July 20, 2024
Funds

4 Trades Hedge Funds Are Making for a Trump Win

It’s tempting to bet the market when you have high expectations of who may soon take Washington. But speculative trades around elections are risky plays. Even if the predicted candidate wins, it doesn’t guarantee they will implement the expected policies, or that the macroeconomic levers will behave as projected. Still, investors will try to position

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Bill Johnson Transfers More Than $873,000 in Campaign Funds to Leadership PAC | News, Sports, Jobs

BILL JOHNSON Republican Bill Johnson, who left the U.S. House on Jan. 21 to become Youngstown State University, moved the $873,721 he had in his congressional campaign account to a political action committee that existed for less than three weeks and then finally to his leadership PAC. Johnson for Congress, his

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SSCVA to assist Munster with funds for CVPA feasibility study

If the Town of Munster decides to go ahead with a feasibility study to determine whether purchasing the Center for Visual and Performing Arts is something it should do, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is willing to help with the cost. The SSCVA Board of Directors, during a workshop after its July 18

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Soybean Prices End Friday in the Red, Spec Funds Expand Bearish Positions

Soybean futures settled 1 ¼ to 7 ¼ lower on Friday, with the inverse (a.k.a backwardation) continuing to expand on good crusher demand for nearby beans and big expectations for 2024/25 global production.  Soymeal futures finished the day $.40 to $4.00 per ton lower. Soy Oil futures saw nearby August with a plus sign (+11)

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Collector Car Show raises funds for Honor Flights | Highlands Sun

There were more than 100 collectible cars lined up last Saturday at Sebring International Raceway for spectators to check out at a car show benefitting Honor Flights. Car show chairman James Wright said the show was a tremendous way to celebrate local veterans who have sacrificed so much to make it possible for everyone to

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FCA Publishes Final Rules for UK’s Overseas Funds Regime

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final rules for the UK’s Overseas Funds Regime (OFR) (see our prior blogs here and here which discuss eligibility and the expected OFR launch timetable). Applicant fund prospectuses will need to comply with the same content requirements as those for UK authorised funds (except where a UK

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SEBI Amends Proposals Related to Alternative Investment Funds

SEBI permits borrowing by Category I and Category II AIFs to meet temporary shortfall in drawdown from investors. Cooling off period of 30 days to be applicable between 2 instances of borrowing. SEBI caps extension of tenure of Large Value Funds to a maximum period of 5 years. Introduction The Securities and Exchange Board of

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Euroclear expands funds business into Spain by acquiring a strategic stake in Inversis

Euroclear acquires a strategic stake in Inversis with a committed plan to full ownership by end 2027 The acquisition aligns with Euroclear’s long-term growth objectives and strengthens Euroclear’s presence in Spain The combination accelerates the growth of Euroclear’s end-to-end funds platform solution, Euroclear FundsPlace Inversis’ technology-led, diversified and resilient business model underpinned by continued growth complements

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Area eateries raise scholarship funds in memory of Ryan Plowman

Jen Plowman knew what she had to do to help herself deal with the grief following the death of her son, Ryan, in November 2022. She needed to get back to her job as an assistant manager at the Orland Park Bakery, where she could be with coworkers and customers to help her get her

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Funds to Help Low-Income Families With Summer Electric Bills Are Stretched Thin

In San Elizario, Texas, tucked between cotton fields and the U.S.-Mexico border fence, nearly 30 percent of the population lives below the poverty line.  When the summer heat hits here, electric bills skyrocket—and paying them is a struggle. Olivia Figueroa, executive director of the local organization AYUDA Inc., has lost track of how many people

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