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Each day, DailyAlts tracks major developments across the alternative investment world. Our content is procured from primary contacts in the industry and secondary sources across the web. Our goal is to give readers the most up-to-date news and engaging experience to open new doors and areas of knowledge. Our stories cover nine separate verticals of the alternative investment industry.

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Emission-Free Friday: Here are the Latest Funds to Push for Carbon Neutral

Carbon emissions dominated the headlines this week. The European Commission has announced an ambitious plan to shift toward a green economy and make the EU carbon-neutral in the year ahead. The plan will cost at least one trillion euros over the next decade, require 25% of the EU budget, and involve a mix of private and public funds. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen called the project unprecedented.

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CI Liquid Alternatives Get Warm Reception from Investors and Advisors
September 30, 2019

In the space of a mere ten months, assets at CI Investments’ liquid alternative funds have exceeded $1 billion. Strategies that were earlier the domain of sophisticated hedge funds are…

Green’s Push Canadian Robot Tax to Combat AI
September 30, 2019

A Canadian robot tax could be the first of its kind. The Green Party of Canada has pitched a robot tax to address the growing threat of technologies like artificial…

D. E. Shaw Targets Emerson Electric
September 30, 2019

Emerson Electric, the industrial conglomerate and Fortune 500 company, is in the cross-hairs of hedge fund D.E. Shaw.

Ex-Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka Wants To Bring AI to India’s Masses
September 27, 2019

Ex-Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka believes India can become the Artificial Intelligence (AI) capital of the world. AI could be a massive disruptor in India over the next 20-25 years, says…

Preqin and Vertex VC Report Shows $1 Trillion Market on Tap
September 27, 2019

A new Preqin and Vertex VC Report indicates robust growth ahead for the venture capital markets. Preqin and Vertex launched the joint research report called the Global Venture Capital Perspectives…

Investors in Ripple’s XRP Rely on SEC Guidance To Claim It Was An ‘Unregistered Security’
September 27, 2019

Investors amended their complaint in a May 2018 lawsuit regarding the XRP cryptocurrency, relying on SEC’s guidance on digital assets. The SEC’s Framework for “Investment Contract” Analysis of Digital Assets…

Yale University Researchers Say AI Will Weigh Stomach (GI) Disorders
September 27, 2019

Yale University researchers have determined that artificial intelligence could provide patients with stomach disorders better treatment.

The DailyAlts PlayBook – September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019

Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks WeWork’s private plane, Europe’s never-ending rate cuts, private equity increasing dominance, and Elizabeth Warren’s war against it.

Citadel Launches Zurich Office (And People on the Move)
September 27, 2019

Hedge fund Citadel is launching a new office in Zurich. The new space will host its marketing-arm, Citadel Securities, according to the firm. This division is one of the world’s…

Paying Off Student Loan Debt Most Significant Life Milestone for 35% of Millennials
September 27, 2019

Millennials valued paying off their student loans even more than buying a house or starting a family. That’s a finding on student loan debt from a survey by personal finance…