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This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

Polls consistently show that older Americans regret a lot of things — working too much, choosing the wrong partner, not taking care of their health, and so on. There are also often financial regrets, such as not having saved enough and investing too little for retirement. This last regret has many reasons: everything from the …

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Investors flock to venture capital despite market downturn

The secondary market is expected to reach $500 billion by 2030, according to Coller Capital

The secondary market for private equity has grown rapidly over the past decade, paralleling the growth of private markets. Since 2012, the secondary market has more than quintupled its previous size, reaching a record $130 billion in 2021. A new record was also set this year with $58 billion traded in the first half of …

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Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland has overtaken France and the UK to become Europe’s shortest market, amid growing betting against companies such as Dublin-based bookmaker Flutter Entertainment. Ireland, which accounted for just 1% of short positions in Europe over the past year, saw a spike in short-term interest in October, ending the month at 46.29%, according to SEI data. …

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Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland has overtaken France and the UK to become Europe’s shortest market, amid growing betting against companies such as Dublin-based bookmaker Flutter Entertainment. Ireland, which accounted for just 1% of short positions in Europe over the past year, saw a spike in short-term interest in October, ending the month at 46.29%, according to SEI data. …

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Investors flock to venture capital despite market downturn

Investors flock to venture capital despite market downturn

Investors backing venture capitalists continue to pour money into the sector, eager for access to hot tech startups even as the industry sinks into a bear market. Venture capital funds raised $151 billion in the first three quarters of this year, outpacing any previous full-year fundraising, according to newly released information from PitchBook Data Inc. …

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Investors flock to venture capital funds even as markets cool

Investors flock to venture capital funds even as markets cool

Investors backing venture capitalists continue to pour money into the sector, eager for access to hot tech startups even as the industry sinks into a bear market. Venture capital funds raised $151 billion in the first three quarters of this year, outpacing any previous full-year fundraising, according to newly released information from PitchBook Data Inc. …

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London-based hedge funds continue to hire despite tough market conditions

London-based hedge funds continue to hire despite tough market conditions

From tech graduates to portfolio managers, London-based hedge funds are seeking top talent despite job cuts in other sectors. Brevan Howard is currently hiring for 12 positions, including a quantitative developer, portfolio finance analyst and software developer, according to the company’s LinkedIn page. In September, Brevan Howard hired Kevin Gage as Chief Technology Officer. For …

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