D.E. Shaw’s Orienteer strategy posts double-digit returns this year

D.E. Shaw's Orienteer platform, the backbone of the $50 billion investment firm's multi-asset class offerings, posted high double-digit returns this year, the best ever in its six year lifetime.

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U.S. retirement legislation aims to improve workplace saving, income options

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SEC proposes allowing more investors access to private companies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed changes to its decades-old definition of a professional investor in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies.

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Fund investors pull back from U.S. stocks as year-end nears

U.S. fund investors started closing the books on 2019 by withdrawing more than $10.9 billion from mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic stocks last week, the largest pullback…

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YOUR MONEY – Don’t die yet: new U.S. law will muddle estate plans

It is not often that a spending bill in Congress will make regular Americans run to their financial planners for emergency help before the holidays. But the Senate is poised to pass a spending bill…

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Presidential Material: Life Lessons with Bellamy Young

The United States may not have had a woman president quite yet, but on TV it certainly has. One of those was Mellie Grant, the character played by Bellamy Young on the Shonda Rhimes hit “Scandal”…

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How can Generation Z compete with robots? Focus on the human touch

It sounds counterintuitive, but members of Generation Z will have to focus on human connections if they want to compete with robots for the jobs of the future.

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YOUR MONEY: Year-end money moves for your ETFs

Tax-loss harvesting is all about finding losers in your investment portfolio to offset winners so you pay less tax.

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U.S. banking regulators unveil proposal to update low-income lending standards

Two U.S. banking regulators unveiled a proposed overhaul to community lending standards on Thursday, kicking off a contentious policy fight over the proper way to ensure banks are supporting…

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DoubleLine’s Gundlach sees risk for U.S. credit when dollar weakens

The U.S. dollar's next big move will be lower, which could lead to a significant fall in U.S. bond prices and a slew of downgrades, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said on…

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