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Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and his son
have agreed to
plead guilty (DOJ) to running a $500 million
hedge-fund scam that was uncovered by investigators probing Bernard
Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
Gabriel Bitran, who was a chair professor and associate dean at MIT’s Sloan School of Management (VisualCV), and his son, Marco, told investors that their money management firm GMB Capital Management LLC had a successful real world track record, when in fact they simply assembled back data that would show a spectacular track record.
The men, who raised more than $500 million from 2005 to 2011, meanwhile put money into “funds of funds,” (Blm) which rely on investments by other hedge funds, mostly Bernie Madoff’s firm and Madoff feeder funds, according to prosecutors.
The Bitrans’ funds suffered losses ...
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor, voice actor, and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978-1982), Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting.
Mr. Williams' film career included such acclaimed films as
He also appeared in the video to "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams went on to receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He also ...read more
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Despite President Obama’s dictating that Russia is increasingly “isolated,” it appears they have found a whole new set of friends to play with in the global trade sandpit.
In retaliation to Western sanctions, Putin yesterday unveiled a total food import ban from all sanctioning nations, and, just as the BRICS created their own ‘IMF-lite’ away from Washington’s prying eyes, Russia plans to substitute banned goods with not just domestic supplies but imports from Latin America, China, and several other nations. Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fedorov said “no food shortages are expected,” but more isolation for the West…
Russia is already turning away trucks at the border and cancelling orders (as FruitNet reports)...
Food ban doesn’t apply to Switzerland
Russians won’t feel dramatic changes, incl. in restaurants; “bon appetit” to all, Fedorov saysread more
Commercial Energy Advisor:
ERCOT – PJM –
Best-in-class leadership and resources provides exceptional compensation opportunity.
Client is an Energy Consultant…the Commercial Energy Advisor (CEA) offers personalized energy consulting, electricity/gas procurement, to end users by navigating through the complex energy markets. The CEA develops forecasts and creates strategies that are customized to each of our clients’ needs, leveraging market intelligence and monitoring with world class resources.
We are seeking an overachieving sales consultant with a high energy IQ and remote independence and B2B selling. CEA will be responsible for developing a diverse portfolio of commercial customers across North America, no market jurisdiction, CEA is eligible to sell across competitive markets. Daily responsibilities will include developing contacts, pursuing leads, building a book of mid/large-sized commercial and industrial clients.
Ideal candidates will have extensive sales experience, including an existing background in the energy space, be comfortable procuring and ...
by Mark Melin
Summers’ debate with Hubbard
Summers was the flashpoint of a recent closed door debate with the conservative dean of Columbia University’s business school, Glen Hubbard. The private event, hosted at the Greenwich, CT mansion of well known hedge fund executive Steve Cohen and reported by Fox Business News, covered financial reform, “Obamacare” and taxes – but likely avoided the real issues that matter in Summers’ past.
But on this night Summers wasn’t shy about displaying his personality by doing something rarely done to male Federal Reserve Chairmen. Summers, a stalwart of the big banking elite from the start of derivatives deregulation in 1998, was openly critical of the sitting Fed Chairwoman ...read more
11.4 million Americans
age 16 and over have left the workforce since President Obama took
office in January 2009, according to data released today from the
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
In July 2014, there were 92,001,000 Americans, 16 and over, who were classified as “not in the labor force,” meaning they not only did not have a job, but they didn’t actively seek one in the last four weeks.
This number has increased by 11,472,000 since January 2009, when the number of Americans not in the labor force was 80,529,000.
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This position is responsible for all risk management processes, including analysis, measurement, monitoring and reporting of Essential Power’s energy and commodity portfolio and associated enterprise risk management activities. In addition, this position is responsible for providing leadership for the Enterprise Risk Management function including assessments, monitoring, reporting and governance.
Saudi Aramco is seeking a Financial Analyst/Consultant to join the Joint Venture Support Division of the Joint Venture Support and Financial Consulting Department (JVS&FCD). Finance representatives are periodically selected from our pool of analysts and placed in CFO/Controllership positions with one of the Company's business lines, joint ventures (JV), affiliates, subsidiaries, global operations, or mega projects. JVS&FCD is a part of the Finance Business Line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Controller's organization.
The Joint Venture Support Division is responsible for providing support to senior management and various business lines as it relates to JV matters. This support is provided through management reporting, financial analysis, financial advisory services, and financial reporting. The Financial Analyst/Consultant will work on high-profile assignments.
Core job requirements will include, but are not limited to:
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