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Picking up on China's improved prospects

AllianceBernstein's chief investment officer for the Asia Pacific says that indications of a successful rebalancing in China are failing to filter through to the wider world.

UBS: The next big investment theme could be a cancer treatment

One of the most promising long-term investment opportunities could be a cancer treatment known as immunotherapy, according to UBS's global chief investment officer. "This emerging science offers the potential for attractive returns,"...Show More Summary

UBS: These 12 massive housing markets are too hot

Many of the most attractive housing markets in the world are vastly overpriced. That's according to Mark Haefele, who overseas the investment policy and strategy for $2 trillion as UBS's global chief investment officer. "Among the 15...Show More Summary

Why Hillary's Former Operative Bought a Hollywood Box-Office Tracking Firm

"I've always felt there was a synergy between Hollywood and politics," says political analyst and former Microsoft chief strategy officer Mark Penn, whose investment firm The Stagwell Group acquired Nielsen's National Research Group on Nov. 16. read more

UBS' hedge fund unit just made a big hire from Citigroup's trading business (UBS, C)

UBS O'Connor, the $5.7 billion hedge fund unit housed by UBS, has hired Kevin Russell to be chief investment officer, according to people familiar with the matter. He will join the firm in January and report to Dawn Fitzpatrick, head...Show More Summary

Electric Scooter Maker Gogoro Expands To Europe, Closes $130 Million Investment

Gogoro CEO Horace Luke posing in front of sea of scooters in Taipei (Photo credit: Chris Stowers for Forbes) Horace Luke has a lot on his plate. The energetic former chief innovation officer of phone maker HTC has managed to make it home only one day this month. For the past few months, [...]

Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer joins Wealthfront’s Board of Directors

Investment management firm Wealthfront continues to find itself in deep with Facebook, at least when it comes to its talent. Wealthfront has announced it has named Mike Schroepfer, the chief technology officer for the social networking company to its board, where he will likely play a big part in advising on how to scale Wealthfront […]

Lil Wayne’s Secret Tidal Trouble: Chief Investment Officer Hid Quitting

Lil Wayne and other celebrities are sending their condolences to Paris following the terrorist attacks on November 13. However, it appears that trouble has been brewing for Lil Wayne and Tidal for many months — but the press only caught wind of it all on November 13. Show More Summary

Jay Z’s Tidal Loses Another Executive

The resignation of the chief investment officer, Vania Schlogel, is at least the third high-level departure at the music streaming service since Jay Z bought it early this year.

Futures Extend Slide; Europe Has Biggest Weekly Drop In 2 Months; Commodities At 16 Year Lows

"The global markets aren’t doing well and China’s economic fundamentals aren’t picking up,” said Wang Zheng, the Shanghai-based chief investment officer at Jingxi Investment Management Co. For once, the overnight session was not dominated...Show More Summary

Hedge Fund Goals

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The chief digital officer of WPP's GroupM tells us why his company just acquired Google's digital media agency Essence (GOOG, GOOGL, WPP, WPPGY)

GroupM, the media investment arm of the world's largest advertising agency holding group WPP, confirmed on Wednesday that it had acquired a majority stake in independent London-based digital media agency Essence Digital. The financial...Show More Summary

Game On: Junk Bond, Europe Fund Flows Surged Last Week

New money went into stock, bond and commodity mutual and exchange-traded funds last week. It's the first time since February that investors spread their money around so widely, according to Micheal Hartnett, chief investment officer at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good Thursday morning. Our Wal-Mart-free morning train reads, brewed fresh for your enjoyment: • The Stanford Endowment Experiment: What went wrong at the world’s most innovative university. (Chief Investment Officer) • Advisers AreShow More Summary

Former Chief Investment Officer Slams CalPERS, CalSTRS, Other Funds for Doing Nothing When Told Blackstone Was Cheating Them

More on the appalling dereliction of duty of pension fund officials when they failed to act after Blackstone told them it was cheating them.

Barclays' CEO hunt leads to JPMorgan's Jes Staley

Barclays Plc Chairman John McFarlane's three-month hunt for a chief executive officer with a new set of skills has led to a familiar form of talent: an American investment banker. Jes Staley, who... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barclays’ search for CEO heats up

An American investment banker is now the leading candidate for the top job at London-based Barclays. ||| Seattle - Barclays Chairman John McFarlane’s three-month hunt for a chief executive officer with a new set of skills has led to a familiar form of talent: an American investment banker. Show More Summary

Smart Bike Startup Yunmake Gets Series A From Xiaomi Founder’s Investment Firm

Yunmake, a Hangzhou-based smart bike maker, has raised a Series A led by Shunwei Capital, the investment firm led by Xiaomi chief executive officer Lei Jun. The company did not reveal the precise amount, but an article posted to Yunmake...Show More Summary

JOHN BURBANK: 'This is the next one...'

John H. Burbank III, the chief investment officer of $4.1 billion Passport Capital, is warning of another crisis. This time, it will be a liquidity crisis: If the market sells off again there simply won't be enough participants to take the other side of the trade. Show More Summary

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