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Short Ideas Provider Muddy Waters Attracts Outside Investors While Shifting To Fixed Income

05/13/2016
Short and shout researcher Carson Block of Muddy Waters hired a PIMCO credit analyst for his new hedge fund affiliate, Muddy Waters Capital.  The move signals a new activist strategy ...
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Ned Davis Launches Asset Allocation Mutual Fund With VanEck

05/13/2016
Ned Davis Research (NDR), an investment strategy subsidiary of Euromoney, is partnering with investment manager VanEck to launch a tactical asset allocation fund that has the ability to allocate among ...
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Record Sentences Follow FCA Convictions in Insider Trading Case

05/12/2016
Following convictions handed down earlier this week of a former Deutsche Bank corporate broker and his accountant, a British Judge sentenced the two to record prison terms in the “Operation ...
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New Street Research Partners Join Millennium Capital

05/12/2016
We noted last month that two senior healthcare analysts left independent boutique New Street Research, and they have surfaced at hedge fund Millennium Capital Management, according to an article in ...
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Wells Fargo Analyst Moves To IR At MetLife

05/12/2016
A Wells Fargo insurance analyst has been tapped to head investor relations for MetLife, Inc., the largest US life insurer. John A. Hall joins as senior vice president and head ...
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Bulge Equities Revenues Rebounded In First Quarter 2016 But Credit Suisse Faltered

05/11/2016
Equity revenues for the top nine investment banks rebounded by 18.5% in the first quarter of 2016 from the weak final quarter of 2015, but were down 17.6% from the ...
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Gerson Lehrman Loses HR Head During Hiring Binge

05/11/2016
Gerson Lehrman Group’s head of human resources has left to join Shutterstock, a publicly traded commercial imagery provider.  Matthew Jagoda was head of human resources for GLG for over seven ...
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ITG Dumps Its Research In Fire-Sale to Leucadia

05/10/2016
Agency broker ITG is completing its exit of the research business by selling ITG Research to the parent of Jefferies Group, Leucadia National Corp, for the bargain price of $12 ...
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Asset Allocation Platform ClearMacro Adds Liquidity Data from CrossBorder Capital

05/10/2016
ClearMacro, a London-based tactical asset allocation platform, has partnered with CrossBorder Capital, which analyzes liquidity flows based on IMF data.  ClearMacro, founded by a former sovereign wealth fund portfolio manager, ...
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Despite First Quarter Setbacks, Jefferies Hires London-Based Equity Staff

05/10/2016
Despite taking a bath in the first quarter results for its equities business, Jefferies Group is hiring new London-based equity staff, including poaching a senior UBS analyst, according to an ...
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