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GOP, Trump Taxes Ding Texas, Boost Rich Investors

The Trump Administration and the Republican-controlled Congress could bring about major changes in tax law and, if passed, Texas would be the state most affected by the proposed border tax, according to Vadim Blikshteyn, financial service senior tax manager with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause. Read More

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MAPs offer springboard for emerging managers

Managed account platforms allow institutions to broaden out their hedge fund allocations and invest in emerging managers with confidence, thanks to the strong operational controls they provide. At a time when some of the larger established names have suffered performance issues, diversifying into a wider mix of unknown managers is becoming of strategic import to…

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Investing’s Crowded Conscience

One of the world’s most famous hedge fund managers is the latest to throw his hat into the ring of socially responsible investing. Paul Tudor Jones, the founder of Tudor Investment Corp., is backing a nonprofit organization called JUST Capital. He said the group has created what it calls America’s Most Just Index of 32 companies based on how they…

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FinAlternatives Covers NYHFR’s Latest Survey on Energy

Alternative investment professionals believe the low cost of crude oil will precipitate a decline in fracking efforts and diminish U.S. efforts to find alternative sources of energy, according to a new survey by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable (NYHFR). Read More..

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NYHFR: Alternative Industry Weighs in on Presidential Election

Hillary Clinton is favored to win the November presidential election by a significant margin, according to a new survey by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. The survey recently polled NYHFR members about the extremely contentious presidential race and what different scenarios would mean for the economy and the alternative investment industry. Read More

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