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Lee Fixel is leaving Tiger Global
TechCrunch

Lee Fixel, the low-flying head of Tiger Global’s private equity business, is leaving at the end of June, the firm announced today in a letter sent to clients and seen by Reuters. Scott Shleifer and Chase Coleman will continue as co-managers of the portfolios … more…

Risk of no-deal Brexit recedes further, some banks say
Reuters

The risk that Britain will leave the European Union without an agreement on March 29 has receded further this week, some banks and asset managers say, citing the UK parliament's resounding vote to rule out a no-deal Brexit. more…

Facebook Had a Very Bad Week Last Week, and Things Did Not Improve Today
Entrepreneur.com

The social media giant's stock price has been suffering from a raft of bad headlines in the past week. more…

4 portfolio managers have exited asset management giant Nuveen after their funds took a hit in 2018
Business Insider

Four portfolio managers have left $930 billion asset manager Nuveen. James Diedrich, Harold Goldstein, Mark Traster, and Derek Sadowsky exited three funds with a collective $1.7 billion in assets. A Nuveen spokesman said: “We routinely evaluate our organizati… more…

A $3 billion investment chief breaks down the strategies he expects traders to use around the Lyft IPO — and reveals how his firm is planning to play it
Business Insider

As Lyft secures investors for its initial public offering, there are many other money managers who won't be involved in the first wave of activity. That group includes Jack Ablin — chief investment officer at $3 billion Cresset Capital Management — who shares… more…

Ariana Grande is getting into private equity; Citigroup is considering working with pot companies
Business Insider

Dear Readers, Like most of you this week, I was captivated by the college admissions scandal. Some of the details that emerged were stunning: for example, wealthy parents Photoshopping their kids heads to make it appear like they were lightweight crew stars. … more…

Asset manager Franklin Templeton removed John B. Wilson from its board after he was caught up in the college admissions bribery scheme
Business Insider

Investment management firm Franklin Templeton removed investor John B. Wilson from its board of directors after he was among dozens of people indicted by the FBI on Tuesday in an alleged college admissions bribery scheme. Wilson served as the lead independent… more…

Wall Street banks are taking tech into the tougher corners of fixed income, and it could lead to a re-imagining of how trading desks are organized
Business Insider

Fixed income is catching up to other asset classes, with new technology platforms enabling faster transactions and more liquidity. One former T. Rowe Price executive imagines a trading desk of the future, split into three levels of technological engagement ba… more…

Here is all the saving, investing, and retirement advice I wish someone had told me at the very beginning of my career
Business Insider

Most people do not realise that if you are not saving in a retirement plan, you're actively choosing to lose money. That's because retirement savings let you accumulate free money. Learning to say yes to free money is a skill you can turn into a habit. If you… more…

The head of Siemens USA explains why it's making open-source training programs available across industries, as it looks to benefit from a new age of automation
Business Insider

Barbara Humpton is the CEO of the US subsidiary of Siemens, the large German engineering conglomerate that is developing both the technologies changing the workforce and the skills-training programs that are needed in response. Humpton is an advocate for open… more…

A Theoretical Physicist (and Entrepreneur) on Why Companies Stop Innovating
Hbr.org

Safi Bahcall, a former biotech CEO, began his career as a theoretical physicist before joining the business world. He compares the moment that innovative companies become complacent ones to a glass of water freezing, becoming ice. The elements are the same, b… more…

R. Kelly: cameras in court? - World News - Castanet.net
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R. Kelly: cameras in court? - World News Castanet.net R. Kelly: Judge Allows Cameras in Courtroom for Sex Abuse Trial Rolling Stone Courtroom cameras allowed in R. Kelly trial CBC.ca Judge to allow cameras into R. Kelly sex abuse trial CP24 Toronto's Breaking… more…

Colleges fight binge drinking, but are they making money on alcohol?
Freep.com

The University of Michigan has nearly $12 billion in its endowment. Here's how some of its funds may have invested in bourbon. more…

US economic growth is likely to slow sharply this year and next, according to survey
CNBC

The average forecast for gross domestic product growth this year is just 2.3 percent, down from 2.44 percent expected in the January survey. more…

5 Google Business Profile Tweaks To Improve Foot Traffic
Moz.com

Posted by MiriamEllis Your agency recommends all kinds of useful tactics to help improve the local SEO for your local business clients, but how many of those techniques are leveraging Google Business Profile (GBP) to attract as many walk-ins as possible? Toda… more…

In Y.A., Where Is the Line Between Criticism and Cancel Culture?
Newyorker.com

Arising from the dust cloud of recent conflicts is the question of whether the readers scorching various Y.A. novels have legitimate reason to take offense, and, if so, what form the offense should take. more…

Stardew Valley and real life labour (2017)
Rockpapershotgun.com

Paul Dean explores the surface joys of Stardew Valley and reflects on life, labour and love more…

Debunking the Capitalist Cowboy: Why the history of “innovation” is a con
Bostonreview.net

Business schools fetishize entrepreneurial innovation, but their most prominent heroes succeeded because they manipulated corporate law, not because of personal brilliance. more…

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The Private Sector Is Returning to the Flood Insurance Game
Scientificamerican.com

New technology and increased investment could help expand paltry flood coverage -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

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