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Howard Marks: The Negative Interest Rates Memo

Howard Marks has released his latest memo. In the lengthy memo marked “Re: Mysterious,” he talks about the impact of negative interest rates. More importantly, he talks about how little anyone knows about a world where the U.S. has negative interest rates.

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The Goldman Sachs Shakeup Continues (And More People on the Move)
September 17, 2019

Goldman Chief Risk Officer Robin Vance is the latest executive to depart the firm Goldman Sachs Group has announced the departure of another high-profile executive. According to Reuters, Robin Vance…

Blackstone to Purchase Dream Global REIT for $4.7 Billion
September 16, 2019

Deal Makes Blackstone a Big Player in Europe’s Recovering Real Estate Markets Dream Global REIT said Blackstone-managed funds will buy the Canadian firm for C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion). Blackstone will…

SEC Hits Stifel and BMO Capital with Big Fines
September 16, 2019

Firms provided incomplete or inaccurate data to the agency Stifel Nicolaus will pay $2.7 million, while BMO Capital Markets will pay $1.95 million to settle charges with the SEC. The…

Thomas Piketty Calls for “Inheritance for All”
September 15, 2019

Progressive Economist Seeks Policies to “Overcome Capitalism” French economist Thomas Piketty has released a new book called “Capital and Ideology.” So, look out hedge fund managers and would-be billionaires. Piketty…

Arrowgrass Capital Partners Will Shut Down
September 14, 2019

Blame the Fed, Blame the ECB, Blame All-Around  Arrowgrass Capital Partners is shuttering its doors after 11 years. The hedge fund – founded by Deutsche Bank AG traders – blamed…

Carl Icahn is Relocating his Office to Miami (and More People on the Move)
September 13, 2019

Carl Icahn relocates, Aberdeen Standard Has New Reseach Head, and Blackstone Adds a New Director Carl Icahn is moving his hedge fund to Miami to capture better tax benefits. The…

Dubai residential property is much cheaper than Hong Kong, London, and New York
September 13, 2019

On a global basis, Dubai real estate is relatively quite affordable In an analysis of the city’s real estate market, Knight Frank has drawn an interesting comparison: in Dubai, $1…

RegTech Revenues Climb in Step with Startup Activity, Says CCAF Benchmarking Report
September 12, 2019

RegTech revenues in 2018 top $5 billion following a sharp pickup in startup activity The above statistic is a finding of the “Global RegTech Benchmarking Report,” published by The Cambridge…

Hedge fund Autonomy Capital Drops $1 Billion on Argentinian Wagers
September 12, 2019

Autonomy Capital lost that much in one month following political turmoil in Argentina Last month we reported on the losses suffered by Brazilian hedge fund Newfoundland Capital Management in Argentinian…

ECB announces massive stimulus; Trump cries foul
September 12, 2019

The European Central Bank launched a new bond buying package and cut deposit rates to stimulate the Eurozone economy The central bank said it will purchase assets worth € 20…