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  • BOSTON, Sept 18- The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still on track, with the closing date expected in late September, the firm's chief investment officer said on Monday. SkyBridge spokeswoman Woomi Yun, in an email, named...

  • Anthony Scaramucci answers reporters' questions during the daily White House press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The new White House communications director is just as brash as his boss — and, it seems, just as willing to kiss and make up with a former foe.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- Two high-level quantitative researchers have left BlackRock Inc as the world's largest asset manager embarks on an ambitious effort to engineer a high-tech revolution within its stockpicking business. Michael Lemmon, a former University of Utah finance professor and a senior researcher within BlackRock's quantitative Scientific...

  • NEW YORK, June 7- Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive of hedge fund firm Citadel LLC, said on Wednesday that the run-up in the U.S. stock market was not over but that investors should be worried about rising inflation. Griffin, who is also the founder of market-maker Citadel Securities, said he was particularly concerned given the high degree of easy monetary...

  • Ken Griffin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 1, 2017.

    Citadel CEO Ken Griffin was speaking on CNBC's "Power Lunch" Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, June 7- Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive of hedge fund firm Citadel LLC, said Wednesday that the run-up in the U.S. stock market was not over, but that he was concerned about the ability to address the next downturn. "I think this business cycle has further to go. I think the stock market is going to go with that, but whats worrisome is: the firepower that we...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • BOSTON, June 2- Some hedge fund managers can finally brag a little as several prominent ones, including Daniel Loeb and William Ackman, last month beat the broader stock market's gains, early returns show. Loeb, who runs $16 billion Third Point, told investors his Third Point Partners LP fund gained 2.1 percent in May while its more aggressive Third Point Ultra Ltd...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Anthony Scaramucci was soaking up plenty of love this week at his high-profile hedge fund conference even as his political ambitions remained in limbo. The outspoken Wall Street figure in January agreed to sell his SkyBridge Capital LLC on the expectation of a public liaison job with U.S. The uncertainty over a White House position allowed...

  • James Simons, director of Renaissance Technologies Corp.

    Don't weep too much for the $3 trillion industry's magnates: there were still plenty of billions to go around.

  • Ken Griffin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 1, 2017.

    Citadel's Ken Griffin cast doubt Monday on whether President Donald Trump could actually break up the big banks as promised.

  • BEVERLY HILLS, May 1- Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin said he is encouraged by recent comments from U.S. officials that the government could move to break up the country's biggest banks. "My fantasy is to break up the big banks," Griffin said on Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills. Griffin's hedge fund and securities firm...

  • Barry Sternlicht

    "They were talking about the things that are being undone" by the president, the Starwood Capital Group founder tells CNBC.

  • Citadel's Griffin: Don't expect massive tax cut

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments made over the weekend by billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin about tax cuts and Federal Reserve policy.

  • Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary nominee for president-elect Donald Trump, stands in the elevator at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

    Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.

  • Founder and CEO of Citadel, Kenneth C. Griffin

    GOP megadonors like Ken Griffin, Paul Singer, Sheldon Adelson and Peter Thiel appear to be abandoning the 2016 presidential race.