Hedge Funds James Simons

  • BOSTON, Jan 27- A post-graduate degree may not be the smartest investment for a young professional going into the hedge fund industry. So-called pre-MBA associates took home an average of $200,000, including a $90,000 bonus, according to SumZero's 2016 Fund Compensation Report, which is based on a survey of more than 1,800 associate positions between 2012 and...

  • BOSTON, Oct 13- Renaissance Technologies LLC, one of the world's most prominent hedge funds, with roughly $27 billion in assets, told investors on Tuesday that it is closing its Renaissance Institutional Futures Fund, because it has not been a hit with investors. "Due to a lack of investor interest we have decided to wind down the Renaissance Institutional Futures...

  • Cooperman: I don't need Hillary 'crapping' on me Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    Leon Cooperman

    Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman is no friend of Hillary Clinton.

  • All hail Ken Griffin, the new hedge fund king Friday, 15 May 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Ken Griffin, CEO of Citadel.

    Seven years removed from a near-death experience during the financial crisis, Ken Griffin's Citadel is more powerful than ever.

  • This hedge fund chief made $3.5 billion in 2013 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:56 AM ET
    David Tepper, your average “middle-class” billionaire.

    While these may not be the best of times for hedge funds, they're still pretty good for the best of the best.

  • FACTBOX-The wealthy behind U.S. presidential race Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:48 PM ET

    Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.