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→  December 27, 2016

SINGAPORE Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, in thin trade and with little to guide them as most major markets were closed on Monday for Christmas holidays, while the dollar reclaimed its losses from Monday. Financial spreadbetter IG Markets is predicting a flat start for Germany’s DAX .GDAXI and France’s CAC 40 .FCHI, with […]

→  December 27, 2016

Business Insider The money management industry has a diversity problem. Morningstar’s global study out earlier this year showed that one in five mutual fund managers is a woman – a rate that hasn’t budged since 2008. In the US, that number drops to one in 10. The US is a laggard, far behind countries like Singapore (30%), Portugal (28%) […]

→  December 27, 2016

Business Insider The money management industry has a diversity problem. Morningstar’s global study out earlier this year showed that one in five mutual fund managers is a woman – a rate that hasn’t budged since 2008. In the US, that number drops to one in 10. The US is a laggard, far behind countries like Singapore (30%), Portugal (28%) […]

→  December 27, 2016

Business Insider The money management industry has a diversity problem. Morningstar’s global study out earlier this year showed that one in five mutual fund managers is a woman – a rate that hasn’t budged since 2008. In the US, that number drops to one in 10. The US is a laggard, far behind countries like Singapore (30%), Portugal (28%) […]

→  December 27, 2016

The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other strategic decision-making. Bridgewater Associates has a team of software engineers working on the project at the request of billionaire founder Ray Dalio, who wants to ensure the company can run according […]

→  December 26, 2016

Intel Envies Advanced Micro Devices The last time I wrote about Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), I suggested that the stock was showing bullish signals on the chart and could take out $10.00. A move by AMD stock to the $14.00–$15.00 chart level could be in the works for 2017. The surge in AMD stock was […]

→  December 26, 2016

President Obama was given a dressing-down by the rabbi performing the National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony in Washington, DC on Sunday for the decision to allow a UN vote condemning the West Bank settlers. Rabbi Levi Shemtov gave a speech after Obama’s proxy, acting treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence Adam Szubin, spoke of dealing […]

→  December 26, 2016

MILAN/LONDON On the morning of July 29, former Italian Industry Minister Corrado Passera was traveling in a high-speed train toward the medieval city of Siena, racing to meet the directors of the world’s oldest bank to present them with a rescue plan. Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy’s third-largest lender, was destined to be wound […]

→  December 26, 2016

Home » Stocks Bonds » RECORDER REPORT The number of senior people registered as working at the 15 largest discretionary hedge funds in Britain fell by 3.5 percent in 2016, one of the toughest for the industry in recent years. Overall, hedge funds employ about 10,000 people in Britain, including junior and senior staff, according […]

→  December 26, 2016

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) by 4.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 403,681 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,612 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 3.80% of […]