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Investing Michael Milken

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 2- The titans of finance who flock to the annual Milken Institute Global Conference each spring say they believe their quest for profits can also make the world a better place. At the Beverly Hills, California, event featuring lavish parties, celebrities and big Wall Street names, speakers argued that chasing returns does not have to come...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 2- The titans of finance who flock to the annual Milken Institute Global Conference each spring say they believe their quest for profits can also make the world a better place. At the Beverly Hills, California, event featuring lavish parties, celebrities and big Wall Street names, speakers argued that chasing returns does not have to come...

  • "If you define it as generating returns that aren't commoditized, that aren't easy, by doing things that others are constrained from doing, then $3 trillion is just way too small," Andrew Feldstein, head of BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, said in reference to the current size of the overall hedge fund industry. Ricky Sandler, another prominent hedge fund...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- The global social media movement known through the Twitter hashtag# MeToo has highlighted sexual misconduct in business, entertainment and politics, and will be on the agenda at this year's Milken Institute Global Conference, which starts on Sunday. The conference is being staged at the Beverly Hilton by the Milken Institute, a think tank...

  • Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, listens to students as part of his Rise of the Rest tour on Oct. 04, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

    AOL's Steve Case and author J.D. Vance recruited some of America's wealthiest to invest in a 'flyover' states fund. The NYT reports.

  • Some Chinese companies that previously struggled to turn a profit are doing well this year as Beijing's effort to curb overcapacity gives pricing power, says Jing Ulrich, managing director and vice chair, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan Chase.

  • M&A opportunities in Asia are increasingly sought by Japanese companies, says Keiko Tashiro, senior executive managing director and head of Overseas Operations, Daiwa Securities Group.

  • Don't treat the Asian credit market as a single market, says investor

    With credit situations varying across Asia, investors need to adapt their bond investing strategies to the different markets, says Ilfryn Carstairs of Varde Partners.

  • Most PE firms are taking on more responsibility in environmental, social and governance issues for the better, saysRavi Thakran, managing partner and chairman, L. Catterton Asia.

  • A war on the Korean Peninsula is the "single biggest geopolitical threat" and one that would move markets, says Tina Fordham, managing director and chief global political analyst, Citi.

  • The explosion in Asian credit demand has created a market that is too big and compelling to ignore, says Robert Petty, managing partner and co-founder, Clearwater Capital Partners.

  • Low volatility in the markets might suggest things are calm, but there's a lot churning below the surface, says Hugh O'Reilly, CEO of OPTrust.

  • Carl Icahn

    It's Carl Icahn's 80th birthday. He's made an average of $581,793 each day he's been alive.

  • Leon Black, chairman and chief executive officer of Apollo Global Management

    Carl Icahn was feted by friend and fellow billionaire Leon Black at a charity event for skin cancer.

  • Asian investing buzz at Milken

    Curtis Chin, Asia Fellow at the Milken Institute and the former U.S. ambassador to the Asian Development Bank, talks about investing in Asia versus other emerging markets at the Global Conference in Los Angeles with CNBC's Lawrence Delevingne.

  • Ken Griffin

    The financial community—including Steve Schwarzman, Ken Griffin and Steve Cohen—will once again figure prominently at Milken.

  • Michael Milken 1989

    Drexel Burnham Lambert, the investment bank famous for the high-yield or "junk" bonds it pioneered, filed for bankruptcy on Feb. 13, 1990.

  • Faber Report: Demise of Drexel

    CNBC's David Faber takes a look back at the collapse of Drexel Burnham 25 years ago.

  • The Fleur de Lys estate in Los Angeles.

    More and more, the wealthy are cloaking their names when buying homes, raising unsolved mysteries surrounding some high-profile properties.

  • Milken: What we aim to achieve in Asia

    Michael Milken, Chairman of Milken Institute, outlines the institute's objectives in Asia and discusses the outlook for high-yield bond markets.