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SPECIAL REPORT-Blackstone champions hedge funds for the little guy

reuters.com — By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - John McCormick has been on a mission for the past five years: to bring hedge funds to the masses. That may seem like a tough sell. Traditional hedge funds, those lightly regulated investment pools open exclusively to large institutions and rich individuals, have been duds lately, trailing the U.S.
Jul 22, 2015

My last story for @Reuters about the swelling "liquid alternatives" market & Blackstone's role as its crusader. reut.rs/1MI78I1

Jul 22, 2015

RT @IvanTheK: Nice swan song by @LaurenLaCapra on Liquid Alts - a product for moms and pops who think they need hedge funds. reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Jul 22, 2015

RT @LaurenLaCapra: My last story for @Reuters about the swelling "liquid alternatives" market & Blackstone's role as its crusader. http://t…

Jul 22, 2015

RT @LaurenLaCapra: My last story for @Reuters about the swelling "liquid alternatives" market & Blackstone's role as its crusader. http://t…

Jul 22, 2015

RT @LaurenLaCapra: My last story for @Reuters about the swelling "liquid alternatives" market & Blackstone's role as its crusader. http://t…

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Special Report: Blackstone champions hedge funds for the little guy

reuters.com — That may seem like a tough sell. Traditional hedge funds, those lightly regulated investment pools open exclusively to large institutions and rich individuals, have been duds lately, trailing the U.S. stock market's performance every year since 2009 by an average of 10 percentage points, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc data.
Jul 22, 2015

A must read for lots of people loading up on risk: Blackstone champions hedge funds for the little guy reut.rs/1MI81jY via @Reuters

Jul 22, 2015

A parting @Reuters scoop by @LaurenLaCapra, who we'll miss dearly: Blackstone champions hedge funds for little guy reut.rs/1MI81jY

Jul 22, 2015

Special Report: Blackstone champions hedge funds for the little guy reut.rs/1MI81jY via @Reuters nice swan song, @laurenlacapra

Jul 22, 2015

I love a good swan song. @LaurenLaCapra's last piece for @reuters on @blackstone is a must-read reut.rs/1DuToLC

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Blackstone champions hedge funds for the little guy

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - John McCormick has been on a mission for the past five years: to bring hedge funds to the masses. That may seem like a tough sell. Traditional hedge funds, those lightly regulated investment pools open exclusively to large institutions and rich individuals, have been duds lately, trailing the U.S.

Symphony's Wall Street messaging system aims to widen reach

businessinsider.com — By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) - Symphony Communication Services LLC, a Wall Street-backed messaging and information startup, is about to start offering its product more widely. The company, which has more than 30,000 users in a "beta" version of its product, will roll out a new interface and iPhone application for them on Monday, Chief Executive David Gurle told Reuters in a recent interview.

Symphony's Wall Street messaging system aims to widen reach

reuters.com — The company, which has more than 30,000 users in a "beta" version of its product, will roll out a new interface and iPhone application for them on Monday, Chief Executive David Gurle told Reuters in a recent interview. Most of the current users work at one of the 14 financial firms that invested $66 million in Symphony last fall.
Jul 17, 2015

Symphony, the Wall Street-backed messaging system, will soon open up to anyone who wants to use it. mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Symphony's Wall Street messaging system aims to widen reach

reuters.com — The company, which has more than 30,000 users in a "beta" version of its product, will roll out a new interface and iPhone application for them on Monday, Chief Executive David Gurle told Reuters in a recent interview. Most of the current users work at one of the 14 financial firms that invested $66 million in Symphony last fall.

Symphony's Wall Street messaging system aims to widen reach

reuters.com — The company, which has more than 30,000 users in a "beta" version of its product, will roll out a new interface and iPhone application for them on Monday, Chief Executive David Gurle told Reuters in a recent interview. Most of the current users work at one of the 14 financial firms that invested $66 million in Symphony last fall.

RPT-U.S. bank earnings to be hit by bond trading slump -analysts

reuters.com — By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - Many Wall Street banks are expected to report underwhelming second-quarter results next week, after light bond market activity in the spring worsened into a downturn by June, analysts said.

U.S. bank earnings to be hit by bond trading slump -analysts

reuters.com — Investor worries spanned the globe last quarter, ranging from fiscal woes in Greece to crashing stock markets in China, to concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not be able to raise interest rates later this year. As the concerns worsened with less certain outcomes, investors pulled back from markets to avoid getting burned, analysts said.
Jul 09, 2015

RT @PJKinsella19: Analysts projecting 2nd Qtr US bank earnings to be hit by bond trading slump, reports @LaurenLaCapra at @Reuters reuters.com/article/2015/0…

U.S. bank earnings to be hit by bond trading slump: analysts

reuters.com — Investor worries spanned the globe last quarter, ranging from fiscal woes in Greece to crashing stock markets in China, to concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not be able to raise interest rates later this year. As the concerns worsened with less certain outcomes, investors pulled back from markets to avoid getting burned, analysts said.
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Aug 02, 2015

RT @CharmianAgain: I think I follow Lauren LaCapra because she covered banking, but its really for tweets like this: twitter.com/LaurenLaCapra/…

Aug 02, 2015

RT @pdacosta: Wells Fargo's ex-CEO gives $100,000 to Jeb Bush PAC because he wants to see Dodd-Frank financial reforms rolled back bloom.bg/1fQbQJ5

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