Monthly Archives: January 2018

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The Wall Street Journal: Online lender SoFi to lay off 5% of workforce

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Online lender Social Finance Inc. is laying off dozens of employees in its mortgage division, an area the company previously highlighted for its growth prospects, according to people familiar with the matter.

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2018 Trends — US Hedge Funds And UK Targets – Forbes

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2018 Trends — US Hedge Funds And UK Targets
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We are seeing a noticeable increase in interest by U.S. hedge funds in U.K. investments. Brexit has not dampened activists’ ambitions, and interest in the U.K. remains to be seen whether or how many of these situations that we are seeing brewing will

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2018 Trends — US Hedge Funds And UK Targets – Forbes

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2018 Trends — US Hedge Funds And UK Targets
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We are seeing a noticeable increase in interest by U.S. hedge funds in U.K. investments. Brexit has not dampened activists’ ambitions, and interest in the U.K. remains to be seen whether or how many of these situations that we are seeing brewing will

and more »

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The Fed: Fed now sees longer-run, normal unemployment rate at 4.6%

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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it now sees the longer-run normal unemployment rate at 4.6%, down from a range of 5.2%-6% in 2012.

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The Tell: What investors need to know about Fed decision days in 2018

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The conclusion of Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting didn’t make too many waves, in part because there was no news conference following the release of the policy update.

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The Fed: Fed takes step toward rate hike as baton set to pass to Powell

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday held its key interest rate steady but the statement signaled it was prepared to raise rates in March.

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Currencies: Dollar pares post-Fed gains, set for worst month since March 2016

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The U.S. dollar gave up the brief gains it procured following the Federal Reserve’s policy update in which it left rates unchanged and guided to higher inflation in 2018.

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Hedge fund managers are celebrating big pay increases — here’s how much you can expect to earn working at one – Business Insider UK

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Hedge fund managers are celebrating big pay increases — here’s how much you can expect to earn working at one
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Most people perceive hedge funds as big multi-billion dollar money-making-machines, but thousands exist, many of which are small and obscure. And the biggest names in the hedge fund business are typically less likely to share their compensation. Still

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Hedge fund managers are celebrating big pay increases — here’s how much you can expect to earn working at one – Business Insider UK

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Business Insider UK
Hedge fund managers are celebrating big pay increases — here’s how much you can expect to earn working at one
Business Insider UK
Most people perceive hedge funds as big multi-billion dollar money-making-machines, but thousands exist, many of which are small and obscure. And the biggest names in the hedge fund business are typically less likely to share their compensation. Still

and more »

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Metals Stocks: Gold gains as dollar drops ahead of Fed announcement

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Gold futures advance Wednesday, helped by a weaker dollar index, though are advancing even as stocks recoup a portion of the sharp declines that marked the start to the week.

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