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Steven Cohen hedge fund firm sued for sexist behavior

Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen, the inspiration for the Wall Street tycoon in the TV series “Billions,” runs a testosterone-fueled firm where women are underpaid, endure vulgar language and are often referred to as “girls” or “sweetheart,” according to ...

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A Bitcoin Hedge Fund’s Return: 25,004 Percent (That Wasn’t a Typo)

“The first hard part was actually deciding to launch a cryptocurrency fund when everyone else thought that was crazy,” he said on Monday. Many of the investors in the Pantera fund have not enjoyed its full 25,004 percent return. Some ...

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Hedge Funds Push the Price of Bitcoin to New Highs

Now market watchers say a significant amount of the new money is coming from large institutional investors, many of them hedge funds looking to capitalize on the skyrocketing price. Many of the hedge funds were set up over the last ...

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Samsung in Cross Hairs of American Hedge Fund

Photo A Samsung ad for the Galaxy Note 7 in Singapore. Credit Edgar Su/Reuters Last year, a big American hedge fund took aim at plans to restructure a part of Samsung, the South Korean giant that dominates many of its ...

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Hedge Fund and Cybersecurity Firm Team Up to Short-Sell Device Maker

Short-sellers stake bets against stocks and profit when the share price falls. They often find themselves taking the heat for protesting loudly about the company they have waged a financial bet against. St. Jude has itself accused Muddy Waters, which ...

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Fair Game: Intel Lawsuit Questions Place of Hedge Funds in Retirement Plans

Photo Intel’s $ 14.6 billion employee retirement plan made big bets on on hedge funds and private equity. Credit Norbert Von Der Groeben/European Pressphoto Agency “We push the boundaries.” That’s how Intel Corporation, the respected Silicon Valley computing giant, describes ...

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