More than 2,000 books are dedicated to how Warren Buffett built his wealth. Many of them are wonderful. But few pay enough attention to the simple fact that the billionaire's fortune isn't due to just being a good investor, but being an investor since he was literally a child.
Renaissance's Medallion hedge fund is reportedly up 24% this year through April 14, well ahead of the broader market's negative return.
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio and activist investor Nelson Peltz also made the Top 10 on Institutional Investor's annual list.
The annual "Rich List" of top hedge-fund earners from Institutional Investor is out and the numbers are so large that they're almost hard to conceive.
It took $225 million to crack into Institutional Investor's 2018 list of 25 highest paid hedge fund managers, and only four topped $1 billion.
With control of Congress up for grabs in November, several rich donors are already lining up to spend big in districts they may never even visit, let alone step into a local voting booth.
Don't weep too much for the $3 trillion industry's magnates: there were still plenty of billions to go around.
James Simons discussed his views on computer trading, Brexit, the presidential race and infrastructure spending in an interview Thursday on CNBC.
Discussing his support for Hillary Clinton for president, and the time to fix infrastructure in America and putting money to work in science areas, is James Simons, Renaissance Technologies founder.
Consider 2015 to be the year the hedge-fund industry completed the crossover to the digital age.
The biggest hedge fund managers have more money and more sway than ever before, and they are wielding greater political influence.
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman is no friend of Hillary Clinton.
Seven years removed from a near-death experience during the financial crisis, Ken Griffin's Citadel is more powerful than ever.
While these may not be the best of times for hedge funds, they're still pretty good for the best of the best.
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.