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  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, is raising its first energy-focused credit fund, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest sign that private equity firms are seeing investment opportunities among distressed energy assets. GSO Capital Partners LP, Blackstone's credit investment arm, has...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 26- Dalian Wanda Group, China's biggest commercial real estate conglomerate, said on Monday it is investing $1 billion in a prime property development close to Sydney Harbor, its second large investment in Australia. Australia was the third top destination for Chinese property investment after the United States and Britain in the first eleven...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 26- U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group said it has agreed to sell a prime Sydney office building to China's Dalian Wanda Group for about A $415 million. China's biggest property conglomerate plans to build a 5- star hotel as well as luxury residential and retail developments at the location, the company said in a statement.

  • Blackstone CEO: Large banks put through the wringer  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:15 AM ET

    Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, shares his thoughts on the impact of regulations on big banks.

  • Blackstone CEO: Quality education for all  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:09 AM ET

    Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, explains how without a quality education people are disabled in a modern economy.

  • Here's how to fight income inequality: Blackstone CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:06 AM ET

    Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, shares his thoughts on President Obama's tax plan and the role of education in boosting the middle class.

  • At Davos, it's not all about the money...seriously Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    Steve Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Davos is teeming with elite investors this week--and it's not just to talk their own book.

  • Davos '15: Gates, Soros, Pharrell to tackle crises Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

    Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.

  • Why big banks may be vulnerable to oil price drop Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:43 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York

    Why banks that have exuberantly extended credit to oil companies may feel the pinch of tanking oil.

  • Lightning Round: This cheap stock goes higher Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 6:50 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Jan 7- When Teacher Retirement System of Texas' investment chief learned that his son got an entry-level job at Blackstone Group LP, he checked with his employer about whether he should stay away from the public pension fund's investments in the world's largest alternative asset manager. The pension fund's board decided Britt Harris, 56, should remain...

  • Wall Street's latest winners: Junior bankers Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    Wall Street's less senior employees may be getting the upper hand as more major banks try to get them to stay.

  • Jan 2- Linn Energy LLC cut its 2015 capital budget by 53 percent to $730 million, joining other oil and gas producers in reducing expenditure in response to falling oil prices. Linn Energy shares were up about 16.6 percent at $11.81 in afternoon trading on Friday, after having fallen nearly 12 percent in premarket trading. Linn Energy also said GSO Capital...

  • The 10 biggest fund flops of the year Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Of the 204 ETFs that launched in 2014, 92 gained less than $10 million each in assets—a pretty high flop ratio. Here's the biggest losers.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- Apollo Global Management is nearing a buyout of PetSmart Inc for about $8 billion in what would be the largest leveraged deal for a U.S. company this year, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing unnamed sources. "New York- based Apollo is in late-stage talks to buy PetSmart for about $8 billion following an auction process that has been under way...

  • Schwarzman: Energy a 'wonderful' opportunity Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:56 PM ET
    Stephen Schwarzman

    The head of private equity giant Blackstone spoke at the DealBook Conference in New York Thursday.

  • Hilton Worldwide in talks to buy four hotels - Bloomberg Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Dec 10- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc is in talks to buy four properties from Blackstone Group LP and others for deferring tax payments from the sale of its Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, Bloomberg reported. The company is planning to buy San Francisco's Parc 55 Wyndham, two Waldorf Astoria resorts in Key West and one in Orlando, Florida, the report said, citing...

  • Blackstone's Wien: 'Favorable trends' in 2015 Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Byron Wien

    Blackstone Group economic prognosticator Byron Wien thinks there's plenty of reason for optimism in 2015.

  • Early movers: CBST, MRK, EBAY, SBUX, INFY & more Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Early Movers: SHLD, LB, EXPR, ARO, TWX & more Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.