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Milken (Mostly) Distracts Hamptons Financiers From Market Swings

bloomberg.com — If being in the beautiful Hamptons wasn't enough solace from the market swings tied to China, Mike Milken offered some comfort at a benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation Saturday night: "There's a great deal of volatility in the world because there's so much change in the world," the former financier said outside the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York.

Hamptons Scene: Christie, De Blasio Mingle as Cohen Peeks at Art

bloomberg.com — Paul Tudor Jones made a beeline for Mayor Bill de Blasio, then patiently waited a few minutes behind another guest on Ronald O. Perelman's patio in East Hampton. "We want to partner with him on housing," said the hedge-fund manager who started the Robin Hood Foundation to aid New York City's poor.
Aug 17, 2015

Hamptons Scene: Christie, De Blasio Mingle with PT Jones, Schwarzman, Cohen bloom.bg/1MwMdLo

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Robin Hood Polo Hits $1 Million Goal as Hamptons Squatter Found

bloomberg.com — A Hong Kong business trip meant Alibaba President J. Michael Evans not only missed the Hamptons polo match benefiting the Robin Hood Foundation on Sunday, but also the discovery of a squatter in the house he recently bought nearby.

Hedge fund Pine River wins Wall Street’s ‘Midnight Madness’ challenge

business.financialpost.com — After reading sheet music composed of grapes and baloney, reverse engineering a Scrabble board and converting parking signs into binary code, employees of Pine River Capital Management were first to reach the finish line of Midnight Madness, Wall Street's most elaborate charity scavenger hunt.

Pine River Is Victor in Midnight Madness Code-Cracking Challenge

bloomberg.com — After reading sheet music composed of grapes and baloney, reverse engineering a Scrabble board and converting parking signs into binary code, employees of Pine River Capital Management were first to reach the finish line of Midnight Madness, Wall Street's most elaborate charity scavenger hunt.

Hamptons Scene: The Pink Party That Outgrew a North Haven Estate

bloomberg.com — Richard Perry seemed content not to host a party in his North Haven backyard. "Isn't this more beautiful?" the hedge fund manager said as he looked out on Mecox Bay Saturday night. The change of venue in the Hamptons had to do with the growth of the Paddle and Party for Pink, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation fundraiser he helped start in 2012.

Hamptons Scene: Paulson, Fuhrman at Watermill Where Artists Bark

bloomberg.com — John Paulson wore his shirt untucked. Scott Bommer and Joe DiMenna sported blue button-downs and blazers, Bommer's with gold buttons. So the least preppy, most fashionable money manager at the Watermill Center Saturday night was Glenn Fuhrman in a black-and-white checked Etro suit.

Hamptons Scene: The Peace and Bedlam of the Artist-Thrown Party

bloomberg.com — Hosting more than a thousand guests in the Hamptons can be a headache, a joy, a task to delegate, or a meticulously planned artistic endeavor. The Watermill Center benefit on Saturday falls into the latter category. For the event, avant-garde theater artist Robert Wilson turns several acres in Water Mill, comprising his East End home and year-round artistic compound, into a stage.

Scene Last Night: Einhorn, Hellmuth, Sabat, Cornwell, Weinstein

bloomberg.com — Card sharking got a little political Wednesday night when 14-time World Series of Poker champion Phil Hellmuth came to the Take 'Em to School Poker Tournament at Gotham Hall in New York. Hellmuth said he'll attend an event for 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in September -- not that he's choosing sides.

Hamptons Scene: Move Your Pawn or the Teen Will Corner Your King

bloomberg.com — The things people will do to get to the Hamptons. And we're not talking helicopters and seaplanes. A few months ago, the staff of Chess in the Schools decided "it would be a great idea to come out in the summer and introduce ourselves to new people," said Marley Kaplan, the nonprofit's president and chief executive officer.
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Aug 17, 2015

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Aug 04, 2015

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