Wall Street on notice. Hedge funds, private equity, and big business have a fight coming, and Clinton just threw the first punch. Clinton’s laundry list of problems with hedge funds and other Wall Street elitesOn the campaign trail in Iowa earlier this month, Clinton lambasted Wall Street again and again. She […]