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Asset Management, BI Graphics, Finance, Samantha Lee, Wall Street, Wealth management

Power players transforming alternative investments at top wealth and asset managers

Mainstream retail investors are trying to get into private market investments. Wealth and asset management firms are trying to meet clients' demand with new products and hires. Here are some of the people connecting firms and investors with alternative investments. LoadingSomething is loading. Investors are flocking to the growing world of private markets.Asset manager...
Bernie Sanders, BI Graphics, Economy, Elizabeth Warren, Fight for 15, Infrastructure, Kyrsten Sinema, Markets, Minimum Wage, Minimum Wage Challenge, Minimum wage increase, Mitt Romney, Moderates, Rob Portman, Tom Carper, Tom Cotton

Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn’t gone up in 12 years

The federal minimum wage was last raised on July 24, 2009 — 12 years ago. As legislators squabble over infrastructure, the minimum wage is still nowhere to be found. Democrats do still want to raise it, but the party is split on how and when to do it — and how much. LoadingSomething is loading. The federal minimum wage was last raised on July 2...
Analysis, BI Graphics, coronavirus, delta variant, Economic Recovery, Economy, Markets, Pandemic, Unvaccinated, Vaccinations, Vaccine

The week the Delta variant threatened the economy

The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus now makes up the majority of US Covid cases. Americans are getting worried, sending markets on a fleeting plunge this week. While economic data suggests a robust recovery, the Delta variant remains a threat. LoadingSomething is loading. Just when Americans are getting into the throes of a ...
BI Graphics, Marianne Ayala, Politics, Teaser

We talked to 22 insiders with front row seats to Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP

Insider interviewed 22 people with front-row seats to the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. We collected colorful anecdotes and never-before-reported details about the historic campaign. Combined, they tell the story of how Trump became the king of the GOP — a crown he still wears to this day. LoadingSomething is loading. Five years after the 2016 Republican presidentia...
BI Graphics, Finance, Hedge Funds, Marianne Ayala, Ryan tolkin, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, Steven Schonfeld, Teaser

Meet Ryan Tolkin, the 34-year-old behind Schonfeld’s transformation from family office to hedge fund heavyweight

Ryan Tolkin transformed Schonfeld from a family office to an $8.8 billion hedge-fund heavyweight. The 34-year-old Duke grad has been driven to lead his entire life, friends and colleagues said. Insider spoke with those who know him best to understand how he got here and what comes next. LoadingSomething is loading. In high school, Ryan Tolkin was trading securities at ...
BI Graphics, Blue Origin, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mars, moon, NASA, Science, Space, SpaceX, Tech Insider

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos both want to colonize space. Here are the biggest problems with their plans, from thinning bones to toxic plants on Mars.

The space race between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk is heating up. Both billionaires have grand but very different plans for human space colonization. Three experts told Insider about the scientific, medical, and ethical challenges facing space colonies. LoadingSomething is loading. We are currently in the middle of a new space race, except this ti...
BI Graphics, CDC, coronavirus, COVID-19 deaths, Joanna Lin Su, Life Expectancy, Science, united states

The US saw the largest single-year decline in life expectancy in 2020 since World War II, a CDC report found

US life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, largely due to the pandemic, the CDC found. The average life expectancy is now around 77 years, down from nearly 79 years in 2019. Researchers say it may take a few years for life expectancy to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels. LoadingSomething is loading. Average life expectancy in the US...
BI Graphics, Finance, Insider Finance, Newsletter, Samantha Lee, Wall Street

Deal toys biz booms as M&A on Wall Street surges

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.Like the newsletter? Hate the newsletter? Feel free to drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter @DanDeFrancesco. Inside a wild year for Wall Street's'deal toy' makers: Business is rebounding as M&A jumps but raw materials like crystal are tough to find ...
Asset Management, Better Capitalism, BI Graphics, Careers, Diversity, Finance, Samantha Lee, Subscriber Collection, Teaser, Wall Street

Insider spoke with 8 of the most powerful Black women in money management about microaggressions, mentors, and career triumphs

Institutional investors control a combined $70 trillion in assets — and the majority of people managing that massive money pile are white, male, or both. LoadingSomething is loading. Insider spoke with eight Black women in high-powered asset-management roles who collectively control billions of dollars in assets. They shed light on...