Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Keep Up the Tweets,Mr. President

January 18, 2017

bird    Donald Trump is the first social media President. (more…)


Tulips and Technology

February 11, 2016


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Next month it will be 16 years since the (more…)

Unusual Quant Strategy Attracts Capital

October 29, 2015

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New hedge fund businesses have always faced daunting odds. Today it is even harder for them to succeed, squeezed as they are between financial markets that no longer seem to offer profit opportunities and investors who are afraid to commit their money.  (more…)

Bridgewater Adds to Microsoft Stake

May 16, 2013

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Do über quants see something in Windows (more…)

Apple Balm to Short Sellers

April 25, 2013

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Bets on stocks going down have crashed against (more…)

JP Morgan Highbridge Aerospace Bet

April 18, 2013

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More than a score of (more…)

Duquesne Veteran Gets Big Investors

March 5, 2013

After Stanley Druckenmiller closed Duquesne Capital (more…)

Data Digger Attracts Yale

February 20, 2013

David Swensen has moved Yale University’s endowment away from (more…)

Falcone Shuts Down Fund Slowly

March 28, 2012

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Philip Falcone, mired in persistent losses and legal problems, is liquidating (more…)

Cerberus Goes for Satellite Imaging

January 3, 2012

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GeoEye offers satellite-based imaging to users that range from the US Department of  Homeland Security to oil pipeline operators. Promising though that may sound, GeoEye stock went into a downward spiral in the last quarter of 2011. (more…)